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The Beach Bar

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Bar, Pizza, Australian, Seafood
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Mele Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate cash only no cards, Vanuatu
+678 560 1132
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta
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59 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The atmosphere was a typical beach bar with the normal type of drinks and food. I had a pizza which was not bad. The main point of coming here on a Friday night is to see the Fire show. It was simply amazing and highly entertaining. I would recommend getting there early as it is popular and you cannot stand... More 

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Thank das404ga
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Got a transfer from our resort on Friday night to the Beach Bar out near Hideaway Island. We weer told that the Fire Show was a must see and it was brilliant entertainment - a mix of fire, thrilling acrobatics and a bit of humour too all from a local youth organisation. The food was great (wood-fired pizzas delicious) and... More 

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Thank Daniel T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Right on the beach, casual dining. Absolutely have the Adult Tanna Volcano for desert. Great entertainment and music.

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Thank FantasticWhanau
Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Beach Bar, friendly staff, wonderful food and the free Friday night Fire night was sensational. Fantastic performance and if your on Efate it is a must see.

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Thank 455Naomi
Sydney
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This relaxed restaurant has a wonderful view, extensive menu and very caring staff. Great food in a stunning location

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Thank SydneyFamily0f5
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great location for burgers and beers overly complicated King the harbour at night. It was very quiet on a Saturday night but the staff wee very friendly and it was very enjoyable.

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Thank Glenn K
Dunedin, New Zealand
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here a few times during our stay in Vanuatu. The food was excellent, good value for money. Nice cocktail menu as well with a good range. Would highly recommend booking a table for the Friday night fire show in advance, great evening!

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Thank Gibbsy31
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Vanuatu was one of our ports of call on our cruise. We booked Peter Ora for the day to see the sights and experience Vanuatu. He told us to the Beach Bar for lunch. A beautiful setting. Some of the options for the pizzas where very unusual button sounded good. Food was of a good standard but was disappointed not... More 

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Thank sisco111
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we ate pizzas! The cocktails on the beach were great. Staff were extremely friendly, food/drinks well priced and the fire show on Friday night was definitely a highlight of our holiday. We were a party of 12 including 6 children and we all enjoyed the Beach Bar so returned on our final night in Vanuatu. Just remember to take... More 

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Thank Angela P
Launceston, Australia
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reminded me of Bali with tables and chairs on the beach. Quite nice food - burgers, pizza, fries etc. Not cheap but then nothing in Vanuatu is.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, Australian, Seafood
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
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, 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 beergarden. 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 Vilas biggest screen, right on the beach and Sunday Sessions with our great new show "Sunday Sunset Circus"

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