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“Awful, just awful”
Review of The Pirates Arms - CLOSED

The Pirates Arms
Cuisines: Seafood, International
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Seems like the most popular restaurant in Victoria, definitely looks like it has a long standing history.
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Our family of 4 went here, and based on the reviews, which said it had good salads, figured we coudln't go wrong. It was busy so seemed like people liked it. Pickins are slim on desert islands people and when you're on an island, there are not many places to go, so don't be fooled by busy tables!
Ordered 2 caesar salads. These salads had shaved eggs on top and sweet, red maybe French dressing??? I am allergic to sugar so this was terrible. Caesar dressing is one of the safe dressings I can always have, but not here. It was maybe the worst salad I ever tasted, besides the fact I was allergic to it.
My tuna steak was not fresh - hard, chewy and a bit off. But since the salad was inedible I choked it down anyway.
Daughter ordered chicken nuggets. She had a very hard time choking them down. My husband took one bite and could not believe it. He doesn't even think they were really chicken at all. Other daughter was the only one who enjoyed her food which was spaghetti bolognaise. They did exchange her mystery nuggets for spaghetti, but we had all finished eating by the time they served her. would never, ever eat here again under any circumstance. I feel sick even thinking about that horrible food.

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Thank debo-ro
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

Good variety on food. From Kreol , Fish , pasta , Pizza to meat . Same price for tourists and locals not like in many other restaurants across Seychelles. Every day special menu and special Cocktail of the day. Good mix of people in the restaurant. Nice Service, but not the fastest. Simply a good place where you get value for your money.

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Thank Schadinio
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Nice outlook over the busy street so its great for people watching. I had the vanilla milk shake which was lovely and cold and very refreshing. Didin't eat there but the food looked good and I would be happy to try it again the next time

Thank woodybark
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

The vibe is awesome, very local theme and feel. Food good. try it when you are in Victoria. Locals and ex-pats alike adore the place.

Thank Albert V
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

Being a Victoria landmark it might be expected that the staff would show some warmth towards the customers. The food was decent, something that we seemed to battle to find on the island, it's just a pity that the staff, that we encountered at any rate, were unfriendly, unaccommodating and somewhat aloof. It's a very busy place at lunch time, maybe that had something to do with it, irrespective, it isn't unreasonable to expect the serving staff to relate to their customers with some "good vibes". Prices are reasonable, once again something that isn't common on the islands, the beers were cold, and watching life passing by is just great. Only a pity that the waiting staff aren't more in tune with the island vibe.

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Thank ChrisCorbet
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