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“Beautiful Setting, excellent food and charming service.”

Paradise Cove Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 102 Restaurants in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: "The resort and restaurant will be closed for our annual seasonal closure from 15th January to 22nd March 2018. Reopening on 23rd March 2018." Under an iconic traditional roof celebrating the Melanesian architecture, the restaurant serves the best fresh local ingredients prepared with a Mediterranean touch. Please note that the access by boat is strictly limited.
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Having eaten here for the entire duration of our holiday, we can honestly say we enjoyed the restaurant very much.
High-lights at breakfast were the variety and quality of the fresh fruit and the most divine coffee.
The 'Happy Hour' fresh chips and fresh salsa had the husband raving.
At dinner, we loved the Calamari, Melanesian Curry, Filet Mignon and the vegetables. For my birthday treat on the jetty, the Veal Cutlets were delicious- generous, juicy and beautifully cooked.
I especially appreciated the range, quality and flavour of all the vegetables. In fact the most outstanding aspect of the food here is its quality of all the raw products which are then cooked to enhance this without too much fuss and a lot of french savoir-faire e.g the coconut creme caramel.
The menu is large enough to offer variety but small enough to encourage the perfecting of certain dishes but above all, the food is consistently good. As it is quite small, they are able to cook to order, modify and do this at any time of the day!
Like many tropical locations, the bread & pastries are average however the fresh fruits and ice-creams are an absolute delight.
This is a stylish restaurant with quality food and service.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

The restaurant at Paradise Cove is one of the outstanding features of the resort. Chef Theo and his staff produce amazing, tasty meals every day and the restaurant staff are charming, knowledgeable and helpful always

Thank Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We ate at the restaurant for all but one of our dinners, and all of our breakfasts. The staff are wonderful and the food is great. Highly recommended.

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Thank Simon K
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

The food was delicious, the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful, the setting was beautiful and the snorkeling was one of the highlights of our trip! I've been lucky enough to dive and snorkel all over the world and I've never found anywhere with coral and fish like this from the moment you step off the jetty. Our children loved it so much we came back the next day. And when one of them left their sunhat behind the staff dropped it back to our resort the following morning!

They welcome day guests, if you're eating at the restaurant, and it is well, well worth spending a day there. There's a beautiful little beach, a swimming pool, board games, snorkeling gear and kayaks you can hire, and the staff will give you food for the fish if anyone doesn't want to go in the water. It's so clear and still that you can just feed them from the jetty and see several different species. If we're ever back in Efate we'll be staying here.

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Beautiful place for dinner, close to the best in Port Villa, food and service is excellent with helpful staff.
We had the marrinated fish, lime juice and it is one of my favourite dishes that I have had all over the world, Paradise Cove version was fantastic.

Thank regancooper1
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