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Lot 19 Narpow Point | Lot 19 Narpow Point, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
+678 775 8080
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“balinese pork” (9 reviews)
“curries” (31 reviews)
“lime tart” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Fusion, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Lot 19 Narpow Point | Lot 19 Narpow Point, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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Reviews (102)
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11 - 20 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 18 August 2016

Out of the way, and you need a car to get here, but well worth it for the best casual food we had during our stay. Great for big groups (we were 4 adults + 6 kids) and the kids can go off and play...More

Thank travelnutSydney
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Hi Travelnut, Thanks for writing this great review, and we're delighted that you enjoyed your meals at Ripples. Just a correction re. those cocktails, though. Firstly, we don't have a blue one, secondly, we only have one that contains cream (that's the Mmmm, which also...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Ripples and had a few meals there. The food was wonderful, the staff were great. I can't recommend this secret little place highly enough. Thank you Damien and Sally for making our visit another one we won't forget. Please make sure you give...More

Thank Meggsy1971
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Thanks Meggsy, We thoroughly enjoyed your visits, and look forward to seeing you next time you're in Vanuatu. Have delivered that hug to Barney, and he sends it right back at ya. All the best, Sally

Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had a group of 16, including 7 kids. We had entrees while the kids had their mains, and then the kids played down by the water skimming rocks into the small lagoon while we ate our mains. They had a great time. The coconut...More

Thank Jeff S
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Hi JeffS, Thanks for taking the time to write this review of Ripples. We're glad that you enjoyed your meal so much. I do notice that you scored us down a little on service - possibly because being as small as we are, we only...More

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 12 including 6 children. Ripples were very accomodating and friendly although we did make sure to ring ahead and book . Food and drinks were delicious. We would definitely recommend and returnMore

Thank Angela P
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Hi Angela P, We're glad that you all enjoyed your Ripples experience, and thanks for taking the time to write this review. Thanks also, for thinking to book the day before. While we do our best to accommodate anyone who walks in, we do only...More

Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were there for a week so could have tried twelve different meals...but Damien showed us a fish (long tailed red something???) which looked as if it had been caught in the last few minutes so we had two fish-burgers that night...and again the following...More

Thank Bill_Draper53
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Great atmosphere, friendly staff tasty mojito's and those burgers hmmmmmm!! See you next year! Thanks James.

Thank Corinna A
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Once again this place has outdone itself, from wonderful location, great staff to the fantastic food. Highly recommend the Beef Rendang, my husband reckons it is the closest to his Malaysian childhood that he has tasted, I had the Balinese Pork, it just melted in...More

2  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 28 April 2016

It is not often you ever get to write about fish and chips, and beef burgers. Suffice to say I will, and my partner and I enjoyed an outstanding culinary experience with both dishes. Suitable for children to adults, we walked away sprouting happiness and...More

1  Thank spitman2016
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Our party of 12 was staying adjacent to Ripples and decided we would make 2 car trips to transport our party, as it had been recommended by owner of resort we stayed at. The ambience of the restaurant was excellent, but we were disappointed at...More

Thank 226Mellory
sally w, Owner at Ripples, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write this review of our small, out of town, family friendly restaurant, 226 Mellory. It's unfortunate that you found both our menu and prices to be disappointing. It's true that we steer clear of run of the mill...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Our meals have been absolutely wonderful during our stay! Value for money, friendly hosts and staff and delicious meals. Perfect location overlooking shark bay to enjoy great food! Thank you!!!!

Thank Meggsy1971
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 19 Narpow Point | Lot 19 Narpow Point, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 775 8080
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Ripples on the Bay, Vanuatu, is a small, four room resort and restaurant, located on beautiful Teouma Bay, a twenty five minute drive out of Vanuatu's capital, Port Vila. Our restaurant has a small but varied menu. We're known for our Asian dishes, but also serve great fish and chips, burgers and chips, and steaks. Bring your swimming gear and enjoy a dip in our pool after lunch, or contact us about staying over in one of our spacious, waterfront rooms. Contact details are on our website and Facebook page. A complimentary breakfast is included in our room rate. Restaurant is open to the public from Wednesday to Sunday from 12 noon. (Open to in house guests every day.)
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