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Cafe Escape

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Taufa'ahau Road | FML Building, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 21-212
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Nelson, New Zealand
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182 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stopped here for a good coffee and to get out of the heat for awhile. This is a good cafe with friendly staff.

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Thank owlesey
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top varieties of coffee with a selection of cakes and small meals are here available 24 hours 7 days a week.

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Thank Steffen G
Nukalofa, Tongatapu, Tonga
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Escape is one of the key eateries in Tongatapu - It is clean, air conditioned and very modern compared to many of the other cafes. There is a wide variety on the menu and the food and service is consistent - my only issue is that it is a little expensive, although much better value than other cafes that... More 

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Thank TeleF2013
Queensland, Australia
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here 5 or 6 times whilst In Tonga ! Love it here ! Prices are reasonable and staff are lovely ! You must try the French roast . Only down side is that the Internet is terrible . But food is delicious !

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Thank Candy G
Waikanae
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this cafe twice on our stay. Moroccan fish was very tasty. Smoothies lovely too. Cheesecake Yum. Definitely worth a meal or two here.

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Thank doolal
Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this cafe many times for breakfast, lunch and coffee stops! Food, coffee and smoothies were really yummy, however staff were not overly friendly. At times it felt like they were unhappy to serve us. Although this cafe offers free wifi, it would often take 20-30 minutes for staff to bring out the password and by this time we were... More 

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Thank Jay_6592
Sydney, Australia
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396 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Dropped in for a cool drink on a hot morning in Nukualofa. My friend and I each had a smoothie and they were beautiful. The wait service was prompt and very friendly. Would be happy to return.

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Thank RonRSydney_Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The staff are super friendly and the banana smoothies are the best! ... oh, and the cakes are yum. When in Nuku, it's my local.

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Thank Angeline C
Tongatapu Island, Tonga
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

You must try the Island Fish! I had no idea something so local would be able to taste so beautiful..not too light but not to heavy either... Taking their Slogan to heart..."Sophistication with a Tongan Twist" that dish is definetly a Winner winner..Highly recommend that you try it out The staff are so friendly and the music is great..just a... More 

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Thank joelmoon729
HotelNearAirport, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I really liked their espresso. Their food was better than most places and so was the friendliness of the staff. Air conditioning was a bonus on hot days. Probably the cleanest restaurant down town.

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Thank Seth M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taufa'ahau Road | FML Building, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 21-212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?