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Moorings Restaurant & Bar

Lini Highway | Moorings Hotel, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 26800
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“tapas menu” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Lini Highway | Moorings Hotel, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 3 kids and I had a relaxed dinner at Moorings last night. Diverse menu from Chilli and Coriander Chicken to fresh beef lasagna. From all accounts food was delicious. Spring rolls and Vietnamese chicken salad stand outs. Kid's loved the Picanini Melody milkshakes and...More

Thank Kerry15798
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Went to the moorings on the last day of our stay. Very friendly staff but I have to admit of being unsure at first! Compared to the other places we visited, the prices here were really reasonable! I thought that there must be something wrong...More

1  Thank PaulAmeliaAnabel
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear PaulAmeliaAnabel, We are overjoyed to hear that our great value dining was to your satisfaction! No mistakes, it's the way we roll at Moorings. We aim to provide that value for money experience visitors strive to find when visiting Vanuatu. And we are pleased...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Chose to head here based on reviews and we were not disappointed. Excellent food options available and the food was delicious.More

Thank Ironships
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Ironships, Sincere thanks for taking the time to review your experience at Moorings' restaurant. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal experience and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. All the best, Yorick Nicholls General...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

A great and underrated spot to have a meal within Port Vila. Located a short trip from the centre of town, easily accessible with a bus, this is a great place to eat when in Port Vila. There is a large variety of dishes on...More

Thank jamesdunn93
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear jamesdunn93, Thank you very much for your review of Moorings hotel's dining. And a huge thank you for pointing out our efforts in offering GF options! We also offer a few vegetarian options, as we aim to please all diners. We are very pleased...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017

Moorings is an oasis in the busy town of Vila! we walked into the bar / dining part of the restaurant on a steamy Vila day. The armchairs looked over Port Vila Harbour and there was a sandy little beachfront where we dipped our toes...More

Thank Suzy2000
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear Suzy2000, Thank you very much for your kind review of Moorings Hotel. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and our great value 1200vt lunch! We hope to have the pleasure of your return visit sometime in the future!...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Professional & friendly staff. Fabulous food! Excellent prices. Great location We stumbled across this restaurant for Lunch, but ended up going back on another 2 occasions. If you want to dress up & fine dine a romantic meal or simply relax & dip your feet...More

Thank Leigh P
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear Leigh P, Thank you very much for your kind words! Very pleased to read you enjoyed the service and food and Moorings Hotel's Restaurant & Bar. We thank you for your review and hope to have the pleasure of return visit soon. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

Service was good, free wifi TV lounge, lovely view. Staff friendly and quick to service. Recommend this restaurant.More

Thank Maz05Bris
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Dear Maz05Bris, Thank you for your review of our accommodation, and your now review of our restaurant. We appreciate your support and are pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience with us during your stay. Should you find the time, please do pop us...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016

A great place to mix a beautiful sunset with happy hours drinks. We sat out on the deck over the water for a couple of nights. Service was good and we could of caught up with a free latest release movie as well.More

Thank donnaandjon
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Dear donnaandjon, Thank you kindly for your review. We are pleased to read your enjoyed your dining experience with us and even more so that you appreciated Wednesday's complimentary movie night! Wishing you all the best and hoping to have the pleasure of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very fresh and quick service would recommend anything on the list be sure to check out the cocktails!

Thank OctopusBen
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear OctopusBen, Thank kindly for your kind feedback! We are pleased to read you enjoyed your experience and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future! Warmest regards, Yorick Nicholls General Manager

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The Tahitian fish salad was inedible and then they had the cheek to add 5% credit card surcharge whereas even downtown Port Vila it was 3.75% max and more usually 2.5%. Wasn't worth the walk. Go to Tilly's next door instead.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are truly sorry to read of your dissatisfaction over our Tahitian Fish Salad. We honestly rarely get negative feedback on that item. I shall ensure the Chef is immediately advised of this so that he may...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lini Highway | Moorings Hotel, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu (Formerly Moo's Bar & Grill)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 26800
  • E-mail
Description
Moorings Hotel offers a fully licensed restaurant & bar open everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lead by Chef Evanne Kerr and his team, our international fusion menu is sure to please all diners as we deliver dishes bursting with flavours and unique to Vanuatu. Such as our famous Angel Hair & Chorizo Pasta, our tangy Lemongrass Chicken of The Philippines and our naughty Banoffee Crepes. Enjoy some of the finest foods the country has to offer as we use the most organic produce found at the Markets. Our menus also naturally cater for dietary requirements such as gluten free and vegetarians. Moorings Restaurant & Bar offers a wide variety of international fusion from European classics down to local Ni-Vanuatu specialties. Having been renovated since September 2014, and continuously being improved to this day, Moorings offers one of the best value for money dining experience in Port-Vila with entrees ranging around 850VT, Mains on average of 1600VT and Desserts for only 600VT! Moorings Happy Hour spans from 5pm to 7pm offering 300vt Tusker Beers and great discounts on house wines, spirits and cocktails!
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