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Cafe des Arts

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Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert, Praslin Island none, Seychelles
+248 4 232 170
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This restaurant is at Cafe des Arts
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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. NOTE: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted.
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  • 168
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  • 56
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
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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
Sunday Lunch

We went to the restaurant after being let down by the Bon Plume. We had a pleasant interlude with a good lunch in a beautiful location. We found the price reasonable and the staff polite and helpful

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Nevpet
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We went to the restaurant after being let down by the Bon Plume. We had a pleasant interlude with a good lunch in a beautiful location. We found the price reasonable and the staff polite and helpful

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Sion, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This has the reputation to be one of the best restaurants on the island. It is certainly in a stunning location, and our dinner there was fine, but there definitely was no wow-factor. I think the thing that was wrong was that it is Creole food in with kind of a gastro twist, which doesn't seem to work (in any... More 

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Washington, DC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The food for lunch was just ok - especially for the high price. The portions were small - especially compared to the portions at some of the nearby restaurants. We did like our cocktails and the location by the beach. Service was good.

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Doha, Qatar
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My husband organised (through the hotel we were staying at) dinner at the restaurant as a surprise for my birthday. We arrived to such a wonderfully warm welcome, all the staff sincerely, yet without making a "scene" (I'm not the type that likes public attention) wished me a happy birthday and when we were taken to our table, they had... More 

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

Dear Toni, Great to hear back from our satisfied guests from Doha! We are delighted that your surprised dinner treat turned out to be beyond your expectations. We thank you for your comments and your detailed experience. We look forward to welcoming you and 'wowing' you all over again!! More 

Cerf Island, Seychelles
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great food , nice view and service , prices are high but the food was excellent .Overall a pleasant experience.

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

We thank you for your comments and rating and happy to note that you had a very pleasant dining experience. Yes, Seychelles can be a bit on the pricy side as we import practically everything. But we try our best to give our clients good value for money and copious servings... More 

Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Very good food, high prices, nice location, new tapasbar on second floor, beach and more. A must visit!

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

Hi Peder, Thanks for taking time to compile this review. We take pride in being of service to different nationalities from around the world. And we are glad that you also took time to try out our Chill Out Tapas Lounge bar which is proving to be a hit with guests staying in the Cote D'Or area as it offers... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had gone to restaurant I was in shorts (didn't knew about the long pants dress as it was not written or mentioned while booking) they provided me with s dry cleaned trouser we had the best dinner in Seychelles. The local beer & rose wine starters Main course Desert Everything was very good with adding a great view +... More 

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

Many thanks for the very positive review and sorry that you were not informed by your hotel when you made the booking. We are glad that you enjoyed your dinner experience with us and rate it as the best in Seychelles. Judging from the many pictures of the dishes that you have posted, you truly had a culinary feast! More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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

We thank you for your comments and we are happy to note that you visited us twice and was very pleased with both experiences. More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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
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4 reviews 4 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 

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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 4 232 170

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 45 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, 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. NOTE: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted.
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?