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Restaurant 1606 at Village de Santo Resort

Red Corner | rue de Higgenson, Luganville, Espiritu Santo 0000, Vanuatu
+678 36123
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Spanish, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Red Corner | rue de Higgenson, Luganville, Espiritu Santo 0000, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here a few times. In our opinion the best option for an evening meal in santo. Food delicious and of a high quality, staff incredibly friendly and accommodating. Can highly recommend the chefs tapas selection - a lovely combination of flavours. If you’re...More

Thank miriamfaithrose
Villagedesantoresort, Owner at Restaurant 1606 at Village de Santo Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really appreciate your great review! Consistency is what all top restaurants strive for. Here at Restaurant 1606 it looks like we are achieving this. See you again.

Reviewed 19 September 2018

We were stopping next door at Beachfront Resort and called in for coffee. The service was excellent and staff and owner very welcoming. .

Thank fourofuss66
Villagedesantoresort, Owner at Restaurant 1606 at Village de Santo Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Always happy to see outside guests that are not staying with us at Village de Santo Resort. Its exciting to be discovered. YES !! our coffee is the BEST, thanks for stopping in.

Reviewed 31 August 2018

The food was outstanding and the service was very good, highly recommended a bonus is that to can be served to your room.

Thank George M
Villagedesantoresort, General Manager at Restaurant 1606 at Village de Santo Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Outstanding Comment!! Thank you so much for taking the time to review. We enjoyed having you stay with us at Village de Santo Resort.

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Thought we were going to the best Luganville has to offer but have a look at the size of this fish. We were the only people in the restaurant on a Saturday night, just saying!!!

Thank karen c
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A great little restaurant. The steaks were some of the best I've had in a long time in a place famous for its high quality beef.

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Great service and a feeling of elegance, even though the street is just beyond the fence. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals - starting with bread with olive oil and roasted garlic to spread; 2 tapas for my husband of prawns in a white wine sauce,...More

Thank stork90
Reviewed 29 June 2018

1606 is located just out of Luganville main road, we visited very early in the evening and there were not many diners. The food was delicious and had a hint of Portuguese recipes as the history suggests. Helpful friendly staff and the best chocolate mousse...More

Thank 1811027Scott
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We went for snacks and ended up having dinner the same night after happy hour. We also went back a second night. Great service and menu and meals. Awesome cocktails too. Highly recommended in Santo.

Thank rodgerprings
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Very professional service in a cool and elegant restaurant. A good varied menu has something for everybody. The crispy belly pork was to die for. It was meltingly soft, tasty and a good sized portion. The deserts were so inviting we had to have one...More

Thank TinbumNorthWales
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We think this is the best place to eat in Santo. We enjoyed dining at 1606 during our stay in Luganville. Tastefull decor with a relaxing atmosphere and excellent service - friendly welcoming owner and staff. Great menu, delicious food, with a variety of seafood...More

Thank judy m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Red Corner | rue de Higgenson, Luganville, Espiritu Santo 0000, Vanuatu (Formerly Restaurant 1606)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Espiritu Santo  >  Luganville
  • Phone Number: +678 36123
  • E-mail
Restaurant 1606 intensive's Al A Carte Menu, locally inspired Tapas (for the grazers) and a daily specials board, makes it clear why 1606 is consistently voted by travelers as the best restaurant in Santo. Receive a warm welcome with exceptional service and friendly Melanesian smiles. We look forward to welcoming you.
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