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Moorings Restaurant & Bar

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Fusion, Bar
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Lini Highway | Moorings Hotel, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu (Formerly Moo's Bar & Grill)
+678 26800
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Professional & friendly staff. Fabulous food! Excellent prices. Great location We stumbled across this restaurant for Lunch, but ended up going back on another 2 occasions. If you want to dress up & fine dine a romantic meal or simply relax & dip your feet into the sandy shores its located on, PERFECT all occasion venue.

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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Service was good, free wifi TV lounge, lovely view. Staff friendly and quick to service. Recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Maz05Bris
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Maz05Bris, Thank you for your review of our accommodation, and your now review of our restaurant. We appreciate your support and are pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience with us during your stay. Should you find the time, please do pop us an email with more detail about your dining experience so that we may review accordingly.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A great place to mix a beautiful sunset with happy hours drinks. We sat out on the deck over the water for a couple of nights. Service was good and we could of caught up with a free latest release movie as well.

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Thank donnaandjon
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear donnaandjon, Thank you kindly for your review. We are pleased to read your enjoyed your dining experience with us and even more so that you appreciated Wednesday's complimentary movie night! Wishing you all the best and hoping to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards, Yorick Nicholls General Manager More 

France
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very fresh and quick service would recommend anything on the list be sure to check out the cocktails!

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Thank OctopusBen
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear OctopusBen, Thank kindly for your kind feedback! We are pleased to read you enjoyed your experience and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future! Warmest regards, Yorick Nicholls General Manager More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The Tahitian fish salad was inedible and then they had the cheek to add 5% credit card surcharge whereas even downtown Port Vila it was 3.75% max and more usually 2.5%. Wasn't worth the walk. Go to Tilly's next door instead.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are truly sorry to read of your dissatisfaction over our Tahitian Fish Salad. We honestly rarely get negative feedback on that item. I shall ensure the Chef is immediately advised of this so that he may remedy on the recipe should there be cause to. It being a mere entree and... More 

Paihia, New Zealand
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Went for Dinner and was really impressed. Restaurant in lovely beachfront setting. Service was very friendly and efficient. Food was delicious and the best value we have had so far. Awesome!

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Thank krave123
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear krave123, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. You honour us with your kind words and we are very pleased to read you enjoyed your experience! I shall make sure to share your feedback with the staff today, they are always proud to read of their efforts. Warmest regards, Yorick Nicholls General Manager More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Dined here for lunch and really enjoyed the views out to the water and cool breeze. Staff were friendly and happily carried my ten month old around to keep him entertained while we enjoyed our meal. Great to try a local dish tuluk.

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Thank Joy R
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Joy R, Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. The locals are indeed very fond of children and I often find them playing with them. It's a pleasant sight to behold. Also very pleased to see you mentioning our Tuluk! It is a simple yet lovely local specialty and... More 

Silver Spring, MD
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed staying at this unassuming hotel with an amazing view of the bay. Our room was comfortable and clean with up to date amenities. I swam in the pool every day... Not large, but beautiful and refreshing. We stayed 5 nights and I enjoyed sitting on the deck in front of the pool watching the sun set. The... More 

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Thank Redshino
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Redshino, Thank you for visiting our humble wee hotel! We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to have the pleasure of your return visit to Moorings sometime in the near future! Kind regards, Yorick Nicholls General Manager More 

Sydney
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Dropped in here for a last minute lunch. Staff were extremely helpful, great view, delicious hamburgers and fried rice, but kids fish and chips had a bit of an odd flavour and pork wasn't as expected. Well priced, would definitely return. Oh, and the bathrooms are incredible!

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Thank travelnutSydney
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear travelnutSydney, Thank you very much for dropping in! Glad you enjoyed your meals. We do apologise for the odd flavour with the fish, I hope all went well despite. I have already informed the head chef so that he may keep a particular eye on it in case something was afoot. Glad you enjoyed our Palazzo Versaci level bathrooms.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

With a location just a few minutes walk north of Port Vila town and right on the water you cant go wrong. The Moorings offers a great lunch deal for just 1200vt (AU$15). Choose from a wide selection of excellent quality meals plus a drink (beer, wine, coffee). You can sit on a timber deck right over the water and... More 

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Thank Amayzingone
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Amayzingone, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience and our pricing at Moorings Hotel. We hope to have the pleasure of your return visit sometime in the not so distant future. All the best, Yorick Nicholls General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Fusion, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lini Highway | Moorings Hotel, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu (Formerly Moo's Bar & Grill)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 26800
Description
Moorings Hotel offers a fully licensed restaurant & bar open everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lead by Chef Evanne Kerr and his team, our international fusion menu is sure to please all diners as we deliver dishes bursting with flavours and unique to Vanuatu. Such as our famous Angel Hair & Chorizo Pasta, our tangy Lemongrass Chicken of The Philippines and our naughty Banoffee Crepes. Enjoy some of the finest foods the country has to offer as we use the most organic produce found at the Markets. Our menus also naturally cater for dietary requirements such as gluten free and vegetarians. Moorings Restaurant & Bar offers a wide variety of international fusion from European classics down to local Ni-Vanuatu specialties. Having been renovated since September 2014, and continuously being improved to this day, Moorings offers one of the best value for money dining experience in Port-Vila with entrees ranging around 850VT, Mains on average of 1600VT and Desserts for only 600VT! Moorings Happy Hour spans from 5pm to 7pm offering 300vt Tusker Beers and great discounts on house wines, spirits and cocktails!

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