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Pot Luck Training Restaurant

$$ - $$$International,
Vuna Road | Áhopanilolo Technical Institute Campus, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 25-091
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Mar 2017
“Pot Luck Restaurant”
30 Jan 2017
“Last minute meal”
Restaurant Hours
International, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Vuna Road | Áhopanilolo Technical Institute Campus, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

Used to be very good, but I understand it no longer operates. You will need to make further enquiries. It was closed this time on our last visit.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Rob M
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

I stumbled upon a flyer about this place in town and called to try and book a seat, I couldn't get a table but I was able to share with a lovely local Tongan lady which was even better! The three course menu was very...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Hamilka
Reviewed December 14, 2016

I've been to this training restaurant several times over the past 3 years. I have always enjoyed my meals, which are very professionally presented. The waiting staff are attentive and try very hard to make your dining experience a great one. The price is cheap...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Julie-Ince
Reviewed October 4, 2015

If you're looking for a place for an authentic Tongan experience, try 'Ahopanilolo Pot Luck Restaurant. The staff here are all training in hospitality and they are very attentive but can sometimes be shy so give them a chance! The food is really great value...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank 651leer
Reviewed September 20, 2015

All the staff at Potluck are training in the respective hospitality roles. They run the Potluck restaurant twice per month for a chance to put their skills into practice. I have been a few times and have always enjoyed myself. It's really nice to see...More

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank Kahlinda M
Reviewed February 11, 2015

It is cheap, but the food isn't always up to standard and the service needs work. If you go there, tell them how you want to be served. that will help.

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank CarolNewZealand
Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is the training restaurant for the young future chefs and waitresses and waiters as well as restaurant managers. So it's a feel good place and they just try so hard to deliver a great service and food. And I reckon they do. You see...More

Date of visit: October 2014
5  Thank Grant P
Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had dinner with a small group of friends and we all had a great time. The atmosphere was lovely with the outdoor setting and both music and dancing throughout the night. The students did a great job and it felt good to support the...More

Date of visit: August 2014
3  Thank Jenny D
Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

If you are visiting Tonga during the school term on a Monday night then make sure you seek out the Pot Luck training restaurant at 'Ahopanilolo Technical Institute. (Behind the Catholic Cathedral near the ferry wharf) You won't be disappointed as it is the BEST...More

2  Thank SoniaM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
International, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuna Road | Áhopanilolo Technical Institute Campus, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 25-091
  • E-mail
The Pot Luck Training Restaurant is based on the campus of the`Ahopanilolo Technical Institute (ATI). Providing the ATI's hospitality and tourism students with the opportunity to hone their practical skills and gain valuable insights into food production, presentation and customer service in a 'real-life' supportive environment. Guests are provided with delicious food, friendly service, live entertainment, and the chance to support the development of Tonga's tourism industry and the training of its upcoming students. Of most notable mention is the Pot Luck's special dinner events, held on the 2nd and last Monday of each month from March - October. In addition to a three-course-meal, you'll also be treated to an evening entertainment program consisting of cultural dancing and a live student band.
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