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Cafe Escape

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Contemporary
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Taufa'ahau Road | FML Building, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 21-212
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You get a nice coffee in this place. Both my husband and I went here for breakfast. Many of the things that I wanted from the menu weren't available....no English breakfast tea and no bacon although alternatives were offered. Hubby had a big piece of lemon cake which was 10 pa'anga which I felt was pretty expensive. Nice and clean... More 

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Thank Lissa B
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If there's any place you need a fix for your sugar tooth, Cafe Escape is it! While pricey, the cheesecake is a highlight and definitely not to be missed. Eggs Benedict are a treat. I thought it was strange that they charged $3 for 30 mins of laptop time (I enjoy sitting at my computer working while I eat cheesecake).

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Thank newkololocal
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Favourite cafe in nuku'alofa. Service is amazing, food is good, it's clean and has air conditioning. The banana smoothies are cold and delicious. Definitely Prefer cafe escape over friends cafe.

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Thank Tiamarama V
Gold Coast
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Escape is a favourite of mine in Nuku Alofa. Service very good and fast for those on alright schedule. Waitresses Lita and Anna spoils you with their cheerful service. The food is good and fresh. Prices are reasonable and menu excellent.

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Thank GrahamKenna
Napier, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Another great place to have lunch. Dined there on several occasions and was never disappointed. Friendly efficient service, great atmosphere, clean and comfortable.

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Thank kimosabe2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Large range of Western food and some Tongan food on the menu at mid-range prices (T$15-25 per main). The restaurant is located in the town centre and provides air conditioning which is a relief from the hot weather outside! Great friendly service, would recommend to anyone looking for a quick bite or decent meal!

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Thank Claire L
Denver
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

There is nothing better than stopping at Escape Cafe in the heat of a Tongan summer afternoon and sipping one of their amazing iced coffees. The inside is an air-conditioned retreat, but they also have tables outside where you can watch the town go by while you relax.

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Thank Lindsey C
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I stopped here for a good coffee and to get out of the heat for awhile. This is a good cafe with friendly staff.

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Thank owlesey
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Top varieties of coffee with a selection of cakes and small meals are here available 24 hours 7 days a week.

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Thank Steffen G
Nukalofa, Tongatapu, Tonga
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Cafe Escape is one of the key eateries in Tongatapu - It is clean, air conditioned and very modern compared to many of the other cafes. There is a wide variety on the menu and the food and service is consistent - my only issue is that it is a little expensive, although much better value than other cafes that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taufa'ahau Road | FML Building, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 21-212

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