Restaurants Port Vila

A la Carte ( from the menu )

War Horse Saloon  

Azure Restaurant

 Flaming Bull Restaurant

 Chantilly’s on the bay

Aquana Beach Resort

The Havannah Restaurant

The Navara

Aufare Restaurant


 Seafood Restaurants

Waterfront Bar & Grill

The Wahoo Bar


 French

L’houstalet Restaurant & Bar

Au Fare

Saloon Bar & Grill


CHINESE

Ah Tong Restaurant & Take Away: They serve fantastic authentic Chinese food.

Tel: 28308

Price Range: $$

Crystal Palace: Located in Melcoffe opposite Tana Russet Shopping Plaza. Tel: 29298

Price Range: $$

Golden Port. Opposite the Melanesian Hotel. Great view over the harbour. Price Range: $$

Kung Fu Noodles: Fast and fresh in an airconditioned venue. Opposite Fung Kuei.

Price Range: $

Harbour View Chinese Restaurant: port Vilas most popular Chinese restaurant. Has one of the best views; very nice food.

Tel: 23668 

Email: harbourviewrest@hotmail.com

Price Range: $$

MK Chinese Restaurant: Located at the Nambatri area

Price Range: $$


CURRY HOUSE

Spice Indian Restaurant: Located Nambatu area, opposite Au Bon Marche. 

Tel: 24406

Price Range: $$

Sydney Curry House: Located near the Colardeau French school.

Tel: 5360061

Price Range: $$


FINE DINING/RESORT DINING

Back to Eden: This beautiful seaside café/restaurant is located on one of the best snorkelling spots in Vanuatu about 20 minutes drive from Port Vila. Have cheese platters and drinks by the ocean or dine in the restaurant for a range of delicious meals such as curries, juicy fillet steaks, fish and vegetarian options. All served with healthy salads. Cakes and desserts are all homemade. A perfect place to relax and enjoy life in paradise! 

Tel: 7118305.

Price Range: $$

Breakas Bar / Restaurant: Located near Pango Village. A simply beautiful place to eat and dine with great food.  Tuesday night – French night, Wednesday night – Melanesian feast, Thursday night – Polynesian night, Saturday Night – seafood platter.

Tel: 23670

Email: breakasresort@vanuatu.com.vu 

Price Range: $$$

Cafe Du Village: International fare in the heart of Port Vila on the waters edge, looking out onto the stunning harbour.

Ph: 27789 

Price Range: $$

Café Vila Nasama Resort: Located on Pango Road, Café Vila is the hottest spot to eat in town. Sumptuous food and glorious water views. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 Days a week.

Tel: 7728028

Price Range: $$

Chill Restaurant & Bar: Next to the market above Seaview Takeaway.

Tel: 22578

Email: chillrestaurant@vanuatu.com.vu.

Price Range: $$$

Coconut Palms Resort: Truly delicious food; won the best chef awards twice. Breakfast from 7:00am to 9:00am, lunch from 11:00am to 17:00pm, dinner from 18:00pm to 21:00pm, Melanesian Feast Night every Tuesday Night, Saturday night- fire show.

Tel: 23696

Email: sales@coconutpalms.vu

Price Range: $$

Erakor Island Resort – Aqua Limited Restaurant: A ferry will take you across, famous for their island feast. Breakfast from 7:00am to 10:00am  Lunch from 11:00am to 12:00am Dinner from 18:00pm to 22:00pm Tuesday       night- pizza movie night on the beach, Thursday night Melanesian feast and fire show.

Tel: 26983

Email: resort@erakor.vu

Price Range: $$$

Eratap Beach Resort: A 30 minute drive away from town; won the best resort award 2010. Breakfast and lunch from 7:00am to 17:00pm Dinner from 18:00pm to 22:00pm Monday night- fire show, Wednesday night- Ekasup.

Tel: 5545007

Email: res@eratap.com

Price Range: $$$

Grand Hotel & Casino: Located in the heart of town; great varied lunch offers from vt1,500.

Tel: 28882 

Email : reservations@grandvanuatu.com  

Price Range: $$$

Hideaway Island Restaurant: A ferry will take you across; a perfect place to snorkel and enjoy nice food on the beach. Thursday Night-Melanesian Feast Night.

Tel: 22963

Price Range: $$.

Holiday Inn Resort Veranda Restaurant: Thursday night- fire show night, buffet dinner Saturday night- dinner night under the stars.

Tel:  22040

Price Range: $$$

Iririki Island Resort & Spa: Azure Restaurant, Infinity Bar & Café, Sunset Bar & Café.

Tel:35060.

Price Range: $$$

The Blue Marlin Club: Has a club atmosphere like the name suggests with amenities like a pool with great view over Port Vila Harbour.

Tel: 530 6299

Price Range: $$$

The Melanesian Hotel Oasis Poolside Bar & Grill:  offers a casual poolside dining from 7am until 10pm. Happy Hour from 4pm to 6pm every day. Melanesian Feast Night with Kava Tasting & Custom Dance every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday Night 

Tel: 22150

Price Range: $$

Lagoon Bar & Grill (Tropicana Lagoon Apartments Resort) Wednesday Night from 6pm is Melanesian Feast Night where there is Fire show and local food tasting.

Tel: 7722202   

Price Range: $$

Le life Resort:  Located exactly halfway around the island near Epule River. If you love sea food, their famous sea food platter for two is a must with fresh sea food taken straight from the reef out the front or the resort.

Tel: 27046 | 7743930 

Price Range: $$

Paradise Cove Restaurant: Located in Pango, on the water’s edge of Mele Bay. A tribute to traditional Melanesian architecture, the restaurant offers the best fresh local ingredients prepared with a Mediterranean touch. Reservations

Tel: 7773397

Email: paradisecove@vanuatu.com.vu 

Price Range: $$$

Reefers Bar & Grill: Great venue right on the water. If rum is your favourite tipple, this is the place to knock back a few as they boast a heap to choose from and the food is top quality too.

Tel: 26672

Price Range: $$    

Ramada Resort: Akiriki Restaurant set jutting out over Erakor Lagoon, Akiriki Restaurant at Ramada Resort Port Villa offers an ocean blend of flavours influenced from Melanesia and Polynesia.  Incorporated in international cuisine this overwater restaurant offers spectacular views over Erakor Lagoon and showcases the finest Vanuatu produce.

Tel: 28000

Price Range: $$$

Sunset Restaurant & Bar: Located out of town on the second lagoon.

Tel: 29968 

Email: sunsetbungalows@vanuatu.com.vu

Price Range: $$

Sea Side Retreat: Located at Seaside Paama and overlooking a splendid view of first lagoon and great value pub style food with a big screen for watching sports.   

Price Range: $$

Tilly’s at Chantilly’s on the Bay: Located in town; a very nice restaurant with exceptional food. Famous for their breakfasts. 

Tel: 27079

Email: chantilly@vanuatu.com.vu

Price Range: $$$

Vila Chaumieres: Open 7.30Am till late. Located 4kms from town centre, built out over Second Lagoon, a truly authentic, romantic, magical Melanesian setting with fine quality local seafood and beef. Famous for its coconut crab dish.

Telephone +678 22866

Email vilchaum@vanuatu.com.vu

Price Range: $$$

Wahoo Bar: Situated on the water at beautiful Havannah Harbour

Tel: 7715157

Price Range: $$

Wild Ginger: Located at Le Lagon Resort; great teppanyaki.

Tel:  22313

Email: res@lelagonvanuatu.com.Vu

Price Range: $$$


FISH AND CHIPS

Beach Hut: Hidden gem opposite Public Works Department. They have freshest fish & chips in town for as little as 200vt and grilled lobster & chips for only 1500vt .

Tel: 7765118

Email: beachhutvila@gmail.com

Price Range: $

FRENCH

Au Faré: Located on the water at Fatumaru Bay. Vila’s newest  French venue. Great place for sundowners on a Friday

Price Range: $$$

L’houstalet Restaurant: Located at Nambatu; it is the oldest and best French restaurant in town  and been operating for over forty years. Famous for their Flying Fox and Onion Soup. They also serve pizza.

