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Waterfront Restaurant

Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
+676 25-260
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“profiteroles” (6 reviews)
“snapper” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food, cocktails and service was amazing i bring my grandma here alot its her fav spot def recommend the sashimi and other seafood dishes be back again

Thank Denique15
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I and my partner had the lunch in this nice restaurant. My partner ordered fish of the day with mash potatoes and veggies and I had salt&pepper squid salad. The food was delicious. Specially the fish of the day. Waiterss was really nice, polite and...More

Thank Vera T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the most beautiful meal of grilled fish, mash potato and vegetables. This sounds like a rather plain choice but it was the best grilled fish we've ever eaten. The size of the meal was good and it was cooked to our liking. Family members...More

Thank GeoffandRobyn
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Malo 'aupito Geoff & Robyn, Glad you had a delicious meal at Waterfront.Fish is always fresh and we are happy that you enjoyed our local choice of the day Grilled fish. Hope to have you both visit us again in the future. Regards, Waterfront team

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great seafood in an elegant setting. If there's another restaurant this upmarket in Nuku'alofa I didn't see it. Delicious mahi mahi and snapper. Big prawns. Not at all overpriced, and no additional charge for using a credit card (rare in Tonga) Closed Sundays.

Thank Goat-whisperer
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I tried Waterfront restaurant once and it was a really nice experience. The food is good quality and service is great.

Thank hakano
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you Hakano very glad you enjoyed our service and food. Please do come again when in the Kingdom :) Ofa atu from Waterfront Staff

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Sadly, I only discovered The Waterfront on the last night of my stay. The menu was excellent. Another diner highly recommended the Fish of the Day special., locally caught Mahi Mahi. Beautiful, fresh from the morning fish market. Sat out on the balcony, a nice...More

Thank Chris T
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you Chris, Very glad to hear that you enjoyed every bit of Waterfronts atmosphere. Fish are def. fresh just from across the road from our local fishermen who go out every morning. We do hope you come again to Tonga for a next visit....More

Reviewed 20 January 2018

I loved the look of this restaurant so we decided to have a meal here. The look of the restaurant was as beautiful as the meal. Everything about this charming restaurant was faultless. The decor was tasteful. The music was mellow. The service was friendly...More

Thank tropicgirl39
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you so very much tropicgirl39 for your review! We know it takes time to write a review and we thank you for taking your time to write a really special comment about our restaurant. Thank you for understanding how we want the restaurant to...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Heard about this place on TripAdvisor , another place you can dress nice for. Great background music , our meals were great, especially the steak with mushroom sauce, unfortunately out of season for lobster, lovely dessert, great service. Recommended!

Thank philnbev7
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I've not found a better offering of sashimi. The accompanying sauce has me craving more! Fantastic service, beautifully presented food. Great Restaurant to get dolled up for the night. I had the sashimi and chowder, chowder wasn't what I was expecting as it was a...More

Thank Jo W
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for the kind review. Delighted you enjoyed our Sashimi & Chowder even though it wasn't as you expected. Hope to have you here again for another night out. Ofa atu

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Did not expect to find this standard of restaurant in Tonga. Have gone here for dinner two years in a row on our annual trip to Tonga. Have not been disappointed. Great food and when converting to NZ$ not that expensive. Great setting for a...More

Thank Robyn D
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

hi Robyn, Thank you once again for the positive feedback. it was good to have you here and hope to see you again soon. we hope you had safe trip back. malo aupito.

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Questions & Answers
Antony A
2 July 2017|
Response from Waterfront-Lodge | Property representative |
Hi Antony, No Sorry, we are not open on Sundays Regards, Waterfront Restaurant
Antony A
2 July 2017|
Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I think that they are open every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, View, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 25-260
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