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Quirky restaurant

A very strange experience not your usual restaurant the tucker was excellent atmosphere we had a... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Philip R
Dora Creek, Australia
Lovely dinner in a quirky setting.

We had dinner here mid-week so the restaurant was very quiet. The food was delicious, the service... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Mele, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 26222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A family of four adults and a four year old child, this was such good value and such fun accommodation. The bungalows are clean and comfortable, the bathrooms so much fun, we loved our funky little homes. The gardens and history walk kept us busy...More

Thank Jodie H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This place operates day and night. During the day it's like an open air museum with historic photos and information about the history and culture of Vanuatu. For a great nights entertainment book the Melanesian feast from your hotel. First you will see a spectacular...More

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Wow! The show was fantastic! The younger members of the tribe were apparently learning the ropes so it wasn't as polished as on other occasions apparently, but we had a great time, lots of laughs! I don't want to spoil any of it by saying...More

Thank Gem412
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A very strange experience not your usual restaurant the tucker was excellent atmosphere we had a very enjoyable experience with a group of friends

1  Thank Philip R
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We had been waiting all week to visit the secret garden with the cultural show! Before you book your day to visit here I think you have to make sure the show will be on that day as they only perform certain days or when...More

Thank wildheartwander
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had dinner here mid-week so the restaurant was very quiet. The food was delicious, the service great and we all enjoyed exploring the restaurant. I definitely recommend this restaurant for an interesting dining option.

Thank Kristen4344
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We were on a shore excursion with Royal Caribbean Cruises, and were welcomed by the conch blower before being met by our wonderful and knowledgable guide to be shown around the various historical displays of the centre. We were then treated to the custom, dance...More

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 1 February 2018

After reading that this is the Number 1 thing to do in Mele my family and I decided that after visiting Mele Cascades, which were astoundingly beautiful, we would visit The Secret Garden which was only a kilometre down the road. What a mistake!!! We...More

2  Thank marie3662
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went as a last minute decision with our visiting family group midweek, as they had read a review in the paper and The Secret Garden sounded interesting. It was a relaxed atmosphere, no rush, time to enjoy a drink and a look around before...More

Thank judy m
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped into The Secret Garden after seeing it in the way to Mele Cascades. We weren't sure what to expect but were pleasantly surprised. We got a tour of the gardens and the more we asked, the more excited our guide became about telling...More

Thank paul j
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Response from Delliemay | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what is offered by the cruise ships, but you are better off getting a few people to share a bus/taxi. We actually made our arrangements at the markets for a pick up the following evening but that wouldn't be... More