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Nambawan Cafe

Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 55 44826
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Ranked #16 of 71 restaurants in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Adelaide
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Lovely location to sit and watch people go by. We sat and watched P&O depart Port Vila and saw the sun setting on a beautiful evening. We enjoyed a couple of good pizzas - fairly good service. I unfortunately had a very bad cocktail but overall the experience was good. Price of food pretty good comparable to other restaurants in... More

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Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Nice cafe with pleasant, outdoor, undercover seating. It doesn't look like much externally, but the tables are clean, the service is prompt and friendly and the food was much better than I expected. The butter chicken curry was particularly delicious. It was unfortunately not available when I tried to order it again. Caesar salad was also very good. There is... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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110 reviews 110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

but OK for a quick fairly commercial/western-style lunch. The tables (being outside) could do with more of a regular clean given the birdlife around!

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great to sit back and watch the world go by, close to the markets and the main street to buy all you need.

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Canberra
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Top spot and good coffee. Movie nights are also good value, a pizza and a Tusker, life can't get much better tan that :-)

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Kingscliff, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This gorgeous little café is right on the beach front. A lot of ex pats eat here as do the pilots and paramedics. Really quick service. Awesome value for money. We had bacon and eggs and it cost 700 vatu. I asked for poached eggs and they were cooked perfectly. My husband had fried eggs and they were also cooked... More

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Morwell, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We called into Nambawan café several times a day as it became our favourite hangout for a drink, snack or meal. The staff were amazing and very friendly, could not fault them at all Will definitely go back there on our next visit

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Right on the waters edge, looking out towards Iririki and Ifira Islands. It's beautiful. Locationwise it's fantastic - fairly central and close to the beach (you can swim straight in front but it's not a sandy beach), close to markets and downtown area. It's busy all day every day, which speaks louder than words could. The prices seemed to be... More

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Auckland NZ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We always stop and have a beer and the restaurant is always full and well patronised, by locals and visitors. It is on the sea front so one can watch the ships, and various visiting yachts. The ambience is eclectic and functional. The service is swift and expert. The lady in charge is dynamic and very much on the ball.... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and I dined and sampled the local beers at this cafe on several occasions on our Vanuatu honeymoon.The selection available on their menu for food was a great mix of whatever your taste buds desired whether it be seafood,steak pizza,burgers,or a good tasting plate.these dishes were all well presented by friendly staff,no long waiting time even when they... More

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