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The only traditional meal and entertainment on the island.

The service, meal, drinks were very good. The entertainment was superb! Great starter to a long... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Kathryn C
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Great Location, OK Food, OK Show

The location is amazing. Its down on the beach, has a great island vibe with the floorshow in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
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| Lavengatonga, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 28-864
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is amazing. Its down on the beach, has a great island vibe with the floorshow in a cave. The food and service was very mediocre though, especially in comparison to the other night shows offered on the island. They’ve taken initiative and use...More

Thank ncla040
Reviewed 1 week ago

You pay to get one piece of Pork with lots of maybe local food but not seasoned and no tasty food. Also will have to spend extra money to buy drinks. It was like a family party we all just paying and listening for them....More

Thank JennyK2114
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The music is not good and please do not try to sing Elvis! The food is realy traditional. The show was ok and the fire dance to short. It was a bit if i was on there familyparty included praying before the meal..

1  Thank pepertje
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well managed event in a lovely location right on the beach. The live band was brilliant, loved the local Tongian music they were playing. The food was delicious and plentiful for the price you pay. Drinks prices also very reasonable. The staff were all friendly...More

Thank Expedition544058
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I purchased the tickets for my friends, it was 130 nz dollars per person however when I asked the local friends from Tonga, she said if I buy from the spot it’s only 45 no dollars. Then I emailed TripAdvisor, they never responded. The receipt...More

1  Thank Valencia D
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We came here our first night in Tonga. The food was good though that is really where my positives end. The owner is the MC and lead singer. He never stops talking, is totally attention seeking and if I am honest is not a great...More

1  Thank cbego
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Beautiful location. It is run by a lovely family and the feast is perfect if you want to try all the different food Tongans eat. The performance afterwards in the cave is AMAZING and very well worth the money. Just one note: It is downhill...More

Thank Leslee G
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

On arrival down the steps empty beer bottles strewn beside the path, many been there for some time. Pretty typical for Tonga. Venue was dated with old tatty banana leaves around some poles. Service was ok once I attracted their attention. The owner was the...More

Thank PeterC7530
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing place! If you want to learn about the Tongan culture this is for far the best place to go. After trying traditional foods at different restaurants I can say this place offers the best quality. You will eat in a banana tree trunk, enjoying...More

Thank LiaM1771
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The service, meal, drinks were very good. The entertainment was superb! Great starter to a long weekend away in Tonga. By far the best attraction on the island and a must for all visitors. Our experienced driver who transferred us to our hotel told us...More

Thank Kathryn C
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