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Beau Vallon, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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Rotterdam
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155 reviews 155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is steps away from the beach across the street. In daytime a deli, it serves an all you can eat buffet dinner for a great price. Good choice of starter dishes and salads, as well as meats and fish main courses, and several deserts. Wine available - not high end but acceptable quality. Free parking around.

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Colombo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The local food especially the Red Snapper Kreol way was very nice and spicy. But they only do the fixed price buffet and for dinner its a little too much to eat! Would have appreciated al a carte menu instead. But nice view and food

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

The restaurant was nearly empty on a Sunday night and still we couldn;t have the table we would have liked. Were seated near the kitchen. Food ok but lacking atmosphere and service terrible.

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zanzibar
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The boat house is a family run business and although the owners are usually there service can sometimes be a bit slow. Other than that it has a good vibe to it, the food is fantastic and the staff are courteous and friendly.

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Restaurant opens late compared to the other locations next door. We only went for a drink, and were surprised about such a bad service from service personale.

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We ate something simple: fish and chips and chicken. the food was good and was served quite quickly. Our neighbors were not that lucky. They didn't receive salt, paper, etc so we had to share them and what was worse they didn't receive one of the dishes (fish with passion fruit sauce).

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Auckland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We came here for lunch, although the lunch menu is extremely limited. The service was actually quite good by Seychelles standards. I had the fish & chips - the turmeric batter on the fish tasted quite odd and the fish had been cooked within an inch of its life, making it tough and dry, although this may have been just... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is fine. FINE! Recommendation : dinner starts 19:30 but all guests not resist grilled fish and it is at 20:00 eaten. The price 400 SCR (cca 25 €) is reasonable (drinks excluded).

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

As other reviewers have said, the Boat House is not haute cuisine, but we enjoyed friendly service, the laid-back vibe & the soaring space (built, we're told, somewhat outside of the normal building permit/inspection process). It also seemed to be one of the relatively few places open for lunch on Sunday, at least on the northwest side of the island.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

GREAT Creole Buffet !! Food was very tasty with a home-made feel. As a Mozambican, I did appreciate the fact that the creole food was very similar to my home country. Overall, the service and pricing were good.

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Address: Beau Vallon, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Beau Vallon
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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