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Beau-Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
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Dining options: Dinner, 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
Good buffet with local food

Nice location and good local food especially the fresh fish and the dips / sauces. There is also a good variety of desserts. The prices are average.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Thalwil, Switzerland
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Athens, Greece
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When we arrived to the restaurant late on a rainy evening, the place was almost empty - probably preparing to close - and we got scared for a while that it will be a bad experience. Fortunately, the food was deliciously dangerously good, and the guy who attended us was friendly, funny, welcoming. We had the best Creole food in... More 

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Thalwil, Switzerland
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice location and good local food especially the fresh fish and the dips / sauces. There is also a good variety of desserts. The prices are average.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a beautiful location just on Beau Vallon beach and a lovely wooden structures that allows you to look over the ocean. We had a family lunch and it was mediocre at best. The tuna kebab which was the special of the day was very good. The fish and chips off the main menu was very poor with a... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

There was as buffet when we went which I thought was good value for money and tasteful. They had a BBQ going on and overall i thought the atmosphere is chilled and relaxed. The service was lovely, drinks good and i would recommend it.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Charming little restaurant with a nice atmosphere and a pleasant inviting air about it. The Grilled Dorado with rice and a side of pumpkin was extraordinary. And they make amazing fries!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Dreadful food, inattentive staff (seems to be the norm in the seychelles) and nobody seems to give a hoot... Ordered a ham/cheese toasted sandwich, as menu was less than creative and thought this was impossible to get wrong... Bread was dry, cheese was lacking etc, my friend had fish and was awful with a sour sauce... It could be a... More 

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Waikerie, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 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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Address: Beau-Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island
Cuisine: African

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  • 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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