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All 4 Takamaka Restaurants

Chez Batista Villas Restaurant

PO Box 3013, Takamaka, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Ranked #4 of 4 Restaurants in Takamaka
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We are at Chez Batista whilst on holiday with friends. The meal was a creole buffet which was supposed to be served at one but was about half an hour late. They seat the whole Resturant before the food becomes available and then there are huge lines for the food. This is not just at this Resturant but at buffets... More 

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Charlottetown, PEI
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258 reviews 258 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Pricey but worth it for the experience. Location and the food were both excellent. Driving from the north you will see a large billboard advertising Batista's but the restaurant is still several kilometres away. Another sign directs you to a left hand turn down a dirt road. Check out the turtles in a pen near the property.

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168 reviews 168 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Situated directly on Takamaka beach the location of this restaurant could not be more appealing. The presence of age-old giant turtles is a lovely bonus. The largely wooden restaurant is built in a nice tropical style with open access to the beach and beautiful sea views. We had lunch there and the food was very good. Prices are not cheap... More 

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

the restaurant is located on my favourite beach on Mahe. Hence a must do. On the first day we had some a la carte food (too late for buffet lunch) and we were very disappointed. However, seeing and tasting the buffet the next day made up for it. It was yummy - fresh and food is good value for money.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We went here one evening after reading some good reviews about this place. The drive to it is a little spooky. When we got into the restaurant, we were the only ones there at 8 pm. We were not acknowledged or attended to for the first 10 minutes. After this, we enquired if they had any vegetarian dishes. She said... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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131 reviews 131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We went recently to a sunday buffet at Chez Batiste. I'm not sure weather to use the word appaling...but in any case it was close. Location is amazing on Anse Takamaka beach. So, the dissapointing food was a real turn-down. Basically all dishes were overcooked and pretty tough...except the garlic bread !! That was ok. Long queues for the buffet... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This restaurant is more like a beach bar. The choice is very limited (I think there were only 3 mains), but in the end you will get good, 'homemade' food with an amazing view on the beach. As other reviewers mentioned, be prepared to pay hefty price for your lunch.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Every morsel they offered was immaculate. All natural, homemade, authentic, organic, very very fresh components. Very well pleased every single day of meals! All the fish was amazing, red snapper is a great and common choice.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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426 reviews 426 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This restaurant had been suggested by our host...the reviews are right...a lovely beach setting and wonderful snorkling...then we went for lunch and it too was very enjoyable...we had 2 different fish dishes and both were yummy...it was pricey for lunch...but then again what isn't in the Seychelles? The service was very friendly and prompt...we enjoyed our afternoon completely...

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Very over priced for what we ate. Very simple place. Food was ok. Fish with sauce was nice but crap was small and very over priced SR750... 2 people for 2 mains and 2 beers, 1water we paid sr1600!

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Address: PO Box 3013, Takamaka, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Takamaka

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