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Le 1881

98 James Cook | Nouville Nouméa, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 24.00.42
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
2 weeks ago
“An out of the way gem”
Nov 29, 2016
“Flavorfull vegetarian food”
Opens in 9 min
All hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
98 James Cook | Nouville Nouméa, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were exploring around Noumea, and were lucky enough to discover this hidden gem of a restaurant. We had lunch and were able to sit out over the water looking over the bay. The service was excellent (it helped that we could speak french). The...More

Thank Nony Ruth V
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Escaped the city center (juste a five minutes drive from it) with my love for lunch and our visit there was a pleasant surprise!!! We were warmly welcomed, by the father and sons who run this place, and the entire team who is very kind....More

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner with a group of local French friends. None of us found the food very good. All the mains were served with the same, barely warm, vegetables which in some cases did nothing to complement the meat or fish. For example, prawns...More

Thank Gransta
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Worth the visit, the location of the restaurant took us back in the origin of Nouméa, where the convicts were taken. Once inside, a totally different atmosfear ! lounge bar to start with, then a dinner over the water which was simply perfect !

Thank numa_d
Reviewed April 14, 2016

The typical dining room of the 1881 is built straight on Nouville bay waters. Food is excellent, and staff helfull and cool. A lounge bar the opposite side of the restaurant, so after dinner you may enjoy a tropical cocktail, listening to relaxed music on...More

Thank sylvain2noumea
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Wow, the food was amazing! My husband and I thought we were just ducking into a restaurant for a relaxed bite to eat for lunch but instead we were given a beautifully presented meal full of tastes and textures that we had never tried before...More

Thank Bernics
Reviewed April 14, 2015

All of us were taken by a friend to this beautiful spot to have Lunch a truly magnificent day was upon us.We were seated above the blue lagon water and looking at a wonderful vista of the bay of Noumea.Lunch is a set menu or...More

1  Thank Citizengastronaut
Reviewed February 9, 2015

We had made a reservation for the 3 of us by e-mail, prior to arriving at Le 1881. We were only in port at Noumea for a few hours, so Christian kindly accommodated our 11:30 am request for lunch. We arrived by local taxi ($30...More

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great views, great food. I was there for lunch, and the food and service were excellent. Sat out over the water - has to be one of the best spots to eat in the area.

Thank Lara3212
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Arrived after two bus trips at 1215 pm ---two veterinary surgeons and their wives---1881 was highly recommended Looked beautiful on the water. On entering there was NO guests in the main restaurant ---we were asked if we had a booking --we said no ---We were...More

Thank Ernie Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 James Cook | Nouville Nouméa, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
  • Phone Number: +687 24.00.42
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