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Nambawan Cafe

) #8 of 68 Restaurants in Port Vila $ , Cafe,
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
+678 554 4826
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (123 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved how this cafe over looked the harbour. The food was really nice and free wifi is always a winner. The staff were lovely.

Thank Lissie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a casual, open air café right on the harbour and is a hangout for locals and (unfortunately!) all the cruise ship tourists, as the water taxis bring them directly to the wharf there. Coffee is some of the best on the island when...More

Thank Steph G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a couple of coffees here in the day, but mostly it was a delightful venue for an outdoor movie. Where else could you have the back drop of the harbour beyond the screen over the water. All for the price of a meal or...More

Thank SusanK1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Nambawan Cafe a couple of times. It is nice friendly cafe. You may watch a movie in the evening too.

Thank Necdet V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to have a beer and a bite with a good ocean view. they have happy hour from 3-6 so one can enjoy few drinks here. worth trying out if you in Vila

Thank nitin d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can tell a good place if the locals eat there, and this is one good example. Food can be a bit slow coming out, it when it arrives it is great. I I usually have the smoked marlin eggs benedict for breakfast or lunch...More

Thank Patria H
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This gem of a cafe right on the bustling waterfront was amazing. You simply must try the Raspberry Sensation, a dreamy, creamy and refreshing drink. The cafe has fast free wifi and has stunning views across Port Vila and was reasonably priced and the staff...More

Thank Marc P
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We visited several times while on our family holiday in March. Awesome pizzas! The kids loved it and so did we. Really nice outdoor but undercover eating area. Will be even better when the seawall/waterfront construction is finished. Highly recommended!

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Nice cafe by water front. Food not bad but had run out of bacon. My husband had big breakfast and they gave him extra sausage.

Thank Billinghay
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Good food, good prices. Relaxing place to sit and watch the world go by. Food delivered quickly, not a great range of non-alcoholic drinks.

Thank flyona67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate 25246, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 554 4826
  • E-mail
Nambawan is a relaxing water side cafe - built using local materials alongside the Arts and Craft Market. It has cafe fair, with a juice bar using only fresh ingredients (no concentrates or canned juices) and only imported fruits when not in season.
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