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Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this restaurant is superb with the best steak you can get in town. It is a little bit pricey and the cocktails are totally overpriced.

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Thank Steffen G
Paris, France
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice, which says something! The first time on the casual terrace and the second time in the formal dining area. I would say that the terrace is more my thing, but the dining room is very impressive, and the atmosphere is certainly good for either couples or business meetings; quiet and refined. The food was OK, and... More 

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Thank AdeleinParis
London, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the Lodge, and the room was very pleasant with all facilities. We had read good reviews of their restaurant and so decided to eat there on our first night. What a mistake! When the food came it was delicious, but we waited 80 minutes for it to come, and there was no apology for the wait.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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245 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying within walking distance, we checked out the dining options by going for a reasonably-priced happy hour drink on the deck in front of the Lodge. It had been recommended to us by the manager of the last place we'd stayed. Encouraged by what we saw on the menu and the premises. we booked for the next evening early. As... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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144 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I should not be too harsh as I realize it is probably difficult to make really good food locally and there are not many satisfactory options in Nuku'Alofa. But out of the 4 restaurants we tried, this is the most expensive and the most disappointing in terms of food. The place is undoubtly nice and stylish, certainly the best in... More 

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Blueys Beach, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Wonderful service from all the team at Seaview, attentive, professional, polite and also friendly. Food was wonderful with great service. Worth the extra money.

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Thank emmajane1410
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was good all round and the food a treat - but a little more expensive than others. Service was good. Music was 80s mix. But there was no real atmosphere the night we were there - and everyone was whispering. We couldn't even eavesdrop the next door table's Germans they were so unusually quiet. And if you are... More 

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Thank Steve D
Canberra, Australia
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112 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We dined here during a short stay in Nukalofa. I loved the decor which was carefully chosen to give a really lovely mood. The deck is probably better before Sundown as after that one cannot see anything in terms of view. Staff were friendly and the establishment seems well maintained. We both had a tasty grilled snapper and a "to... More 

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Thank cristinahSydney
Blenheim, New Zealand
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We had a superb evening at the Seaview. Impeccable surroundings, a beautiful old villa spotless and inviting. Wait staff we so polite and helpful, meal was the best we experienced in Tonga

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Thank mary2936
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I had the best red snapper dish ever when I dined here last year. My parents were visiting and were so impressed that they asked if we could dine there again on their last night in Tonga. We were sad when they closed for renovations, but rushed back on the opening night when renos were done. It's beautiful to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
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
Description
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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