5 Memorable Restaurants | Gastronomic Delight

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A complete range of local and international culinary delights are available throughout the islands of Fiji, influenced by the wide variety of cultures present on the islands (Fijian, Indian, Asian, and European). From ‘off the beaten track, budget-friendly restaurants serving local delicacies, typically frequented by the local Fijians, to the exceptional fine dining, internationally awarded high-end restaurants scattered across the tourism hubs, that will elevate your palate, There’s a world of glorious cuisine to explore across the Fiji Islands, washed down with excellent wines carefully crafted to complement the meals sourced from across the Pacific. So make every moment a…

Suva Restaurants

Tiko’s Floating Restaurant with a beautiful sunset in the background
Tiko’s Floating Restaurant | Image: Supplied
DescriptionCuisinesPrice Range
Tiko’s Floating RestaurantSeafoodStarts at $20 – Upwards
Table: Restaurants in Suva

Tiko’s Floating Restaurant

Lovely Fijian food, guaranteed a pleasant dining experience, accompanied by arguably the best views in Suva–Tiko’s Floating Restaurant is Fiji’s one and only floating restaurant specialising in fresh seafood and steak, located in Suva Harbour.

The large menu features a range of local and international dishes using fresh local produce. The “blackboard” menu changes depending on the daily catch and seasonal offerings, accompanied by an excellent all-you-can-eat salad bar, which provides you with a great opportunity to try some of the more traditional side dishes, with vegetarian options available.  Local favourites include the famous curry mud crab, lobster mornay, crab in coconut cream, surf & turf, and fresh fish cooked to order.

On certain nights, you can catch live performances from local musicians for a holistic dining experience. We also cater to vegetarian options.  With exceptional service and very patient and helpful servers willing to spend those extra few moments explaining the more obscure dishes you are curious about, this courtesy elevates the venue above other restaurants.  I definitely recommend making a reservation, as this place is popular.

Visitor Advisory 1:  If your tummy is not reliable on a moving boat, choose a day or evening when the weather minimizes the possibility of a little rock and roll.

Coral Coast Restaurants

Tables looking over the Fiji Waters at Wicked Walu on the Coral Coast in Fiji.
Wicked Walu on the Coral Coast | Image: Supplied
DescriptionCuisinesPrice Range
Wicked WaluSeafood, Healthy, International40 – 300 FJD
Table: Restaurants on the Coral Coast

Wicked Walu Restaurant

Wicked Walu Restaurant has become one of the most affectionate and fondest memories felt by many people travelling to the coral coast while on their adventures in Fiji. Wicked Walu Restaurant is a venue that is very relaxed and informal but maintains a special and unique setting. Voted the #1 TripAdvisor-rated top seafood restaurant in Fiji, it is a perfect venue for a romantic dinner.

Located on its own little secluded island, you can listen to the serenading local artists strumming the ukulele in the background, with the waves gently lapping up and caressing the shoreline, while you enjoy the delectable selections of dishes, including grilled seafood, chargrilled steaks, and decadent desserts. This is truly a must if you find yourself on the coral coast.  Pre-plan and make a reservation, as this place is very popular 

(Main image and video display the beauty of this venue)

Lautoka Restaurants

Birdseye view of a table full of colourful fresh foods, enjoyed by a group of locals.
Tukuni Restaurant in Lautoka | Image: Supplied
DescriptionCuisinesPrice Range
Tukuni RestaurantIndian, International, Healthy, Seafood10 – 30 FJD
Table: Restaurants in Lautoka

Tukuni Restaurant

Amazing healthy food, first-class service, and the most breath-taking views across the treetops that surround the second largest city in Fiji If you are on the King’s Road, heading to or passing through Lautoka, and you wish to experience a proper Fijian meal, plan your food stop around having Breakfast, Lunch or Brunch at this stunning venue.

Grab a few friends or family and enjoy the delicious food.   All the ingredients are locally sourced produce from organic farmers and fishermen around Fiji to develop authentic Fijian Farm to table tastes. The delicious foods are cooked by local rural women who have learned the skills from their elder’s recipes passed down for generations.  This is a place you will remember.

Nadi Restaurants

Server with a several trays of local cuisine at KANU Restaurants
KANU by Lance Seeto | Image: Supplied
DescriptionCuisinesPrice Range
Small PlatesChinese, Asian, Seafood, Mongolian5 – 30 FJD
Kanu RestaurantBar, Fusion, Gastropub20 – 70 FJD
Table: Restaurants in Nadi Town

Small Plates

This has to be my favourite restaurant in Nadi and the surrounding areas, described as a romantic hidden gem, Small Plates is a relaxed small restaurant that serves some mouth-watering Chinese-style cuisine in a garden setting, directly off the main throughway to Nadi and Namaka. As soon as you step over the threshold, you are transported to a beautiful, relaxed setting.

This place has it all. The food is some of the best you will find in Fiji; we recommend their famous sizzling plates and wontons. The amazing atmosphere draws you away from the hustle and bustle of the main town, and the staff is wonderful and laid-back. A great change of pace from the resort’s offerings, with local musicians playing regularly throughout the year.

Every time I have frequented this establishment, it has always delivered. I highly recommend a visit to this small spot of delight on your holiday to the islands.  You will not regret it.

Kanu Restaurant

Chef Lance Seeto has become a local celebrity in Fiji, known for his passion for using local ingredients and traditional techniques. Chef Seeto’s cuisine has been described as a fusion of flavours and a reflection of his travels and experiences.  He currently has two restaurants, one in Martintar, Nadi, catering to the tourism market, and the other in Suva City, the capital of Fiji.

Our team has gone to the restaurant several times over the last few years to savour the masterfully crafted food and complimentary beverages Seeto and his team have to offer. If you want to explore a Fusion of Fijian culture through food and drink, there is no better place.