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Boathouse

Beau-Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
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Ranked #43 of 55 restaurants in Mahe Island
Cuisines: African
Dining options: Reservations
Description: also known as The Boathouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: also known as The Boathouse
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58% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Lausanne, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We went to Boathouse 3 times during our stay in Mahé. I loved the food. It is very simple food, and fresh and healthy. I don't know why people are complaining about the food, unless they don't enjoy simple cuisine. It's clearly not meant to be a Michelin starred restaurant. It's meant to have a large variety of local foods.... More

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cheshire
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Whilst staying with our daughter on this beautiful island we called in one evening for a meal. Excellence prevailed! Attentive, friendly staff. Pleasing buffet, at a fair price and great atmosphere. Thank you Dominic for your attention and Raja for your sunshine smile...it almost swept the rain away. Almost. We will be back soon and again on our return.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The restuarant only served buffet for dinner. The price did not match the quality nor the variety. All other restaurants at Beau Vallon are better! The service was lousy, slow and we were very disappointed since we heard many good things regarding the restaurant.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The buffet was extensive and included vegetarian options, which are not always available on Mahe. The food was good, and we enjoyed the opportunity to try different local dishes. We also enjoyed being able to eat after only a 30 minute wait, which was a nice contrast to the standard leisurely service in the Seychelles. The setting is pleasant, and... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Nice buffet at Beau Vallon Beach. I strongly recommend to grilled tuna and the fried bread fruit sticks. Nice to try local cuisine. Don't order any juices though. They said they were from fresh fruit but tasted as a syroup.

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Malaga, Spain
Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The Seychelles is a very expensive place to eat and drink. The reason why the locals come here is that you get a lot for your money. The best is the freshly cooked tuna, yes it is cooked,,, The rest is mediocre. The buffet costs the equivalent of 20 pounds per person. At the Le Meridien it is 40 and... More

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dornoch
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

Very disappointed in this restaurant .... Creoles cooking it says ! Green salad .... Tomato . Mango . Avocado . Red onion .... Which part is green ! Chicken drumsticks deep fried in a sticky yellow batter with enough soggy chips to feed six people on your plate . Wine list .... Choice 1 red wine ... 4 white .... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

They had buffetdinner, wich was okay. But the price was way to high compared to the food quality. You can find much nicer and better places to eat.

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England
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

In August 2013 we went with the family for an all you can eat type meal, BBQ style. It was well worth the money. Fresh hot food is always on tap and the wine too. Tables are not luxury items, but they blend into the atmosphere very well. Another busy place which talks more about value for money than some... More

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Scotland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Ate here once, and would recommend. Very friendly, good prices, no hidden extras, the house rum punch cocktail was far too moorish. Food very good, well laid out and very fresh.

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