We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Lotus Restaurant

at the InterContinental Resort, Faa'a, French Polynesia
Improve this listing
Ranked #1 of 5 restaurants in Faa'a
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
30 visitor photos
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Write a Review

123 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Quiet and intimate with good views. A short walk across the resort ideal if you want a good meal when you and you partner are tired and need a bit of quiet time.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Central Arizona, Arizona
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Breakfast was great.Very expensive if not included with your room rate. Dinner& a Show was unfortunely very poor. The show was wonderful the food was awful. We were told the only way we could see the show was the pay the overpriced ticket for the buffet and show.No one ever came to our table to take a drink order and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was our first "fancy" honeymoon meal and it was very special. We saw our first shark here which was exciting. They didn't feed the sharks themselves which the environmentally conscious side of me likes. However, the shark visited to get him/herself a real fish! You eat overwater with Moorea in the distance. The food was delicious and the cocktail... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My wife and I ordered the sea bass which was done in a white wine and vanilla sauce and the mahimahi which was assisted as she is gluten free. Service was flawless. Try the souffle pancake also!

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Wow! We were so pleased to have stumbled on this beautiful restaurant on the last night of our stay in Tahiti. Everything about this experience was special. The service, the cocktails, the exquisite food and wine. We went for the three course gourmet menu and were delighted with every course. The flavours and presentation created a gasp with every mouthful.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I spent three weeks in French Polynesia and my two dinners at Le Lotus (and one dinner at the equivalent restaurant at the IC Moorea) were the best meals I had on the trip. A very enjoyable evening, and I couldn't fault the food or the service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Four of us ate here and all of us had a lovely meal. The one thing which lets this place down slightly is the length of time it takes in between courses...wine was delicious, perfect for what we ordered. The staff are very attentive and friendly. A perfect spot for a special occasion..

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Within the Intercontinental Resort FAAA, the Lotus is probably one of if not the best restaurant in Tahiti. Beautiful location open air on the water, with a waterside table you can watch the fish. The food is gourmet. If you are brave try the Kangaroo it is fabulous. Service is excellent. Alcoholic beverages are a bit pricey.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tracy, California
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I enjoyed a very nice meal at this restaurant with a group. Service was good and the food was excellent. Open air environment right on the water very nice. If you are staying at the Intercontinental I would definitely recommend dining here.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
French Polynesia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is the most unique restaurant in French Polynesia located at the InterContinental Resort in Tahiti. Elite all the way, excellent refreshing lunch right over the lagoon... save your left over bread for the hundreds of fishes just below your feet. Outstanding ocean view ! Everything on the menu is excellent !!! At night it's a exotic yet French gourmet... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Lotus Restaurant also viewed

Faa'a, Tahiti
Mahina, Tahiti
Punaauia, Tahiti
Punaauia, Tahiti

Been to The Lotus Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Lotus Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing