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Anse Soleil Restaurant

Anse Soleil Beachcomber, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Ranked #47 of 56 restaurants in Mahe Island
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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Guildford
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is not a restaurant but an inhospitable and dirty looking cafeteria called 'Chez Julien'. There is nothing friendly about it. As my husband was turning the car round to park higher up from the restaurant a peculiar man started shouting at us so I replied that I was never coming to the Seychelles again. This seemed to quieten him... More

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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is the best and cheapest restaurant you can eat in Seychelles. You will eat your money's worth,great view. i have been to this restaurant many times and you have to wait to be seated and you don't get to choose your own seat like every other restaurant, i know some people call the owner a mad man or crazy,... More

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Oostduinkerke, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

If there is one thing you can say about Mahé is that the people are extremely friendly and you are treated as a guest rather than a tourist. However, the owner of this restaurant is the only exception I ever met in Mahé in my 7 visits to Seychelles. He was extremely rude, up to the point that you would... More

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Kinshasa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The owner, Julien, is mentally unwell and hates people - rather don't go, it will ruin your holiday. Don't think you will leave there unscathed; we have eaten there many times in past years with no problems, however, this year we were subjected to his wrath and loathing (just for asking what time he closes so that we would not... More

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Mahe Island, Seychelles
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Staying in mahe only for 3 months, I already have complete picture about people and service here. But the worst experience happened to me in anse soleil restaurand .Me with group of friends were planning to have lunch there . Once we parked the car , old lady came out from the restaurant and said " hey , you can... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Having spent 3 years in the Seychelles, I believe I have a certain opinion of the place. The nemesis of the beauty of the Seychelles is its people! Generally extremely rude and unhelpful, very expensive. It is perhaps the most unpleasant island I have ever visited. Having said that, let talk about Julien. I went to Anse Soleil in 1999... More

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Chandigarh, India
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84 reviews 84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

After reading all the reviews i decided to go just to verify the facts regarding the owner. Unfortunately he wasn't around when we went. Its located right on the beach but I found it expensive. We just had a drink and left.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

A friend warned me not to go there but I thought how bad can it be. Having travelled all over the world I can safely say that the person I dealt with there is the rudest restaurant worker I have ever experienced.

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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

First, the restaurant we went to was the Anse Soleil Cafe, vice Restaurant. It is the small, open-air cafe with the sand floor. Our driver recommended it, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The service was good (by Seychelles standards), the seafood was very good, the prices were reasonable (by Seychelles standards), and the location and view were excellent. How many... More

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Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

After having eaten at Julien's for five or six times the last four years and considered ourselves as fixed clients, (we used to go eat there basically for the splendi beach view and not for the overspiced and overprized curry and fish ), we thought we would be spared from his rage towards tourists, which we could witness litterally every... More

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