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Nambawan Cafe

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Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
+678 554 4826
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06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Tue 06:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 06:00 - 20:00
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to have a beer and a bite with a good ocean view. they have happy hour from 3-6 so one can enjoy few drinks here. worth trying out if you in Vila

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Thank nitin d
Auckland
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can tell a good place if the locals eat there, and this is one good example. Food can be a bit slow coming out, it when it arrives it is great. I I usually have the smoked marlin eggs benedict for breakfast or lunch it is so good. The iced coffees have scoops of ice cream and are a... More 

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Thank Patria H
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This gem of a cafe right on the bustling waterfront was amazing. You simply must try the Raspberry Sensation, a dreamy, creamy and refreshing drink. The cafe has fast free wifi and has stunning views across Port Vila and was reasonably priced and the staff are so helpful and welcoming.

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Thank Marc P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited several times while on our family holiday in March. Awesome pizzas! The kids loved it and so did we. Really nice outdoor but undercover eating area. Will be even better when the seawall/waterfront construction is finished. Highly recommended!

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Thank Emma H
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cafe by water front. Food not bad but had run out of bacon. My husband had big breakfast and they gave him extra sausage.

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Thank Billinghay
Rosewood, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, good prices. Relaxing place to sit and watch the world go by. Food delivered quickly, not a great range of non-alcoholic drinks.

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Thank flyona67
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanting a good feed in a great spot? This cafe is a regular on our trips. Always get a good snack type meal at a reasonable price overlooking the bay. Very relaxing and comfortable.

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Thank Nerida W
Brisbane, Australia
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67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is a great place to take some time out. The water taxi from the wharf stops there and it is in a central location. The food and coffee are fine but the biggest bonus in my view is that there is free Wi-Fi. I happened to share a table with the owner as he worked in the casual atmosphere... More 

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Thank paug178
Wellington, New Zealand
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went here twice with the family while in Port Vila for 10 days which in itself says alot. The food is well priced and you are right next to the ocean with a nice breeze. The second time we went they forgot part of our order and offered no recompense. Our 13 year old son waited 1 hour for a... More 

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Thank susiecampgirl
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great location good cheap pizza Monday night. The extra large bar manager 😏😃😀always there to welcome you. Try local beer . If you are an Aussie this is the place to watch NRL and good old kiwi rugby mad nation., Watch all black get beaten by Aussies this year here. Just kidding . Wishful thinking , I heard someone said... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 554 4826
Description
Nambawan is a relaxing water side cafe - built using local materials alongside the Arts and Craft Market. It has cafe fair, with a juice bar using only fresh ingredients (no concentrates or canned juices) and only imported fruits when not in season.

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