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Anse a la Mouche, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 371 289
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Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very good restaurant. We are in Seychelles and, of course, you cant ask what they have not. So, the fish is very good, the service is a bit slow, the list of wine insufficient.

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Thank Giovanni F
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Good food, the blackened fish is perfect and the best I have eaten, octopus salad also a firm favorite.

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Thank Jake W
Barcelona, Spain
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I had the Blackened Fish at this little roadside restaurant a month ago and I'm still thinking of it! it is a shame that I live 7000 miles away from the Anchor Cafe or I would go back in a heart beat... Good service and good food in a casual setting, very recommendable!

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

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
Reviewed 24 December 2016 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 34 helpful votes
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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140 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
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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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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Brussels, Belgium
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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
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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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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?