Welcome to Celeneraw in Nouméa, New Caledonia! Celeneraw is a unique gastronomic experience that is sure to tantalize your taste buds and tantalize your senses.
The restaurant has a cozy, elegant atmosphere, and the menu is composed of regional dishes with a French influence., since the 39 year old Chef Koce built a robust career in Paris, London, and Dubai. The menu’s specials changes daily so there is always something new to discover.
Celeneraw specializes in New Caledonian cooking, and his menu features some of the island's most beloved dishes.
One of Chef Koce's most popular offerings is a dish known as the Bougna, which is a traditional New Caledonian specialty. It features a variety of ingredients such as yams, sweet potatoes, taro root, and banana, all cooked in coconut milk with local spices. The rich flavors of this dish make it an instant classic and a favorite among the locals.
At Celeneraw Restaurant, Chef Koce is committed to using only the freshest ingredients and local produce when preparing the Bougna, ensuring that it is as authentic and delicious as possible. He also pays attention to traditional cooking techniques, making sure to follow the same methods that have been used by his ancestors.
The staff is friendly and attentive, and the servings are generous. Not to mention the prices are reasonable. Which will entice you to come back sooner!
*When you come here, know that drinks and food are billed separately, so don’t be surprised if you are paying 2 bills. 😁