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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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  • 108
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  • 34
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  • 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
The location is in the middle of Victoria town

Decent food at decent price if you compare price and quality, but not an outstanding place. For limited budget travelers is a good place to eat in Victoria.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
AdrianNao1981
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Bucharest, Romania
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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

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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Bucharest, Romania
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Decent food at decent price if you compare price and quality, but not an outstanding place. For limited budget travelers is a good place to eat in Victoria.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

It is not far from Victoria Market and appears to be frequented by locals as well as tourists. There is a large drinks and food menu and prices are reasonable. Service was fast. The food was good - not outstanding - but we had nothing to complain about! We both had curries and the portions were large. It ended up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Having spent nearly 10 days on the island, we popped in here for a late brunch. Breakfast was over, so opted for lunch that was good, fairly priced and promptly served. It's more of an island style restaurant that many locals eat at. Well priced with basic food.

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marbella
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is basically an overgrown cafe, with cafe style service, presentation and food. I am sure If you want real cheap food with plastic seats this would suit but when in the Seychelles it is the last thing I want, For an historic place such as Victoria you would expect something a little better. Dont believe the hype. I have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food was poor at best and the atmosphere wasn't apparent to me at all... It seems that all restaurants in the seychelles aren't interested in repeat business... This place is inexpensive and the staff pleasant, however, the food is at best school dinners....

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

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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Fleming Island, Florida
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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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3 helpful votes 3 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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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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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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