15 August 2018

5 best restaurants in the Seychelles
Our favourite places to eat. Enjoy awesome food and stunning decor.
Chez Lamar
Best for classic Creole cuisine
In the setting of a stunning colonial-style house at the beautiful Banyan Tree Resort, Chez Lamar is our top pick in the Seychelles. Come here for authentic Creole dishes created with a blend of local spices and flavours.
The old-world ambience charms you from the moment you arrive, and when you taste specials like the fried fish salad or curry with aubergine, you‘ll be blown away. With views of the wetlands, there’s no better dining venue in the Seychelles.
Banyan Tree Seychelles, Anse Intendance, Mahé
Tel: 248 438 3500 www.banyantree.com/en/seychelles/experience_the_resort/dining/chez_lamar
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Curieuse Seafood Restaurant at Raffles Praslin
Fine food for all the family
Named after a nearby island, Curieuse is a seafood speciality restaurant with a cool atmosphere that exudes island-chic. Relaxed and casual, this is a great place to come with kids (under-sixes are allowed until 8pm) or for a romantic dinner date. Lounge in the outdoor and covered seating areas or reserve an intimate private pavilion and sample succulent seafood prepared with light cooking methods. The tempting à la carte menu sits alongside a daily-changing list of specials.
Anse Takamaka, Praslin Island
Tel: 248 429 6000 www.raffles.com/praslin/dining/curieuse-seafood-restaurant/
Tel: 248 232 136
Bonbon Plume
Fresh fish in a fabulous location
With its wonderful location on the water’s edge of one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, Bonbon Plume is an ever-popular Seychellois venue. Anse Lazio sets the perfect scene for trying tempting dishes such as octopus salad, grilled crab and lobster specials, alongside chilled wines and fresh fruit juices. Feel the sand between your toes as you gaze out to sea and enjoy a tropical paradise…book ahead or be prepared to wait for a table - it’s worth it!
Anse Lazio, Praslin Island

Marie Antoinette
Casual Creole comfort
One of Mahé’s most famous eateries, Marie Antoinette prides itself on serving authentic Seychellois comfort food, traditionally prepared using local, organic ingredients. The casual atmosphere caters to families and couples, and thanks to its reasonably priced yet delicious dishes, it is a firm favourite amongst tourists and VIPs. Spot the turtles roaming outside while you sample classic Creole fare on a menu including fish stew, chicken curry, parrotfish and aubergine fritters… to name but a few!
PO Box 1156, Serret Road, Mahé
Tel: 248 4 266 222 www.marieantoinette.sc
Chez Batista
Simple yet stylish
A thatched roof and sand-covered floor give a rustic greeting at Chez Batista, a charming restaurant set right on Takamaka Beach with its friendly turtles. Famed amongst locals and travellers for its fresh grilled fish (which can be cooked before your eyes), lobster and traditional Seychellois delicacies, it also serves a sumptuous Sunday buffet. The drinks at the bar are just as tempting - from ice-cold beers and cocktails to squeezed tropical fruit juices and fresh coconut milk.
PO Box 3013, Takamaka, Mahé
Tel: 248 4366300 www.chezbatista.com
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