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“Lobster was great!”
Review of Chill Restaurant

Chill Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 96 Restaurants in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$31
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We arrived at 8.45pm not knowing the restaurant kitchen closes at 9pm (You might want to write this more or put it on the internet at least of the business hours of the kitchen).
Ordered lobster and veal schnitzel. Very well cooked, beautiful tasting food that was good value for money! Loved the lighting underneath the restaurant with lots of fish congregating.

The restaurant has mood lighting and seems to give off the vibe of fine dining. Restaurant staff were not pushy, were very polite and understanding (even with our late arrival).

Would go back again!

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Thank Kozza44
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Chill is a second-story restaurant in Port Vila overlooking the harbour and looking out to Iririki island. Fully airconditioned.

Ensure you go early so you can see the sunset and the views. We got there by 5:45 pm and it was the best time to see everything. No need to book at this time either.

Food was OK.
Entree - fish croquettes and squid were nice.
Mains - Steak was very good. Meat pizza was decidedly average.
Drinks were well priced.

Summary. Food is OK. I would go to Chill for the views of the water and the fish in the early evening

Thank Bandageman
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

O.k.., here goes.., I have been coming here for quite a few years on and off..., a lot of what I read is very true..., this is not a bad restaurant.., from my experience its just a question of the abilities of the manager at the time.
I have frequented chill bar for about 3 to 4 years and have seen at least 3 may be 4 managers come and go.
The managers have all been extremely polite and welcoming but obviously the hard yards have not been attended to.
I also have seen the prices rise over this period of time where now other options in Vila town have become a better option.., (I wont mention where because I want this to be a constructive post)
I know the staff and some of the kitchen crew by name and they are all wonderful and I believe do their very best to compliment this business.
This restaurant has great potential the owners need to take control and address the SMALL issues experienced by tourists.
The meals that I have had at Chills have ranged from great to average in the same week.
I love this place and it has great potential.., more owner presents and input would more than likely improve the quality of this restaurant.
Don't give this place a miss..., the frenzy feeding fish below and the staff and their meals/wine if they have it in stock!!?? make it all worth while!

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Good Food Good View What More Could You Want. Was not over priced. Go at night and watch the fish school in the water below, was very entertaining.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

Chill Restaurant enjoys a superb location. is very clean and the food is good.

They have a daily lunch and dinner special that offers a variety of choice and both are very good value but what lets it down is the service, or rather the lack of staff training.

One of the official and primary languages in Vanuatu is English but if you deviate from the menu with any type of special request, even as simple as I'll have the pizza but please no onion, the staff get very confused.

Likewise try and order the daily special from the kids menu for an older child and you'll hit a brick wall. Even though the adult and kids daily specials are the same price because the kids menu says only under 12's may order chicken nuggets they will refuse to serve an older child the chicken nuggets.

The staff are extremely friendly and polite but seem to have been trained to follow a rule book to the letter so they are not to blame but rather the absentee owner who I think chooses to rather observe their business from a distance via the numerous CCTV cameras all over the place.

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Thank Paul R
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