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Emily's Cafe & Takeaway

€€ - €€€
Rue Dartois, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 25550
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
7 Jul 2018
“Could not agree more with the previous post - Emily is terrific, but Bob is a racist!”
5 Oct 2017
“Expatriate Owner Terrible!”
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€€ - €€€
Rue Dartois, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

I do not use that term lightly. I witnessed this for myself while staying there the terrible verbal abuse of his NeVan workers. It was sickening, and I would encourage everyone to AVOID EVER STAYING THERE , OR TO EVEN FREQUENT HIS BAR, NO MATTER...More

1  Thank qwicksites
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I am rarely lost for words BUT the owner who was sitting at a table away from us could be heard complaining about the staff and actually there was actually racist remarks said! Food was ok to bad and I could not leave quick enough.

3  Thank fevy
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

"The kebab shop of Vanuatu"- said a young local. After an evening drinking. We were told Emily's was open 24 hours and was the best place for a feed at 3am. The food was good but obviously limited selections at that time of morning.

Thank Passenger707018
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We visited 2 years ago and look forward to returning next week when we are back in the area. The beer is very cold and the owners Bob and Emily are fantastic, they even gave my friend and I a tour of their accommodation. Look...More

Thank pams951
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I had the $1000vatu special $12 Aus half a chicken, rice, salad and I chose garlic sauce, was deceit size meal and soo delicious 🍽 definitely be back ther regularly for meals!

Thank Roberta L
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Very nice meals of your choice. Takeaways are accepted if you had too much to eat and have the rest to take home with you.

Thank Victor K
Bob N, Owner at Emily's Cafe & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for your response Victor, it is nice to have feedback! And in your case our servings are so big you had enough to take home with you : ) Regards Bob & Emily

Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times and love the food and atmosphere of the place, nice and cheap, we come here 2 times a month that

Thank Jaye P
Bob N, Owner at Emily's Cafe & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

We appreciate you coming twice a month, hope to see you again soon! That tells us that we are doing something right ; ) Regards Bob & Emily

Reviewed 25 April 2016

Their $10 specials are Ok value though last time we went the meals were smaller than previous times. Handy to where we stayed and great that it's open 24 hours.

Thank Hussein K
Bob N, Owner at Emily's Cafe & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for your response we aim for consistency and our main meals are between 250 and 300 grams. I will talk to the staff and will try and have this rectified. Regards Bob & Emily

Reviewed 25 April 2016

Food and service really good, just make sure your beers come from the back fridge. The aus owner and his local wife run this place and she is so good at helping out with local questions or customs, as he is, unless there is a...More

Thank parkvista17
Bob N, Owner at Emily's Cafe & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for your encouraging response in particular your comments on Emily. We aim to have our beer cold at all times, however the local people are not used to Cold beer, internationally most people like beer between 1-2 degrees, so this is our aim!...More

Reviewed 4 January 2016

Was disappointed at the food we normally visit on several occasions through our visits of 3 times a year; The Food has always been of a good size and value for money unfortunately the last 2 visits the food has not been as good as...More

Thank Deb_n_Des
Bob N, Owner at Emily's Cafe & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Sorry to hear, it is battle to get consistency and it seems to me that I have been a little laxed in the supervision of our kitchen. I will try to rectify this! Regards Bob & Emily

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Peter R
28 November 2017|
Response from fevy | Reviewed this property |
I don't know as I will never go back. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Dartois, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 25550
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Emily's is next to the National Museum and across the road from Vanuatu parliament and operates a "No Frills" restaurant that is renowned for its "5 Star" quality food at budget rates. Emily's is the only restaurant to be licensed to operate 24x7 in Port Vila and serves a variety of cuisines with regular and daily specials also featured on the menu. We are famous for our large helpings and our Vanuatu Steak and also feature dishes such as our wood fired BBQ Chicken and chips, Poulet fish and chips and Chicken Schnitzel to name a few.Emily's, ples blo gud fala kakai! (where the food is awesome!)
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