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Beau-Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: also known as The Boathouse

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent location delicious food.

The Boathouse never disappoints when it comes to food and ambiance, As must is the nightly buffet reasonably priced, great location, staff are polite and efficient kids well catered for, upstairs toilets

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Waikerie, Australia
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Waikerie, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Boathouse never disappoints when it comes to food and ambiance, As must is the nightly buffet reasonably priced, great location, staff are polite and efficient kids well catered for, upstairs toilets

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The service was a little slow and it wasn't that busy but the view of the beach across the street is like no other! The food is excellent! I had chicken curry and it was perfect!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The evening buffet is delicious!! Still think about it sometimes when I'm hungry :) However, the fish with Creole sauce I had once for lunch was probably the best meal I had in Seychelles!

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
323 helpful votes 323 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This restaurant is in a lovely spot on a corner, with great views of the beach. We went for a late lunch, but the food was nothing to write home about. We had a prawn dish which was nice enough, and a crispy squid dish, which looked like a good bowl full when it came, only to discover it was... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Creole buffet in an authentic beach front eatery. Good atmosphere but mediocre service. The buffet is more about quantity than quality. An experience none the less. During the day you can get AWESOME coffees and freshly ground coconut nougat balls from the two ladies at the back right hand counter. We love those and have been back time and again.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Creole food has always been distinctive! The character and style of food at the Boathouse are definitely exceptional and may as well be one of the best cuisines in the island. The ala carte menu is very pleasing to the palate but it is the buffet that challenges the imagination and piques the taste buds. The grilled fish is definitely... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Have dined here several times for lunch. It's a great option. The service is slow (it's Seychelles) but the price is great and the food is fresh and tasty. I recommend the fish with passion fruit sauce.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

the serivice was below par, waited for a while to be served even though people who had walked in after me were being attended to. menu leavesmuch to be desired, but the paninis were good. not the place you would want to have a great dinner at maybe more of a quick bite to eat

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ABU DHABI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Seychelles in the rain is a fun place.. However when we decided to visit the boathouse at 8.30 on a damp, Saturday night we expected more than the offerings we were given. A buffet should be the same at the end as it is at the start.. You pay the same price.. However the fish was all gone when we... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I chose the Boathouse because, being my first time in Seychelles and traveling alone, I wanted the opportunity to try a variety of different dishes. This certainly offers that. It is an open restaurant, but views are limited once nighttime comes. Dinner started promptly at 19:30 and that was closely monitored, even though much of the food sat at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beau-Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

Description

also known as The Boathouse

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