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Cafe Escape

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Taufa'ahau Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 21 212
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
best food in CBD

Fantastic food, great staff, yummy coffee ...and air con !! Bliss in the middle of a hot day at Nuku'alofa's CBD

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Boris S
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Fantastic food, great staff, yummy coffee ...and air con !! Bliss in the middle of a hot day at Nuku'alofa's CBD

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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We go to Cafe Escape as a special treat occasionally, and the staff are always very friendly and attentive. The food is good quality and the kitchen staff are really efficient, even when the place is busy. They have a good variety of cakes and slices for dessert, and they are very generous with their portions.

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Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay
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216 reviews 216 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Escape the overwhelming heat and humidity of the city centre in this oasis with this best aircon in town. Delicious meals, snacks and cakes, you can choose between sofa, regular table or high table seating. A must go in town.

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christchurch
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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went here twice for lunch. They have a big varied menu and our choices we really enjoyed. This is a busy wee place and the staff were friendly and efficient

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Went here too several times, sometimes just for a iced coffee, smoothie or a cold drink in the aircon. Also had some great lunches and even got take away desserts. Nice fresh tasty meals

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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127 reviews 127 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Ate here once on our stay in Tonga and had a very enjoyable meal. The place lacks a bit of ambience however the air conditioning is welcoming on a hot day! Had the vegetarian stack and my husband had a chicken teriyaki which were both tasty and well presented. The restaurant is not licences but offers soft drinks, shakes, etc... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Food is top quality! Best cafe food in town, and the best juices and smoothies, i'm not a big papaya fan, but it tried their Papaya and Lime smoothie and it was too die for! Servings are generous and well priced, Pou the owner is so welcoming and her staff are great! It's like you've known them so for ages.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We dined for lunch twice at this cafe and really liked it. Everyone else (tourists that is) seem to head to friends cafe down the road so it was nice to find somewhere more quiet with more efficient service. The staff were all very pleasant and friendly. The food is pretty much what you would expect from a lunchtime cafe... More 

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New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

When i first step foot into Cafe Escape , the workers welcomed me with their smiles and i was having a really bad day that time. They made me feel at home, they chatted to me ......Great Food ,Great Service, Great Atmosphere !!!! I recommend Cafe Escape to be the best cafe ever.... I really loved the music variety they... More 

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Beijing, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Cafe escape is a place I can always run to for a coffee and chat with friends or just to chill. The atmosphere is great and the staff are all smileys!! There is only one thing I would like for them to improve, and that is to give the correct information over the phone when being called

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Taufa'ahau Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 21 212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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