In addition to local Fijian cuisine, diners will also find European, Indian and Chinese dishes in Fiji. Traditional Fijian cuisine consists of staple ingredients such as fish, shellfish, rice, breadfruit and yams, and dishes are usually seasoned to taste with salt, lemon juice or spicy chilies.
Food lovers will want to try meke, a traditional South Pacific feast where dishes of prok, seafood, and vegetables in coconut milk are steamed in an earthen oven called a lovo. The feast is followed by traditional dancing and local stress-diminishing liquor also known as kava.
Lovers of Indian food will find a number of restaurants serving authentic dishes at reasonable prices. There are also some upscale restaurants here serving traditional Fijian cuisine, with others that enable you to munch on fish and chips while gazing at scenic views of the waterfront or the botanical garden.
Most of the restaurants here specialize in fresh seafood and vegetable dishes, cooked in the traditional Fijian style. There is a wide range of restaurants to choose from, with prices to suit every budget. Diners will also find restaurants serving Italian food and international cuisine.
Home to a large number of trendy restaurants, this is a great place to dine as the food here is fresh and tasty. Most of the restaurants specialize in providing an intimate, stylish setting and prices are quite reasonable. Some of the best restaurants here can be found in the leading hotels.