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The Pirates Arms

Seafood, International
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Independence Avenue, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Seems like the most popular restaurant in Victoria, definitely looks like...
Seems like the most popular restaurant in Victoria, definitely looks like it has a long standing history.
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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 103
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
I can't help but love this place

It is hard to believe that I first visited this place more than 28 years ago and it hasn't changed. It is steady and dependable, but it is not a rip off. The staff are very friendly and it is a wonderful place to meet up with family and friends.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
DlkStokes
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

It is hard to believe that I first visited this place more than 28 years ago and it hasn't changed. It is steady and dependable, but it is not a rip off. The staff are very friendly and it is a wonderful place to meet up with family and friends.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We called in here for a quick lunch before taking an internal flight to Praslin after arriving back on Mahe from Silhouette island. It was recommended by our Creole Travel Services driver. We were concerned about being short for time, so gave the staff the heads up, and they were efficient in getting our drinks and light lunch to us.... More 

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Tainan, Taiwan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It is a international and Creole food mix restaurant. many seafood, salad, and main course to choose. The restaurant is big and nice, but service is a little bit lazy as Seychellois people lifestyle.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

In the center of Victoria just a few steps from the clock tower, this fantastic restaurant served us a tastefull dish in a true 'Pirate' stile. Very well done and so well served. And cheap as well. A must visit when in Victoria.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Centrally located, friendly atmosphere, food for a reasonable price and a place beer-lovers will appreciate.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

We went for lunch and the food, the service and the place was nothing special. Not bad not good - didn't stand out in any way.

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Went for dinner with my wife. Waited at least 15 minutes for a server to bring us a menu, but they were clearly busy and we were in no huge rush. Ok. But it took another 15 for our beers to be brought to the table. We watched them sitting in the counter by the bar that entire time. Food... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Pirates Arms is a bustling city centre eatery with reasonable prices by Seychellois standards. Varied menu, good service and an overall pleasant flavor to the food and the experience. No wonder it's always so busy!

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Cologne, Germany
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is the spot fromwhere you can watch the life of "bustling" Victoria, capital of the Seychelles...apart from that, food was ok, but nogt worth coming for. Expect a day at the races....

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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

For those who want good food on the go, the pirate arms has a takeout counter that offers a limited but excellent selection. But when one has time to sit and order, the ala carte menu is to die for! Not only is there a great seafood selection but meat eaters and vegetarians are not completely forgotten as well. Most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Independence Avenue, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Victoria

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, International

Description

Seems like the most popular restaurant in Victoria, definitely looks like it has a long standing history.

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