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The Beach Bar

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Mele Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate cash only no cards, Vanuatu
+678 560 1132
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Mackay
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our first day in Port Vila. The service was good, and food fresh and generous. Great location on the water in the middle of town, and licenced, so you can sit & enjoy a drink with the view.

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Thank CassnAl
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent place to wind down for food and a drink, the fire shows are spectacular and definitely worth a look

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Thank Elle G
Tallong, New South Wales, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place but have to book or you want get in. Dining on the beach setting so make Sure you wear the right shoes for walking on sand. The fire show was awesome.

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Thank Raelene J
Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a bus here - its a fair way out of the city centre, but worth the bus ride. Dont get scammed, if they go over more than 400 hundred VAT then haggle. Roads are crap to this side but lots of ATMS on the way, which you will need as this bar takes CASH only. Frozen margheritas good, pizzas... More 

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1 Thank nicole r
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So the location is actually ok from a view perspective but it's a cash only bar - don't bother bringing a credit card they won't accept it and the closest ATM is a 10 min drive assuming it's working. On our day lucky my wife was still heading over so she got some $$$ as I was down to about... More 

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Thank Phillip R
Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the trip.. highlight of my visit to Vanuatu The fire dancers were amazing Food great atmosphere casual and safe

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Thank Angela P
Port Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, reasonable wine list and cold beer. Right on the beachfront. Friday night dinner with fire show was excellent. Would thoroughly recommend it.

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Thank denis-Largs
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, great cocktails, chatty hostess, bustling atmosphere, amazing fire show. Book a table on Friday night.

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Thank Eaowyn V
Brisbane, Australia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great atmosphere at the Waterfront. We arrived around lunch and it was packed. Lots of people swimming with some floaties out in the water for the kids. Good food and drinks were pretty good, atmosphere fantastic.

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1 Thank Chris P
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017

A great place to spend a couple of hours over lunch or dinner. Located right on the beach front - it is very pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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?