We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden

Domaine de L'enfoncement, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Update attraction details
Ranked #6 of 27 attractions in Mahe Island
Type: Gardens
77 visitor photos
Write a Review

136 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    59
    55
    9
    7
    6
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Guildford, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

One of our favourite places to visit on Mahe. Amazing views and the gardens are awesome. Best to go early, it opens at 10 as it does get very hot. Friendliest cat on the island and a great fruit smoothie to try. Recommend this place!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

If you're looking for delicious food in a gorgeous, peaceful location with a view, make sure you visit Le Jardin Du Roi. It's a relatively basic, yet very charming setting and the food is freshly prepared & beautifully made. There were 6 of us visiting & the stand-out dishes were the grilled fish starter, tomato & basil starter (the spices... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food was excellent but the portions were small. The admission is not worth for what you see. I have seen better gardens. Map is impossible to navigate. I would come if you are willing to pay mid prices for food(its not cheap) and want to relax in a garden. It is not a WOW experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The curries here are fantastic. you can taste the fresh spice and can imagine that they are from the garden by the restaurant. while the quality is good, the portions are very small. this is the second time that we have stopped here (last year too). we bought fresh spices (cinnamon sticks and nutmeg) to bring back as gifts in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New Delhi, India
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

It is very difficult to reach this place. Arrived at the top there's just a small souvenir boutique and a small restaurant managed by a very rude woman. She pestered us so much that I had no urge to see the spice garden. I think this place should be last on anybody's places to visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mahe Island, Seychelles
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The food is very good & the spice garden is really worth a visit! The owner Mrs. George is a very gracious host!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rockville, Maryland
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This was another side of Seychelles, that you hardly heard of. The Seychelles islands are reputed for their beaches, but the flora is equally worth talking about. The Jardin du Roi (in English "the King's Garden) is perched on a hilly plateau (and it took some serious driving skills to climb that steep hill with the little rental cars that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Italy, Texas
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Not easy to reach. Arrived at the top there's just a small souvenir boutique and an expensive dirty restaurant full of ants, managed by an unpleasant french woman. View is quite nice but is not worth the exertion to get there. Maybe if you don't have anything else to do...

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Strongsville, Ohio
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
22 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I drove up to this mountainside garden/restaurant three times, after it was suggested to me by the owner of my holiday villa. I initially ascended the steep, scenic road at about 5 PM, intending to have dinner at the restaurant, but, upon chancing to meet the owner upon arrival, found out that the restaurant is only open for luncheon, and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Genoa, Italy
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Mahe as here you can see their famous "Coco-de-Mer" even though it was planted here and not naturally grown. The garden hosts a lot of different plant and tree species, among others, pineapple, mango, bread tree, etc. There are also several tortoises and some smaller animals. The place also has... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden also viewed

Mahe Island, Seychelles
Victoria, Mahe Island
 
Victoria, Mahe Island
Mahe Island, Seychelles
 

Been to Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing