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La Plaine St. Andre | Mahe, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 372 010
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Tue 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Le Brassus, Switzerland
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't manage to visit the distillery but went for dinner one evening and it was well worth it. The food was spot on, including the presentation. Friendly and knowledgeable staff and delicious rum for afters.

Thank evulienka88
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch not knowing what to expect so got there at 1pm thinking we'd be home by 1400. Well we left at 6pm basically did not want to leave!! It was just perfect. The owner is amazing and she is so knowledgeable & interesting to chat to. Tapas were great. Best lamb burger I've ever had and dessert!!!... More 

Thank mimidoffay
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for fine dining to Michelin standards, La Plaine St. Andre on the main island of Mahe is the place to go. The ambiance is old world style with a touch of modern thrown in for good measure. In the evenings, you can choose to eat indoors, on the wide veranda's surrounding the building or in the... More 

1 Thank Chris L
Victoria, Beau Vallon, Seychelles
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We went here on a Saturday night and it was such a great outing; not just for the food but the experience as a whole. Firstly, the setting is just beautiful, a Creole style home with modern touches, we started with some of their suggested cocktails. I had the zest with citrus notes - great. Super friendly staff! As for... More 

Thank Nicole S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We've had a diner here at the 21st of June. What a pleasant surprise! The location and decoration of the old plantation house was just perfect. The first restaurant we've experienced on the Seychelles, were the hostess actually make you feel more than welcome. Started with a appetizer of pies and a clam, we both choose a fish dish and... More 

Thank Peter S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We were looking for a quite day so took a potter to La Plaine St Andre. After chatting to the helpful staff on duty we had a look round the small but pretty garden before snacking on two tapas we were pleasantly surprised at the size of the portions being much bigger than expected. The tapas was followed by a... More 

Thank Iain R
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Went there with friends for dinner, didn't have much choice on the menu, the price is quite high too, the food portion was very small for the price, I don't normally eat a lot but still felt hungry after main course.

Thank bernadette2000
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Home of the famous Takamaka Rum. Tasting of the various types in the shop was enjoyable. The staff explained the different rums and made recommendations based on our preferences. We found the prices at the airport duty free somewhat cheaper. I guess it is to be expected with duty free prices.

Thank Shanmuganathan S
Mahe Island, Seychelles
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

The food is amazing! Chef Christelle's innovative menus change often & promises to impress. Thank you!

Thank RethadOffay
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The owner has changed, and the new ones are mew and not prepared. They change also chefs and cooks. Long time waiting for some dishes very untasty. They have to learn a lot, and to improve the staff with people of the cousine's world the restaurant have lost his poetry.

Thank marimeri55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $190
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Plaine St. Andre | Mahe, Mahe Island, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island
  • Phone Number: +248 4 372 010
The Plantation House has been lovingly restored based on its original plans, and actually rests on its original foundations. The 200-year-old trees which line the Bilenbi Avenue are untouched and are on the site's original site plans. The property is also home to a beautiful garden from which our chefs proudly source their fresh herbs and spices. Takamaka Bay, our fabulously Seychellois rum, came to life in 2001 and was inspired by the D'Offay family recipe. It is used both in La Plaine St. Andre's bar and kitchen. By day, the grounds of La Plaine provide a tranquil setting for a day away from the beach - our petanque court pays tribute to our French heritage, our garden surrounding the historic ruins is a treasure trove for the nature-lover in you and our distillery is open to be explored from Mondays to Fridays. When the sun sets, the ambience of our restaurant changes dramatically; enjoy an intimate meal in our private dining room or on our softly lit terrace or an Al Fresco dinner under the stars.

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