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Le Velvet

Hotel Tahiti Nui | Avenue du Prince Hinoi, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
00689 463899
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
7 Apr 2018
“very nice food, but at high prices”
23 Mar 2018
“Simply superb”
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European, French, International, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Hotel Tahiti Nui | Avenue du Prince Hinoi, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

The food is very good, interesting cuisine mixing international influence with the local ingredients. The restaurant is decorated in a quite luxe way, and the prices are at that Luxury level, however the service is good.

Thank maiwennvs
Reviewed 24 March 2018

A highlight of the trip and well worth the effort. You could easily pass this hotel without realising such a good restaurant is inside. I was not a guest of the hotel, but was recommended to eat there and it did not disappoint. Great ambience...More

Thank ChrisKNZ
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went based on a trip adviser recommendation for vegan options in Papeete. All diners (vegan and non vegan) were very happy with the selection, quality of food, atmosphere and friendliness of staff. Great place for a fine dining experience.

Thank Trafella
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a quiet restaurant with excellent, attentive service and unexpectedly delicious meals. The menu is not extensive, but provides options for vegetarians, and there is a good selection of wines

Thank DonTraveler38
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We wouldn't have entertained the idea of eating here but guests from Texas insisted it was fine dining that was consistently delicious. Three of us went for lunch and enjoyed a foie gras appetizer that really was a app, main, and desert on one plate....More

Thank traveltheworldcs
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We ate at the Le Velvet a number of times during our recent stay in Papeete and were very pleased each time. Most of our meals were for breakfast which was always a nice way to begin the day. I enjoyed the continental breakfast which...More

Thank J R W
Reviewed 5 July 2016

What a fabulous fusion of French and Tahitian food. Very creative menu, excellent wine choices (including several half bottles - perfect for those dining alone or when sleep is not on the itinerary in the afternoon!) It bothered us not that it is the same...More

Thank BNE747
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I stayed at the hotel for two nights and had dinner the second night at the velvet. I have been there on others trips to papeete and it is always a lovely experience. The service is wonderful . I ordered the famous first course ,...More

Thank tommy g
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We were staying at Hotel Tahiti Nui for the Easter holiday and all restaurants were closed in the nearby area. We decided to eat at Le Velvet - what a pleasant surprise! We really enjoyed the food here. Service was efficient. We had the filet...More

2  Thank Yulene K
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I had dinner prior to going to the airport. It was expensive but the presentation was excellent and the servers were very well trained. In fact, I felt like it was almost a training school for servers. I had the special Mahi dish and two...More

1  Thank Mary Gail M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$1,500 - US$10,000
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Tahiti Nui | Avenue du Prince Hinoi, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: 00689 463899
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Le Restaurant Le Velvet, qui dans une ambiance feutree et climatisee vous invite a decouvrir une cuisine gastronomique et creative.Ouvert tous les jours de 11h30 a 13h30 et de 19h a 21h30
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