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The Summit Cafe - CLOSED

Mele Rd, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 546 9296
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“pie” (3 reviews)
“wraps” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Mele Rd, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Located right next to the zip line so when you finish the zip line you can call in there for a cool drink. The surrounding gardens are beautiful and the view from the top of the summit is breathtaking, they also sell great scented candles...More

Thank Dennis A
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Hi Dennis A, Thank you for your review, and yes we too are glad you got the opportunity to enjoy the stunning views with a cool drink and make some purchases of the sandalwood based The Summit Vanuatu products that are truly Made in Vanuatu,...More

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Catch a B bus and politely say "please take me to the summit cafe". I walked from Mele to the summit - it is not far, but it is very steep. I was looking for the "zipline" (same location, different operators) and had to wait...More

Thank goobaball
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Hi goobaball, Thank you for your review. We are pleased you managed to utilise your time well whilst waiting for the next Vanuatu Jungle Zipline ride by having a pizza and refreshments at The Summit Café. A great place to relax and take in the...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nice food and very friendly staff. Well done to the summit for no longer having entrance fee to the garden and for offering good services !More

Thank mammorel
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Deaqr mammorel, Thank you for your review and visit to The Summit Café. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal and refreshments. Yes, the staff in the Café & Gift Shop are very friendly, they enjoy talking to visitors. We hope you took the opportunity...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

A rather long up hill journey to get to the Summit had us wondering if we were doing the right thing. However once at the top we realised it was well worth it. So many interesting plants in a lovely setting and great views of...More

Thank kevinkerry2017
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear kevinkerry2017, Thank you for your review and for making the right choice of visiting The Summit Gardens, Café & Gift Shop. From what you wrote it sounds like you may have walked up the hill to The Summit Gardens? It is a winding road...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were keen to visit the gardens and with the Cafe there too , it made sense to sit and relax and have a bite to eat. Service as usual was excellent - Carl attended to our needs more than adequately. The menu was quite...More

Thank Merlin282
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016

Dear Merlin282, Many thanks for your wonderful review of your visit to The Summit Café & Gift Shop. We are pleased you enjoyed the time you spent at The Summit and taking the opportunity of wandering The Summit Gardens. It certainly is a great way...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Delicious lunch at the cafe overlooking Port Vila and Hideaway Island. Friendly staff and well worth the drive up the hill!More

Thank KMK20132014
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

Dear KMK20132014, Thank you for having a meal and refreshments at The Summit Café. We are so happy you enjoyed lunch, the views are magnificent and one can spend some time relaxing up at The Summit. The vast majority of Ni-vans are very happy, friendly...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went Zip Lining and the office is right next to the Summit Cafe.We had delicious pizzas and a beer. You can sit inside or outside. Somewhere nice to relax.More

Thank f0rby4
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hi f0rby4, Thank you for coming to The Summit Cafe which is located within The Summit Gardens and adjacent Vanuatu Jungle Zipline (separate businesses). What a great way to come down from your adrenlin rush of zipping through the trees and over the canyon by...More

Reviewed 2 September 2016

Kudos to Kal! Worth his weight in gold to this cafe. He greeted us at the entrance with a friendly smile and gave us a mini tour around the cafe and an explanation of the views. After we ordered Kal sat with us and shared...More

Thank narnie05
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hi narnie05, Many thanks for visiting and reviewing The Summit Cafe which is located within The Summit Gardens. We have passed on your wonderful comments to Karl, he is a treasureand has great interaction with all visitors. The local Ni-Vanuatu people are very friendly, happy...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

We walked in the garden and then had lunch. The service was good as was the food. Great lime juice. The views as you do the garden walk are very spectacular.More

Thank thomoMooloolaba
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hi thomoMooloolaba, Thank you for visiting The Summit Gardens and having a meal and refreshments at The Summit Cafe. We are happy you enjoyed your meal and the fresh Tahitian lime juice. The limes are grown in our plantations at The Summit, several tonnes are...More

Reviewed 30 July 2016

The cafe is in a new location and has same nice views, small lunch menu but interesting with dishes such as lap lap, pies, wraps and curries in the same building as the shops. The staff were very friendly and the gardens are still better...More

Thank PeaceAndLight
The Summit G, Public Relations Manager at The Summit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hi PeaceAndLight, Thank you for your review and return visit to The Summit Cafe and Gift Shop. As you found, the Cafe and Gift Shop in the new location within The Summit Gardens and the views are just as spectacular from the patio if not...More

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:00
Thursday
08:30 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mele Rd, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 546 9296
  • E-mail
Description
The Summit Café and Health & Body Shop moved from The Summit Gardens location on 1/2/17 and is now at the new Tanna Coffee Roasting Factory on Mele Rd, Mele just before the Port Vila Golf Club, only 15 mins from Port Vila in Vanuatu. The Summit Vanuatu products are made in the Mini-Factory. Browse the Sandalwood based products in The Summit Shop, spoil yourself with your favourite products and they make wonderful Made in Vanautu gifts for family and friends.

Open Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.00pm, Saturday 8.30am-2.00pm and Sundays on cruise ship days.

We hope to see you at our new location, look for the signage.
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