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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 23490
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (62 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every time I come to Port Vila I seem to end up at the waterfront. That being said I am always beyond happy with the service and the food. This was the first time my wife and I attended alone and was not disappointed. Friendly...More

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here as a group of 8 on a Thursday night, food was really tasty and fresh. My boyfriend and I got the seafood platter which was 11000vt, and probably the most expensive thing I had in Vanuatu, but it was delicious. Steward was...More

Thank EmilyCaake
Reviewed 1 week ago

Needs a little bit of a refurbishment. Food is ok. Lobster bit small for the price A$55. The bubbles are good. Service very good.

Thank 332VickiS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine dining resto with a nice view and attentive staff. On the expensive side and mostly frequented by expats. Extensive menu selection but their appetizers could use some more variety.

Thank Robbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in on a suggestion and wow, food was amazing, service was stellar. The portion size is generous and Stewart was exceptional with service and advisement of options. Seafood steak desert was all exceptional

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect! Location couldn’t be better - literally a metre from the ocean’s edge. The cocktails are done so well and the food is delicious, full of local delicacies. I’d highly recommend the fish curry - it’s spot on! The staff are super friendly and really...More

Thank Jonesy_0619
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good but I found it to be expensive when compared to similar locations in Port Vila. The setting adds to the experience so you would need to factor that in.

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a three days on being on the high seas (why did we both dare each other to go on a cruise?) we landed. The Waterfront Bar & Grill is really special as it's right on the water. - as it should be. The staff...More

Thank Tini-treen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Wife and I were advised by others to try The Waterfront and we did, and overall the food and service was good, and the setting is great with it being right on the water looking back to Iririki Island Resort. Many choices on the...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the waterfront for my partners birthday. The atmosphere was beautiful, right by the water and dim lights at night, just perfect. Our waiter stewart was fantastic! Full of enthusiasim and whit which we really appreciated. We ordered the seafood platter which was...More

Thank melibuxo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 23490
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