Typical business hours are as follows:

Banks 8am to noon and 1.30pm to 5pm Monday to Thursday, to 3pm Friday

Businesses 7.30am to 11.30am and 1.30pm to 5pm Monday to Saturday

Government offices 7.30am to noon and 1pm to 5pm Monday to Thursday, to 3pm Friday

Restaurants 11.30am to 2pm and 6.30pm to 9pm

Supermarkets 6.30am to 7pm Monday to Saturday, 6.30am to 11am Sunday

Snapshot

Opening hours vary. On Tahiti, businesses are less likely to close for lunch (although some do).

Banks 8–11.30am & 1–4pm Monday to Friday

Restaurants 11.30am–2pm & 6.30–9pm

Bars & Clubs 9pm–2am

Shops 8am–noon & 1.30–5pm