Tel: 22303

Price Range: $$$

The Lookout Restaurant.  Located on Rue Rene Pajol – Port Vila at the Ocean View apartments overlooking Port Vila Harbor. 

Tel: +678 22762 or +678 7731955. 

Email:  lookout.vanuatu@gmail.com

Facebook:  Lookoutrestaurantfrancais


JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Kanpai Restaurant: Huge menu, clean fresh flavour: Sushi box , soft shell crab Sushi, tempura    prawns and dumplings all fabulous. Located at Wharf Road.

Tel: 26687

Price Range: $$$

Rorona Dinning: A local Japanese take out known best for its affordable, healthy and delicious sushi just 100 m across from the Saloon Bar at the Wharf Road.

Tel: 777 5255

Price Range: $

Shiro Japanese Restaurant: Vila’s newest dining establishment located at the new Tana Russet shopping complex. Enjoy fresh Sushi off their sushi train at reasonable prices.

Tel: 23002

Price Range: $$

PHILIPINO

Kucina Filipino: Bringing the Bikol region’s exquisite traditional cuisines of the Philippines to the hearts of Port Vila with well-known dishes cooked in coconut milk and hot little spices. Located in town next to the Lava Lounge.

Tel: 540 6949

Price Range: $   


FAST FOOD & TAKEAWAY

Burger Station: Enjoy a juicy burger on the seafront. Located st the Nambawan seafront building. Open Mon- Sat.

Price Range:$

Burger  Wave: Enjoy a juicy burger on the seafront. Located at the Nambawan seafront building. Open Mon- Fri.

Tel: 5442423

Price Range: $

Crave Food to Go: Located at Nambatu petrol station, Deli style sandwiches made to order,fruit drinks without sugar, cakes, pies and more .Opens Monday to Saturday from 6:30am to 5:30pm, public holidays from 6:30am to 1:30pm.

Tel 23437

Email: crave@vanuatu.com.vu 

Price Range: $

Island Time Takeaway: Located in the centre of town.

Tel: 27355

Price Range: $

Sea View Takeaway: Located under Chill Restaurant next to the market.

Tel: 27207

Price Range: $


STEAKHOUSES

Stonegrill: Cook your own steak at your table on their unique stone. Located on Wharf Road. Some the best steaks n town.

Tel: 5464506

Price Range:

Price Range: $$


THAI

K & A Exotic Thai: Great location just across the road from the Look Out. Enjoy some of the best views over Vila Harbour while sampling original Thai cooking. They have a great value all you can eat buffet on Thursday nights.

Tel: 7731751

Price Range: $$

Pad Thai: Located on the seafront near Big Blue and Vanuatu Helicopters at the Tour Hog information and booking center. Try their great value lunch specials. 

Tel: 351095 

Price Range: $$

Thailand Massage and Thai Restaurant: New Thai restaurant in town just opposite the Grand Hotel. Have a delightful Thai feast and finish it off with a Thai massage to un knot those tired muscles. 

Tel: 25000

Price Range: $$


VIETNAMESE

Joe’s Vietnamese:  Opposite Digicel downtown. Excellent value noodle soup.

Price Range: $$


ITALIAN

 Francesca’s Italian Restaurant & Bar: Located on the gorgeous calm waters of Havannah Harbour only 30 minutes from Port Vila. Smart casual authentic Italian food using fresh local produce, fish & meat, cold drinks and cocktails at the bar, sun lounges & relaxation massage in private booths.

Tel: 7719898

Email: francesca@shantihavannah.com.vu 

Price Range: $$$

Ristorante Casa Mia: Is the Melanesian Hotel signature restaurant with rustic Italian cuisine. Opens Mon-Sat 6pm – 10 pm. It serves one of the best pizza and pasta in town and complements the fabulous menu with a generous wine and cocktail lists.

Tel: 22150

Price Range: $$