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“View outstanding”
Review of La Tentation Restaurant - CLOSED

La Tentation Restaurant
Price range: $5 - $63
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: La Tentation is a Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant and Cafe located on the Waterfront in Port Vila, Vanuatu
1 review
“View outstanding”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

We had breakfast& was very pleased. The outlook was beautiful. When we returned for dinner we were very dissapointed. The steak was undercooked & the lobster was so overcooked. Very dissapointing meal. The staff were very nice.

  • Visited March 2013
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Helpful?
Thank debaz28
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Bellamariya, Owner at La Tentation Restaurant, responded to this review, April 3, 2013
We are glad to hear that you had a great breakfast.

It is such a shame that you didn't address your dissatisfaction with your dinners on the night. We would have happily addressed your concerns and, if necessary, replaced your meals to ensure that your experience with us was a pleasant and memorable one.

Cheers,
Nathan & Mariya
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
121 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Wonderful!”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

My partner and I tried many of the restaurants in Port Vila, but this one was our favorite. The food is excellent and the cocktails beautiful. The service is professional. I was very surprised when we came back and the waitress remembered what cocktail I had two days ago.

If you go to Port Vila, try this restaurant out - you won't be disappointed on any level!

Visited November 2012
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Thank DijanaD
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Bellamariya, Owner at La Tentation Restaurant, responded to this review, April 3, 2013
Thanks for the great feedback and wonderful review.

We love receiving positive feedback about our staff, we'll be sure to pass your compliments on to them.

Cheers,
Nathan & Mariya
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great coffee spot”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Love the coffee and the fantastic view. Great place to start your morning. Well done! Just need to sort out the parking and trash pick up..

Visited March 2013
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Thank KimJolley
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Bellamariya, Owner at La Tentation Restaurant, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
La Tentation indisputably has the best location in Port Vila!

Thanks for the great feedback on our coffee, we've worked hard over the last few months to create a great product that we and everybody else loves, or so we keep being told.

We do not understand your comment regarding rubbish, all of our rubbish is stored in a privately fenced facility behind the restaurant and is not accessible by the public.

Our car park is a shared facility with the entire complex and can fill up quickly on some days.

Cheers,
Nathan & Mariya
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Brisbane
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“La Tentation Port Vila”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

La Tentation is situated on the waterfront at the airport end of Port Vila business area. The premises are modern and reasonably impressive.It was a quiet weekday night so the service was in keeping with the small number attending. The food was very satisfactory without being outstanding. Overall we were quite happy with our experience.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank basil31532
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Bellamariya, Owner at La Tentation Restaurant, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
Thank you for you good review.

We are glad you enjoyed your experience at La Tentation and hope to see you again in the future.

Cheers,
Nathan & Mariya
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Australia
Level 6 Contributor
154 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Still does great coffee”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

We hadn't been to LT for about 12 months and were surprised to see it a bit sad and empty to how we recall it being previously. They still do a nice coffee and cake but the menu looked a bit overpriced for steak sandwiches and hamburgers at 1650vt.

Visited February 2013
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Thank PeaceAndLight
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Bellamariya, Owner at La Tentation Restaurant, responded to this review, March 10, 2013
The February to early March period is our low season here in Vanuatu so unfortunately most places here are a little slower this time of year. Very shortly our beautiful island will once again be a bustling tourist destination and Port Vila will fill up very quickly.

Thanks for the wonderful feedback on our fantastic coffee and cakes. We believe (and are told daily) that we do the best coffee and cakes in Port Vila!

It's a shame you didn't try our burgers or sandwiches. They are made on bread freshly baked in our kitchen every day, loaded with fresh Vanuatu grown vegetables and the amazing Santo Beef (grown here locally and exported worldwide, including to places like Japan). Every burger and sandwich order at LT also comes with a large side of crispy potato chips and your choice of sauce.

You'll find our prices are very competitive and on par with all of the other establishments of our calibre in Port Vila. We are certainly very competitively priced with Cafes in Australia and are cheaper or similarly priced to places like The Coffee Club, Toscani's and Grilled.

Cheers,
Nathan & Mariya
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