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La Plaine St. Andre

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La Plaine St. Andre | Mahe, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 372 010
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We made a reservation via email a few months in advance with a check in a week before arrival. We were assured everything was all set. When we arrived a second manager had no idea we were coming and made a big deal of rearranging tables for us. While they fit our party of three in, we were rushed through... More 

Thank Emily G
Rome, Italy
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured the whole island of Mahé and this must be one of our most memorable dining experiences (for fine dining!). Excellent quality of food. We were taken care of by a gentleman, presumably from the UK (not sure however - probably one of the owners). He made excellent suggestions and I can only say: Please go there to enjoy... More 

Thank mic1984
Mantin, Malaysia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was brief but informative. The old house was well maintained and the tasting was fun, if a little pricey. Better to buy the goods at duty free at the airport (this was cheaper that at the distillery). Worth a visit - for an hour or so - the beach opposite is stunning.

Thank John H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner and cocktails. The food was great, best dinner so far in the Seychelles. The plantage itself has been around since 1792 and still has some of that beautiful colonial style feeling. We will be back for the tour of the distillery & rum tasting, and possibly have lunch aswell. Well worth a visit!

Thank Victor G
Le Brassus, Switzerland
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 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
Western Cape, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

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 

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Victoria, Beau Vallon, Seychelles
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $184
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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