Must-see restaurants in New Caledonia

  • Le Faré du Palm Beach


    In a great garden setting streetside at the Palm Beach shopping centre, Anse Vata's version of Le Faré (the sister cafe is in town at the cruise ship quay…

  • L'Annexe


    A great cafe right on Place des Cocotiers that is perfect for a late breakfast, lunch or coffee break. Sit back and watch the world pass by with whatever…

  • La Chaumière


    The atmosphere is warm and uncluttered in this old colonial building where fabulous fine dining makes it very popular. French favourites like fish soup or…

  • Le Roof


    It would be hard to miss Le Roof in Anse Vata. Out on the pier, spacious and open, Le Roof offers elegant fine dining with amazing sunsets, a cool terrace…

  • Le Faré du Quai Ferry


    This little oasis with free wi-fi sits down at the cruise ship terminal on the waterfront. Chic tables and chairs spill outside under bright sun umbrellas…

  • O'kafika

    Loyalty Islands

    In the village of Hanawa and right next to the road and beach, O'kafika serves everything from sandwiches to tasty seafood meals on an outside terrace…

  • Snack Kohu

    Île des Pins

    This is a pleasant place for lunch, just out of Vao on the road north towards the airport. There are tables under thatched shelters and everyone is very…

  • Le Pandanus


    With takeout bakery products such as sandwiches, cakes and tarts out front and a full sit-down restaurant out the back, Le Pandanus is a haven for weary…

  • Fun Beach Restaurant & Grill


    Out on the peninsula between Baie des Citrons and Anse Vata, Fun Beach serves up salads, pasta, steak and seafood on a deck and surprisingly large indoor…

  • Le Jasmin

    Grande Terre

    This bright and friendly spot on RT1 in the middle of La Foa specialises in Asian cuisine and Brittany-style crepes. The food is good and there's free wi…

  • Chez Toto


    Head to this buzzing little restaurant for terrific French meals; it is truly so Frenchy, so classically chic, and, not surprisingly, often full to the…

  • Snack Ulysse


    A popular snack that serves generously filled hot or cold sandwiches, burgers, chips and curry dishes. A good budget option. Eat in or take away.

  • Zanzibar


    It’s all atmospheric timber and cloth, with a tiny upstairs verandah and a range of dishes like duck with lavender. It’s famous for its desserts.

  • Aux Délices de Noumea


    There’s nowhere to sit, but come here to Quartier Latin for Noumea's best breads, cakes and pastries. Beautiful displays and friendly service.

  • Best Cafe


    Don't be fooled by the look from the outside. Best Cafe is kind of funky and hits all the right spots, no matter the time of day.

  • Sushi Hana


    Cool, quiet and frequently booked out, this restaurant has Japanese food brimming with fresh flavour. The best sushi in Noumea.

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