Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Nuku'alofa

Friends Cafe

With a breezy charm, conversation, laughter and dependably good food, Friends is an irresistible social and culinary magnet for visitors and locals alike. Expect everything from panini to Thai beef curry to Moroccan…
Top Choice Chinese in Nuku'alofa

Tiger Inn

One of four quick-fire, perennially busy eateries on the ocean side of the Tonga Post building, Tiger Inn eschews the Western sausage-and-chips offerings of its neighbours and delivers authentic Chinese noodle soups…
Cafe in Nuku'alofa

Café Escape

Slick Café Escape could be anywhere, but provides a refined air-conditioned retreat from the street and infuses the tropics into its mixed menu. Order the fab banana-and-pineapple porridge, or combat the starch in y…
Italian in Nuku'alofa

Marco's Pizza & Pasta

Explore Nuku'alofa's back streets and you'll find plenty of places to eat: Korean, Singaporean, Indian, and Marco's – an unassuming little pizza and pasta joint. Chow down inside the modest shack, or sit out in the …
Italian in Nuku'alofa

Lunarossa Restaurant

You’ll need a car or taxi to get to the 'Red Moon', but it makes for a reasonably classy experience. The vibe is intimate with authentic Italian cuisine, the focus on ultrafresh seafood (the creed: 'a passion to red…
International in Nuku'alofa

Cottage Breeze Restaurant

Earning a glowing reputation, this place on Vuna Rd west of the palace offers cheery service and consistently good food: everything from pork ribs to seafood grills. Kick back at your mosaic-topped table on the broa…
International in Nuku'alofa

Waterfront Café

Downstairs at the Waterfront Lodge, soak up the breezy South Seas vibes and chase a few sundowners with some Italian-style pasta, steak, lobster, lamb or seafood. It's a roomy room, spangled with colourful prints.
Chinese in Nuku'alofa

Emerald Chinese Restaurant

Part of the Emerald Hotel, this place gets the nod for top Chinese restaurant in town. Good value, it’s licensed, takeaway is available and (best of all) it’s open on Sunday. Try the fried Szechuan chicken.