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Lounge 8

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Vista Bay, Glacis, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
+248746808
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Description: Refined and desing, lounge ambience set the tone. Discover original tasting...
Refined and desing, lounge ambience set the tone. Discover original tasting dishes that are well worth the trip there. And seeview on the sunset at the lounge bed...
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  • 132
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
a unique place in Seychelles ,enchanting atmosphere !

Ater spending the day under the sun on the beach in Seychelles , I found this place by accident and walked in with no expectations, but as I entered it I felt there is something special about it. This bar-restuarant is wakingup to live in sunset and become vivide as soon it's getting dark... You... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Simon D
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Castricum, The Netherlands
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Barcelona, Spain
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

We went to the restaurant twice during our visit and it was amazing. Great location and decoration. The service was excellent and so friendly. The first time We ordered the Thai beef salad and the fish of the day ! Amazing. The second time we got the spring rolls and the beef - amazing as well!!! I would go back... More 

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Thank Melchior O
Castricum, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Ater spending the day under the sun on the beach in Seychelles , I found this place by accident and walked in with no expectations, but as I entered it I felt there is something special about it. This bar-restuarant is wakingup to live in sunset and become vivide as soon it's getting dark... You then realize that you found... More 

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Thank Simon D
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I'm very surprised at the overwhelmingly positive reviews for this place because when we went for dinner, all we discovered was that it was trying way too hard to be high-end restaurant with fluff and gimmicks which amounted to nothing in the end. When we arrived we got our drinks very quickly and they were very good, but it all... More 

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3 Thank Lukas R
Oslo, Norway
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113 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A special place run by a very nice service oriented Belgium lady, and the food is some of the best we have ever had although a bit on the pricy side. Worth it ! Budha statues are charming and give the place something special. Very nice inside, but we chose outside. Unfortunatly a bit spoiled by too load music and... More 

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Thank AinaK2013
Madrid, Spain
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We had a very good dinner experience, the food was gourmet and the service impecable. The atmosphere of the place was really laid back, relaxed and enjoyable. The only thing I would improve is the cost, I found it to be a bit much even for Seychelles, and I don't like that they add 7% after tax as service fee.... More 

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Thank Gilly L
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

We attended dinner on Christmas Day and were very excited because we had read the good reviews and had thought the restaurant would be closed on Christmas but drove by to find that yay! they were open! However, from the get go, we never really felt fully welcomed... Perhaps it was because they only wanted people taking their full Christmas... More 

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1 Thank honoluluskye
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Lounge 8 is a true gem and not to be missed! Set atop waves breaking against the rocks below with a serene garden and modern seating area, this restaurant has something for everyone! We went on advice from a local and it was an amazing find!!

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Thank JscaffidI61
Mwanza Region, Tanzania
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190 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I tried Lounge 8 after we decided against our original choice at Banana Leaf upstairs and we're glad we did. I must admit the Buddha garden style didn't do it for me, but that wasn't the main draw. The food was very good indeed, with some real flair in the kitchen. Although we were the only couple... More 

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Thank Shedheadabroad
Cairns, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Amazing find on Mahe. Delicious food made with love. Amazing comfortable relaxed atmosphere next to the ocean. I would recommend the tiramisu to finish! Yum! I will be back again soon!

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Thank Scubatara
Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Following recommendation from a local we went to this restaurant and loved it! Had one of the best cocktails of my life (mojito royale) listening to mellow and lovely music, with the waves as a background, friendly service and of course, excellent food. My only suggestion for improvement is that the bill was a tiny bit pricey, but it wasn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vista Bay, Glacis, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Glacis
  • Phone Number: +248746808

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 48 - 68
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings

Description

Refined and desing, lounge ambience set the tone. Discover original tasting dishes that are well worth the trip there. And seeview on the sunset at the lounge bed...

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