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Why a Reservation at Banyan Bar & Restaurant, Fiji is a Must 


With magnificent views of the rich tropical landscape and azure ocean, a reservation at Royal Davui Island Resort’s Banyan Bar & Restaurant, Fiji is a must.  

Fiji’s Royal Davui Island Resort is a secluded and highly exclusive paradise with pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, lush tropical vegetation and, most notably, the breathtaking Banyan Bar & Restaurant. 

This adults-only oasis sits cliffside, overlooking the azure waters below. Named after the banyan tree that towers above it, the restaurant offers the best vantage point for soaking up the resort’s unbelievable views. From the relaxed atmosphere to the impressive wine and cocktail list: here’s why a reservation at Banyan Bar & Restaurant is a must. 

The perfect ambience

Perched on a clifftop overlooking the ocean, the restaurant’s open-air design creates an inviting atmosphere, where you can savour your meal while enjoying the caress of the soft sea breeze. The restaurant’s sweeping verandas have been built around an ancient and sacred banyan tree that provides shade and enhances the serene ambience.

In keeping with the resort’s sophisticated feel, Banyan Bar & Restaurant’s interior is sleek and modern with a traditional touch. It’s decorated with local materials, including natural wood, thatch and bamboo, which adds to the authentic island vibe. There are no forced communal tables and the dress code is smart-casual, meaning you can feel completely comfortable while unwinding in this relaxed, tropical paradise.

Stunning clifftop vistas

Banyan Bar & Restaurant is set against a stunning backdrop of lush tropical gardens and the pristine waters of the sparkling Beqa Lagoon. The views from all areas of the restaurant are truly breathtaking, and the open-air design is perfect for taking in the beauty of the island. The elevated cliffside position offers a panoramic view of the coastline, making it an ideal backdrop for photos, romantic dinners or other special occasions. Imagine taking in the vibrant colours of the sunset or the stars shimmering across the lagoon as you dine on the terrace. The indoor atmosphere is also relaxed and inviting, with warm lighting that creates a cosy and intimate ambience. 

A feast for the senses

At Banyan Bar & Restaurant, you can expect a culinary experience that is truly a delight for the senses. For those seeking a taste of Fijian cuisine, the extensive menu offers an exquisite range of dishes, each crafted with locally sourced ingredients and infused with international flavours. The menu is ever-evolving and offers a variety of local produce, freshly caught seafood including lobster, prawns and scallops, as well as premium cuts of meat such as Australian beef and New Zealand lamb. The resort's chef and team of culinary experts specialise in creating a unique experience for every guest, providing options for all tastes and dietary requirements.

The bar also boasts an impressive wine cellar, featuring an extensive selection of wines from around the world, including vintage bottles and rare champagnes. Those in the mood for a cocktail can enjoy innovative concoctions such as the Royal Davui Lychee Daiquiri and classics like mojitos and cosmopolitans.

You’ll be welcomed with open arms 

The staff at Banyan Bar & Restaurant are some of the most attentive and friendly in the Fiji Islands. From the moment you arrive, you will be greeted with a warm welcome and made to feel at home. The team of servers and bartenders are incredibly knowledgeable about the menu and can provide recommendations based on your personal preferences. 

All the staff take pride in their work and go above and beyond to ensure that each guest has a memorable experience. Whether you're looking for a personalised cocktail, have dietary restrictions or need help planning a special occasion, the staff are always willing to accommodate your needs. The exceptional service is an integral part of the Banyan Bar & Restaurant experience and is one of the many reasons why guests return year after year.

With its exceptional food, breathtaking views, inviting atmosphere and friendly staff, Banyan Bar & Restaurant at Royal Davui Island Resort is simply not to be missed. 

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