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“Perfect location in town!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Escape

Cafe Escape
Ranked #2 of 34 Restaurants in Nuku'alofa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
London, Canada
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147 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Perfect location in town!”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Super friendly atmosphere, close to everything with a good bottle store and shopping at your convenience. The coffee was excellent, as well as the passion fruit cheesecake!
Free half hour Internet as well!
Perfect spot.

Visited March 2013
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English first
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Breakfast at Escape”
Reviewed April 6, 2013

Had a lovely breakfast at Escape cafe! It was our last day in Tonga and we decided to have a nice breakfast/brunch before heading to the airport. The place was really nice and cool, it was so hot outside and the air-conditioning was amazing. The service was really fast and friendly. We expected the food to come a lot slower than it did which was pleasantly surprising. The food tasted great! And was reasonably priced compared to other eateries in Nuka'lo'fa but was still quite expensive as all food in cafes and restaurants are. The internet service wasn't good. They advertise as having wifi service but it was too slow for us to use and even the computers were very slow that one in our group gave up. Recommend highly and would go again.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Emma-Kate B
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Warwick, Queensland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Air conditioned comfort!!!”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Great food (except I found I cannot stomach mahi-mahi!), friendly service, meals arrive quite quickly, excellent coffee, nice and central location and the aircon is definitely a winner!

Visited March 2013
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Thank katem575
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Vientiane, Laos
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276 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
“Good lunch option”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Cafe Escape is busy every lunchtime - and whilst not outstanding, is one of the best in Nukualofa.
Food is fairly expensive, but so are all the other cafes in town - same prices as places like Auckland and Sydney.
The samosas, chicken teriyaki rolls and grilled moroccan fish kebabs are all good.

  • Visited February 2013
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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“was ok”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

we ordered two brekkies. The eggs tasted of vinegar and other than that had no flavour. Sausages were unusual tasting. Otherwise coffee was good and cheesecake divine. The $1 charge for skim milk was unusual in buying coffees. The service was good and it was only the food that made us hesitant to return as it cost us $63 for two and didn't have a wow factor about it.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Chris G
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