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Nambawan Cafe

Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 55 44826
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Ranked #19 of 74 Restaurants in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Cust, null, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We didn't eat here (although the meals we saw being brought out to other people looked delicious) but it was a regular stop for a beer on our way back to our hotel. The beer, which they brew themselves, (Numbawan) is DELICIOUS. Very reminiscent of French beers, and very smooth. Service was friendly and helpful.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great place to hang out and watch people cruise by! Smoothies were delicious and HUGE - go for the regular size.

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Matakana, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The pizza was very tasty and the beer cold. What more could you ask. They do not take credit cards, cash only.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Whilst having enjoyed this café on the beach as we stopped off several times over our holiday, we got bill shock on this one occasion. The waitress informed us that it was happy hour for basic spirits wine and beer. “Sure… What are the Spirits?” to which the waitress went up to check. Came back and said theyre on the... More

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Sydney
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

An outdoor cafe with a pleasant atmosphere, right on the harbour. The food is great value - we enjoyed the hamburgers, delicious ice cream and Tanna coffee. It is outdoor eating with simple wooden tables and clothing stalls on either side of the cafe so sometimes a little tricky to find. The staff are relaxed and friendly. An added bonus... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The old favorite in Port Vila.. Try a fruit juice or settle in for something bigger.. With the tourist market next door. take a break and send the other half shopping !

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We kayaked to Nambawan from Melcoffe this morning with the grandchildren. They love the place, especially the kids movie night, the pizzas and sherbets. We especially enjoyed the fruity smoothies and the relaxed atmosphere where we could hang out and watch people on foot or in the water.

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Te Horo, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The best pizza we had - and we tried Chill and Nambawan Brewery for their vegetarian pizza as well and these guys were much better than the other two places. We had pizza night where we went to all three places and ordered a small vegetarian pizza ( no cheese) so the challenge was on! These guys won and the... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Today I had Fettuccine Carbonara with an egg yolk in the middle......delicious! Andrew had the chilli, pork and salami pizza, it was enough for 2 people but couldn't help him out as mine was more than enough. You won't go hungry here. Service was friendly and quick.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Was recommend to try the burgers at this cafe & they were pretty good. The pizza is pretty good too. The make a cocktail called Numbawan Cocktail & it is one of the best cocktails I have even had. You just have to have one of these. Great place to just chill & watch the world go by. Went here... More

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Additional Information about Nambawan Cafe

Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Phone Number: +678 55 44826
Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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