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Cafe Escape

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Taufa'ahau Road | FML Building, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 21-212
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
“swordfish” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Taufa'ahau Road | FML Building, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I frequently choose Cafe Escape as the place to take friends and family visiting to the Kingdom. The calm atmosphere and cool setting makes entertaining guests a whole lot more fun. The food is delicious and the service staff always make you feel at home...More

Thank taninalia
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for breakfast and the food was nice. The staff were not as friendly as they were in other places but the service was good.

Thank R1876FYpetras
Reviewed 13 September 2017

So clean and shiny. Decent menu with all day breakfast and plenty of vegetarian options. Loved the tofu stirfry and the lime cheesecake.

Thank CarolynWellingtonNZ
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Cakes looked awesome. We had burger and swordfish. Food was good. Coffee a little disappointing for the extra foamy cappuccino i ordered... no foam. Worth the visit.

Thank KiwiWoppa
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I actually liked Cafe Escape much more than the tourist orientated Friends Cafe. The prices are better, the serves seem bigger and the clientele are all locals which adds to your experience when visiting another country. We popped in for breakfast and enjoyed well-presented banana...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had coffee and cake here twice. Beautiful place and service. Well laid out friendly people and the food that we saw looked yummy. The locals all eat there so that must say something for the place.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely foods in a location where it is difficult to find a well cooked meal. Great food Clean surroundings Prompt service. Hope you enjoy it too.

Thank CarlEgan
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had some really average food on this trip, so it was really great to find somewhere with really excellent food.

Thank Berrylicious12
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I loved the banana pancakes here! Good coffee as well, which was much-needed after a night out at the karaoke bar. Very friendly staff! You may be able to get the staff to give you access to the wifi for about 10 minutes. For unlimited...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very good spot for food, with AC on inside the cafe. We both ate the spicy chicken burger which was spiced just right, not too hot. Came with a good portion of chips. The cheesecakes in the cabinet looked good, but we...More

Thank Steve J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taufa'ahau Road | FML Building, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 21-212
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