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Le 1881


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French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
French, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

If you want to enjoy a perfect meal in a relaxed atmosphere, you should try the 1881 .It is a bit off the way however the view over the lagoon makes it worthwhile and the food sums it all up!. We had lunch there and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IRAZU1946
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a picture perfect local with nice gardens leading to dining area suspended over water. Will accommodate all kinds of parties. Fresh juices and many tasty choices. Shrimp excellent. Entrees are delicious but heavy French cuisine.

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed December 4, 2017

On a short day in Noumea, we were happily surprised by this restaurant which seems to have it all !! the setting, the quality of food, and we might say the service as well :), probably in this order. If you go there at lunch...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Welcoming and helpful staff, nice management. Meals were impeccable. Quality was super-delicious. Clearly a high level of care put into every part of the meal: meat cooked to perfection, a fois gras that melted in the mouth, a little hand-made zucchini bun to offset the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank CharmedLife11
Reviewed July 13, 2017

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

Date of visit: June 2017
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

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank sophiepB5601JD
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

Date of visit: June 2016
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 !

Date of visit: April 2016
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

Date of visit: March 2016
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

Date of visit: March 2016
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