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Tilly's Restaurant & Bar

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$$ - $$$
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Lini Highway | Chantilly's on the Bay Hotel, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 27079
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family of four ate here many times over our 10 night stay!! Food was fabulous with great service - my husband loved their Creme Brulee!

Thank LouiseSch2014
New Caledonia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Great time at the restaurant, Mr.Denis, was as the usual kind full and made a spacial for my wife. Aa is like everyday. All the best for this privilege. the staff from the reception. In the hotel you feel like home and the quality is there, Look forward for a stay. Thanks again to denis amazing guy. I will look... More 

Thank Mathieu F
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Went with high expectations of some lovely seafood but was a little disappointed with my seafood. The fish dish I had was only average. Fish was dry and the vegetables cold. My partners dish was much better. Service was excellent, location fantastic.

Thank bruceweaver
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Good business hotel with all services available. I enjoyed a interesting presentation on the botanical inventory of Vanuatu by the joint forces of Vanuatu government and its local bodies and the NY Botanical Institute. The food and drinks are good, good parking and meeting facilities, great view from the terras over the bay next to the swimming pool. Almost too... More 

Thank Rene K
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

This was my favourite refuge for years but it has changed. The jetty out in the water got destroyed in cyclone Pam and the new owners have no intention of replacing it. They have extended the railing and blocked the access. My days of gazing at the fish and the coral with a coffee in my hand are gone. On... More 

Thank Liz S
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

great quality well presented meals here, fantastic location, great service, not overdone or overly pretentious - classic charm and class.

1 Thank Luka S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We came here for dinner and sat out on the balcony overlooking the harbour and the sunset. Absolutely beautiful! The food was good, but the restaurant wasn't very full. Our very friendly waitress told us they are more popular for breakfast, but we had a wonderful time and meal for dinner. Coffee is very good too! Really enjoyed it and... More 

Thank JRNZ11
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Lovely place to dine, make sure you take a table on the deck overlooking the bay. Good service, great food, very reasonably priced. Good cocktail deals, staff always willing to help. Put this place on your list when in Port Vila.

1 Thank Julie T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We couldn't go past the Oxtail Soup (best ever!) and the crispy Prawn salad with Grapefruit and Avocado and hot chilli dressing - triple yum 😃 Of course, the view's not bad either and too much Pavlova was consumed. Well worth the walk from the town centre.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here during our 5 night visit. The food was excellent as was the service. The restaurant wasn't busy the night we were there so we got a seat with a wonderful view out over the water. Would recommend

Thank NZnpfamily_5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lini Highway | Chantilly's on the Bay Hotel, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 27079
Tilly's restaurant is the main restaurant of Chantilly's on the Bay hotel. It is inside the hotel building - situated out front on the water. With a diverse menu - that fits with the hotels tag line - Port Vila's best little international hotel. We like to think of Tilly's as the best place in town, with great, views, great service, great food and a great wine list. Do try us out.

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