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Tumunu Tropical Garden Bar & Restaurant

Main Road, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 20 501
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (106 reviews)
“lemon fish” (7 reviews)
“mash potatoes” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main Road, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 392 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal here! Service was fantastic and the staff friendly and welcoming. The Seafood Platter for 2 is to die for with a delicious mixture of local and imported seafood.

1  Thank F6035UAannas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a fabulous seafood platter and so cheap, the atmosphere was odd but that added to the whole vibe of the place, loved it, service was great, would definitely recommend having a meal here.

Thank tierdylbay
Reviewed April 13, 2018

The seafood plate for two is amazing, do not have a very big starter as you will be struggling to finish off the seafood plate for two off. The food is very very good, the service by the girls is first class. The bar and...More

Thank joeandkarenB
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Good menu range.......... Great food.......... Melt in mouth rib-eye steak Friendly owner.......... Nice decor..........Check the ceiling out and write your name on the walkway roof. Reasonable price

Thank Bryan Alan F
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We went to Tumunu on our second night in Rarotonga. After first day in Sails, the bar is high, Tumunu did not fail to surprise, the cocktails are wonderful, the platter is the best for our entire stay in Rarotonga. The only downfall is the...More

Thank xiaoxiaolin0124
Reviewed December 21, 2017

My wife and I ended up at Tumumu by accident. We had reserved dinner reservations at another very nearby restaurant but when we arrived the server stated very firmly that the reservations had been placed for the previous day (even though our hotel had confirmed...More

Thank plat2pus
Reviewed November 24, 2017

This was a lovely place to eat, with helpful staff, and lovely food, definately not to be missed. Make sure you have mosquito repellant

Thank 253spike
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

We shared a platter for one with garlic bread and it was enough. Fish, squid, and oysters were good but rest was a bit hit and miss. I could of had a plate full of fresh prawns with plain bread - The king prawns were...More

Thank ASH_1980_3
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

The seafood platter was the best value for money. Everything was delicious. The staff are friendly and attentive. Great night out - Will definitely go back.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed November 8, 2017

What a great place. Value for money and big meals. Sit inside or out. Staff were friendly and efficient. The ceiling covered in adverts from yesteryear was very amusing.

Thank 674glenm
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cestrian2004
June 2, 2017|
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Response from TAMBA1954 | Property representative |
Monday - Sunday - open from 6.00pm Sunday 10pm close
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 20 501
  • E-mail
Description
A great quirky casual dining experience. Opened since 1979 it still has the same owners and the same name. It is a mix of eclectic and local island decor. The walls feature an array of photos of events, people and things. The ceilings are a collage of various types of posters etc. The Tumunu Garden Restaurant also features the "largest little notebook" on the island. Come visit us! A fun place for children too with a garden and "dancing laser fire flys"
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