Discover Melanesian culinary specialities in the heart of the Wé tribe. In an authentic setting, the MELIMALA restaurant offers delicious dishes made from local produce. 

A special gourmet menu has been created especially for all BETICO guests. This full menu includes a starter, main course and a dessert. Depending on what’s in season and what's available, the chef will concoct delicious new dishes that are sure to delight your taste buds. This restaurant’s speciality is “Pahatr”. This is an edible fern that grows in Lifou. So you’ll taste this unique product in both hot meals and cold starters. You simply need to taste it and enjoy it!

Practical information:

Services : 

  • Takeaway service
  • Dishes cooked using local produce


Equipment : 

  • Shaded area
  • Toilets
  • Private car park
  • Garden

Offer for BETICO clients:

The restaurant proposes exclusively for BETICO clients, a full menu with a house speciality at a great price.


This offer will be eligible on presentation of a Betico ticket (in one way on the outward journey or on the return; or as a round trip) whose period of travel corresponds to the period of stay, only people presenting a BETICO transport ticket will be able to benefit from the offer.


Restaurant offer = un full menu including:

  • Starter: Pahatr (edible fern) with seafood or diced bacon
  • Main courses: Fish or meat with a side dish of local produce
  • Dessert : Free choice from our menu


Tarif = 3 800 XPF / full menu instead of 4500 XPF.

*All taxes included.


Conditions of the offer:

  • Means of payment: cheque and cash.
  • Payment can be made in full on site.
  • Reservation period: all year long depending on availability.
  • Please reserve at the latest 24 hours in advance.


Contact details for reservation:

By email to or by telephone on 45.15.08 or on 92.12.68