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

Kia Orana We have REOPENED – Hours July 2020

DINNER from 5:30pm daily except Wednesday.Lunch from 11:30 am Thursday & Friday Stop in for a cocktail or dessert, enjoy the sunshine by day and sunset  We are looking forward to welcoming you to enjoy our food and friendly hospitality.  Please call 26487 for bookings

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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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Tamarind House

From the school of experience…

Robert Brown just smiles when asked why he and partner Sue Carruthers, seemingly content to enjoy a life of semi-retirement after several years in the restaurant business, would even think about stepping back into the kitchen on a full-time basis. “I guess it’s in our blood,” he says. Brown and Carruthers own and operate Tamarind […]

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