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Friends Cafe

Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 22-390
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish cakes” (8 reviews)
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“panini” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed a nice coffee, light food, clean environment and garden surroundings during our visit. We used the bathroom which was also clean. Chooks cleaned up scraps which fell from tables - adding to atmosphere. Staff were friendly and helpful. Malo!

Thank Arbor253
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Great cafe with friendly staff, good prices and tasty food. Yummy sandwiches, cakes and tea. Right in the centre of town.

Thank tjarco1045093
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This place has rarely let me down, the best ota Ika in town. It’s a spunky little buzzy cafe with good service and good menu Had the ota Ika in the first night, was actually the first stop from airport. Dinner the next night was...More

Thank McTravel73
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I ordered the beef curry and the sauce was fine but the beef was tough to chew, atmosphere was good but really hot inside as it was outside.

Thank Sosiua F
Reviewed 4 February 2018

By the time you get there it'll be even better, moving into renovated premises. Good cafe with impressive breakfasts, decent coffee and cold beer. One dodgy chicken roll lost a star though.

Thank Goat-whisperer
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Came here twice while in town and was able to try several dishes, everything was tasty and fresh. I loved the seafood chowder and the fruit smoothies. The staff was very friendly. Wifi is good, small fee for a set amount of data

Thank TenaciousTrekkers
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The staff here were very helpful and really went that extra mile to help visitors even making multiple phone calls to track down a tuk-tuk driver. There were numerous items for sale including some packets of amazing coffee. The food was pretty good and the...More

Thank tropicgirl39
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Still reasonably good to visit but hasn't quite the vibes it had in the past. The cooking is also slipping . I definitely recommend visiting but it's not really up to the accolades of the past. I have been visiting since it was established and...More

Thank Mikolo1
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

A great breakfast in a very inviting setting. The cafe is very quaint and the staff very friendly. My mum has been going here since she lived her and claims this still to be her favourite place.

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Love this place. Super friendly staff. Love the food and everything about it. A must place to visit in Tonga.

Thank harry l
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Michelle B
30 October 2015|
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Response from Siale H | Reviewed this property |
I think there breakfast starts at $6 up to the top prices of the big breakfast at $22 Pa'anga. There sides are bit on the expensive side. Things like an extra sausages (2)cost $5, 2 strips of bacon cost $6 Pa'anga. Hope that... More
Sana F
23 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 22-390
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Friends cafe and tourist center on Taufa'ahau road in the center of Nuku'alofa. Kingdom of Tonga.
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