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“Top notch view and pizza!!”

The Islander Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 30 Restaurants in Avarua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 5 - USD 18
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Islander Restaurant features fantastic cuisine using fresh ingredients supplied by local market gardeners as well as imports from New Zealand. Open for breakfast from 8am; and an all-day lunch & dinner service featuring light meals to hearty options that are guaranteed to fill up even the hungriest tummies.
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The $3 hula bar roped us in but when we got there we ordered cocktails and a pizza which was absolutely divine! The staff are cool and relaxed. The setting is so nice with the pool in the centre of the outdoor area. The sand by the hula bar just scream vacation and the other part where the dining tables and covering are is picture perfect. Looking on to the harbour and not seeing another thing in sight but sea is soo calming. It was a cooler day but nonetheless it was bliss!

Thank Gabbusby
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RPTE, Owner at The Islander Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Kia Orana.
We are pleased to read you enjoyed your cocktails and pizza on the waterfront at the Islander Restaurant. We are constantly improving our setting, meals, drinks, and service levels with a strong focus on 'value for money' where everyone is invited to be happy!
Kia Manuia.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Came for dinner one night and it was awesome. Great food and service and well priced. Also hung out at the sand bar while waiting to check in for our flight. Lovely way to spend the arvo, cheap drinks and yummy food in a great setting. Shame the pool was being renovated or we would have been in!

Thank Joanne S
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RPTE, Owner at The Islander Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Kia Orana.
Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your dinner with us; and your drinks on the sandy beach at the Hula Bar. The new look waterfront dining pavilion will be a fantastic spot to eat, drink and be merry!
Kia Manuia.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We absolutely loved the island night - awesome food and entertainment. Easy to pop to Hula Bar for insanely cheap drinks too.

Thank tessastarr
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RPTE, Owner at The Islander Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Kia Orana.
Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed the island cuisine and cultural show at our Tuesday Island Night event. The Hula Bar on the beach offers $3.50 drinks all day, all night. The Islander Hotel is committed to delivering 'value for money' and everyone is welcome!
Kia Manuia.

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We went here for dinner on our last day before our late night flight home. In hindsight, we should have found this place earlier ! The restaurant faces a nice Swimming pool complete with resident duck and live music until around 8.00pm when the music at the Hula Bar on the adjoining beach takes over. The restaurant itself has a busy / nightclub feel with unusual green / purple / orange lighting. Drinks ordered in the restaurant are expensive ( eg Cranberry Juice $5.00 ), but beers ( Heineken ), wines, spirits ordered at the Hula bar are only $3.50 all day - they have a 24hr Happy Hour, and you are welcome to order them from the Hula bar and bring them back to your table ( it's only 30 meters away ).Our group ordered Fish and Chips ( $19.95 ), Pizzas ( $20.00 ), Burgers ( $17.95 ), Caesar Salad $16.50, service was good and we all enjoyed our meals. They do good espresso Coffees here ( $4.00 ). Also they do charge for water ( $3.00 per carafe ), but overall the prices here were a few dollars cheaper than other Rarotonga restaurants. The Islander Hotel is excellent value for money and we would certainly dine here again.

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Thank Mike M
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RPTE, Owner at The Islander Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Kia Orana.
Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your evening with us.
Kia Manuia.

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with the family to take advantage of the good pizza deal they have on at the moment, unfortunately the pool was shut due to renovations but it was still a good spot to have a few beers and tasty pizzas while the sun set.

Thank cozza22
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RPTE, Owner at The Islander Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Kia Orana.
Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your pizzas and drinks at sunset on the beach at the Islander Hotel. Our new outdoor dining pavilion on the waterfront with swimming pool in the middle of the restaurant will be a fantastic place for families to enjoy.
Kia Manuia.

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