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The Beach Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, Pizza, Australian
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Mele Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate cash only no cards, Vanuatu
+678 560 1132
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Do not miss the fire show, but make sure you book a good table. The food is good, kids meals well priced, good choice and great views over to hideaway island. Local market selling handicrafts on the beach. Well worth a trip out to .

1 Thank Goodservicehunter
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This very popular beach bar is located so that diners can watch the sun set and eat good food. Pizzas are popular. We went to also watch thee Fire Show which was excellent. It was somewhat puzzling that our group was divided into one large table and one small table for 6. Just did not make sense and caused separation... More 

Thank Judici
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been to The Beach Bar several times, Sometimes just for a drink, others for a swim and some lunch as well. Very relaxed, great view, good service, good food for the price.

Thank BobMarley63
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We missed all the movie nights and fire shows and dancing that the beach bar offers on different nights but we stopped in often for a light lunch or an afternoon coffee and always found good food, good service and nice people.

Thank Liz S
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Beach Bar while on a tour in Port Vila had a few beers and a feed with the family.The food and beers were reasonably priced and also had a laminated currency conversion chart on each table.There were jet skis available for hire if you wished nearby also the beach was very swimmable,the staff spoke good English and... More 

Thank Terry M
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across from Hideaway Island for the nights. Good food, beer and fabulous atmosphere. Be sure to see Vanua Fire and their AMAZING show. A must see.

Thank Diving B
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time - from being welcomed at the door by Ray to dinner arriving super quick so we could enjoy the Friday night ganza of the Vanua Fire group. Truly spectacular and highly entertaining. Make sure you take some spare cash to acknowledge the great effort and show the team puts on. Highly recommend.

1 Thank Scott R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our afternoon here. We booked a table on a Friday to have happy hour/dinner and watch the fire show. We spent the day at Hideaway island and this was the perfect way to finish off. Great atmosphere and food. Right on the beach watching the sun go down. The fire show was the highlight and I strongly recommend... More 

Thank Summers132
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We caught a taxi from our resort out to the Beach Bar to see the Sunday Show. We arrived kid of early and swam and jumped off the wharf with all the local kids. We had a ball. At dusk they start setting up the trapeze and we had a great pizza dinner while waiting. The show as funny and... More 

Thank Simon H
Port Stephens, Australia
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for dinner and the fire show on every Friday night. It was a lot of fun and the food was delicious. Highly recommend to anyone looking for some fun and a night out. Good for kids and adults.

1 Thank Angela B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Bar, Pizza, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mele Road | Mele Bay, Port Vila, Efate cash only no cards, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 560 1132
A great place to hang out for the day. The Beach Bar is famous for its wood fire pizzas, but offers a large choice of alternatives as well. The kids just love playing on the beach with all the free water toys while Mum & Dad relax in the beer garden. Sit back and enjoy the stunning sunsets over Mele Bay whilst enjoying a cold beer or glass of wine. Keep an eye out for the special "Friday Night Fire Dancing" evenings, Tuesday Movie nights on Port Vila's biggest screen, right on the beach and our Sunday Sessions starting with live music from 1pm followed by our great new show "Sunday Kustam Karnival" where Bank's Snake Dancers meet our talented Circus Performers". Something for everyone at The Beach Bar!

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