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The Breakwater Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, European, Contemporary
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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All reviews brunch cakes quiche bread juice great coffee air conditioned could be anywhere solomon islands quick bite in town friendly service new zealand food is excellent sit outside daily specials western food
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When a city fish is feeling out of place, this is a welcome respite. Great place to feel good about yourself and life in general when you’ve hogged a biiiggg breakfast and then walk around trying hard to figure out the ocean and it’s blues....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank thenewstorybook
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Three visits to the Breakwater....each disappointing 1. First time resulted in a 45 minute wait for the order. Reason was they lost the order. Took ages to sort out. 2. Second visit decided to keep it simple. Ordered a smoothie and received a juice. Told...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Utazo60
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Right on the water, this cafe is very popular with the Australian and NZer expat community, who could be anywhere in the world. The coffee was good and strong, the breakfasts and juices were high quality. Best in Honiara.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Goat-whisperer
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Honiara isn’t blessed with a huge range of options for travellers or expatriates but Breakwater is the top of the tree. Lovely waterfront location, secure parking, air conditioning and good amenities backed up with a great selection of food and drinks. Always busy but never...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gilgardi
Reviewed November 16, 2018

It's a place that raises the standards of Honiara's cafes. The only downside, you can't pay with card, cash only.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VicentedeRamon
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Rather than suffer through another poor hotel breakfast, we found this clean bright and pleasant cafe for breakfast, and with a view! Good food and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

So happy to revisit breakwater and see that the standards of food and staff again excel. Food was good, coffee excellent. Very helpful friendly staff, beautiful setting. Amazing aircon, clean bathroom facilities. Excellent all round. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank am0sq
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This cafe on the waterfront is almost exclusively frequented by local expats and well-to-do locals. Most people opt to stay inside in air conditioned comfort but the tables outside with overhead fans are quite pleasant. This place came highly recommended as a top location for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank raoulm78
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Location of the Venue was breath taking and in the heart of the City and the food was the best of the best.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bernadinemanuia
Reviewed October 7, 2018

The Breakwater Cafe is a great place to relax, have some good food and make sure you give their Smoothis a try ! The staff is very helpful and they offer a delicious selction of food and coffee too.

Date of visit: September 2018
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They have just a small number (3 or 4) of luxury apartments for long term rental and they are in high demand due to the location and the turnover of tenants is not high. There are no rooms or short term rentals available... More
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