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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 23490
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (110 reviews)
“seafood” (75 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (18 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the great seafood chowder in a Cob..the best we have had, prawns and a spicy pizza. They have live music which was really good on the night we went. The restaurant overlooks the water. Great service and good atmosphere. Well priced.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rosemarie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming to vila for 10 years and never tried this place, that was a big mistake, the 4 of us had lobster and they were large and bloody awesome, the staff great, the only thing I will say is the breads tasted a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChrisanAvrilP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expecting great seafood but a little bit dissapointed with over cooked and fried stuff on the menu. They had some great raw materials but unfortunately over-processed the crab and lobster on the platters.Some good potential there but needs fine tuning.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gocatgo1964
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere really lovely service. I had the penne pasta and it was watery and tasted like jar sauce, pasta was over cooked. Defiantly over paid for the food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephlarry1995
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here on our recent trip and it was amazing. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was delicious and came out quickly. Would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Journey15084041802
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Dined one evening while staying in Port Vila in October. Love the setting. Tropical and waterfront overlooking Iririki Island and resort. Great muso and we enjoyed listening to him throughout the evening. Meals were good. Service was great. Will go again when we return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Spunkybabe
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

On one of our first few days in Port Vila, we decided to have a few drinks here as the view of the harbour is fabulous. Staff are friendly and drinks are reasonably priced so a few days later later we decided we would have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kayo606
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Had lots of nice meals but the fish curry (2500vt) here at Waterfront Bar and Grill was superb. Service was good ( maybe slightly too frequent) and friendly. Sat at table 5m from water and had live music of 70's & 80s". Coconut pie was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NKR59
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Nice view at sunset, friendly bar staff, food average, but loud mouth yacht clientele at time of our visit, which put us off visiting again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank holidayhappiness15
Reviewed 21 October 2018

After a tiring walk in Port Vila we descended to The Waterfront for a well earned rest and refreshment. The beer was cold, the wine very pleasant and the service friendly. The Waterfront is right on the water and offers a romantic island presence; it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eveline G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 23490
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