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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 23490
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (64 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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1 - 10 of 970 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous location. Very good food that's well priced. Highly recommend this and will look forward to returning when next in Port Vila. Excellent portions. Service was a bit slow, but, hey, its island time.

Thank PCdownunder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Helen and Jennifer really looked after us. Great relaxed atmosphere and well priced. The food is fresh and local which really drew us to the Waterfront. I can't say enough - the quality matched the friendly island ambiance we had been searching for on this...More

Thank Matt35303
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner here one night, service was great, ambience terrific let down by some ordinary food. Salads could be better, no exciting flavours. A lovely friendly place and I may have ordered the wrong dish.

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the waterfront next to docked boats, it makes for an interesting atmosphere.The interior has a rustic charm bordering on nostalgic. After finding a really nice table we enjoyed a beer and a wine. The menu delivers hardy dishes, deep fried or fried if...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Lobster dinner with a great view, very relaxed and welcoming. Happy hour 4-6pm for cocktails. Nice for dinner or a pre-dinner cocktail

Thank Lou5569
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our waiter Stewart really made our night with his witty banter and excellent customer service. Meals were good and it is a great location on the water. Our son thoroughly devoured and enjoyed the beef ribs whilst the staff surprised our daughter with a delicious...More

Thank Wylie18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was attentive but we thought the food was not good value. The credit card surcharge was 3.5% and the tip was not able to be put on the credit card but had to be paid in cash.

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here. The service was friendly and quick. The location was awesome and the food was beautiful. Really enjoyed our visit to this bar and would highly recommended

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Overlooking the ocean and Iririki Island this restaurant has the perfect environment. The service was good and happy to answer any questions and help the kids with the menu. We all enjoyed our meals and were happy with the choices we had. The live music...More

Thank TJMof
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

A little awkward to find but once you’re there, it’s located directly on the waterfront. Food was good, service was great! We were two couples dining with one of the latest reservations available.

Thank TravelALot2468
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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
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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