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“Hidden gem”

The Lazy Trout Rarotonga
Ranked #13 of 33 Restaurants in Avarua
Price range: US$12 - US$36
Description: The Lazy Trout café & restaurant is a hidden gem located in Tutakimoa, a short 5-minutes walk from Cook’s corner in Avarua downtown. The all-day breakfast & lunch and the alfresco dining are served in the tropical garden of the stylish Wellesley Hotel, overlooking the crystalline pool and the stunning views on the mountain. The menu captures the freshness of local produce and the imaginative cuisine offer a wide range of high-quality option. Whether you’re after some delicious local fish, tender NZ lamb, a healthy and tasty salad, a great burger, or an invigorating coffee, a refreshing smoothie, a fine cocktail, The Lazy Trout has it all. The warm and welcoming staff and the relaxing ambience make of a visit to The Lazy Trout café & restaurant an outstanding culinary experience.
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Description: The Lazy Trout café & restaurant is a hidden gem located in Tutakimoa, a short 5-minutes walk from Cook’s corner in Avarua downtown. The all-day breakfast & lunch and the alfresco dining are served in the tropical garden of the stylish Wellesley Hotel, overlooking the crystalline pool and the stunning views on the mountain. The menu captures the freshness of local produce and the imaginative cuisine offer a wide range of high-quality option. Whether you’re after some delicious local fish, tender NZ lamb, a healthy and tasty salad, a great burger, or an invigorating coffee, a refreshing smoothie, a fine cocktail, The Lazy Trout has it all. The warm and welcoming staff and the relaxing ambience make of a visit to The Lazy Trout café & restaurant an outstanding culinary experience.
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice relaxing place hidden of the main drag with great food and great customer service. I had the fish and chips and it was beautiful fresh fish and home made everything. Highly recommended

Thank Deanna O
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

We stayed at the Wellesley Hotel for a night in Rarotonga. The Lazy Trout Café is attached to the hotel.

In the morning, we had a really yummy breakfast. The selection of food was great. Really recommend it if you're in Raro!

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Thank GeorgeParam
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

A new find for us, it’s a little off the beaten track but worth a visit

Really good food, good size servings. A good kids menu

Thank Kiwi_coupleauckland
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Unfortunately, we didn't dine at this lovely restaurant until our last night - otherwise we would have made it a regular. A lovely setting that I would have liked to have seen in the daylight, to take advantage of the garden. The food was delicious - I recommend the Rukau Pancakes and the Eggplant Salad. Very nice staff as well.

Thank Emma N
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We are on holiday with our friends who live here. So we decided this would be a lovely place to celebrate Mothers Day and have a drink to celebrate being pretty cool mums. Oh dear the restaurant doesn't have a licence to sell alcohol on a Sunday which was a shame for us....no not everyone wants a drink but it was a special day and it is the only thing that we were disappointed with. The service was excellent with friendly smiling waiters, the food was delicious and the waffle was superb!!!!! The four of us all enjoyed our meals immensely...thank you.

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Thank TheHoulis
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