Vuda Marina’s Café And Restaurant Gain Popularity

"The place is now becoming a pop­ular setting for weddings, birth­days and family reunions and with the sumptuous food coming out of their kitchen."
25 Apr 2019 17:51
Vuda Marina’s Café And Restaurant Gain Popularity
A dish at the Boatyard

The Vuda Marina is certainly becoming a major attraction for locals and visitors from hotels and resorts.

A lot of this has to do with its café and restaurant, Boatshed Restau­rant and Bar and Boatyard Cafe and general store.

Besides being a haven for visiting yachts, the eat-outs at the marina provide an un-obscured look of the ocean.

The place is now becoming a pop­ular setting for weddings, birth­days and family reunions and with the sumptuous food coming out of their kitchen.

Café & general store

The café and general store offers an assortment of food items which include salads, sandwiches, cakes, muffins, smoothies and coffees.

Popular is the selection of salads prepared fresh daily which costs $9 and is one of the main attractions here.

There are also toasted sandwiches and ice creams and soft drinks.”

The place is mostly patronised by the yachties and those waiting for their boat transfers to then other islands as well as many of the lo­cals who live in the area.

The Boatshed Restaurant and Bar

The Boatshed Restaurant and Bar offers al-fresco dining options with an a la carte menu which is available in both these spots and comes with different themes on some nights.

The best thing about this place is that it offers a kid’s menu and a play area where your children are always in your sight.

About the menu

  • The menu offers Nibbles such as a basket of fries served with garlic aioli for $6.50. kokoda salad for $16.90 or kuita (octopus) salad for $18, beef or chicken burger for $17.20 and Hawaiian pizza for $25.
  • Restaurant Manager, Keith Al­bert said the Family Styled Meals has been one of their main draw cards because of its contents.
  • For instance, the Boatshed Tomahawk Steak includes a mini­mum of 700 grams of aged rib-eye on the bone served with roasted baby potatoes, seasonal greens and a peppercorn sauce for $72.
  • Other Family Styled Meals include Crackling Pork Roast ($64.00) and Mini Lamb Roast ($58.00).
  • Then there is the famous Boat­shed Fish and Chips, Coconut Crusted Walu, Seafood Kovu and curries and a host of other dishes which comes in the Main Fare.
  • Pasta is also served along with side dishes and dessert to includ­ing pies, cakes and ice cream to complete the meal.

They currently employ around 25 staff for the Boatyard café and Boatshed Restaurant and Bar.

Mr Albert said they always in the process of revamping their menu and each new menu has been well liked by those who eat there.

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