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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: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 94
    Very good
  • 114
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 23
    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
Take Away Food is Delish!

Tried their take away joint behind the main restaurant to look for Octopus Curry. We ended up here because we followed the locals during their lunch break and saw that they were queuing up here, which shows that this might be a good place to try local food. As they do not have the octopus curry... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Caloocan, Philippines
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Caloocan, Philippines
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Tried their take away joint behind the main restaurant to look for Octopus Curry. We ended up here because we followed the locals during their lunch break and saw that they were queuing up here, which shows that this might be a good place to try local food. As they do not have the octopus curry available, my wife and... More 

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Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

With its central location in Victoria, and its standing as a long established institution in town, this is a great place to kick back, have a nice meal and a drink (Sey Brew for me), and soak in the atmosphere. The clientele is a pretty even mixture of locals and tourists. Service was delayed at times, but this is island... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The menu here has a decent amount of choice but the food that arrives out is fairly inconsistent, even within the same dish; one of us had lamb chops, some of which were inedible and some were tasty. I had the creole fish curry, which was quite good but a small portion. The crème brulée needed a pickaxe to eat... More 

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Mumbai
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Nice local vibe to the place, in one of the 3-4 main streets of Victoria and the only one prominently open. Decent Food and friendly staff. Relatively much cheaper that eden island.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Went for lunch whilst tripping round the town. You may have heard of Seychellestime, which is a pace of life that, whilst a bit slower than you're used to, gets more pleasant each day you reside here. However, in this place the waitresses use a variation called "Surlytime". Not so enjoyable, and it takes A LOT longer. By the time... More 

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De Panne
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We drank a quite refreshing mango juice and ordered some tasty fried calamares. A perfect getaway for halfboard tourists. Lots of open air space , completely schaded. Service quite swift and correct, no complaints at all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Food was really tastey and the staff were fine. I guess they need more staff for a quicker service. If you like fresh mango juice this is not a place to get it from. They add water to it and ice. I returned it back but one of the staff was offended because I did and was obaviously really mad... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Price is reasonable compared to other restaurants in seychelles. Food is average but not any worse than the other overpriced restaurants around.

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Cambridge
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I wish I had something nice to say about this place - it looks wonderful, and was a lovely escape from the midday sun. However, the service wasn't up to much, and the food was sub standard. I ordered a pizza, which was tasteless, undercooked in places and burnt in others. My wife and son had salads. According to the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

If ye must, drag your scurvy carcass down to the Pirates Arms for some grub. But if you can avoid it, I would suggest doing so. We stopped by for a very late lunch (or perhaps an early dinner) as this was the only open restaurant in the area at the time. The decor is pointlessly garish and the pizza... More 

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Address: Independence Avenue, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Victoria
Cuisine: Seafood, International

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Restaurant Details

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  • 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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