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Nambawan Cafe

$, Cafe,
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
+678 554 4826
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (140 reviews)
“wraps” (9 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
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1 - 10 of 643 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for dinner and was not disappointed. Service was great meal was fantastic and view was without equal. Prices were also reasonable. No disappointment.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I was waiting to go on a dive with the dive shop next door, I stopped here for coffee and it was great, probably one of the best I've had in Port Vila – the only part that wasn't great is the price... roughly 3x...More

Thank Francois D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here a couple of times and all times were very well. Good coffee, good hamburger, good pizza and happy hour!!! The staff could be a bit more friendlier, but ok.... Nice location at the sea and two times a week they play a...More

Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review is short. The food is terrible: had frozen fish and chips and a pizza that was somehow worse than the f&c. Other than the view there is no reason to stop here

Thank Morningside4170
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service and a wide variety of choice for a cafe. The staff were friendly and the view from the cafe was great. You could look out and see Iriki resort and the Port Vila Bay

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Great location on the foreshore, nice to chill out and have few drinks and something to eat, while looking over the water as the sun goes down

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

As a coffee addict finding a good coffee is hard in Port Vila but if you head down to the waterfront you’ll find Nambawan Cafe. View is great and the coffee was excellent. Food wasn’t bad either. Only issue was when I asked for an...More

Thank Dean Y
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Sat down to have a sunset cocktail and regretted it. Margarita was all sweet and sour juice and if there was any tequila in it, it was imitation. My partner had a special something that came in a coconut shell and tasted like sour coconut...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This place attracts local and tourists and offers all day coffee and drinks. Seating is right by the sea and one has great views of the Vila Bay......i was here for coffee

Thank Krishnan N
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Absolute waterfront location with views of the harbour. Food very nice, not expensive. Service good. Surprisingly cool compared to the main street a short distance away.

Thank lynden_d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 554 4826
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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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