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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time back in Aitutaki for 13 years and we were very happy to see that Koru cafe was still operating. The food here is great (and, yes, the fish sliders are awesome) and the staff are super friendly. We ate lunch...here a couple of time and also ordered a BBQ pack to take back to our accommodation. Even though it's stated that 24 hours notice is required, they were able to provide us steaks and salad with super short notice. See you next time!!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here to have lunch while staying in Aitutaki. My Husband had the big breakfast which was very substantial and everything was cooked very well. I had the fish sliders and they were so so good. Service was great and a lovely setting while...dining. We will definitely be back when we return to Aitutaki which we so enjoyed.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed October 13, 2022 via mobile

We ate here twice while on holiday once for lunch and on our last day for breakfast. Meals were good size and tasty. Coffee was good.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 7, 2022

Have been here a few times over the years and it's still the top Cafe on the island. Great food great staff and the best coffee on the island

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed September 27, 2022

Great little cafe for grabbing some delicious freshly baked treats. One of the best croissants I've ever eaten! The staff were geniuinely friendly and happy to talk with customers, and were quick to serve our large party. Very pretty surroundings to enjoy the food too...on picnic tables or cafe tables. Some local crafts//art/clothes also available for sale.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 25, 2022 via mobile

We enjoyed brunch here several times. The omelet was particularly good with lots of Feta. Good coffee. Some good offerings in the cabinet. Location is relaxed, not by the sea but very pleasant. Staff are very friendly and do a good job.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 22, 2022

great food. We loved the BBQ pack that we had made up to be able to cook at our self contained accommodation

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed September 12, 2022

We had a lovely lunch at the Koru Café - very reasonably priced, and very generous helpings. We both had the seafood platter and it was delicious. The café seemed to be mainly patronised by locals which I always see as a good sign. Highly...recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed September 10, 2022 via mobile

Highly recommend this cafe. Not far from the airport. Fabulous food and service. Loved the fish tacos, cheese burger and hot chocolates. Lovely garden. Very busy.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed September 6, 2022

We arrived to Aitutaki early afternoon - set ourselves up at Tai Roto Villas then cycled 2 mins down the road to Koru Cafe quite hungry, about to close they served us all with all our orders, with a smile, the most delicious Fresh bread...bun Fish Sliders and Calamari EVER!! If in Aitutaki a must visit! :)More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 22, 2022

We had lunch twice at the Koru Cafe, and both times it was very nice, service was prompt even though they were very busy. The BLT, Salads and Fish Sliders were fantastic, as were the cold drinks.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 21, 2022 via mobile

We heard this place was good and it certainly didn't disappoint! We had the sliders, both fish and pulled pork and tropical smoothies for lunch. Delicious, fresh and tasty and the fries on the side were perfectly cooked. We had been eyeing up some lamingtons...for after but by the time we finished they had been sold to someone else, which is probably a good thing as lunch was very filling and lamingtons (no matter how good they were) would have been an unnecessary indulgence. All the other food coming out of the kitchen looked similarly good.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 20, 2022 via mobile

It’s no surprise that this place is rated the best eating experience on Aitutaki. We visited at least four times in our seven day stay on the island as it’s just so, so good! Delicious coffee, great cakes and muffins, lovely setting, helpful, friendly staff...… superb. We each had the special pulled pork and prawn tacos for lunch on our first visit. This is just about the most perfect lunch I’ve ever had. Tasty, succulent and beautifully prepared and presented. We returned to enjoy sliders and ika mata for lunch and on our final day we ordered a takeaway chicken curry to reheat for dinner. The dish came with rice, salad and bread and it was divine. You can’t miss at least one visit to Koru Cafe if you’re in Aitutaki. We’d recommend going every day!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 17, 2022 via mobile

A lovely cafe on Aitutaki that served the best coffee I had anywhere in the Cook Islands. The good was amazing as well - I would highly recommend the scones and cakes. You may need to get there relatively early for food. Very nice outside...seating and the service was friendly and fast. Some nice items for sale in the shop as well - we couldn’t resist the Koru Cafe t-shirts. The items for sale can be purchased on line and shipped to NZ I hope to be back to both the island and cafe soonMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed July 8, 2022 via mobile

Great coffee, great food at reasonable prices too. They also do heat and eat meals which are super handy if you want to stay in for the night. Can't fault the team there, great service and very helpful with logging into the local wifi hotspots...too.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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mrider2017
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Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday and Saturday open for diner. You can see the information on the Koru’s Facebook
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Kia Orana Yes, we sell whole loaves of gluten free breads. Kia Manuia, Trina and Steve
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Koru Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5