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Nambawan Cafe

Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
+678 55 44826
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Ranked #18 of 73 Restaurants in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Tue 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Nambawan is a relaxing water side cafe - built using local materials alongside the Arts and Craft Market. It has cafe fair, with a juice bar using only fresh ingredients (no concentrates or canned juices) and only imported fruits when not in season.
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We often found ourselves at Nambawan Cafe, drinking a tasty coffee or juice after a long day in the city. The service is great and the menu extensive to cater for all tastes. The view out over the bay is brilliant, highly recommend for a light lunch or dinner!

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Hawera, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

They brew there own brand of beer called Nambawan which is bislama for Number 1. Happy hour is 4.30 and my wife enjoyed her cider I am not much of a drinker but the draught lager was okay. They have a 5pm special on Pizzas which are very tasty. I can recommend the 3 cheese and mushroom.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We had lunch here on our last stay, AWESOME mixed juices, just delicious! Its a well known chilling spot for many tourists as it is cheap but has good food. Staff are lovely aswell.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We love this cafe and have always been here each year we visit the area. The food is beautiful, well priced and fresh. Great smoothies - so many to chose from and lovely coffee. The "movie under the stars" is a real treat while eating yummy pizzas too! Great spot!!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We had a hungry moment so stopped in the middle of the day. It's on the noisy main street. Pizza was good as was the beer. Get the Gold -- much nicer than the regular.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The place is huge! We sat outside looking into the main street. Great atmosphere. Food was ok. The Caipiroska was awesome!

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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have probably visited the Nambawan Cafe a dozen times since 2009 and it still maintains it's standard. Great coffee and the food is always good. Oh, love the juices as well and all on the waterfront. Big thumbs up.

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Ohakune
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Very relaxing sitting back eating and drinking and looking out to water, markets right next door, kids park, golf hitting over water to hole in one. Area along waterfront needs a good tidy up and I hear NZ is going to do this.

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Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Find out when the movies are playing and head down for a fantastic pizza and a beer. Cinema is surprisingly large considering its free! Seating is limited though so get there early plus if you do you'll be there for happy hour which is great value!

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Buderim
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Always stop at Nambawan café while in Vila and get the bush lime drink. It's so refreshing and gorgeous. Wiifi is also available here with a purchase, so very handy.

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Additional Information about Nambawan Cafe

Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
Phone Number: +678 55 44826
Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Café

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