Food & Cuisine in Solomon Islands

Honiara Top

Sheraton Restaurant
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 23:00
Address: PO Box 1388Honiara
Phone number: 22807
Fax: 38166

Located on the east side of Honiara Town on Kukum Highway opposite the Kukum Hot bread kitchen, Sheraton Restaurant are specialised mainly in chinese meals.

Taj Mahal Restaurant
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 22:30
Address: PO Box 1644, Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Phone number: 36604
Fax: 36605

Taj Mahal is the Solomon islands first Sri Lankan and Indian Restaurant offering local dishes from both north and south, and classics such as butter chicken and spicy meat curries accompanied with breads, papadams, pickles and chutneys. 

They have relocated to the upper level of NPF Plaza next to the Museum on Mendana Avenue and opposite the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau. Lunch 11:00am to 3:30pm and dinner 6:00pm to late.


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Cafe El-Shadai
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 17:00
Address: PO Box 1623, Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Phone number: 25005 / 38187 / 24656

Cafe El-Shadai is newly relocated at the Kukum Highway Plaza which is 10 minutes drive from the city centre towards Henderson Airfield. They have a large range of hot meals, salads, snacks and drinks including coffee and shakes. Parking is available out front and local buses stop right at the door. Open Monday to Saturday.

Monach Bar and Dynasty Restaurant
Address: PO Box 1892, Honiara, Solomon Island
Phone number: (677) 28630 / 24300
Fax: (677) 30942

Previously known as the Casablanca Restaurant  and still conveniently located at the IBS Monarch Hotel. The bar facilities are good and the reasonable priced menu offers a tasty selection of Chinese meals. If you are looking for a place to enjoy a drink and catch up with friends, this the spot. Table settings overlook the water and is an ideal venue to enjoy a Honiara sunset.

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Oasis Restaurant
Opening Hours: 06:30 to 22:00
Address: PO Box 4 Honiara, Solomon Island
Phone number: (677) 23412
Fax: (677) 20376

Oasis Restaurant is located at the Honiara Hotel for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For dinner, Oasis offers the great seafood platters, with delicious Pacific seafood, such as oysters, prawns and lobster. There is a variety of non-seafood fare including steak, crepes and dessert.

The restaurant is located poolside, on the upper level of the Honiara Hotel next to the bar. Enjoy your meal or snack on the deck or indoors.

Open 7 days a week. Full breakfast $77- $132, Lunch $104 and dinner $203- $291.

The Ofis
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 22:00
Address: PO Box 1854, Honiara, Solomon Island
Phone number: (677) 22086

The Ofis is a little cafe on the outkirts of Honiara town, just past White River. The cafe is set on the waterfront under a large rain tree. They  serve up a variety of local and international food options including pizza. Open Thursday to Sundays.


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Sea King Restaurant
Opening Hours: 09:30 to 21:30
Address: PO Box 137, Honiara
Phone number: (677) 23678
Fax: (677) 24888

Enjoy sea views at The Sea King Restaurant , situated on the waterfront off the Skyline roundabout and opposite the Honiara Town Council Headquarters. Best known for their Salt and Pepper Squid and Chilly Crab!!

Open for brunch 9:30 to 11:30 and dinner 5:00pm tp 9:30pm

Meals start at $50 and buffet prices up to $500 per person.

Lime Lounge
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 17:00
Address: PO Box 1896, Honiara
Phone number: (677) 23064

Lime Lounge serves an extensive menu for breakfast, lunch and light meals, sandwiches, thick shakes and good Merlo coffee. Located at the top of Commonwealth Street, Point Cruz near the Westpac and BSP banks. The cafe is located near two of the major banks in town. It is open on weekdays from 7am to 5pm and weekends 9am to 3pm. The venue is also available for functions.

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Club Havanah Restaurant
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 10:00
Address: Chinatown PO Box 4 Honiara
Phone number: 21737
Fax: 20376

A very relaxed restaurant in the lower grounds of the Honiara Hotel. Diners sit at candlelit tables and enjoy a marvellous menu with French influence prepared by George. We recommend the onion soup and steak medley. All the deserts are to die for, at less than $60 per choice.

