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Cottage Breeze Restaurant

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Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 28-940
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18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Cottage Breeze Restaurant is located along Vuna Road and o if you walk there from town or one of the nearby hotels, you'll be able to enjoy the beautiful, serene sunset stroll along the promenade. Seating is either inside or, on cool evenings, in the garden (ask for a mosquito coil under the table). The menu offers basic but adequate... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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94 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food was great - local seafood cooked well, local vegetables and meats - pork, chicken. The food was very tasty and plentiful. A good range of wines at reasonable prices. Service is friendly and casual, nothing seems hurried. The setting has seen better days, looking a little worn , but don't let this detract from the wonderful food, possibly... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended and it was O.K. I guess expectations were too high. No complaints about the staff, service, venue or cleanliness but just slightly disappointed in teh food. Would go again.

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Thank Cassandra880
glebe sydney
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

the main fish of the day was wonderful. Served with fresh local veggies. Remember the meat usually comes from New Zealand so support the local fisherman. Fish was cooked in a light butter and was fluffy, white and tasty. No deep fry and no crumbs, just fish ....great Wait staff friendly and smiles

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Gungahlin, Australia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We walked past this restaurant the first night because it was deserted. When Little Italy told us an hour and a half wait for pizza, we came back. The welcome and surroundings were so lovely, with gentle music. THEN THE FOOD! Our fish meal was one of the best things we ate on the island, and was clearly island food... More 

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Thank Karen M
Luzon, Philippines
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162 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The restaurant is nicely located along Vuna Road, across the beach, nice and quaint. But perhaps we missed ordering the specialty of the house, my friend ordered surf and turf, steak and prawns. The staff missed the surf and kitchen served only the turf. My friend called the attention of staff and said he ordered steak and prawns, the staff... More 

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Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were a group of 19 having dinner at the Cottage last week. Everyone love their meals. "Catch of the day" was the highlights of the night. The group members were all from abroad(travelling around the South Pacific)except me & my colleague..We were so happy to hear most of them said this was their best meals on their trip. Thank... More 

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Suva, Fiji
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Cottage Breeze is a nice quaint place near to the sea front at Kolomatua. I had lovely fresh sashimi and roast lamb. Really lovely experience. The service was quite good and the staff friendly and polite. I would recommend people to dine here. However do check in advance if they are open since they do not open on the weekend... More 

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Thank Evan N
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

At the advice of a family member, visited Cottage Breeze Restaurant with great expectations due to the high praise given to this place and was pleasantly surprised. Simple food done very good, so I had to come back again and was not disappointed. Compliments to the chef who cooked my t-bone and lamb rack perfectly.

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Thank K F
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Myself and my partner had dinner here to celebrate our last night in Tonga- this was a really tasty meal and great value. They offer a small but yummy menu of Pacific style food. I would recommend the fish dishes which are wonderful. Service is great too. A bonus is that the drinks are super good value too! A must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 28-940

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?