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Anchor Cafe

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Anse a la Mouche, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 371 289
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All meals at this restaurant have been good. They have a good variety of dishes and the staff are friendly. Food comes out quickly and portions and med-big. Never had a bad meal here.

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Thank Janine H
West Hartford, Connecticut
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff is indifferent. Be aware they won't substitute anything on the menu. The only vegetarian item was Vegetable Curry which I had had earlier in the day so I just had fries. The waitress made a point of letting us know that since we came at 5 minutes to 9:00 pm we were lucky that they took us. There... More 

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Thank karamorse
Stavanger, Norway
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Go there if you are starving and there is literally no other option (that's how we ended up there), prepare for the mindbogglingly slow service and sky-high prices. It's basically a shack (needs maintenance!) but you pay like you visited a proper restaurant. Paying 10% for the slowest service in the world is sick. Just include the damn VAT and... More 

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Thank Anna B
Durham
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134 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at the Anchor during our road trip around Mahe. Quant cafe and nice food, but on island time so don't be in a rush to get your food! I had fish and chips which were fresh and tasty. My hubby had chicken nuggets which were not as good!

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Thank MrsDigibit
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Furniture tired, decor tired and staff tired (of custom, service and life by appearance). Just stopped for a drink whilst passing by one afternoon. It was about 3.00pm and nobody else in. Soon found out why. we were offered a menu after about 5 minutes of smiling at the staff. When we siad we only wanted coffee they about turned... More 

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Thank Peter C
Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

You would expect fresh fish in a restaurant at the beach, instead of surimi. Octopus salad, way overcooked. Still expensive.

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Thank Katleen1973
Seychelles
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Normally i never rate terribke but I went there with 4 friends plus my little 3 months baby boy it was pouring heavily when arrived at the restaurant there told us we are full while we stand outside in the rain plus there were empty table..

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Thank LYRA21
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We tried the sweet and sour vegetarian and the prawns here Something was wrong with prawns though. couldnt point out what exactly. this place was located close to the Chez Augustine apartments where we stayed. the beach is perfect. the seating is good, and the menu offers variety of sea food.

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Thank Mirror M
London
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Was please to find a great litle local restaurant that didn't charge the earth and had great food and local atmosphere. Burgers were great as was the fish. I had the local creole fish curry that was great.

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Thank NER1808
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The place itself has a small, very simple inside part (not in a romantic, cosy way), and neglected outside part. Food is very, very basic in quality and tasteless. Prices are high for what you get. Avoid.

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Thank Giovanni G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, International
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anse a la Mouche, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +248 4 371 289

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