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Friends Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 22-390
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
“ceviche” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, European, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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1 - 10 of 679 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is delicious, the staff are friendly and will always make you truly feel like you are indeed in the Friendly Islands. I’m looking forward to visiting the new wing of Friends Cafe when renovations are completed!!! Ofaatu

Thank taninalia
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here based on the hype and to use the wifi. You have to pay extra for wifi even when you’re dining. My friend ordered a fresh coconut, they said they were all out and then later we saw them deliver some to other...More

Thank jds2110
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went in hoping to get a quick lunch but found it to be very very slow. Once we had the food it was good and the staff most apologetic for the time it took.

Thank BillLaReunion
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner twice and both times the staff were very friendly. The second time we came they didn’t have a few of the items on the menu but the food we got was very nice.

Thank R1876FYpetras
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited twice for lunch. The wait is long when you're the only one there and even longer when it's busy. Staff is nice but don't speak English well. The first time we went they were out of everything and we were there at like 11:00....More

Thank k8mccurdy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a stop. Good coffee (we are fussy!!) Yummy smoothies, fast service. Villa Maria wine and all day breakfast with fresh tuna in my Eggs Benedict. Yay. They have wifi if you care and a gift shop. but if not go for the food...More

Thank Mayr0se
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for a quick coffee catch up with friends - can also get a lunch meal there if you need a place for lunch

Thank Corinne T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for lunch. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the staff are very friendly. The raw fish and coconut was very good and refreshing for a hot day however the summer rolls lacked taste and pieces of cartilage were all over. The vanilla...More

Thank Argaussie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple menu of average quality, make sure beef patties are cooked properly. Staff are lovely and the coffee (espresso machine was out of action) good and strong. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Henk L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little cafe in the heart of town. Serves bfast lunch and dinner. Can pop in for a coffee or a beer! Beautiful island décor, friendly staff and delicious food.

Thank Hiva K
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Michelle B
29 October 2015|
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Response from Siale H | Reviewed this property |
I think there breakfast starts at $6 up to the top prices of the big breakfast at $22 Pa'anga. There sides are bit on the expensive side. Things like an extra sausages (2)cost $5, 2 strips of bacon cost $6 Pa'anga. Hope that... More
Sana F
23 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 22-390
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Friends cafe and tourist center on Taufa'ahau road in the center of Nuku'alofa. Kingdom of Tonga.
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