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Property ID: JT005

About The Business


Fantastic opportunity to own a vibrant French café & bistro in a superb location. Right next to the airport, high sales & great reputation! BE QUICK!

Style & Seating

This popular, vibrant, tastefully renovated French-style cafe & bistro has a fresh colourful vibe, cosy ambience, and a stylish outdoor terrace with casual seating.

The contemporary style outdoor space has an attractive glass-wall design, perfect for Alfresco dining. Corner benches are complimented with cute locally-made fabric cushions and white picnic tables have cute raffia thatch patio umbrellas, blending modern with tropical

There is plenty of seating for 60 persons and for the continuous waves of individual diners as well as large groups.  


Le Rendez-Vous has become a favourite coffee spot for many locals and attracts tourists on the way to & from town who can sit and relax and enjoy the stunning tropical surroundings whilst watching the world pass by.

This establishment has built a solid reputation for superb coffee, quality food and top service, and offers a range of amazing dishes & home-made café treats with an inspired French taste. 

Le Rendez-Vous prides itself on sourcing the best ingredients available on the island, imported food and wine from France, and caters to dietary needs.  The café houses a French mini-grocery market stocked with a range of genuine products from France.

Currently ranked number 5 out of 100 restaurants in Rarotonga and 2 out of 19 restaurants in Avarua by TripAdvisor travellers.

Location, Rental & Potential

The location is fantastic!  Situated on the busy front road just 3 minutes drive from downtown Avarua, with plenty of off-street parking and a drive-thru coffee shop lane

Rarotonga Airport entrance is less than 100 metres away, making this café & bistro the perfect spot for flight passengers, airport staff and airline crew, and superb place to meet up with friends & family living locally and from overseas.

With expanding tourist numbers all year round (Cook Islands is on track to reach a milestone in 2017 of 150K visitors) and a further increase predicted for 2018, there is terrific potential to expand the establishment into a trendy lounge bar.

Being sold under an 5-year rental term with provision to renew for a further 5 years, current liquor licence, all equipment & chattels, systems, trademarks, promotional material & websites, menus including signature recipes that contribute to Le Rendez-Vous’ high success!

A superb opportunity to take over what is already a successful established business after just 18 months of operation, easy-to-grow, and with potential to increase turnover even more.

A superb opportunity to own your own business, enjoy a sun-kissed climate while living in paradise.

ENQUIRE NOW for more information.

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At A Glance

Area Profile

Avarua is the main town and busy commercial centre in the north of the island of Rarotonga, and is the national capital of the Cook Islands.  In downtown Avarua you will find a hub of stores and businesses including banks, supermarkets, petrol station, a main department store and 2 warehouses, Police Station, Post Office, Courthouse, Cinema, and the largest Saturday market on the island ‘Punanga Nui’ near the commercial port at Avatiu Harbour. 

Rarotonga International Airport is located on the outskirts of Avarua, in the area of Panama, just 3 minutes drive along the front coastal road from downtown Avarua.  Located opposite the airport is a 3-star tourist hotel, and there are a handful of businesses and outlets found dotted along the front coastal road in the surrounding area.

Contact Us

For all enquiries, please call us on telephone +682 53658 or click below to send us an email

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