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Anse a la Mouche, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 371 289
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Durham
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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
Fredericksburg, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ate there twice, they have the best fish & chips on the island. Excellent staff & food, you can listen to the waves from across the sea while you eat. Either sit in open under umbrella or inside patio.

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Thank Myriam M
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

After reading about this restaurant on Trip Advisor, and hearing about the menu, we decided it was a 'must try'. We're so glad we did . Although we couldn't have the blackened fish as it was not on the LUNCH menu, I had the fresh line fish- the best I've had on the island- so moist, fleshy , and cooked... More 

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Eastcote, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had often passed this restaurant thinking it was closed until we passed it and there was a car parked in the car park. I had a nice dish fish with rice which was very nice but my partner had a pasta dish that left a lot to be desired. I would go back for the fish.

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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?