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Tilly's Restaurant & Bar

Lini Highway | Chantilly's on the Bay Hotel, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 27079
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Ranked #7 of 73 Restaurants in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $31
Cuisines: Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tilly's restaurant is the main restaurant of Chantilly's on the Bay hotel. It is inside the hotel building - situated out front on the water. With a diverse menu - that fits with the hotels tag line - Port Vila's best little international hotel. We like to think of Tilly's as the best place in town, with great, views, great service, great food and a great wine list. Do try us out.
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English first
Luganville, Espiritu Santo
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Living in Santo I visit Port Vila alot. Have tried almost every restaurant in Vila. I make sure I'm there at Tilly's for breakfast every day I'm in Vila. Been going the past 5 years and don't see myself going anywhere else.

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Rehan_Syed Thank you for the lovely review, I will sure to pass on your comments to the team for they are the key reason people love to visit Tillys, our location and the view are just 'icing on the cake'! See you soon. Andrew More

Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Dined at this restaurant 3 times, breakfast, lunch and dinner and sat outside on the balcony overlooking the clearest water - the setting is just picture perfect. Lunch was the best, the sun shinning off the water, boats coming in and out of the harbour, para-sailing - it is the best watching spot on the water. The staff speak good... More

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Mitchie67 I am very happy you enjoyed our fare and service many times during your stay. Thank you for your review and I hope to see you again one day! Kind Regards Andrew More

Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our first stop in Port Villa craving our normal coffee. A bit surprised that there is actually no 'fresh' milk and mostly longlife milk, but we soon got used to it.

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Karen G Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are very lucky to have such a good local product in Tanna Coffee and also Barista of the Year 2013 in the team and a great view to sit back and enjoy! Tank yu tomas! Andrew More

Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very much enjoyed the food and the service. High standard of fresh local cuisine and attentive service providers. Brilliant outlook over the bay.

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GeneralManager279, Tillys Restaurant Team at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear LeeW10001 For taking the time to review us and letting us know you enjoyed your experience...tankyu tumas! xx More

QLD, Australia
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our family (2 adults and 2 small children) ate at this restaurant purely because of the hot spots voucher. I am SO glad we ate here! Wow! The meals were beautiful, the service was second to none and overall, it was an amazing experience! After dinner, our waiter was very apologetic that he was unable to order us transport back... More

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Shandy012 I am so pleased we could add a memorable moment to your Vanuatu visit and that the team went that 'extra mile' to deliver on their service promise to you. Hope to see you again one day! Andrew and the Tillys Team More

Sydney Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary and Tillys was recommended to us and it did not disappoint. It is located on the waterfront but at night there aren't many lights so if you are after a view lunch would be a better option. The food was the best we ate in Vanuatu and the restaurant... More

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Cherise98 Congratulations from the team here at Tillys and thank you for choosing to celebrate with us. We wish you well and would love to host your next life milestone. Congratulations and best wishes! Andrew and the team. More

Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Visitors and expats can buy restaurant/entertainment vouchers for 1000 vatu ($10) from various places around PV, we bought ours at Goodies. Tilly's restaurant had a very good deal, so 4 of us had a truly out standing meal (again). We had a gorgeous table on the balcony overlooking the water. Our Ni Van waiter (didn't catch his name) was extremely... More

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Heavenscent7 Thank you for choosing to dine with us and review Tillys. We are very proud of our food and service and I share your disappointment regarding the Hotspots voucher misunderstanding. I have been in contact with them and spoken at length so all guest dining experiences are memorable for all the right reason. Please find below the return... More

Christchurch
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Lovely location set right on the waterfront. Lovely food, free wifi and good service. Parking out the front. Part of a hotel.

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thanks VickiM for your nice description of your visit to Tillys! More

Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us so we thought we’d give it a try for dinner on Sunday night. We arrived and were greeted by a friendly welcome and ushered to our table. We were given the option of outside dining on the balcony or dining indoors, we chose the indoor option on this occasion. The restaurant was pleasant with... More

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear MP_ and_ HG As a General Manager I really appreciate the time you have taken to review our restaurant. Whilst its always great to receive the gratitude for a job well done I am glad that you have let us know that we haven't hit our goal of consistent quality service to match our food on your visit. Our... More

Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had lunch here twice during our stay in Vila and both times the food and staff were very good. Lovely sitting out on the balcony watching the world go bye. Good fresh ceasar salads, chicken and a prawn. The staff were exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable about Vanuatu. Delightful place for lunch.

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GeneralManager279, General Manager at Tilly's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear jcadd57 Thank you for your kind words. I have passed on your feedback on their service delivery and the quality of the food served, great recognition they and I are pleased to receive. Thanks again Andrew More

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