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Nambawan Cafe

) #8 of 68 Restaurants in Port Vila ₹, Bar, Cafe, Australian
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
+678 554 4826
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
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Reviews (562)
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11 - 20 of 562 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had an afternoon snack at this place just last week. It was recommended by a friend to try as she would normally have her salad lunch here. It has a nice view of the Fatumaru Bay and have fresh fruits juices, fresh coconu, pizza...More

Thank Lulu Z
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stopped here for lunch. Ordered Pizza and Tusker. Food was good - beer always good. nice place for casual lunch and sitting watching the world go by

Thank Conscot63
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We had lunch at Nambawan on a Sunday, when most shops were closed in Port Vila. We split a pizza and each tried a fruit drink. All were tasty and good value for money. Service was prompt and the views across the harbour are unbeatable.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had fabulous Pizza's and coffee. I could others sat at the Cafe who were having lunch saying how good their food was also. It is a short walk into town and shopping, also less than 100m to an ATM. View is wonderful, not so...More

Thank Dragonmum66
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a tasty simple lunch here while watching the boats go by. Freewifi, reasonable prices and prompt, friendly service make this a great lunch place.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Relaxing location right on the water, refreshing drinks and a variety of meals from pizza to fish and chips and breakfast available.

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place to have something to eat and drink, right on the waterfront at Vila. It's a bit tricky to find as there's construction going on in the area but persist it's worth it !

Thank Lapun
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The only place in center that serves famous local coffee - tanna that grow on volcanic mountain of Vaniatu. Vibe of the place is very Aussie - free water to drink, good cappuccino and nice service . Good internet connection . Sea view is extra...More

Thank very-sunny
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food was good and the beer was cold. Good service and clean, I might also add. After being off the grid for a couple of weeks, the Nambawan Cafe was surely a treat. I hope to return sometime.

Thank Gallitorojo
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A pleasant place to have a coffee or snack. They do meals but I have only tried the burgers and pizzas. Nice waterfront location although the work going on at present takes a bit away. Still it will be good in the longer term. Definitely...More

Thank Mark_i_kam_long_Qld
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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.