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Maikai Bora Bora

This highly rated eatery offers excellent Polynesian cuisine with a refined twist, savoured in a vast and stylish dining room overlooking the lagoon (but only a few tables have lagoon views). Prices are surprisingly…
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Restaurant Matira Beach

This breezy, open-air restaurant provides an enchanting dining experience with delectable food. It's well known for its Japanese cuisine (sushi, nigiri, teppanyaki) as well as well-executed French and Polynesian dis…
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Marama Tattoo

For traditionally designed tattoos head to this highly rated tattoo studio. Popular, sterile and reliable. Book well ahead as Marama is something of a legend in French Polynesia.
French in Bora Bora

Le St James

Don’t be deterred by the odd location – it's hidden in the back of a small shopping centre in Vaitape – for, once inside, you’ll find a convivial space that combines style with informality and an enticing deck affor…
Gastronomy in Bora Bora

Villa Mahana

A true alchemist, the Corsican chef Damien Rinaldi has got the magic formula right, fusing Mediterranean with Polynesian to create stunning cuisine, perfectly matched with French wines. Exquisite execution extends t…
Cafeteria in Bora Bora

Aloe Cafe

This busy place right in the centre of Vaitape has the most eclectic menu in town and is a good place for a light meal any time of the day (last order is at 4.30pm). Get things going with palate-pleasing salads, wel…
Bistro in Bora Bora

Bloody Mary’s

Bloody Mary’s isn’t just a restaurant, it’s an experience, especially at dinner (light meals only at lunchtime). You walk on sand floors, sit on coconut stools under a thatched roof and are surrounded by exotic plan…
French in Bora Bora

Bora Bora Yacht Club

Yes, the food is pretty good, but the real draw here is the stunning wooden deck overlooking the lagoon – very romantic at sunset. The menu runs the gamut from grilled fish to meat dishes and salads to pasta. The ta…
French in Bora Bora

Fare Manuia

The hardest thing about eating at this local favourite is deciding between the excellent meat or fish dishes, crunchy salads and delicious pasta. Skip the pizzas, though. Big appetite? Opt for the huge wood-fired pr…
Bar in Bora Bora

Tiki Bar

Opened in 2015, Tiki Bar is by far the most happening venue on Bora Bora. There's an interesting mix of people here, from hotel staff to tourists and locals, all drawn by the well-priced beer, cocktails, tapas and g…