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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“steak” (16 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

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This place is an absolute treat - staff are on point. The chef was just pumping out food but still maintaining quality standards and the presentation of the food was outstanding! To follow the food was delish and huge servings.. for once I actually couldn't...More

2  Thank wildheartwander
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Espiritu Santo is such a wonderful place. The perfect place to chill out. Luganville is a town much like any town in the South Pacific (maybe more hardware stores per square metre). Quite tidy and lots of shops selling everything. Chanced upon this restaurant as...More

Thank Michael S
Villagedesantoresort, Guest Relations Manager at Restaurant 1606 at Village de Santo Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Your review is top notch !! Glad you stumbled across our little boutique Resort Village de Santo. Staff await your return.

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the resort and had dinner twice and lunch once. The food is top shelf. The chef does a great job. First night I had seafood paella which was loaded with prawns and fish and great flavours. Second meal was the fish and chips...More

Thank Eddie O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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