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Lot 19 Narpow Point | Lot 19 Narpow Point, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
+678 775 8080
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (30 reviews)
“pork curry” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
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All hours
Seafood, Asian, Fusion, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lot 19 Narpow Point | Lot 19 Narpow Point, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had drinks and appetizers at sunset. The setting is great for sunset. The specialty drinks were very good but a bit pricey. The shrimp triangles were really delicious and highly recommend trying them. The other appetizers were good.More

Thank worldtravellerruth11
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear worldtravellerruth11, Thanks for taking the time to write this review of Ripples, and thanks for coming to visit us. Those prawn (shrimp) triangles are perennially popular with our guests. When you mention specialty drinks, I guess you mean cocktails, and the reason that they...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

I got recommended this place for its great curries but when we arrived the sign on the fence said it was Closed M, T W which we assumed to be shut Mon, Tue, Wed. Very disappointed as we drove out of our way to taste...More

Thank Tasha R
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Tasha R, Firstly, yes, our opening hours are from 12 noon until 8, Thursday to Sunday, with full menu available all day, as clearly stated in all of our advertising and promotion, including on this site, and on our Facebook page, as well as...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The food here was amazing! It took us a little bit to find the restaurant as ots down a little dirt road and we drove past it the first time but it was so worth it! The food was amazing! Also had great cocktails and...More

Thank Millie_eilliM
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Its a bit out of town and well worth the drive. Lovely relaxed ambiance, wonderful hosts and the best curries on the island. Highly recommended!

Thank OneWorld22
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Hi great place , food fantastic Hosts were great just Paradise. Will be back can't praise the whole resort to highly.

1  Thank ianandrosie1
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank you, IanandRosie, We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Ripples, and look forward to seeing you next time. Cheers, Damien and Sally

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Ripples, we had a lovely lunch, entrees and curries were delicious, the setting is beautiful and tranquil and service exceptional.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch today. Delicious fish cakes and pork curry. Great service and value for money. Would recommend

Thank georgienz980
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write this review of Ripples, Georgie. We're glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Hope to see you again when next you're in Vanuatu. Regards, Sally

Reviewed 15 December 2016

There was a variety of dishes to choose from which was great (curry, steak, fish & chips) for my family of 11. I was able to sample three different dishes as a result. The owners and staff were attentive and friendly. It drizzled while we...More

Thank Patrina W
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this review of Ripples, Patrina. It's great when groups share dishes and so, as you say, get to sample a variety. Ah, those mozzies - they're a pest. The coils are generally lit before dusk, or as...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016

We arrived at Ripples for dinner well after sunset making it quite an adventure from our accommodation at Dream Cove, Port Vila. A shame as a quick look at their waterfront pool with the use of my cellphone torch, I think we may have been...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Top rating Ripples Resort and Ripples Café & Bar The menu at Ripples Café & Bar at Ripples Resort on Teouma Bay is absolutely excellent ! The menu and meals at Ripples Café & Bar are fantastic. I feel spoilt with the generous servings and...More

Thank VTUvisitor
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review Ripples, VTUvisitor. You're really becoming a part of the Ripples family now, and we look forward to your visits. Also enjoy your regular visits to our Facebook pages. Hoping that we'll see you again next year. We'll have...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 19 Narpow Point | Lot 19 Narpow Point, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 775 8080
  • E-mail
Ripples on the Bay, Vanuatu, is a small, four room resort and restaurant, located on beautiful Teouma Bay, a twenty five minute drive out of Vanuatu's capital, Port Vila. Our restaurant has a small but varied menu. We're known for our Asian dishes, but also serve great fish and chips, burgers and chips, and steaks. Bring your swimming gear and enjoy a dip in our pool after lunch, or contact us about staying over in one of our spacious, waterfront rooms. Contact details are on our website and Facebook page. A complimentary breakfast is included in our room rate. Restaurant is open to the public from Wednesday to Sunday from 12 noon. (Open to in house guests every day.)
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