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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

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Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 23490
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely setting for a relaxing drink before a very enjoyable meal. The staff were very friendly, cheerful and helpful

Thank Rhonda R
Brisbane, Australia
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101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great atmosphere at the Waterfront. We arrived around lunch and it was packed. Lots of people swimming with some floats Les out in the water for the kids. Good and drink was pretty good, atmosphere fantastic.

Thank Chris P
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food are expensive, servings are awful (ordered king prawns with 6pcs of small shrimps!) and the waiter is just throwing the coasters all over the table!

Thank ichiman
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well i can say this restaurant is ripped off .... so expensive ! The place is just an open place and i cant believe the price of food , quality and quantity... its not worth it!

Thank aylenea2017
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great open air restaurant which is really appreciated on a hot night. Were greeted at the door and made to feel very welcome. Staff were very informative and friendly. Steak was melt in your mouth and beef curry was the best I've had in a long time. Wished we could have tried all of the desserts, they all sounded so... More 

Thank sonyaweatherburn1
Berridale, Australia
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the Waterfront fro dinner because of the reviews of its seafood. We weren't disappointed after choosing fish of the day and lobster. The lobster was moist and fresh, not over cooked and the fish equally well prepared. Service was friendly and efficient and the view of the harbour provided a perfect backdrop for a great dining experience.

Thank Paul K
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Waterfront twice while in Port Vila, however only for drinks. The first time was during happy hour on our first night. It was in the off season and the place was extremely quiet. The staff were lovely and we even had one bring us a map when we told him it was our first day in... More 

Thank Rhearne R
Frankston, Australia
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here several times and the most recent time was disappointing. I ordered the Penne pasta and meat balls past meal, I received four meat balls and about a cup of penne, and was charge around $35 AUD. Not impressed.

Thank Dennis A
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for lunch. Ordered burgers and salads which were more suitable for a fast food takeaway than an expensive restaurant on the water. Expensive with poor food.

Thank RobandV
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal and ok service the location is the best place -island style no air conditioner-cocktails good price .

Thank Kim T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 23490

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