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Aqua Restaurant

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at Muri Beach Resort, Muri, Cook Islands
+682 22 779
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

We learnt about these on trip advisor both great places Aqua restaurant had different theme nights and a island night as well..

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1 Thank 50Kayzy
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

Highly recommend happy hour here! Great value cocktails, only $10 for large glasses of delicious flavours. Great range available

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Thank Sarah G
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We didn't eat here this time .However last year we did enjoy a nice meal . The passion fruit margarita was delicious . However the fijian lady at the bar was very stern and frankly a little scary . I or any of or friends didn't notice any bad smells -perhaps we were lucky .

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1 Thank vicktikitoria
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

couldnt eat my meal because the overwhelming odour of stale stagnant water or sewage - even moving out of the restaurant didnt help - big issues that need addressing

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1 Thank Pomki
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped by to have a drink and a meal but the restaurant was closed even though it was advertised as open for meals and happy hour. Never open we we went back and no staff apparent. Don't bother!

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1 Thank michael p
Tamworth, Australia
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

Appaulled by the lack of opening times and the stench of sewage - greeting us daily... When it was open - the food was average - but, the lingering smell of sewage throughout the resort was the real turn off. The staff were very friendly - Mereoni... We booked a Muri Beach Resort, because we had the option of Self... More 

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Thank MeticulousMe
Whangarei
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Aqua Bar was very intermittent in it's opening hours. There was a strong smell of sewage around the pool and restaurant that put us off eating there. One benefit of it not being open is we had our breakfasts at The Nautilus and enjoyed their poolside instead.

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Thank Kapmallett
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We attended Aqua Restaurant because we had a 10% discount voucher. On arrival, we were pointed, not shown, to a table. The table decoration was unlit and there were no serviettes. There were several uncleared tables in the restaurant. It took over an hour to serve us our meals. We ordered steamed fish, vegetables and a side of island fries.... More 

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1 Thank 74jennifer101
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9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Just popped in when driving past after having an average experience at the nearby Sails Bar. Bar was empty but we livened it up and the staff were accommodating. Kids swum in the pool while Mum, Dad and Nanny had a couple of local treats. Great wee spot, nice staff and nice wee pool. Set off the road but nice... More 

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1 Thank Oldmastergc
Auckland, New Zealand
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

We tried the Aqua restaurant as we were also staying at the Muri Beach Resort. The menu sounded quite good, but I feel that the chef may be out of his depth cooking this type of food. There are better and cheaper options elsewhere in Muri.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$49
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?