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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 23490
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (64 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Waterfront is well locate din the center of Port Vila with fantastic vista. The service was very prompt and efficient. The meals varied, with the sea food chowder being quite good, the calamari excellent but the grilled fish quite dry, inappropriately cooked.

Thank CocoTampa123
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The chefs special beef curry is definitely worth a try, very tender and they are clever in serving a mild with chilli off to the side if you want to add more heat. It's a nice relaxing environment over looking the harbour with some good...More

Thank ReganAu
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Food was so great. I'm going back tomorrow. Service was fast. Wait staff were friendly and kids welcomed.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Visited here on our last night, and instantly loved it, the laid back set up, open dining experience, thatched roof, live musician and location all put a smile on your face. The menu offers lots of choices and staff are very helpful, we ordered, curry,...More

Thank Johann D
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This seafood restaurant is situated at the waters edge.Warm welcome,good we booked which gives you a god position'Taxi right to the door. The Menu was extensive incl childrens section. The fresh seafood was slightly more expensive but fresh (caught that day")Beer was good value ,wine...More

Thank henno
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The waterfront location is amazing, the decor is a little tired with plastic chairs but the food is good and the cocktails are outstanding.

Thank Stacey L
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My husband & I ate last week at this restaurant after a few people said it was ok. My husband ordered the fillet Mignon medium that was raw in the middle and bleeding all through the minimum veg on the plate. I ordered the spicy...More

Thank Penne1
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely recommend dining here. We had a dinner and a lunch which were both great (seafood chowder especially) Staff were friendly and attentive. Price was reasonable and nice view if you sit by the waters edge.

Thank TravelAnnaW
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The service here is pretty special for a waterfront restaurant. The staff introduce themselves and like to acknowledge you by your name. The food was fresh and cooked nicely. Maybe just a few more chillies would have made it excellent. The only fault.

Thank Granx3
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The waterfront is always the first place to have a meal for us on each trip. We went for lunch on our first day and they don't have beef ribs on their lunch menu but they made them for me anyway. I only ever eat...More

Thank jodybelinda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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