Port Vila Dining

A variety of bars, cafés, clubs and restaurants

Port Vila offers visitors numerous ways to enjoy their stay. From kayaking to scuba diving, duty free shopping to beach fun and sunbathing, visitors will enjoy a vast variety of different activities and attractions. However, you will have to eat during your stay; while many of the resorts offer great dining options, you can find even more in the heart of the city. From family restaurants to bars and nightclubs, you'll find the dining and drinks option to suit your needs.

Trader Vic's Bar

This is the local watering hole of choice. The Tusker here is supposed to be the best in all Vanuatu; live music, a lively crowd and a light menu make this a great choice for anyone looking for fun in Port Vila. The bar is located in the old Club Imperial Building, downtown.

Port Vila Pub & Flaming Bull Steakhouse

While the name is a mouthful, you will find the steaks more than satisfactory. The pub offers a topical garden setting, with views of the city and the harbor; live music is available almost every night. Besides a killer steak, they also serve great pasta, chicken and fresh seafood.

Nambanga Restaurant

This restaurant is actually owned and operated by the national tourism industry and specializes in providing travelers with a taste of local fare. The restaurant has erratic hours – dinner is served on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, while lunch in only served Tuesday and Thursday. The restaurant is located in the INTV school compound.

Nambawan Café Bar and Internet

A full menu, a great list of relaxing drinks and juice is served at this great little café. Wireless Internet service is available throughout the café, and locals and travelers, alike, enjoy the comforts of a cold Tusker here every night. The café is located downtown on the waterfront, near the market.


If you want fine French cuisine, this is the place for you. The menu consists of traditional dishes, prepared with local flair and ingredients. The bar and nightclub portion of the restaurant is a favorite hangout for locals, as well as international tourists. Delicacies served include flying fox, snails and traditional French desserts.

Club Vanuatu

Club Vanuatu is the hippest, most modern club in Port Vila and offers great meals and drinks. You will find several bars in the club, as well as dance floors, gambling and even bingo. Movies, indoor sports and snooker can be found here, as well.

Holidays in Port Vila

  • Bauerfield International Airport - Located in Port Vila, Vanuatu's only international airport operates both domastic and international flights.
  • Fun Things in Port Vila - In amongst a variety of tours and attractions, we have selected seven fun things to do on your holiday in Port Vila.
  • Holiday Packages - This tropical holiday paradise offers a range of activities and holiday accommodation options, including Vanuatu holiday packages. 
  • Port Vila Dining - On you holiday in Port Vila you will find many interesting wining and dining places, from bars and restaurants, to cafes and nightclubs. 
  • Port Vila Holidays - As Vanuatu's most popular holiday and travel destination, Port Vila attracts visitors from many countries and offers numerous holiday activities. 
  • Port Vila Tours - This easily accessible tropical holiday destination offers a whole range of excellent tours and activities for your holiday in Vanuatu. 
  • Resorts in Port Vila - Some of the loveliest and friendliest accommodation in Vanuatu can be found at Port Vila resorts dotting the coast and hills around Port Vila harbour. 
  • Shopping Destinations - In addition to its numerous holiday and sightseeing attractions, Port Vila also offers many duty-free and other shopping choices.