Ning's Bakery
Opening Hours: 10:00 to 15:00
Address: Hibiscus Avenue (sth), Honiara

Nings Bakery is located on Hibiscus Avenue next to the Hong Kong Palace. They serve take away cakes and breads .



Fairyland Restaurant
Opening Hours: 10:00 to 22:00
Address: PO Box 505 Honiara, Pacific Casino Hotel, Kukum Highway, Honiara
Phone number: 22310

Formerly Jina's, Fairyland Restaurant is a modern licensed restaurant specialising in Korean, Japanese and Chinese cuisine. Meals cost $12 - $250. Open Monday to Saturday for lunch 10:00am to 2:00pm and dinner 6:00 to 10:00pm.They also have a catering and conference facilities available 7 days a week. Off road parking is available. 

Nicky's Fast Food
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 18:00
Address: Town Ground Centre PO Box 1822 Honiara
Phone number: 26555
Fax: 20120

Nicky's Fast food and Toyland Store is located at Townground and mixes dining with shopping for the children. Fish and chips, stir fry's and fried chicken are popular at $39-$45 a plate. Catering, eat-in or take away Monday to Saturdays . 

Garden Seafood Restaurant
Opening Hours: 10:00 to 22:00
Address: Mendana Avenue, PO Box 866, Honiara

This is the perfect place, if your looking for a no frills restaurant offering good quality inexpensive meals, In case you miss the sign, its on Mendana Ave just a few doors down from Boral Gas and the B Mobile Office.

Angelo's Restaurant
Opening Hours: 11:30 to 20:30
Address: Tandai Highway White River by the bridge, Honiara
Phone number: 7487967

This neat leaf house restaurant is owned and run by Dulcy and Bruce Thornton, offering inexpensive priced meals including pizzas, steak, stir frys, curry and burgers. To compliment the meal you can enjoy a  wine or beer whilst listening to modern local music. Guests have a choice of sitting at tables or relaxing in small lounge nooks, and even complete their meal with a Cappuccino. The leaf house is built around a coconut palm and avocado tree, providing a cool setting with a touch of local art on some of the walls. 


Golden Crown Restaurant
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 21:00
Address: Mendana Avenue, near Origin Gas
Phone number: 28181
Fax: 28181

Under new management, this is a very popular licenced restaurant with Honiara residents, offering great lunch time specials and of course the usual Chinese favourites. Prices from $35 - $250 Private rooms are available and service is prompt. Lunch is 11:00am to 2:30pm and dinner is 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Bamboo Bar
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 04:00
Address: King Solomon Hotel, Hibiscus Avenue

The Bamboo Bar is one of Honiara's newest places to dine with an outdoors garden setting or air-conditioned comfort . The decor creates a relaxing atmosphere which is light and refreshing and very clean. Seating options include an informal lounge, bar or tables and chairs. Breakfasts and lunch vary from salads to hot meals, cakes with great coffee, tea varieties and  cold drinks. Facilities include restrooms.

Open Monday to Saturday

    Relaxation Corner, Bamboo Bar               Servery area, Banboo Bar

Opening Hours: 06:30 to 05:30
Address: Mendana Avenue between Heritage Park and Mendana Hotel
Phone number: 23442

Breakwater Cafe is offers the best treats in Honiara. They serve light meals and the best coffee in the region. Patrons can enjoy air conditioned comfort whist surrounded by casual beach house decor, or the refreshment of the coastal sea breezes on the shade deck looking out over Nggela Islands.



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Boomerang Cafe
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 21:00
Address: Rockhaven Inn

Boomerang Cafe is conveniently located on the lower level of Rockhaven Inn, offering reasonably priced food for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. You will be served a range of western and local cuisine including fresh salads, vegetables, and juices.

