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Spice Indian Restaurant

Nambatu Area, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 24406
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“naan bread” (5 reviews)
“samosas” (6 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nambatu Area, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We felt like some curry and tried Spice for first time. Pros: clean , friendly owners and terrific fish tikka masala and fresh naan. Drinks are good prices too. Cons: beef curry meat very dry Would come back again choosing other dishes.

Thank NKR59
Reviewed 10 September 2018

How about an Indian restuarant in Vanuatu run by an American from Hawaii? Well why not! Nice food albeit a little short ironically on spice (but that's the Vanuatu way) all in a friendly, cosyish space. Good sized portions too. Best Indian on Efate? Quite...More

Thank OnwardTraveller
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Decided to visit this restaurant as close to resort we were staying at and love Indian food. The place was clean with good sized tables. The staff on this night were lovely and friendly. We opted for vegetarian and ended up having pakoras, Vegetable biryani...More

Thank herbertandwilks
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Imma food Indian lovers n I cannot forget the experiences with the tastes and small chat with the owner. My hubby n I ate more chapati with some more recipes into it. Gr8 tastes

Thank l33dya
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Lovely clean restaurant, and such a wonderful owner. He helped us out so much the day we stumbled into his place, completely lost! What a wonderful guy. The food was reasonably priced and great staff!

Thank JaimeeAnn
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Yes it’s not cheap but the servings are large. But then Vanuatu dining is not cheap unless you are eating local (eg at the market). Service was good and the decor attractive. Around 5000vt for 3 people including starter, 2 veggie curry, gf naan and...More

Thank jgundy69
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

In all my travels this is the first time I was charged for tap water! 400 vatu ($4) for a single glass of water! Thought this was ridiculous. Food as such was OK, not worth the high price. If you plan to visit, please carry...More

Thank Sanjal S
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Honestly the best indian food we’ve ever had. The owner was lovely, came out and talked to us and his staff were just as polite and friendly.

Thank tracey e
Reviewed 11 March 2018

There are not very many Indian cuisine options in Port Vila and this is the only place that comes close to fitting the bill. I had visited Spice during my earlier visits and this time too was not disappointed....they have a good clean place, friendly...More

Thank Krishnan N
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We ate here one night when we felt like Indian food. The restaurant was clean, the service was good and the food was great. Having read reviews of the naan bread I was expecting something terrible, what I got was a very pleasant roti bread....More

Thank CaptainAlanC
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10 January 2016|
Response from Niall H | Property representative |
Yes we have a range of vegetarian options. Making our own paneer and yoghurt we offer Channa Masala, various Paneer dishes and Aloo Baigan Masala and Aloo Jeera. Our Navrattan Korma is a speciality as is our Dal Tadhka. We... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nambatu Area, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 24406
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Spice is an eat in restaurant serving primarily Indian cuisine, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekdays and dinner only on weekends. Courtyard seating is available. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options also available.
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