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Pue, Tupapa, Rarotonga, Cook Islands | Make a reservation at (+682) 26487 | 26488 tamarind@rarorestaurants.com

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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