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Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert, Praslin Island none, Seychelles
+248 232170
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The ultimate in fine dining Set right on the beach, the Cafe des Arts...
The ultimate in fine dining Set right on the beach, the Cafe des Arts Restaurant has earned its reputation as the best restaurant in Seychelles by creating outstanding mouth-watering dishes served in the most amazing setting. Seafood and epicurean dishes are the main attractions, making the restaurant the address not to be missed. The art is in the attention to detail and the fresh ingredients served to perfection with refined service and a touch of class. By day it is a sophisticated yet relaxed beach dining experience and by night the whole atmosphere transforms into a chic and elegant high-class restaurant with a sumptuous decor. Cafe des Arts is synonymous with gastronomy at its finest. The "Blue Octopus Bar" serves cocktails and other drinks.
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 156
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Absolutely Superb!

Brilliant food and wine. Spectacular setting, and a hip nightclub to boot. It must be said that the food here is world class fine dining. We went back twice, even though our dinners were included in our package. It was sublime. Well done to these new owners!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Charmagne68
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Brilliant food and wine. Spectacular setting, and a hip nightclub to boot. It must be said that the food here is world class fine dining. We went back twice, even though our dinners were included in our package. It was sublime. Well done to these new owners!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We have spend our Valentin's night having dinner at cafe des art restaurant, great atmosphere nice people and amazing service but the food quality could be better

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Derek S, Director of Sales at Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Samy, We thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are quite surprised as contrary to the feedback we had on our Valentine's evening, everyone had a great evening and enjoyed their dinner with several commenting that it was one of their best meals for such an occasion... More 

Welkom, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Food and setting was awesome, just a bit pricey when comparing to similar in SA. Service was good and the view is incredible

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Derek S, Director of Sales at Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments, much appreciated. We have well noted your point on 'pricey' but we are certain that you have realized that these are the constraints of being a small country and importing most of its food items... More 

Johannesburg
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We were staying at the Le Duc where we had a minor hic-cup! to apologise the owners of the hotel who also owned this restaurant gave my wife and I a free meal for both of us.....well simply stunning location, superb food, best sashimi I have had, beautiful evening, lets just say would have no qualms about telling people to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Definitely one of the best restaurants on Praslin island! Beautiful location by the water. The decor is fun and quirky. The food is fantastic, both meat and seafood dishes were delicious (the lamb cutlets in particular) and they offer a good wine selection. They also have live music some nights which makes the atmosphere really lovely. Book in advance to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

go there and see for yourself... perfect location... affordable price.. too good to be true in praslin.. a MUST

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Derek S, Director of Sales at Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Lea, Many thanks for your kind comments. We are delighted that you found us and had a great experience which you describe yourself in two words - "Just Perfect"! Hope to see you again soon and this time you should come try out our new tapas lounge bar which opens second week of February... More 

Vienna, Austria
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed in Raffles and one of our taxi drivers suggested to visit Cafe des Arts. Was a great idea to take his recommendation :-) Great atmosphere, good service, amazing food and good wine selection. Prices are on the high end, but overall value for money is good!

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Derek S, Director of Sales at Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Hi Andro, We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant and you rate it as the best on the island. We are continuously improving on our standards and we hope that you will pay us a visit again on your next trip when we will have our "Chill Out" Tapas Lounge bar in operation to provide our... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This restaurant on the beach is owned by Le Duc de Praslin hotel. Fine dining in the evenings (cafe during the day) It is beautifully decorated, serves a wonderful menu (best sashimi I have ever had) great cocktails attentive service, highly reccommended

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Derek S, Director of Sales at Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Gillian, We thank you for your comments and very happy to note that you had a memorable dining experience at our signature restaurant. We wil be delighted to welcome you back to enjoy our sushi!! More 

Kiev, Ukraine
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Gents; no trousers, no food. You are warned but the joyful, professional and helpful staff can fix even that. It is refined whatever you get. It's fine cuisine with loads of small additional and tasty gestures. To our taste and probably the reason for its deserved popularity, the food is a nudge too "retenu". The chef doesn't "let go" which... More 

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Derek S, Director of Sales at Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Martin P, We thank you for your review. Indeed we have a reputation to maintain and therefore a minimum dress code of long trousers for gents is a sign of appreciation and respect for an evening of fine dining! Our lunchtime dining experience in shorts by the beach is the perfect setting that you would have appreciated as well.... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Been there many times with friends and family, upp to now we have never been dissapointed. Very good food and good service.

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Derek S, Director of Sales at Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Many thanks for your nice comments Lucy. We are happy to note that our restaurant has faithful fans like yourself who visit us time and time again and appreciate what we have to offer every time. We do look forward to welcoming you back again soon on your next visit... and this time you will be able to also enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert, Praslin Island none, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Praslin Island  >  Anse Volbert
  • Phone Number: +248 232170

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

The ultimate in fine dining Set right on the beach, the Cafe des Arts Restaurant has earned its reputation as the best restaurant in Seychelles by creating outstanding mouth-watering dishes served in the most amazing setting. Seafood and epicurean dishes are the main attractions, making the restaurant the address not to be missed. The art is in the attention to detail and the fresh ingredients served to perfection with refined service and a touch of class. By day it is a sophisticated yet relaxed beach dining experience and by night the whole atmosphere transforms into a chic and elegant high-class restaurant with a sumptuous decor. Cafe des Arts is synonymous with gastronomy at its finest. The "Blue Octopus Bar" serves cocktails and other drinks.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?