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Friends Cafe

Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
676 22390
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Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Nuku'alofa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $25
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Friends cafe and tourist center on Taufa'ahau road in the center of Nuku'alofa. Kingdom of Tonga.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Friends cafe and tourist center on Taufa'ahau road in the center of Nuku'alofa. Kingdom of Tonga.
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  • English first
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  • German first
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  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

GREAT food GREAT service, love this little café. Clean, good selection of food and just a nice place to go y in Tonga

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Exminster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Conveniently located in the heart of town, Friends cafe is a favourite haunt of ex-pats and quite a sprinkling of locals. They serve an excellent Eggs Benedict breakfast, and pretty good coffee, always with a smile. You have to pay for internet, but it's quite reliable. They're open in the evenings as well, and serve a good menu in a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If your a foreigner visiting Tonga, you'll probably love this place, check it out its in the nuku'alofa town centre almost opposite the post office.

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Lennox Head, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A great location Exceptionally beautiful service Musicians Everything food wise you would want ... from eggs to lobster Well worth a visit

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Lovely little cafe. A bit more expensive than elsewhere in Tonga but delicious 'Palangi' food and really welcoming staff. Lovely little shop attached too with some great gift ideas.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. The good was bought out quickly and was very yummy and not too pricey. They have a large variety of dishes to suit everyone. May stop here again before we head home.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a clean café with good meals and coffee, the best bit is they have clean accessible toilets in the middle of town. I found it very white so if you are going for culture this is not it.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

really great staff and awsome meals, we had a few different meals and the food was great, this is really the only cafe in the main street with an awsome menu, it caters for many tastes and the mango smoothie best I have had for a long time

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

writing this just to balance other feedback about the place. It actually is average at best, the good thing being wifi access. These guys are marketers and have the trip advisor card on the counter for people to take away and rate their experience. much better to eat at a local cafe and hang out with tongans

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Friendstonga, Owner at Friends Cafe, responded to this review

Its not often that we come across feedback like yours. I would like to thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write your comments. This is definitely something that we encourage as it is an essential tool for us to know how we are performing. Our team are also motivated to know how we are doing.... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good place to meet other travellers, clean tidy and good entertainment. Many resorts pick up and drop of guests there.

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