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Cafe des Arts

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Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert, Praslin Island none, Seychelles
+248 4 232 170
12:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Medina, Ohio
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately we did not have a chance to try any food. Bored with the food at our resort we decided to give it a try. It was 5 minute walk on the beach and had great reviews. We got there at 6 pm. We walked inside and asked for table for two, lady rudely informed us that they do not... More 

Thank ledumpalustris
Perth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a visit in the daytime for a drink we knew we had to experience an evening meal. We were next to the sea and booked a front row table.Fine dining with prices to match but worth it. Trio of lobster fish and prawns excellent and gratin of crab and pumpkin unusual and tasty. Friendly waitress maybe because my husband... More 

Thank jesparon
Doha, Qatar
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168 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on top of the beach, with palm trees dancing in the wind, which is constant in that place and could be very strong! The food is good, the service also! We went for dinner also, what a difference! Day and night! It wants to be sophisticated with the prices to go with it. The personnel, different from the lunch;... More 

Thank PuckPasha
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Amazing location, this could be a gold-mine if the service improved and staff were more friendly instead of being so disorganised they could not look up to say hello at the bar. Food very poor, menu pretentious and portions small. OK for a glass of wine to watch the sunset. Lunches drag-on for hours due to the poor kitchen service.... More 

Thank CEAMilan
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great location. We went for dinner A bit on the pricy side but it was delicious. Great service. We went twice.

Thank Simonbult
Durban, South Africa
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174 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The lobster we ordered was really delicious as was the prawns in a coconut curry base! The manageress was most attentive and had a birthday song lined up for my hubby!! And a special cake was made for breakfast. Thank you to my daughter in law Tasnim and Cafe des Arts for making this an especial birthday for my husband!!

Thank ProudlyDurbs
Johannesburg, South Africa
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123 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Wonderful birthday dinner at cafe des artes, with excellent seafood and thanks for catering to the kids- Farida was a gracious host that kept us smiling... merci beaucoup!!

Thank MoKad
Sao Leopoldo, RS
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204 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We went there due to the trip advisor avaliations and also for all the Marketing we have seem in the island. It was not bad, But Certainly we have to been to other places much better. The Service is extremelly slow. Food is Just ok, But nothing more than that. Octopus were line rubber and the Fisk was could. AT... More 

Thank Vladimir de Sou... V
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

international, creol and seafood specialities restaurant. Highest quality standard and variaty is amazing. Something for gourmets! Beautiful seaview and service.

Thank Arjan K
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Nice cocktail on the beach and then dinner on the beautiful restaurant. The welcoming was great. My fish was good but not excellent. The really expensive (almost 20 euros) chocolate dessert was disappointing.The cake was almost burnt, the mouss was fat and the ice cream was ok.

Thank 5priscillem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 45 - US$ 100
Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cote d'Or, Anse Volbert, Praslin Island none, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Praslin Island  >  Anse Volbert
  • Phone Number: +248 4 232 170
  • This restaurant is at Cafe des Arts
The ultimate in fine dining Set right on the beach, the Cafe des Arts Restaurant has earned its reputation as the best restaurant in Seychelles by creating outstanding mouth-watering dishes served in the most amazing setting. Seafood and epicurean dishes are the main attractions, making the restaurant the address not to be missed. The art is in the attention to detail and the fresh ingredients served to perfection with refined service and a touch of class. By day it is a sophisticated yet relaxed beach dining experience and by night the whole atmosphere transforms into a chic and elegant high-class restaurant with a sumptuous decor. Cafe des Arts is synonymous with gastronomy at its finest. The "Blue Octopus Bar" serves cocktails and other drinks.
NOTE: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted.

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