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Chatterbox Cafe

Lagoon side, Bikenibeu village | Upper Tarawa, closer to airport, Republic of Kiribati
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Lagoon side, Bikenibeu village | Upper Tarawa, closer to airport, Republic of Kiribati
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Very helpful staff, very quick, very willing. They even got me dinner from the Chinese down the road. Very modern and comfortable with air con. Lovely passion fruit yogurt.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Coming here was a great idea. It's clean, has plenty of parking, and a restroom. The menu is simple and refreshing and the food was pretty good! The handicrafts available are gorgeous. We did think everything was a touch pricey, and you can get Internet...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Doesn't let down. Good coffee for the islands. Flat white has a nice texture and presentation - only faults pretty minor: needs to be in a tulip and the milk is usually very hot Banana Brent is to die for ! A good stop after...More

Thank McTravel73
Reviewed April 14, 2017

The staff cater for a tourist's needs, with plenty of smiles and local knowledge. The coffee is wonderful, in an aircon environment. Buy some excellent handicraft, or send a postcard home!

Thank Damian M
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Fantastic coffee, really surprising to find decent flat whites in Tarawa. Lovely ladies run the place which also acts as a travel agency, commercial post office, and a few other things. The place can be noisy, but offers a lovely air conditioned place to work...More

Thank DCNike
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Chatterbox is my favourite hangout in Tarawa because it is the only place on Tarawa where you can have a coffee in airconditioned luxury. The place is neat and clean and feels like any cafe in any major city around the world. Food supplies on...More

Thank Nat P
Reviewed August 28, 2016

By Kiribati standards, a bit pricey, but where else do you get this service, a book to read or a choice of handicraft to buy. Or get your airline ticket sorted. A challenge for the clumsy parker, though.

Thank MajorMitchell
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I am not much of a coffee-person so my visit to this particular cafe had been driven by interest from a fellow colleague and consultant who is Fijian mainly for networking. However, all I can say is the staff are well-trained in espresso-making and I...More

Thank Nesian89
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Chatterbox Cafe is an excellent treat for visitors to South Tarawa. Nested right off the main road, and overlooking the lagoon, Chatterbox is a great place to escape the heat of Tarawa and enjoy the best coffee and banana smoothies in town. A good selection...More

Thank Evan A
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We stopped in at the Chatterbox Cafe as part of a visited to the Tobaroai premises where it is based. Tobaroai Travel run a Travel Agency, DHL Courier depot, have this great little cafe, sell a range of nicely made local souvenirs, and also have...More

Thank Alaroy01
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  • Food
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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Families with children
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  • Address: Lagoon side, Bikenibeu village | Upper Tarawa, closer to airport, Republic of Kiribati
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Republic of Kiribati  >  Gilbert Islands  >  Tarawa Atoll
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