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Nambawan Cafe

, Cafe,
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
+678 554 4826
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (126 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00All hours
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
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Reviewed today

Iced coffees were great and the Mediterranean wraps were tasty. The service however just average. Waiting times are quite long.

Thank Nadja_NZ
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a nice pizza followed by cake for dessert Enjoyed some local tusker beer whilst watching the boats and families stroll along the new foreshaw

Thank ninny1954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee; great food. Free wifi and good outlook over the bay. Well worth a visit! Parking nearby if you have a car.

Thank raura
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here because it was open on a Sunday arvo. Very nice aspect, great to watch people wander the promenade and watch the boat activities on the Bay. Really nice spicy beef pizza here. Nice stop in

Thank skifunSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met friends for dinner here and had some of the pizzas. They were delicious and well priced. Also had lunch here, everyone said there meals were great. Nice views of the harbour and free wifi

Thank JFamily26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast visit. Although a limited menu and "Island time" service the overall experience was good. Nice outlook and the coffee although not fantastic it was certainly better than the Jungle Cafe around the corner. Worth a visit if in town looking for coffee or breakfast.

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers were pretty bad, lack of seasoning meant it tasted like plain mince meat on a bun. I couldn't eat more than two bites. Ordered milkshakes and then got told they were out of milk. But other people were able to get smoothies? Not sure...More

Thank sherrie391
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i enjoyed the local Tusker beer - best to drink it quickly as it warms up very fast The food and service was Ok the outlook over the water front is nice

Thank kiwi572014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch, the location has a great view of the harbour and surround hotels and mountains. I ordered a pizza which took its time coming but was quite nice and a decent size. The prices overall were a little costly but...More

Thank Jacob N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been about a year since I last visited here and it's great to see that the friendly service and wonderful coffee have not changed. Free WiFi is still available plus the area in front of the cafe has been upgraded with landscaping and...More

5  Thank paug178
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 554 4826
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Nambawan is a relaxing water side cafe - built using local materials alongside the Arts and Craft Market. It has cafe fair, with a juice bar using only fresh ingredients (no concentrates or canned juices) and only imported fruits when not in season.
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