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“Great Food and View”

Tamanu on the Beach
Ranked #23 of 89 Restaurants in Port Vila
Price range: $9 - $32
Cuisines: Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: With truly breathtaking, unsurpassed ocean views, our fine dining, yet casually relaxed restaurant, is considered to be the best in Vanuatu and is renowned for its pavilion styled, open-air al fresco dining. We also offer a private dining area suitable for a group or just a romantic dinner for two. Tamanu on the Beach's restaurant has earned a highly respected international reputation for delivering the most distinctive dining experience, featuring local organic meat, indigenous produce and the freshest of seafood. Open all day for guests and visitors, our restaurant offers quality dining at affordable prices. Bookings are recommended.
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Food and View”
Reviewed September 1, 2014

Cosy and small but very delicable. Hosted our staff party and were great to work with ,esp having to organise 3 course lunch meals for almost 50 people...well done

Visited December 2013
1 Thank MamereVanuatu
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Geelong, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Secluded Tasty”
Reviewed September 1, 2014

We visited here for my birthday. Staying just up the road, we were picked up and taken back, which was included on the bill. The meals were all very nice. I had the seared tuna and the fish curry. The curry was nice and full of flavour, but we ordered medium heat and it was below mild. Also it was lacking a bit more juice. But either way, we all enjoyed our meals and had a good night. The buses in Vanuatu can be a little interesting, especially late at night on the way home.

  • Visited August 2014
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    • Food
Thank RhysyB
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“Depth of flavour”
Reviewed August 22, 2014

Each and every meal was delivered containing an amazing depth of flavour and exquisiteness. The experience of Tamanu dining is something that will remain in my mind forever.

Visited August 2014
Thank AnthonyP2
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Birthday Feast”
Reviewed August 11, 2014

My family & I stayed next door at Villa Champagne as a birthday celebration and had our birthday dinner at Tamanu's Restaurant. The staff were fantastic, the atmosphere was lovely especially as we were lucky enough to have the restaurant mostly to ourselves and the food was absolutely delightful. Nothing we asked for was too much for the kitchen and staff, we requested entree's for the table not individually. And as a complete surprise (it wasn't organised) the wait & kitchen staff presented me with a birthday cake with candles and singing happy birthday. Our entire night was amazing. The night before we departed the four of us left went back for our last supper lol... we decided to have the lobster mornay but as an entree between 3 of us ... the kitchen split it up into 3 individual lobster shells and i must say it was incredible as was the rest of our meal. Thanks for such a great experience Tamanu!

Visited July 2014
Thank JenSHiggins
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Rosebud, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Birthday Dinner”
Reviewed July 31, 2014

Stayed at the Vila Champagne next door and went across for our family birthday dinner. Being a Sunday night we almost had the place to ourselves. Food was excellent, staff very attentive.

Visited July 2014
1 Thank Winbin2014
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