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Aqua Restaurant

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at Muri Beach Resort, Muri, Cook Islands
+682 22 779
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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant was very nice and relaxed although it did have a bit of a crowd around the bar. The food was good as was the service but then there are numerous excellent dining options around the island and this one fell short of excellent..

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Thank Toucan2222
Hobart, Australia
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was at the resort we stayed at (only opens at 3pm). Staff were very friendly and food very good the only thing i would say is that there wasn't a lot of choice on the menu, what was there was very nice though.

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Thank Michael K
Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

had nice dinner in the middle of the tropical downpour night, lovely setting around the pool. service was friendly. and welcoming even with muddy feet and dripping umbrella! had small pizza (vege) and some tapa plates (wontons and fish cakes) . all in all a lovely night out.

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Thank Chrissy P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We dined here as the night markets were closed and we fancied a pizza. The woman serving was hopeless, when she delivered the drinks on a tray she just stood there and waited for us to grab the drinks ourselves which we found amusing. The pizza was ok but as others have mentioned the wait time is ridiculous and many... More 

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1 Thank Kelley W
Macmasters Beach, Australia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

There were six of us visited this restaurant. One couple ordered fish and received nice food, another pizza which tasted nothing like satay chicken and two opted for a tapas type of food which was burnt and inedible. A very disappointing night. There is no atmosphere and the staff were not very accommodating.

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Terrigal, Australia
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This restaurant is terrible, no atmosphere, ok service and terrible food. We ordered Tapas and it was all frozen food deep fried way too much so that everything was almost burnt and had no taste except for oil that obviously needed changing

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were an unbooked group of 7. The staff were marvellous, finding extra ingredients to make sure we could all have the same cocktail. The pizzas were delicious!

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Thank Kathy Z
Christchurch, New Zealand
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We went here first on the day we arrived, then back for drinks and "island fries" again.Quite enjoyed the setting by the pool there. The resort looked very nice and intimate (we stayed elsewhere nearby). Would go back.

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Thank HAPDAZ
Invercargill, New Zealand
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Went only for happy hour and tapas. Although the alcohol was reasonably priced the tapas were very average (straight out of the deep fryer and bland), we were eaten alive (only time this happened in three weeks on the island) and only diners, which has to tell you something. We were able to observe most of the guests heading out... More 

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Thank iamwarren
Auckland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

2-for-1 cocktail our worthwhile. Service is average, likewise the food... a lot of it deep fried. On the plus side, we ordered a child portion of chicken salad which was very generous, fresh and full of the fresh salad vegetables we were craving. The Thai fish cakes resembled ice hockey pucks in consistency (and possibly flavour!). The other dish we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 49
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: at Muri Beach Resort, Muri, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Muri
  • Phone Number: +682 22 779
Description
The resorts restaurant & cocktail bar is al fresco dining Island style - a beautiful poolside Polynesian style restaurant & cocktail bar surrounded by tropical gardens. Specialising in international cuisine and seafood with a pacific flair. Buffet nights weekly include Pacific Fusion Buffet and Island style Sunday Roast. Muri Mingling Hour daily from 4-5.00pm. 2 for 1 cocktail special. Open breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week. Ask about our wedding ceremony and reception services for up to 85 guests.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?