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Waterfront Restaurant

Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
+676 24-692
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“profiteroles” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pleasant lunch in pleasant surroundings. I think other places might do better fish and chips for an awful lot less cash!

Thank Berrylicious12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hmmm, well I'll start with the positives. Lovely location, beautiful setting and fine dining. Nice selection of wines (could have more Aussie/NZL choices and less European) and the steak was perfect! Negatives are, DO NOT ORDER the octopus salad. I'm pretty sure it was octopus...More

Thank Aitchisonkc
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Aitchisonkc, Thank you for your review, unfortunately i'm sure you wrote your review for the wrong restaurant. Our selection of wines are all New Zealand & Australian, mostly New Zealand. Our main source of wine is Villa Maria and we have been selling...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old colonial style property with nice verandah where we had a reasonable lunch, with 3 beautiful cockerels strutting around. My wife had a Caesar salad which was more a bowl of greens than a Caesar salad (the add-ons were spares). I ordered fish and chips,...More

Thank Tykedownunder
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We decided to pop in for dinner as our restaurant of choice for that evening was closed for a function. Another restaurant across the road was open but was more expensive and the setting not so good. We were pleasantly surprised at the price for...More

Thank AucklandToni
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, We are very pleased and humbled for your review. We are super delighted that you had a wonderful experience in our restaurant. I guess your restaurant of choice was closed for a good reason :D hehe. Thank you & we hope you can enjoy...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Great experience with friends. The rib eye steak is definitely a must. Finished it off with the profiteroles...

Thank Uliti T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A quiet comfortable restaurant close by the hustle and bustle of the port. One of the best restaurants in Nukualofa. Lobster was on special. We ordered the lobster in garlic butter and it was superb. Great service and atmosphere. Have been back and will continue...More

Thank GrahamKenna
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi GrahamKenna, Thank you so much for your support. We are proud of our team for giving customers their needs, wants & keeping them satisfied. Come again & we hope to have lobsters in stock for you on your next visit. Malo Aupito for your...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Came to dinner here with a group which ordered mostly all different things. I had the salt and pepper squid which was as good as any I have had. Others had the seafood chowder and sashimi which looked amazing and if I came again I...More

Thank Leah G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

quality accommodation and restuarant in a lovely heritage building. new zealand meats, fresh fish straight off the wharf and produce from local growers and the menu range and service is always very good

Thank NicP5960
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We hope to see you again for another treat :) glad you enjoyed what our local people have to offer every morning! thank you again & have a wonderful week

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We reached the restaurant at lunch. We were told it's close to the main road in the city. But it took us more than 2-3 kilometers to reach it by foot. Being there was like a dream. We were the only guest at lunch sitting...More

Thank Peter S
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Peter, We are delighted to hear that you were satisfied with our Lobster. We have them in stock as often as we can, so please, Join us for another round of Wine & Lobster where you can ask for side Vegetables instead of Salad...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

The service at this restaurant is pleasant, although it lacks the friendly Tongan spirit. It certainly offers a superior dining experience for tourists and expats looking for a quality meal in the Island Kingdom with quality meals. Unlike some Tongan restaurants, Waterfront guarantees that what's...More

Thank Suli and Toa L
Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi Suli & Toa, Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining at Waterfront, but also disappointed that our staff did not have their usual energetic selves that night. We sincerely apologize. We hope to have you...More

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Antony A
2 July 2017|
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Response from Waterfront-Lodge | Property representative |
Hi Antony, No Sorry, we are not open on Sundays Regards, Waterfront Restaurant
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Antony A
2 July 2017|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I think that they are open every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuna Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island 1001, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 24-692
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