Restaurants

Top Choice Creole in East Coast

La Grande Maison

At Takamaka Bay, La Grande Maison is the home kitchen of Christelle Verheyden, one of the country's most talented chefs. The atmosphere, in a wonderfully restored and airy colonial home, is a fine backdrop for Verhe…
Top Choice International in Praslin

Café des Arts

Praslin's most stylish restaurant is in the Le Duc de Praslin hotel. Flickering candles, colourful paintings, swaying palms, a breezy terrace and the sound of waves washing the beach will rekindle the faintest roman…
Top Choice Buffet in Beau Vallon & the North Coast

Boat House

This long-standing venture is a great place for a slap-up meal. Its Creole-themed buffet dinner should satisfy all but the hungriest visitors, with about 20 different dishes on offer, including Creole curries, salad…
Top Choice International in La Digue

Domaine de L'Orangeraie Resort & Spa – Le Combava

This elegant restaurant within the Domaine de L'Orangeraie Resort & Spa offers the intoxicating mix of fine dining, romantic atmosphere, cool setting and attentive service. The sleek dining room by the hotel's s…
Top Choice Creole in Victoria

Marie-Antoinette

Marie-Antoinette isn't just a restaurant, it's an experience, especially at dinner. It occupies a beautiful, if somewhat dated, wood-and-iron colonial Seychellois mansion. Bring an empty stomach – the menu (set menu…
Top Choice Buffet in Praslin

Les Lauriers

Charismatic Edwin and his Belgian spouse prepare a spectacular Creole buffet at dinner. It begins with fine hors d'oeuvre displayed on a boat-shaped table (the avocado salad is to die for), followed by sizzling meat…
Top Choice Creole in West Coast

Del Place

This delightful spot weds cafe-cool to excellent cooking. The centrepiece is local seafood: octopus straight from the lagoon, baked red snapper in banana leaf, seafood platters and Creole curries, including the rare…
Top Choice International in Victoria

La Pause

This is a popular spot for a weekday bite in the heart of town. Friendly Malaika and Olivier do juices, smoothies, sweet and savoury crepes, salads, sandwiches and pastries, with a wickedly delicious chocolate fonda…
Top Choice Cafeteria in West Coast

Maria's Rock Cafeteria

Now here's something different. Maria, the Seychellois spouse of artist Antonio Filippin, runs this quirky restaurant beside her husband's studio. The cavernous interior is discombobulating, with granite tabletops a…
Top Choice Seafood in West Coast

Anse Soleil Café

Don't miss this unpretentious little eatery ideally positioned right on the beach. The menu has simply prepared seafood (such as grilled crab or seafood curry) and various chop sueys. It doesn't take reservations an…