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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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

my wife and I had dinner on Sunday evening. We have had many dinners here over 8 visits to Port Villa. Last here in 2014. We both found that meal sizes have been reduced and the cost has been increased.

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Thank Garry L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I spend a lot of time in Port Vila and I always make sure to come back to the Waterfront Bar and Grill for dinner. Upon my recent visit I was very satisfied with the service that my partner and I received. The staff members were friendly, helpful, non-invasive and managed to personalise our experience. The area was clean and... More 

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Thank Keana R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We caught up with some friends for lunch and waited so long for the food it was almost dinner time. Thank goodness it's such a beautiful location that we didn't mind too much. The food was very ordinary and quite expensive for what it was. The staff were absolutely delightful so overall it was a nice experience

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Thank Jennya0701
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read some reviews online and then heard other guests talking about this restaurant. We had to try it and glad we did. The waiter made our night, he was so onto it. We never had to wait for anything and he really did look after us. The food was really nice too.

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Thank Simon H
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great spot for lunch or dinner located on the water in Vila. Had a HUGE lobster one night and other fish dishes on other nights - all excellent. Staff are wonderful and full of advice. Also great for the Happy Hour drinks pre-dinner.

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Thank MrPurser
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last meal at Port Vila, I chose waterfront restaurant recommend by locals. Well did it deliver not only in location right on the water, but value for money and friendly service. My husband got lobster which was roughly $50 AU's when it arrived to the table we nearly fell out of our chairs, holy crap, never ever have we been... More 

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Thank Lyla L
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a floor of gravel we were not sure what to expect but the food is tasty and good portions. We tried the lobster and it was great. a good range of drinks, including wine and music later in the night. It is a relaxing way to have a late afternoon drink, meal or listen to the music at the... More 

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Thank michael n
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went mainly to have the lobster and was not disappointed. Lobster is big enough to share. Lovely and fresh and wonderful flavour Beef skewers were lovely and tender but they need to find a recipe for Satay Sauce. My partner had tuna steak which was excellent. Well worth a visit

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Thank Marg E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here whilst staying at the Iririki resort. We got there early as there is an Happy hour from 4 - 6 pm. It commands a good view I had a beef curry which was very good and the wife had the fish chips and salad. She said it was the best fish she had tasted in a long... More 

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Thank Ian H
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here twice on are holiday really enjoyed the meals cocktails entertainment service views and warm atmosphere great steak and curries and they also have a lobster seafood platter tasted yummy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, 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?