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Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I ended up spending 9 nights here on business and it was a great place to stay. Comfortable rooms and great food in the restaurant are a good start, but the staff were the difference. They were great at making us feel welcome, and knew our names and our drink order in no time at all. Breakfast on the deck... More 

Thank Jamlog
Curlewis, New South Wales, Australia
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89 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

im not sure whether it was because we had been staying at a basic place, eating simple food for several days before or whether it is just a truly classy place - but it was wonderful. Cocktail on the outside verandah to being before going into the luxurious restaurant. Service was really good, food tasty and the toilets superb. If... More 

Thank AngeM2381
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice views from the enjoyable deck, the variety of food is limited but enough. Continental breakfast is very basic but the the add ons are affordable. Good service, lovely people, good chef, nothing fancy but just nice.

Thank bbrichau
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The recent renovations are fabulous and brings Seaview up a notch to an all-round 5 star experience. The menu is small and simple with a small selection of entrees and mains (4 of each) and a choice of 2 desserts. Local chef Soane uses local produce on his menu which few chefs in Tonga dare to do and this results... More 

Thank Tricia E
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The local chef Soane creates very nice and tasty dishes by mixing local ingredients with international style food. When staying in Nuku'alofa make sure to have dinner here at least once.

Thank BoerjeStockholm
Gungahlin, Australia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We stayed in house and breakfast was included (with tea, coffee and juice). At the end of a week, they hit us with a bill for $5.50 - $7 per bottle of water each breakfast. At no stage were we told water was an extra cost and it was not on the menu anywhere. One day we asked for sandwiches... More 

Thank Karen M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Called to find out if open but advised that the restaurant is closed for renovations, re-opening in May. Pity, because our recollections if the place from previous visits have been very good.

Thank Tofoafelix
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Enjoyed cocktails and a light meal on their new deck! Lovely view on the waterfront in a quiet neighbourhood not far from the main road in town (less than 5 minutes walk - past the Palace). Great place to go for a quiet drink or if you fancy one of the best meals in town then this is the place!!... More 

Thank Tricia E
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I have spent a few nights there on previous travels and it has always been a mixed feeling..such a nice location, but "strange" owners. Now the ownership has changed, the new owners have totally refurnished the place and have great management in place. I totally recommend it for anybody. The attached Restaurant is operated by a great tongan chef and... More 

Thank Boris S
Scarborough, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Unexpectedly first class ambience & food. Very attentive staff & a great food selection with many local favourites, changes with what's available. Also went for happy hour cocktails a couple of times. Lovely decor & views. .

Thank Lesley L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • This restaurant is at Seaview Lodge
Hi there, I would love to review this restaurant, however its only listed on your site as a hotel and not restaurant, and as we didn't stay there didn't feel right in reviewing it as such. Hope you can help, cheers.

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