Top Choice French in Port Vila


Still going strong after more than 40 years, L’Houstalet is famous for its offbeat French creations including stuffed flying fox, wild pigeon and garlic snails. Simpler fare such as pizza and pasta (from 900VT) is a…
Top Choice Thai in Port Vila

Kesorn's Exotic Thai Kitchen

Spicy aromas waft from the kitchen onto the breezy elevated deck at this authentic Thai place. Alongside the fragrant curries (red curry duck, Penang prawn curry) are pan-Asian dishes prepared with fresh local ingre…
Top Choice Cafe in Port Vila

Nambawan Cafe

A great place to hang out by the harbour, this popular cafe has free wi-fi, snacks, tapas, pizzas, all-day breakfast and a full bar. The cafe is usually open from sunrise to sunset but Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday…
Top Choice American in Port Vila

Jill’s Cafe

This bustling American-style diner is always buzzing with expats, tourists and locals, seeking out waffles, burgers, burritos and chilli cheese fries. Try Jill’s homemade earthquake chilli and famous Port Vila thick…
French in Port Vila

Au Faré

A little bit French, a little bit Pacific, Au Faré is a breezy waterfront restaurant under an open-sided thatched 'nakamal' with central bar. Sample fresh local fish in ginger sauce, beef carpaccio or Gallic steak d…
Indian in Port Vila


Spice serves authentic and reasonably priced Indian food in cosy surrounds. It's mostly north Indian fare with chicken tikka masala, rogan josh and aromatic Punjabi chicken curry. There's a kids' menu (hold the spic…
Seafood in Port Vila


Chill enjoys a good waterfront location, next to the market and looking through large windows out to Iririki. It’s a family friendly place specialising in seafood: try the impressive seafood platter or lobster pizza…
International in Port Vila

Brewery Bar & Restaurant

The street-front deck at the Brewery usually attracts a crowd. Try a pint of the local Nambawan draught and peek into the open kitchen to see what's cooking: there's a predictable menu but the wood-fired pizzas are …
Pizza in Port Vila

Beach Bar

Facing across to Hideaway Island, Beach Bar is a fun place with Tuesday movie nights (the screen is set up on the beach), a free (very popular) Friday night fire show, a Sunday circus and excellent wood-fired pizzas…
Cafe in Port Vila

Emily's Cafe & Takeaway

Emily's offers some of the best-value meals around. The 1000VT lunch specials – fish and chips, rump steak or chicken – are a steal and there are some good noodle dishes too.