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Beau Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
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Nairobi, Kenya
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50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Close to the Savoy on the main road , friendly staff and nice local food, The bar is fun for an early evening drink. The Bard man is great in making cocktails and entertaining. We went for two meals a lunch and supper, both meals were fine, but relatively expensive, like most places on the island. But must place to... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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320 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Boat House, one of Mahe's most popular Creole restaurants, draws me back time and again, mostly for lunch though the dinner buffet too is highly recommended, especially the freshly caught and grilled fish (I regularly opt for either Tuna or Snapper, and of course NOT well done ;-) )

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Cambridge
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Restaurant in a lovely location next to Beau Vallon Beach. Sadly the quality of the food did not live up to the setting. The dinner buffet was limited in content and of mediocre quality. Somewhat bland to meet the tastes of the many tourists who dine here. Value was reasonable, setting excellent but if you want an authentic Creole food... More 

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Thank tourismplanner
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66 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boat House offers a great Creole Buffet for the diners to experience. Cocktail hour is interesting with drinks being served on the strong side! Bring some mosquito repellent if the wind is low....

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merthyr tydfil
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the evening buffet twice during our stay, I'm a very fussy eater so this had something for everyone.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Boathouse is a a restaurant and bar directly at the beach of Beau Vallon. Friendly and attentive staff, drinks and food at affordable prices. When we went here we enjoyed the evening buffet which offered plenty of choices of creole dishes and meat and fish from the BBQ. A great place to watch the sunset and the people passing by.

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Thank Andreas_HDXB
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, though not.that good food. The waitress try to "rob" us when we paid in euros.. luckily, i noticed it.

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Thank Eitan S
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buffet style restaurant with good choices and plenty of them - fish especially good. Nice band playing while we ate too.

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newdelhi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple unassuming place.. Pleasant service. Food was good. Had the grilled catch of the day with creole salsa and butter garlic prawns... Food was brought to the table in fairly good time. Enjoyed our afternoon here.

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Thank T S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

buffet, nice personnel, be early, reasonable price. The buffet consists of many creole dishes which are interesting to taste but not necessarily subtle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beau Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Beau Vallon

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?