Get up early at your resort and you’ll discover Tongan fishermen selling produce they have caught that night. The fresh Octopus, Mudcrabs, Coral Trout and Lobsters will be on your menu the same day. Daily markets abound with fruit and vegetables that are sold by the growers and picked, plucked or dug up the same day they are sold. A warm climate, abundant rain and rich volcanic soil create a perfect environment for cultivation. Many Tongans manage their own small farms and grow vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, spinach, pumpkins, taro, tapioca and onions.
Apart from hotels and resorts there are restaurants featuring traditional Tongan, German, Italian and Asian cuisines. Traditional Tongan food usually includes various meats like chicken and pork, fish and shellfish. Tongan food is traditionally cooked in earth ovens called Umu and on special occasions and celebrations a pig is roasted over hot coals. For a quick affordable meal or a cup of the beautiful locally grown coffee there are also a variety of cafes to chose from. In Tonga food is how all food should be. Harvested fresh, cooked fresh and eaten fresh.
Ika Lahi Lodge
Ika Lahi Restuarant is renowed for its fresh fish cuisine – Cajan seared Tuna, poached Wahoo or pan fried Mahimahi drizzled in Papaya Salsa are but a few of our clients’ favourites. Caroline has com…
Café Escape offers a large choice of meals for breakfast and lunch and also a tremendous selection of snacks throughout the day. There’s a lounge to relax in, internet to inform you and music to pleas…
“An old Favorite in Nuku’alofa”.
Friends Café and Tourist Center is located in the Center of Nuku’alofa it has become a local institution with great food, customer service and a fantastic location. …
The Sovereign Residence Vavaú is the former home of Her Royal Highness Princess Salote Mafileó Pilolevu Tuita and her beloved husband the Honourable Tuita.
Situated opposite Chanel College. 1 km walk…
Billfish Restaurant & Bar
Billfish Bar & Restaurant was started in 1995 when owners Liz & John Sullivan realized a dream to live & work in the unique South Pacific Kingdom where Liz was born.
From the start “Billfish” ,or “…
Aquarium Café & Pizzeria is located on the waterfront in beautiful Neiafu Harbor. Come and enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, including our delicious pizzas, daily specials and the only draft beer in …
Take the décor,food,services, and the hosts, add a dash of Italy and the romance of the Pacific, and you are set
for a wonderful night out. The Waterfront , which is in a colonial building on Vuna R…
Liku’alofa Bar & Restaurant
Tongan owned, Tongan style, delicious Tongan taste. Local cuisine or continental dishes prepared by our proud chefs and friendly staff. Visit us now for the ultimate holiday experience, and enjoy bea…
The best darn cafe in Vava’u”
This is the original and still the only true Internet Cafe in Vava’u and has been spruced up by new owners. Located next to Adventure Backpackers in the centre of Neiafu…
Bounty Bar Ltd, ‘Ovava Restaurant at the Vava’u Guest House.
‘Ovava is a restaurant unlike any other in Vava’u or maybe the South Pacific. Tastfully and thoughtfully decorated
with an eclectic and imaginative menu and an unusual wine and beverage list.
Beach Hut Cafe
Beach Hut Café is idealy located on Nuku’alofa’s waterfront. Serving delicious local and European cuisine as well as fresh juices and smoothies. Fully Licenced. 7am – 5pm Monday to Saturday.
Choose from our fine range of Cocktails.
The Best Wine and Beer Selection in Vava’u
Fresh seafood and fish served daily
Lobster our speciality
Coffee-Espresso machine using freshly ground and roas…
La Paella Restaurant
At night you can dine at the resorts
famous La Paella Restaurant which
offers Authentic Spanish Cuisine and Live Entertainment.
Continental breakfasts and Lunches are also available.
Giggling Whale Grill and Thirsty Turtle Bar
The Giggling Whale Grill and Thirsty Turtle Bar over look the Refuge Harbor in Neiafu town. Situated above the Moorings Yacht Base just the Catholic Church on the waterside. The perfect location for a…
Poolside Café, Simply Italian – Uniquely Canadian. Situated in the heart of Neiafu in the courtyard of the Puataukanave International Hotel (down the stairs next to the pharmacy), Poolside’ offers bre…
Two Sisters’ Restaurant
Italian & European Restaurant in the heart of Nuku’alofa, 1st floor, Sea view.
Italian Chef, Pizza, Homemade Pasta and Pastries, Fish, Lobster, Steak and Vegetarian meals. Wine, Beer and Internationa…
Little Italy Restaurant
Little Italy Restaurant switched on the Pizza oven, fire up the kitchen and opened its door to the
community of Tonga on 1996, in a Tonganified Pizzeria but now with two floors of 22 hotel rooms on …
La Casita is Tonga’s only Mexican restaurant. Authentic dishes and friendly service make it a favourite for both locals and tourists.
‘Eua island’s The Hideaway
he Hideaway Restaurant is not only for the Hideaway guests but for all visitors to ‘Eua island. The restaurant is located on the oceans edge where you can enjoy the fire coloured sunsets slowly disapp…