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L'Eau Vive du Pacifique

112 Rue Du Port Despointes, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 28.61.23
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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French, International, European, Polynesian
$$ - $$$
112 Rue Du Port Despointes, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

This charming restaurant is run by a delightful group of nuns.The service is attentive,the food well presented and substantial, the whole evening a pleasure.At the end of the meal,the nuns sang a beautiful Ave Maria which gave the evening a lovely conclusion.This is an absolute...More

1  Thank 10Raindrops
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

We came here in May for dinner with my elderly mother The staff were very friendly indeed and happy to help and talk The menu was very good and affordable as was the wine. The food was very nice and fresh The decor is a...More

Thank Duckamilton
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Great service and good food in a simple setting. Enjoyed the Nuns singing Ave Maria. Enjoyable experience. Restaurant was quiet on a Wednesday night

Thank SophieGoldCoast
Reviewed July 2, 2017

L'Eau Vive is an unusual dinner experience, primarily because the restaurant is run by a group of nuns from around the world. The meals could have been cooked exactly the same way 50 years ago, making it a bit of a time warp as well....More

Thank Johan H
Reviewed March 25, 2017

I went there for the experience as I have read about the reviews and had a reservation for one It was a quiet restaurant for a Saturday night and when I arrived, there was only one man eating. Later on, there was a family of...More

Thank Connieng2903
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews to this place, I wanted to try it out. I really wanted to like the place but felt let down. I thought the food was decent, nothing special and certainly not worth what we paid. We went for dinner during a...More

Thank myworld2014
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch and what a find! Served by multinational nuns, beautiful no fuss food with a smile and felt like a cherished day at my grandmother's as a child. Perfectly cooked and presented - I'd go every Sunday if I could. Highly recommended...More

1  Thank 432lisamarier
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Great food and dishes, the menu changes every day, you get served by nuns and the cooks are nuns as well, I can tell you they very good cooks.

Thank flashgordon2016
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Staying at Anse Vata Beach we googled the walk and it took not quite an hour of leisurely walking (no effort) along a beautiful waterside walking track. on arrival it took a while before we figured out that you go in the door on the...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Charming setting and lovely service. The food is French/New Caledonian bistro style and is just delicious. Added bonus is the nun's singing Ave Maria.

Thank jmr_syd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
French, International, European, Polynesian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Rue Du Port Despointes, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
  • Phone Number: +687 28.61.23
  • E-mail
L’Eau-Vive du Pacifique fait partie de la chaine des restaurants « Eau-Vive » présents dans le monde et gérés par les Travailleuses Missionnaires de l’Immaculée. Les clients y sont attendus dans une ambiance calme et sereine. Des spécialités françaises et internationales sont proposées. A l’Eau-Vive, autour des tables on respire la joie, l’esprit de famille.
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