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Friends Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, European,
Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 22-390
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Me and my wife were there today for cappuccino and we got served luke-warm cappuccino and plus the foam filled up half of the cup. waste of money and expectations.

Thank No'oroa T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best cafe, I even regon in Tonga, how the workers make us feel comfortable & how they serve us, oh mhan I'll have to say, the manager & the director did a great job, choosing a good people to work & also...More

Thank Passenger819880
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Friends most nights during our stay in Tonga. We had a large group and they were quite happy for us to move tables around and split bills to accomodate us. We would get everyone to pre-order to make it easier once we...More

Thank maddo73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Friends cafe several times during our week in Tonga. Good food and warm friendly atmosphere and service.

Thank suz2016823
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends Cafe was our go-to place while in Nuku'alofa, we either had a coffee or ate there nearly every day. The staff there are friendly, helpful and attentive. The food was great in comparison to other places to eat, and the prices were reasonable. The...More

Thank Angelinnz2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here after reading lots of TA reviews . Lots of variety . We 4 people had entirely different meals and they were all good Prices are reasonable and you can have locally pastries for dessert . Worth a visit .

Thank RickA629
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends seems to be the place to go in Nuku’alofa. It was one of the nicest places in central Nuku’alofa to eat. We went there for lunch. The menu had a good variety and the food was good. The service was low key friendly. It...More

Thank charliesD9938SS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and comfortable décor as Shabby Chic. Meals came to our table in very quick time. Very tasty. Central part of town in main street. Fish is not our Kiwi soft white but fried tuna. Happy to go again.

Thank myscha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to stop for lunch on the island tour. Popular though expensive. Customer service needs attention I thought as we had 2 orders not turn up at all and told 2 other orders didnt have the ingredients once all the other food came...More

Thank BobbyK940
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for a quick bite in Nuku'alofa. Can't go wrong with fish and chips with salad. Was quite nice served also with tartare sauce. Had coffee was a nice brew made from Tongan coffee. The setting is nice it is great they have extended...More

Thank Evan N
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Michelle B
30 October 2015|
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Response from Siale H | Reviewed this property |
I think there breakfast starts at $6 up to the top prices of the big breakfast at $22 Pa'anga. There sides are bit on the expensive side. Things like an extra sausages (2)cost $5, 2 strips of bacon cost $6 Pa'anga. Hope that... More
Sana F
23 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 22-390
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Friends cafe and tourist center on Taufa'ahau road in the center of Nuku'alofa. Kingdom of Tonga.
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