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Le Cafe du Village

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Lanai Hwy | Beside the Grand Hotel, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
08:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Shanghai Region, China
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36 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

beautiful and stunning setting, but no service, we arrived stood around and then someone appeared from the kitchen and we were seated and 15 minutes later we left, It was 1pm

Thank ruthchan2016
Simon T, Owner at Le Cafe du Village, responded to this review

Dear Ruthchan2016. I was very disappointed to read your review, we certainly do not take this lightly as we pride ourselves on our friendly and welcoming service. I sincerely apologise and thank you for bringing this to our attention. Yours sincerely Simon More 

Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we walked in the table were set ready for fine dining, however, we were just after having a coffee away from our hotel and the staff said not a problem and were more than happy to oblige. good cheese cake and a great sized well made Latte. EFPOS wasent working thought which wasn't an issue for us however, would... More 

Thank Andrew R
Port Douglas, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple fresh food overlooking the harbour with lovely girls serving. Calamari and ceaser salad with prawns were delicious.

Thank geoffrey g
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful meal in a beautiful setting. Staff were wonderful (our experience everywhere in Vanuatu). Come here for a special meal or just to have a drink.

Thank Elisa B
Paris, France
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hidden at the back of some shops, but has some great views and great staff. The food is very good and very enjoyable

Thank betsycrackenback
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this cafe, wonderful staff and Monique was super helpful 😊 I would definitely return to this place again!

Thank Michelle K
Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked past and decided to have dinner here on our last evening in Vanuatu. We both had Santo steak, which was cooked to perfection, and came with some excellent sides. The wine selection is very nice, and their house wine is good. We had a table on the wharf, which was great as we were able to watch the... More 

Thank CanadianChris84
Bonnells bay
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a seafood platter here which we mostly enjoyed, but so did the the flys. Our waitress did her best to rid us of them but we found it best to use a decoy of the not so great and supposedly fresh prawn shells. The service and outlook was good but the platter we felt was overpriced (like most... More 

Thank Tonia G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For our last night in Vanuatu we decided to take our hosts recommendation and dine at Le Cafe du Village, we were not disappointed! We did not have a reservation however were early enough to seated at the waters edge by our charming waitress Sheila. Sheila ran through the days specials, from which my husband chose the lobster (he demolished... More 

Thank Catherine C
Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner whilst on our honeymoon. We ordered the prawn and chorizo pasta and the fish and chips. Both were excellent and generously portioned. Such a romantic location on the harbour to enjoy a cocktail and a nice meal.

Thank sarer06

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Seafood, Cafe, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lanai Hwy | Beside the Grand Hotel, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: 67827789
The Mediterranean design, waterfront location and superb cuisine have earned Cafe du Village iconic status in Vanuatu. Just a few steps down a leafy passegway next to the Grand Hotel you will enter into a small coutyard of serenity with split level coral based terraces, vivid white ballustrates, high ceilings, and white louvre shutters. Our local staff are carefully selected for their friendliness and hospitality from the top resort hotels and international cruise lines. We offer a diverse choice of dishes to suit most palates, from our freshly caught fish and lobster (when available), our excellent local beef, to our popular sausage and mash and steak and kidney pie, but make sure you a leave a little space for one of our amazing desserts. With a perfect location, beautiful views over the harbour, breath taking sunsets and fabulous hospitality there is no better place in Port Vila to relax, enjoy and while away the day.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?