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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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 105
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 22
    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
Very simple but tasty

While we were waiting for the next boat to La Digue we decided to walk around and grab some lunch. Lucky for us 'The Pirates arms' was very close to the dock. After a lot of the restaurants disappointments in Seychelles I was pleasantly surprised by the food and prices. Comparing to many other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Shanghai, China
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Shanghai, China
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

While we were waiting for the next boat to La Digue we decided to walk around and grab some lunch. Lucky for us 'The Pirates arms' was very close to the dock. After a lot of the restaurants disappointments in Seychelles I was pleasantly surprised by the food and prices. Comparing to many other restaurants the food was really nice.... More 

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Elkton, Florida
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53 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Arrived into town for a 4 day business meeting and this was the only restaurant in Victoria that I could find that was opened on Sunday afternoon. There is an entrance to the casino inside the restaurant which was also opened on Sunday. Central location to the town center area of Victoria. Nice restaurant and the food was delicious after... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Even when full at lunchtime, there's an easy-going feel to this place. Even the (quiet) whirring of the ceiling fans is relaxing. Sometimes there's a pianist, too. The food is good, the price is good. Just don't be in a hurry.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

So it is hard to find a place to eat after 21 h so we went to Victoria city. The place is nice and a lot of origin people are there and sometimes you can hear to funny live music. The waiter was nice but the food only ok. It was prepared long bevor and you can taste this ...

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

The food and atmosphere is great! It's in town so you can shop and then go and get something to eat! The service was a little slow but all in all a good place to chill and have a Sey brew!

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Sydney
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80 reviews 80 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

As we were on a cruise our time was limited but, on a hot day, we elected to have a meal here rather than trek back to the ship. Nice atmosphere, cold drinks, good food, good service and they were happy to accept Euros in payment.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The Pirates has the best location downtown Victoria and besides excellent food you can easily with from the window the speedy life down the main Independence Street... Try fish soup and cold lemonade.

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Florence, Italy
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32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Very close to che Clock in Victoria - Mahè, the place is pretty nice. We liked a lot fish kebab, tuna rolls and fried octopus. Very good service. Note: the price of the beer is exactly the half of the restaurants in Beau Vallon.

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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

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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323 helpful votes 323 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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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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