For those wanting a refreshing lift, we suggest trying a fruit smoothy or bush lime juice.

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Hyundai Food Mall
Address: Hyundai Mall, Mendana Avenue, Honiara

Hyundai Mall offers a small selection of food outlets on the first floor with sea views from the cafeteria area. Currently you can choose from Kofe Club with cakes, snacks and coffees. Shilla outlets offer noodles , fried chicken and snacks. The Shilla Restaurant on the other side of the mall is licensed and offers authentic Korean meals.



Hong Kong Palace
Opening Hours: 10:00 to 22:00
Address: Hibiscus Ave near Mendana roundabout

The Hong Kong Palace is one of the original restaurants in Honiara and the only landmark identified by its Chinese architecture.
The menu is classic Chinese. A licensed bar offers a variety of drinks to compliment your meal.



Gizo Top

Pt 109 Bar & Restaurant
Opening Hours: 09:00 to 22:00
Address: PO BOX 50 Gizo Western Province.
Phone number: 60257
Fax: 60297

Pt 109 is located on the waterfront over looking Gizo harbour and serves Asian and Western style meals. It is home to the Gizo Yacht Club and the Rotary Club of Gizo.They offer a la carte menu as well as an amazing buffet including local foods cooked in a motu, which can be prepared on request, with advanced notice. Breakfast  costs $50-$70, lunch $50-$60 and Dinner $110-$150.00.  Lunch is available between 11:30AM and 2:00 PM and dinner served from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. PT109 is open Monday to Friday but can provide meals on Saturday and Sunday if requested.  Credit card facility is not available at PT109.

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Sun West Motel Restaurant
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 22:00
Address: PO Box 136, Western Province
Phone number: (677) 74 66320

Sun West Motel Restaurant offers breakfast and dinner for house guests and occasional diners on request. The restaurant is set on a veranda facing south east, offering sunrise and sunset ocean views and cool sea breezes.  Meals vary from BBQ, local motu style feasts to Asian style buffets or single main choices. Beer, wine and soft drinks available.

Gizo Hotel Restaurant
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 22:00
Address: P.O.BOX 30 Gizo
Phone number: 677 60199
Fax: 677 60137

The Gizo Hotel Restaurant has a newly renovated kitchen offering a range of enjoyable menu items. They are located on the upper level of the Gizo Hotel under the large leaf roof. In recent times a wood-fired pizza oven has been installed, adding to the regular menu. If you get cravings for a steak or fettuccine carbonara the Gizo Hotel is the place to spoil yourself as they are occasionally offered on the menu. Breakfast is $50-$90, Lunch $80-$90 and dinner $130 to $175. Dinner may be accompanied by Gilbertese traditional dancing or local Melanesian groups on selected nights which is worth while watching.

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Munda Top

Agnes Lodge
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 21:00

Conveniently located near the waters edge on the grounds of Agnes Lodge, providing meals for house guests and visitors. Bookings are necessary. Seafood is a specialty and bar facilities are available.

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Auki Top

Rarasu Restaurant
Opening Hours: 06:30 to 21:00
Address: PO Box 87Auki, Malaita Province
Phone number: 40280

This restaurant is a traditional leaf haus construction, conveniently situated beside Rarasu Motel with licenced bar and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Friday. House guests can order meals on the weekends. Meals range from Pacific seafood to Asian style meals ,and cost between $65-$70 for breakfast, $46- $50 for lunch and $65 - $80 for dinners.

Rocky's Cafe
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 17:00
Address: PO Box Auki

For a quick snack and light meals

Cafe Bamboo
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 21:00
Address: South Road , Auki Town
Phone number: 40600

Cafe Bamboo is a colourfull restaurant offering, local, Asian and International menus Monday to Saturday. Louisa, Helen and Melissa are happy to serve you a variety of drinks including red wines with your meal.

They are conveniently located on the lower level of the Whitehouse Building on the south road just 2 minutes walk from Rarasu Motel in Auki town.

Cafe BambooLouisa, Helen and Melissa

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