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Vila Chaumieres Restaurant

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Route de Teouma, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 22866
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Sydney
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

We had dinner there. Lovely walk in through perfectly done gardens and sitting over lagoon in great setting it seemed perfect. It was probably the worst meal ever eaten. 'Eye fillet' was tough and not eye fillet, fish curry inedible, salad a few limp leaves with bottled dried tomatoes olives and artichokes. Really expensive, 3,200VT, $AUS37 for fillet steak, it... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

We went to the waterfront restuarant and well let me tell you that was a waste of time! they didnt have half the items on the menu.. all the guys wanted seafood (coconut crab) and lobster etc.. nope none of that! so the next day we asked the hotel reception where is the best place for coconut crab... she told... More 

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Thank Drillthy
Brisbane, Australia
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

This is a wonderful restaurant - relaxed setting, wonderful position and incredible food. We went there for a special occasion and we were not disappointed. One word of warning -- the serves are generous.. We ordered entree sized dishes so that we could enjoy one of their many fabulous desserts. The French wine was magnificent!!

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Thank Chris P
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

Had a great night here during our holiday this week. Was welcomed by an Australian man (the owner I think) & he seated us and took our drink order. Amazing setting on the river, complementary fresh warm bread rolls (which we had to get seconds of) , I had a chicken breast stuffed with mango & prawns. Which was cooked... More 

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Thank Travellgirl1988
Australia
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107 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

We were in Vauatu last week and ate here on Wednesday night. The setting is just lovely and even though it was raining there were still fish to see and we didn't get at all wet. Felt a bit sorry for the staff though. For starters we ordered a pate and a plate of mussels to share. The pate was... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

Wow what a great restaurant, out on the jetty over the lagoon. Went there 2 times as the food was beautiful. The steak melted in your mouth and the chicken stuffed with prawns and mango was to die for and I wish we found this restaurant at the beginning of our trip as I think we would have eaten there... More 

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Thank Kaz64au
Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

We were looking to find somewhere a little bit special to dine and we certainly found it in vila chaumieres. The setting is beautiful, we had a table right by the water and were able to watch the fish whilst we dined. The food was very good and thoroughly enjoyed by us all. The eye fillet just melted in your... More 

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Thank Riehl_13
Launceston, Australia
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

We had the most beautiful Afternoon celebrating a special occasion greeted warmly at the entrance by Ursula and looked after wonderfully throughout the afternoon by Pauline.The setting on the lagoon is just stunning and we happily chatted over a lovely bottle of pinot grigio through the afternoon enjoying children happily playing across the other side of the lagoon with the... More 

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Thank LauncestonTas
Cairns, Australia
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

I had a bit of a problem to find good vegetarian food in port vila. On our last night we went to Vila Chaumieres as it was next to our accommodation. The vegetarian Curry was served in a coconut and came with rice, a homemade mango chutney and side salad. Very authentic flavors and beautiful presentation! My partner had the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2013

Gorgeous location. Seafood is the go here, but pate and wine also fabulous. My husbands steak over cooked and average. Just get used to the expense of vanuatu!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, French, International, European, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de Teouma, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 22866

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?