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Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden

Domaine de L'enfoncement | PO Box 3037, Anse Royale, Mahe, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Mahe Island
Type: Gardens
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We liked the garden, the tracks in the forest and the restaurant. From the restaurant there was a beautiful view over the forest and the sea.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

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!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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

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Chicago
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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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

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New Delhi, India
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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.

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Mahe Island, Seychelles
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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!

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Rockville, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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

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Italy, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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...

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Strongsville, Ohio
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111 reviews 111 reviews
22 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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

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