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Crystals Restaurant

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Lini Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 28882
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Australia
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

.....again it was disappointing. The decor is very tired (chipped tables, old chairs and stained ceilings) but apparently it will be renovated this year some time. The service was average, as we waited too long to be seated for lunch. I ordered rare steak with béarnaise on kumala mash but the thin steak was cooked medium (no excuse for this... More 

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Thank PeaceAndLight
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had the buffet breakfast every morning - A good selection all round. Dinner was excellent with good tasty choices on offer

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Thank Steve S
Port Vila, Vanuatu
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

A group of 16 visiting friends to attend a conference were wanting vegetarian food can be a challenge in a good restaurant. It was so good to see all happy with a great variety to choose from there as well as the view and air-conditioning that works. wonderful happy friends were all delighted by it.

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Thank Dee D
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Superb restaurant - world quality chef. We stayed at this Hotel and enjoyed several lunches and dinners at Crystals Restaurant and each meal did not disappoint. I particularly enjoyed the dinner specials each night - Curry, Middle Eastern, Seafood, Sunday Roast to name a few. All meat and fish is sourced locally therefore each meal was just so flavoursome and... More 

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Thank N00ch
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough of this restaurant. The staff are so accommodating and the food is of a very high standard. Eye fillet is the best I have tasted! Would definitely be back if I'm in Port Vila again!

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Thank Jamie B
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We simply had to go back. Fine dining somewhat overpriced (typical of Vanuatu) but brilliant food. Just cannot go past the mini chicken rolls. For main the prawn and lobster tortellini is the best ever. More like a mini dim sim packed with seafood presented in a rich tomato and pea sauce. Absolutely Devine. Really efficient staff. Top class venue

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Thank John150950
Brisbane, Australia
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142 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This restaurant is part of the Grand Hotel and Casino. A great place for lunch. Good service, nice food. Good value. We had a cocktail and lunch overlook the harbour. Four our of 5 rating.

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Thank dinnersistas
Sydney, Australia
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258 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

As we were staying here, breakfast was always nice and thanks to Sylvia and Erima who always greeted us with a lovely smile and asked to get our coffee. Had dinner here too, a number of times, the roast was lovely, curry nice another night, cocktails by the pool, staff always friendly and nothing was too much trouble.

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Thank Susy C
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely, the view was beautiful and the service was good would definitely recommend and would go back next time we are there (great vegetarian selection aswell)

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Thank mk4828
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Stayed at the Grand Hotel for 10 nights so we visited the Restaurant a few times for dinner and once or twice for breakfast All staff where very helpful and all the meals where fantastic.. Well worth the time and money to visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lini Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 28882

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