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Frangipani Korean Restaurant

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Cnr Wellington Rd & Fatafehi Rd | Corner of Wellington Road and Fatafehi Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 21-200
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasantly refreshing meal with fresh, crisp ingredients. The #9 dumpling soup was beautiful, and the serving size was just right 😊

Thank Adam D
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Love eating here. I think it's the best Korean on the island. The owners are very welcoming and the food delicious. Clean and tidy. Could do with a touch up of paint on the walls, but the food makes up for the tired decor

Thank Julie-Ince
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful fresh Korean food. The first was a buffet for twenty people. Sashimi, Korean pancake, and other great dishes. Second time lunch with friends, dumplings and kimchi rice - both great. Lovely hosts too! A must visit.

Thank Diana R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

For me the best food in Tonga is Frangipani Korea Restaurant cos this is my first time to eat in the restaurant.When i eat this food i am so happy cos all food in this restaurant is Fresh, delicious,yummy,they have a lots of food but its a different cook,they have drink juice,Korea tea.When you need anything to eat this Restaurant... More 

Thank 춘희 김
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious and fresh food! Quick service, clean restaurant, friendly staff. The best dumplings in the South Pacific!!

Thank Sigourney D
Kansas City, USA
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141 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you like Korean style food, Frangipani is the place to go in Tonga. The location is near the centr of the business district and opens for lunch and dinner. My favorite is the Korean style raw tuna salad. For about USD 10 you get a big stack of wonderfully flavored raw tuna (essentially sashimi) with a salad base and... More 

Thank Sunnyguy61
Luzon, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

In a place where the staple foods are burgers, fish and chips, pasta, pizza, ham and cheese sandwiches, fried chicken the cooking of Mr and Mrs Lee (owners of Frangipani) are welcome delights. Its no secret Korean food is simply delicious and healthy. The raw fish with rice and fresh vegetable seasoned by Korean spicy sauce is light and simply... More 

Thank OWSI
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Always get great food at Frangipani with KY and Kim great hosts, good central location in town and a hidden gem with fresh tune sashimi a must!!!

Thank Darin C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Delightful Korean food all made on premises by the owners. Fresh ingredients and a wide choice of dishes in a very pleasant setting

Thank Donal D
Christchurch, New Zealand
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Had a yummy lunch at Frangipani. The beef bolgogi and side salads were perfect. Friendly and helpful staff. Excellent value for money. Well worth a visit if you are in Nuku'alofa.

Thank Chris O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Wellington Rd & Fatafehi Rd | Corner of Wellington Road and Fatafehi Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 21-200

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