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“Imaginative and filling buffet lunch”
Review of Oyster Island Resort Restaurant - CLOSED

Oyster Island Resort Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$30
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Oyster Island Resort Restaurant - 100% waterfront, set overlooking the tranquil waters of Peterson Bay, Oyster Island is elegant yet casual, serving only 100% Organic Fresh Island Grown and Market Fresh Produce, Sustainable locally caught seafood, and the famous Organic Santo Beef. Weather its a romantic 3 course wine matched special occasion, or a sand between your toes casual lunch, Oyster Island caters to all. Our Sunday BBQ Lunch Buffet is legendary - featuring local live music, and too many dishes to mention. Reservations essential. Drive north on the east coast road until you come to the sign, drive through the village to the 'landing'. Bang the tank to let our boat crew know you need a pick up, and sit back, enjoy the waterfront view, sip a cocktail and let the Oyster Island staff pamper you with the Ni-Vanuatu smiles and hospitality that this country is renown for.
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Sunday buffet lunch is a great experience. Great selection of mains. Deserts a bit disappointing, but minor issue. Talented live band accompanies lunch. Must book ahead.

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Reviewed 9 December 2015

We only visit the island on Sunday and got a great buffet. We went around the island. Very very beautiful and snorkeled a few places. recommendable. Beating a gong gong and a small boat coming over

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2015

Great Buffet on Sundays -

Thank you for visiting Oyster Island Resort for our famous Sunday Lunch Buffet, we are delighted you enjoyed your day.

Great tip - bang the gong and make sure you make reservations (we do not accept walk-ins on Sunday's).

Thank you again and we all hope to see you soon in Vanuatu.

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Reviewed 17 November 2015

We visited to Oyster Island twice on our recent trip. Both visits were for the Sunday buffet. The variety of food was sensational and the chocolate beef ribs were to die for.
They had a great two piece band playing and they are world class.
The buffet starts at 1pm but get there early and go for a kayak around the island or to a blue hole.
This is a must visit for anyone coming to Santo.

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2015

Sunday Buffet Is Great -

Thank you for offering your experience of your time on Oyster Island, and also a special thank you for choosing Espiritu Santo as your holiday destination. Santo is filled with fantastic natural attractions, island, resorts, restaurants and places to enjoy an amazing meal, and we thank you for visiting us, not once but twice.
Yes, Sunday Buffet is a fantastic day, our 100% local staff put their heart and soul into making it what it is.
We will be sure to pass on your thanks to the staff, as well as 'our world class muso's', Roland and Apia are just great guys, who can punch out some classic tunes, island music and also a mix of their originals.
Thanks again, happy travels and hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

a great little spot of the east coast of Santo island. Get a taxi to the pier and ring the big oxygen tank so the boat knows to come get you. About aud25 for their Sunday buffet but worth a visit any day of the week.

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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015

A lunch worth taking the barge to...

Thank you for sharing your experience of the Oyster Island Resort Restaurant.
Yes, the Sunday Lunch Buffet is amazing, and extremely popular - must remind future guests to ensure they make a reservation.
A great intro into Oyster Island, and a great description on 'how to get here'.
Hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu.

Happy travels - The Oyster Island Family.

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Reviewed 28 October 2015

Fantastic meals especially the curry and great friendly service. Beautiful surroundings and views...

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Thank Tracy F
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OysterIsland, General Manager at Oyster Island Resort Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2015

Fantastic.

Thank you for spending some time on Oyster Island, and for sharing your experience with us.

Chef Big Marcel loves cooking his curries, using only the finest 100% organic local produce, fresh sustainably caught seafood and of course, world famous Santo Beef.

The staff on Oyster truly are the definition of Vanuatu Legendary Hospitality, no wonder Vanuatu has been voted the most friendly country on earth. We will be sure to pass on your appreciation of their service and cuisine.

Take care - Happy travels.

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