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Cafe des Arts

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Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert, Praslin Island none, Seychelles
+248 4 232 170
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12:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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WashingtonDC
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783 reviews
541 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I went to Cafe des Arts for dinner while we were on the island, and overall, though I heard good things, it was not a very good restaurant. I read about this place online so we wanted to check it out as opposed to always eating at a resort. We were able to get reservations for Friday... More 

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Thank jg325
Denmark
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Praslin for 11 days and tried all restaurants in the area and Café des Arts was without comparison the best. The food was excelent and the service in top. It was not cheep but definately worth it

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Thank Family_Lund
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very nice place on a beach. The restaurant is serving nice food - well cooked, nicely served. Staff was relaxed (as everybody here :-), nice and smiling.

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Thank Pavol A
Medina, Ohio
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we did not have a chance to try any food. Bored with the food at our resort we decided to give it a try. It was 5 minute walk on the beach and had great reviews. We got there at 6 pm. We walked inside and asked for table for two, lady rudely informed us that they do not... More 

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Thank ledumpalustris
Perth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

After a visit in the daytime for a drink we knew we had to experience an evening meal. We were next to the sea and booked a front row table.Fine dining with prices to match but worth it. Trio of lobster fish and prawns excellent and gratin of crab and pumpkin unusual and tasty. Friendly waitress maybe because my husband... More 

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Thank jesparon
Doha, Qatar
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170 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Right on top of the beach, with palm trees dancing in the wind, which is constant in that place and could be very strong! The food is good, the service also! We went for dinner also, what a difference! Day and night! It wants to be sophisticated with the prices to go with it. The personnel, different from the lunch;... More 

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Thank PuckPasha
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Amazing location, this could be a gold-mine if the service improved and staff were more friendly instead of being so disorganised they could not look up to say hello at the bar. Food very poor, menu pretentious and portions small. OK for a glass of wine to watch the sunset. Lunches drag-on for hours due to the poor kitchen service.... More 

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Thank CEAMilan
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great location. We went for dinner A bit on the pricy side but it was delicious. Great service. We went twice.

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Thank Simonbult
Durban, South Africa
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177 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The lobster we ordered was really delicious as was the prawns in a coconut curry base! The manageress was most attentive and had a birthday song lined up for my hubby!! And a special cake was made for breakfast. Thank you to my daughter in law Tasnim and Cafe des Arts for making this an especial birthday for my husband!!

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Thank ProudlyDurbs
Johannesburg, South Africa
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123 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Wonderful birthday dinner at cafe des artes, with excellent seafood and thanks for catering to the kids- Farida was a gracious host that kept us smiling... merci beaucoup!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 45 - USD 100
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert, Praslin Island none, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Praslin Island  >  Anse Volbert
  • Phone Number: +248 4 232 170
  • This restaurant is at Cafe des Arts
Description
The ultimate in fine dining Set right on the beach, the Cafe des Arts Restaurant has earned its reputation as the best restaurant in Seychelles by creating outstanding mouth-watering dishes served in the most amazing setting. Seafood and epicurean dishes are the main attractions, making the restaurant the address not to be missed. The art is in the attention to detail and the fresh ingredients served to perfection with refined service and a touch of class. By day it is a sophisticated yet relaxed beach dining experience and by night the whole atmosphere transforms into a chic and elegant high-class restaurant with a sumptuous decor. Cafe des Arts is synonymous with gastronomy at its finest. The "Blue Octopus Bar" serves cocktails and other drinks.
NOTE: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted.

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