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Ukulele Bar by the Beach open for light meals and fabulous drinks from noon until close daily Tamarind Restaurant June 2023 Open Hours Open LUNCH Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 11 AM – 2:00 PM Open DINNER Monday to Saturday from 5:00 PM onwards Or by special arrangement and for private functions Please call […]

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Open Hours Updated January 2022

Kia Orana Friends, With the island getting a bit busier we have expanded our hours of operation. We are now open Monday to Friday from 5:30pm for  cocktails & mocktails, dinner, and desserts We are also open for lunch Monday, Thursday and Friday only from 10am to 2pm (10-11:30 only cafe light meals) Closed Saturday and […]

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Robbie Brown

The happy chef from Mangaia

Married to renowned Cook Islands ‘foodie’ and cookbook author Sue Carruthers Brown, Robbie Brown is a humble and proud Mangaian-born man; he is also head chef at Rarotonga’s definitive five-star restaurant, Tamarind House. Born on one of the world’s most ancient islands, Mangaia, Robbie Brown, who turns 60 in 2019, arrived on Rarotonga when he […]

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Tamarind House

Sue Carruthers, one of the most celebrated ‘foodies’ in the Cook Islands

Iconic colonial residence, now well-known restaurant Tamarind House, is the indisputable natural habitat for foodie, chef, restaurateur, author and world-traveller, Sue Carruthers. Tamarind House, Cook IslandsFronted by lawns reaching out to the coral covered waterfront at Tupapa, Tamarind House was built a hundred years ago as a home for the management of the Union Steamship […]

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