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Waterfront Restaurant

Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
+676 25-260
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“profiteroles” (6 reviews)
“snapper” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great service, beautiful view and nice modern look. Probably the only real let down was the food, pretty average but not too bad.

Thank Rastus_B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful but the food was really disappointing. The mahi mahi was not fresh at all. Tuna steak was good but served with cold bland potato chunks. The pork belly was so tough we couldnt cut it and had to request a steak...More

Thank reefgirl1979
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Food, cocktails and service was amazing i bring my grandma here alot its her fav spot def recommend the sashimi and other seafood dishes be back again

Thank Denique15
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I and my partner had the lunch in this nice restaurant. My partner ordered fish of the day with mash potatoes and veggies and I had salt&pepper squid salad. The food was delicious. Specially the fish of the day. Waiterss was really nice, polite and...More

1  Thank Vera T
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Had the most beautiful meal of grilled fish, mash potato and vegetables. This sounds like a rather plain choice but it was the best grilled fish we've ever eaten. The size of the meal was good and it was cooked to our liking. Family members...More

1  Thank GeoffandRobyn
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Malo 'aupito Geoff & Robyn, Glad you had a delicious meal at Waterfront.Fish is always fresh and we are happy that you enjoyed our local choice of the day Grilled fish. Hope to have you both visit us again in the future. Regards, Waterfront team

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great seafood in an elegant setting. If there's another restaurant this upmarket in Nuku'alofa I didn't see it. Delicious mahi mahi and snapper. Big prawns. Not at all overpriced, and no additional charge for using a credit card (rare in Tonga) Closed Sundays.

1  Thank Goat-whisperer
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I tried Waterfront restaurant once and it was a really nice experience. The food is good quality and service is great.

1  Thank hakano
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you Hakano very glad you enjoyed our service and food. Please do come again when in the Kingdom :) Ofa atu from Waterfront Staff

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Sadly, I only discovered The Waterfront on the last night of my stay. The menu was excellent. Another diner highly recommended the Fish of the Day special., locally caught Mahi Mahi. Beautiful, fresh from the morning fish market. Sat out on the balcony, a nice...More

Thank Chris T
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you Chris, Very glad to hear that you enjoyed every bit of Waterfronts atmosphere. Fish are def. fresh just from across the road from our local fishermen who go out every morning. We do hope you come again to Tonga for a next visit....More

Reviewed 20 January 2018

I loved the look of this restaurant so we decided to have a meal here. The look of the restaurant was as beautiful as the meal. Everything about this charming restaurant was faultless. The decor was tasteful. The music was mellow. The service was friendly...More

Thank tropicgirl39
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you so very much tropicgirl39 for your review! We know it takes time to write a review and we thank you for taking your time to write a really special comment about our restaurant. Thank you for understanding how we want the restaurant to...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Heard about this place on TripAdvisor , another place you can dress nice for. Great background music , our meals were great, especially the steak with mushroom sauce, unfortunately out of season for lobster, lovely dessert, great service. Recommended!

Thank philnbev7
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Questions & Answers
Antony A
2 July 2017|
Response from Waterfront-Lodge | Property representative |
Hi Antony, No Sorry, we are not open on Sundays Regards, Waterfront Restaurant
Antony A
2 July 2017|
Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I think that they are open every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 25-260
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