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Beau Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A nice easy going atmosphere. However, the food is only average - definitely not the best creole food I have eaten.

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Thank martinaF6240DK
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

we have enjoyed the lunch twice and were happy, friendly staff and the food is delicious. The restaurant is build open and a light breeze from the sea helps against the humidity and heat.

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Thank Frank D
Hollviken, Sweden
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We read about the good reviews for this restaurant and drove there to try it. Had fish curry for lunch. The curry taste good but unfortunately, they used tuna and it was very hard and dry. The pumpkin pickles side dish was good. Service was quick and the bill does not come with a service charge.

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Thank vangie2016
Jhb
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We had not really had great dining experiences on the island, most restaurants are quite expensive, not much variety and portions are always minute. I was quite annoyed that there was only a buffet at the Boat House in the evenings but it turned out to be great because it was all you can eat, which was nice for a... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Unfortunately quite disappointing. Very limited choice and almost everything was bland - not what one would expect of traditional creole cooking. We did not feel that the price was justified.

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Thank BevG
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

we rally wanted to experience some local food, so decided to try the Boat House in the hope that we'll experience some creole food. We thoroughly enjoyed the buffet with a great variety of choices from bbq to curries, although we're still not sure exactly what the creole food is since everyone we asked they said is spicy!..one dish was... More 

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Thank Ramona S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

This buffet restaurant has a good location, but the food was only so so. The soft drinks were overpriced and unless you ordered anything the staff didn't bring you what they promised to. Try some place else for creole buffet, because it's worth trying.

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Thank Joakim A
Kuwait
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153 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the Savoy hotel and wanted to go try something local - our taxi driver recommended Boat House so we went. Its a walking distance of 3 minutes more or less, offering a buffet i really liked the grilled fish!

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Thank Fatima J
Johannesburg
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We were told to try this "Authentic Creole Buffet"- What a let down ! Although the restaurant is in a prime position , we did not enjoy the food at all - watery, tasteless and it seems like everything was pickled ! Definitely Not recommended!

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Thank WarrenJohannesburg
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

All you can eat buffet for SR425. not bad,but nothing special. Rather go to Mahek for friendlier serrcie,better quality food at a lower price

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Thank Charl H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beau Vallon, Mahe Island 0000, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Beau Vallon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?