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Vila Chaumieres Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, Australian, French, International, New Zealand
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Route de Teouma, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 22866
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Kansas City, USA
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141 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

The restaurant is reached from the parking area by a long path through a lovely garden and sits at the edge of the lagoon behind Port Vila. The location is quiet and very pleasant. I was with friends and we had a variety of different food, all well prepared and presented. Port Vila is known for good restaurants and I... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We have now visited Vila Chaumieres three times on our vista to Vanuatu and we keep going back. For us it was the perfect setting for our 10 the wedding anniversary dinner great classic French cuisine fused with beautiful island seafood, awesome cocktails and great French wine. The setting is beautiful, particularly at sunset and our daughter loves to feed... More 

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Thank Craig N
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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778 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

This restaurant is situated at the end of garden path right on a lagoon. It is very romantic. The menu is quite diverse but you come here for the coconut crab. Many restaurants do not serve this specialty, but it is well worth it to try this huge crab once. It is a messy affair to eat and does require... More 

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Valley Heights, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Our driver (thanks Moby) recommended this place to us and it did not disappoint. This was the best lunch we had. I had the seafood spaghetti and it was yum. My husband had the NZ mussels. They were also lovely but my dish was the standout. We did get food envy when another table were served. The burgers they had... More 

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Thank Justine C
Victoria, Australia
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151 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

The food here, especially at night, is fantastic. We ate here everyday for fourteen days, both lunch and dinner, so I feel qualified to comment. The lobster and crab are delicious, and beautifully cooked and presented. The only steak I would recommend anywhere is eye fillet and the beef Wellington did not disappoint. Tender, succulent and medium rare. The salads... More 

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Thank Samantha W
Port Vila
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

The location of the restaurant is perfect. Meandering through the lush foliage, which Ursula has taken such care with created miracles post cyclone Pam. The setting over the lagoon is perfect for large group or intimate dining alike. However the service is very slow (it took 2 hours to get our meal) and the food, in my opinion is, underwhelming... More 

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Thank bedazzledPortVila
Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Been to Vila many times on ships and always go to Vila Chaumieres and have taken friends & family who have joined us on the cruises. The food has always been excellent though sometimes the service is a little slow (Island Time). It was situated out over the lagoon and was wonderfully relaxing. You can pick up a taxi to... More 

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Thank rtwomey
Newcastle, Australia
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a very pleasant lunch here on the lagoon The menu and wine list limited but adequate Service was friendly and efficient Definitely worth a visit whilst in Port Vila

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

When you enter the place, you walk on a small winding path with lots of plants and flower to get the "secret place" where the restaurant is located. It opens to a very quiet, beautiful place located on the lagoon where you have to chance to eat with a view and be 1 meter away from the water. The staff... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

This restaurant has an amazing atmosphere & setting. You are sitting on a deck, actually over the water of the lagoon. There is section of the lagoon which has been slightly walled off & is full of fish & other sea creatures which are fascinating to watch as you wait for your meals. The food here is excellent & portion... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Australian, French, International, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de Teouma, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 22866

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?