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Anchor Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Steakhouse
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Port Vila, Efate 1111, Vanuatu
+678 555 1339
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Anchor Inn is a great place to drop in and have a drink and even some food whether you're a local, holidaying, or on a cruise ship. The staff are fun and friendly and the restaurant is well looked after. After the 2015 cyclone, unfortunately the building was closed in, however you can still access the front of the pub... More 

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Thank Keana R
Wollongong, Australia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went into Port Vila for lunch at the Anchor Inn. The staff there were disinterested in us, 😞(that's the look on their faces). When we were ready to order they'd gone. When they got back they were smug and uninterested, they didn't take our orders properly, i asked for some sweet chili sauce, she nodded but never got... More 

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Thank RussJenn
Wollongong, Australia
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69 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cyclone in March 2015 totally devastated this building. They are operational again with a newly redesigned interior and a 2nd storey they hope will house a restaurant soon. Best view of International wharf and the entrance to Port Vila. Reasonable food prices. Semi friendly staff!

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Thank redsoniaa
Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We had walked past this place a few times and were a bit reluctant to go in as it looked like an old mans pub. We ended up going for dinner here on a Sunday as many places were closed and so glad we did! Menu was basic with the addition of specials but both my partner and I really... More 

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Thank TravelAnnaW
Campbelltown, Australia
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130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We came to this place at the recommendation of some people we shared a tour with. They told us it was pretty basic, which is right, but certainly suited us. Meals were simple but a good selection and good value, and served with a wonderful smile. Had a few drinks here too. Only place I found that sold the Tusker... More 

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Thank Dennis S
Canberra, Australia
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We called into Port Vila on a recent P&O cruise on the Pacific Pearl. We had been duty free shopping in the store next door(also recommended) and stopped in for a bite to eat and a drink. Both were reasonably priced and with a great variety. The local beer was also nice for a change. Taxi from vessel to the... More 

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Thank scottide
Helensvale, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Dropped in while in port on a P & O cruise on the recommendation of some friends who had been before. This place has the best view in town! The place was humming at 11am with a local playing great music, mostly 70s and 80s songs. We were greeted by an aussie, who I assumes owns the bar, and were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nice view and welcoming staff. We stopped by to have few beers, the prices for food was ok but it was no people inside. It was few times when we were passing by and every time only few visitors in. So we decided to leave this place for drinks not for eating out. Good and quick service though.

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Thank Tetiana1605
Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This place was new the last time we went to Vila. Hopefully it will still be there in December this year after Cyclone Pam. We were hot and enjoyed a couple of long cold drinks whilst overlooking the water and watching the helicopters to the islands coming and going. Menu looked fine but we were off to Vila Chaumieres (see... More 

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Thank rtwomey
Queensland
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a great place for a quick lunch, cold drink and beautiful view. Last time there was a band playing in the beer garden. Their selection of songs was great and they were so cool to listen too. It was a shame to have to leave the place when it was time to go. So pleased the Anchor Inn... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Vila, Efate 1111, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 555 1339
Description
A sensational location right on the harbour in Port Vila. It is where the locals and visitors meet for a cold Tusker , a glass of wine or a meal and a coffee, watch the sunset, and listen to live music. If that's not enough to wet your appetite then check out the live sport on 5 sports channels showing all the best in international sport. See you at The Anchor

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?