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Banyan Tree

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Asian, Contemporary
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Takamaka | Banyan Tree Seychelles, Takamaka, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 383500
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518 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

There are 3 restaurants on the grounds of the Banyan Tree hotel: Au Jardin d'Epices (International), Saffron (Thai) and Chez Lamar (Creole). Frankly the food is very good in all three of them and the International and Creole have a stunning location just metres above the sea level with waves crashing near you. However: 1) if you are on an... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Chez Lamar restaurant was delicious Zaffron tai restaurant was above average The international restaurant was below average All restaurants are over priced but stick to seafood

Thank abksy
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went for a snack and quick lunch and it was very nice experience. Although a bit overpriced, the view is awesome and stuff really friendly.

Thank AF_08
New Delhi, India
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were here for our HoneyMoon . The most luxurious hotel. It was a hospitable stay. Please try out their Thai Restaurant.

Thank anubha_15
Almeria, Spain
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Saffron Thai restaurant last night. Two starters, one main dish, one vegetable dish, dessert and one of their most reasonably-priced wines. I was expecting great things for the price. The fried calamari was average, the calamari was bland, the batter was heavy, the squid-ink sauce seemed like it had come from a packet, as it had... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had dinner at the Thai restaurant one night. The entrance to the hotel is nice but needs to be updated. The service in the restaurant was so-so with several misses. The staff just wasn't friendly. It isn't a local population issue in that everywhere else we went to on the island, the people were great. The food was good-... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We did not stay in the hotel, so cannot comment on the rooms. The beach is beautiful, setting of the hotel great. It's a beautiful place to enjoy a drink while enjoin the view. We tried the restaurant while there, and not that amazed. It was ok, but that's it. Service was good.

Thank Giovanni G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We've taken lunch one day in this luxury restaurant. No details were missed neither in service nor food quality. I must say it was the most expensive meal we've had in Seychelles, but the experience worth it

Thank Giselle P
Mahe Island, Seychelles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were doing a drive and wanted to stop to check out banyan tree. The resort looked fine, the beach was nice, although it was too rough to swim. We were hungry so we sat down for lunch. They asked if we wanted a water, we said sure, thanks. When we got the bill, we realized we were charged $19... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable typical authentic Thai dinner. Food was carefully and perfectly prepared and the service is spotless. Highly recommendable for a break if you are staying in other hotels in Mahe Island and a great choice if you are staying at the Banyan Tree

Thank Liban10452

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Takamaka | Banyan Tree Seychelles, Takamaka, Mahe Island, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Takamaka
  • Phone Number: +248 383500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?