Bora Bora Heiva – Guide to Wining & Dining

Unbeknown to many visitors to Bora Bora the striking buildings fashioned from vegetal materials that so beautifully frame the Heiva Ceremonial area are, in fact, a series of enchanting restaurants. In an array of ingenious designs, the ‘baraques’ as they are known to locals, are crafted totally from local vegetal material offering visitors a glimpse […]

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Restaurant Review

The writer owned & operated  a number of hotels in Australia each of which included various restaurant facilities. The writer’s wife is a qualified Cordon Bleu (Paris), on-trained for 2 years with the only member of the Acadamie Francaise in Australia at the time before operating her own restaurant in central Sydney. Two other collaborators, one born in Hong […]

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Bora Bora Restaurant Ratings & Guide

BORA BORA INSIDER – RESTAURANT RATINGS 2015 LEGEND  The following is an easy-access summary for restaurants & snacks (bistros) on Bora Bora.  Restaurants listed are in the most popular restaurant areas – Matira & Vaitape.  Fuller, individual reviews of each establishment are available at the following links: Restaurant Review- Matira Restaurant Review – Vaitape ‘CAR‘ – indicates if free transport options are […]

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Starfruit (carambol)

When writing this site’s well-read & very popular Uru (Breadfruit) Report &, in particular the Uru Beer Report I mentioned the staggering figure that an estimated 80% of all uru grown in Tahiti simply falls from the tree to splatter on the ground! There’s another fruit-tree growing wild & with gusto in Bora Bora for which […]

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Cocktails

When: 8th June, 2014 Where: Restaurant Matira Beach, Matira, Bora Bora Why: Warm-up for the marriage of Dan & Moana in 2 day’s time Who: Check it out for yourselves. What a great place to hold a party – IT ROCKS –  brilliant beachfront/waterside setting, great team behind the venue, overflowing with ambience, fabulous food, […]

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A Bora Bora Insider’s Lunch

Looking for something a little different? Consider tailoring your jet-ski tour to meet your palate. Bora Bora just lends itself to the jet-ski; check out the Report on Jet-Skiing & you’ll be hooked. Recently a couple to be married arrived for the ceremonies to be undertaken on one of Bora’s beautiful motus on jet-skis; wedding […]

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Restaurant Review – Vaitape

Bora Bora Insider presents  Bora Bora Restaurant – Ratings & Guide each year – a brief, point-form format for ease of reference, it has become an indispensable gastronomic guide to visitors to these shores. All restaurants featuring in the guide are covered separately & individually in the Reviews for 2015 – a report produced annually & updated throughout the year concerned. The […]

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