This is our selection of the 10 best restaurants on the island of Bora Bora. Each one of them offers first class cuisine, a warm and friendly welcome, excellent service and stunning views. They are all very popular restaurants, so it is advisable to reserve your table in advance, to avoid disappointment.
Nestled in the town of Vaitape, Le St James restaurant proposes refined French cuisine, based on fresh local produce. The terrace is above the water and offers superb views over the lagoon.
A private, intimate setting, this culinary jewel is one of Bora Bora’s best-kept secrets. The chef, Damien Rinaldi-Dovio, proposes a menu of exceptional French gastronomique cuisine. As La Villa Mahana has only nine tables, you are guaranteed excellent, personalized service.
An emblematic restaurant of Bora Bora, reputed for its casual, animated atmosphere. The menu has a large selection of seafood, with grilled lobster a speciality. A fun place with excellent food; what more could you ask for?
Snack Matira is an authentic Polynesian restaurant on Matira beach. The cuisine is typical Tahitian ‘home cooking’ and the snack also serves a delicious poisson cru au lait de coco. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, and the views are superb.
The Lucky House Restaurant & Poolside Bar Fare Manuia
The Lucky House Restaurant is the ideal choice if you want refined cuisine based on meat dishes or fresh fish. You can also get a pizza or a hamburger at this very popular restaurant. The chefs insist on the freshness of their ingredients, which they cuisine with orginality and flair.
Bora Bora Beach Club
The atmosphere is laid back in this lovely restaurant on the beach at Matira. Grilled fish, fresh salads and a cool seabreeze, make it the ideal spot for a lunchtime break. The restaurant terrace is right next to the lagoon, and the views are absolutely superb.
Vaimiti Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel
An idyllic setting over the water, where you can enjoy an eclectic mix of asiatic cuisine. The restaurant is perfect for an early evening cocktail with superb views of the glorious sunset.
Banyan Restaurant at the Conrad Bora Bora Nui
The Banyan restaurant at the Conrad Bora Bora Nui hotel has a menu inspired by the cuisine of several different Chinese regions: Canton, Fujian, Ningbo and Hainan. The restaurant serves is a large variety of seafood and creative dim sum, as well as classic wok-fried dishes.
Miki Miki at the Pearl Resort
Part of the magnificent Pearl Resort hotel complex, the Miki Miki restaurant proposes refined French cuisine with a Polynesian touch, in the most elegant surroundings. The views over the lagoon and the hotel pool are breathtaking.
Restaurant Lagoon by Jean-Georges of the St. Régis
Enjoy the refined, innovative cuisine of chef Jean-Goerges Vongerichten, in the elegant surroundings of the Lagoon Restaurant in the St Regis Bora Bora Resort. The views over the lagoon are as stunning as the food is delicious.