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Elan - CLOSED

Wharf Road | Palm Cove/Ifira Point, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 25526
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
13 Dec 2015
“Closed for good ”
9 Sep 2015
“Great Views”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, International, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Wharf Road | Palm Cove/Ifira Point, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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21 - 30 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 13 January 2015

Quite possibly the best restaurant we've ever eaten at. Walked from Villa 25 and couldn't believe such a wee gem was hidden away. Unfortunately it was only open from Weds-Saturday otherwise we might have eaten there every night. We had our 7 year old fussy...More

1  Thank Newshoes1973
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We had the pleasure of dining at Elan a number of times during our holiday. Linda and Darryl have a fabulous restaurant with an amazing view that is topped off with delicious food and beautiful staff. We were fortunate to get a table at the...More

Thank Merri13
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is the best restaurant in Vanuatu. The food is amazing, the view is to die for, the hosts are friendly. 5 stars in all and every aspect.

Thank NicMitch
Reviewed 3 January 2015

I booked a table by the water at Élan for my last night in Vanuatu and I'm so glad I did. My husband and I were blown away by how amazing the view was and fortunately the food was just as good. We enjoyed the...More

Thank Lee O
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Such a lovely way to end our vacation. Overlooking the water with a menu that was so tempting. The beef Wellington was superb! Despite being a fine dining experience, my children were welcomed and also looked after with the chefs creating a special dinner for...More

Thank KLC235
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Thanks for the beautiful Xmas day lunch. The outlook was excellent as was the food. We will definitely return to the restaurant next time we visit Vanuatu. Cheers Sharyn G

Thank Sharyn G
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Went here to celebrate my partners birthday after reading all the good reviews. It was unusually quiet in Vanuatu at this time so the servicewas very good and quick. Great view especially if you can catch the sunset. We had the tuna carpaccio and crab...More

1  Thank Skye R
Elan R, Owner at Elan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2014

I am very sorry to hear you were not well. Many people who have visited Vanuatu and become ill believe they have food poisoning when in fact it is usually a "GASTRO" illness, which gives the same symptoms as food poisoning. This can be caught...More

Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

We dined at Elan for my parents 50th wedding anniversary. We were a party of 12. From the moment we walked in the door we knew we were in for something very special. The restaurant is beautifully fitted out. The pics on trip advisor don't...More

1  Thank Sam C
Reviewed 9 December 2014

My wife and I have now dined at elan a number of times and this place never disappoints. The food is always delicious and fresh, the service professional and the owners always make that extra effort to ensure diners are looked after and happy. Last...More

1  Thank chris j
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Had big expectations of élan from reviews and given the big price tag for dishes expected something special. Ontray was duck pancakes which where flavorless and after waiting for 2 hours for the main to arrive which was packet pasta and flavorless source the seafood...More

4  Thank Brad C
Elan R, Owner at Elan, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2014

In response to your insulting review. If you are going to try and damage someones business, you should at least get your facts right. I do remember the four of you and new you were going to be a problem! The Duck pancake ENTREE is...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Good for
Romantic, View
Open Hours
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road | Palm Cove/Ifira Point, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 25526
  • E-mail
Description
Elan is a unique dining experience in Vanuatu. A restaurant purpose built by the owners to offer elegant island style dining. The restaurant is situated on the beach overlooking beautiful aqua waters and enjoys the best sunsets in Port Vila. Elans fresh and authentic menus are inspired by the classics - French, Italian, Asian, Mediterranean and the flavors' of the Pacific. We pride ourselves on sourcing as much of the freshest locally grown produce as possible, including we believe and our customers agree the best free range grass fed beef in the world. Elan was chosen to host the only Royal Dinner for HRH Princess Anne's visit to Vanuatu in October 2014. Open: 5pm Wednesday to Saturdays.
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