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The Beach Bar

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, Australian
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Mele Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate cash only no cards, Vanuatu
+678 560 1132
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked a table for 16 (8 adults 8 kids) at the Friday night fire show and we all had a fabulous time The fire show performers are fantastic and the mango and raspberry daiquiris the best I've had We highly recommend you include this on your itinerary whilst in Port Vila Thank you for a wonderful last night in... More 

Thank TheGypsyPirate
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic hang out, great food, great views. Very friendly staff, also have different functions on different nights. Highly recommended

Thank Monique H
Taupo District, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been visiting Mele for a few days and this has been my favourite hangout. The service is great, warm and very welcoming. This is a great, save place to have a nice evening by yourself, the staff & managers will look after you! The highlights are the famous Friday night Fire Show, that is very well attended by the locals... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place. It's a bit further than you imagine by taxi but DO IT it's well worth it. Very cheap Beer, large selection and heaps of seating. The host (I don't remember her name...Aussie Lady) was very welcoming and sorted us out with seating even though we hadn't reserved and it was super busy. Pizza was awesome. Fire show... More 

Thank IT-Emperor
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bustling bar with burgers and Pizza right on the beach. Topped off with a fantastic fire show on Friday nights, performed by a local group of young people who are self managed and have found employment 7 nights a week performing some exceptional feats of strength. The standard is extremely high and would rate highly by Sydney standards. They ask... More 

Thank julianne673
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for cheap wood fire pizza and beer. The kids had a ball running around the beach and then we were all treated to an amazing fire show. Definitely a must do night for your holiday.

Thank Karlie O
Brisbane Region, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know about this place until we visited Hideaway Island and what a great find it was. We went for the Friday night fire dancers and they were fantastic, didn't expect to see that. Great food and really good beer prices. Will be telling everyone that goes to Vanuatu that they have to go.

Thank Samantha W
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, average bar menu but what stood out was the Friday night fire show!!! These guys are incredible and it's free but please tip! A must do in villa

Thank Nikki G
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for a drink on our return trip around the island as we had heard and seen on trip advisor it was in the top 10 places to check out in Port Vila. I ordered a Piña Colada and it was came out with a flower in it but was covered in bugs. Couldn't finish the drink and... More 

Thank MVD33
Penrith, Australia
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Beach Bar is on the shore of Mele Bay - just a quick ride across from Hideaway Island. The Friday night fire show is really amazing but make sure that you book and get a seat near the water as people will not hesitate to stand in the way and block you view if you sit closer to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Bar, Pizza, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mele Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate cash only no cards, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 560 1132
A great place to hang out for the day. The Beach Bar is famous for its wood fire pizzas, but offers a large choice of alternatives as well. The kids just love playing on the beach with all the free water toys while Mum & Dad relax in the beer garden. Sit back and enjoy the stunning sunsets over Mele Bay whilst enjoying a cold beer or glass of wine. Keep an eye out for the special "Friday Night Fire Dancing" evenings, Tuesday Movie nights on Port Vila's biggest screen, right on the beach and our Sunday Sessions starting with live music from 1pm followed by our great new show "Sunday Kustam Karnival" where Bank's Snake Dancers meet our talented Circus Performers". Something for everyone at The Beach Bar!

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