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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

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Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 23490
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

This place is open for lunch and dinner and located right on the waterfront. Varied menu and you can just have a drink or light meal or have the full dinner. Service is friendly but by no means consistent, we visited twice. Once it was ok next it certainly wasn't! Live entertainment at nightime with a lovely singer and pleasant... More 

Thank 1811027Scott
Greater Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Wonderful location and friendly staff. The seafood is fresh which is there selling point but the time taken to get your meal was a little long. We ordered and 2 other tables got served before we got our order. The order had been put in the completed pile after we got our entrée instead back in the to cook pile.... More 

Thank Satan1964
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten here several times; always consistently good! Was very convenient when staying at Iririki (if you want a change from the Resorts menu)

Thank Mimm78
Newcastle, Australia
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015

This is a great spot to eat near the water.however the food is pretty plain and varied. The service is friendly and good the wine list woeful. It is an icon I must visit however

Thank KymB0711
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

The sunset is beautiful from this spot. We got a table next to the water and it was gorgeous. Their cocktails are incredible and food was delicious. I would highly recommend the pina colada's and toblerone cocktails! The staff were super attentive and loved a chat.

Thank Simone M
Auckland, New Zealand
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We had previously been here for lunch but we were glad to have visited for dinner. The menu is varied and the food we ordered was tasty and cooked well. It's a great location, right by the water. We'd dine there again.

Thank Davieland
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We visited The Waterfront Bar and Restaurant for our first night in Port Vila. The service was great, and the food was good. Very relaxing way to pass a night with great views out over the harbour.

Thank Ruthruthless
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015

Food was nice but lots of smokers all puffing away while you eat which was revolting! Great singer but way too loud!

Thank Kaye J
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015

we called in for a couple of the local beers ,tuskers,interesting place to sit and watch the boats and the lovely harbour.

Thank muriwaiian
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

Really lovely setting. Food was great although we felt a little expensive. Very friendly and attentive staff. Live entertainment which was awesome.They have done a great job.

Thank 755suzanne27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 23490

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