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Chez Batista Villas Restaurant

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Takamaka, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 366 300
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Seattle, WA
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152 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the 'fish and chips' but was told it was unavailable. The waitress suggested the boneless grilled fish. But, there were bones. Only paid for the Coke, left and never looked back. Skip it.

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Thank Doug H
Munich, Germany
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location at the beech, probably good for a drink while the sun is going down. High prices, but food quality was poor.

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Thank Katharina S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is beautifully situated at the end of Takamaka beach. But that is the only good thing about it. We tried the lunch buffet. For 300 SCR you get average food, no more. Good to fill you up, but nothing special about it. Enough for seconds though. The bar area had an untidy look and feel. Pint of draught... More 

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Thank Fred O
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A normal pizza, some overcooked squid and octopus for USD 177 is a rip-off! Order took an hour to be served; drinks are average. NEVER EAT HERE!

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Thank Peewee A
somalia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

"...This is a definite must-do on any given Sunday...you see as a Trotter, I have always marveled at places, museums and sites but never thought that cuisine could be this good in large quantities... the set up here was a Buffet Style and yet the food was fresh, delicious, restaurant quality, full of variety and the right temperature at all... More 

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Thank thetrotter222
Antwerp, Belgium
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went there to eat something small in the afternoon. Pizza's were not available so there was not much of a choice left so we decided just to have a drink. I don't think they appreciated it and they were so so unpollite...never seen before. Except for the nice view, they won't see me nearby anymore... If you don't like... More 

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Thank Pieter R
Anse Royale, Seychelles
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Ok Sunday Creole buffet with the usual creole dishes. Unfortunatley the Curries are all of exactly the same flavour there are four types, the rest of the food is mediocre. Located on a stunning beach with great views.

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Thank Warren T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

SUNDAY BRUNCH IS GREAT! GARLIC SAUCE IS THE BEST! we tried octopus curry, Smoke Fish Salad which was the fave of my hubby, yummy grilled shrimps, crab, and a lot more!

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

Another fantastic location. Great beach bar in every sense...especially as the floor of the bar is sand ;-) Had a very pleasant lunch and some nice cool Savanahs. Love this island.

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Thank NER1808
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Price for a la carte are a little steep but their Sunday Brunch is well worth it! Why don't you try the bat curry? My fave was their amazing garlic sauce that I can eat with almost anything.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Takamaka, Mahe Island, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Takamaka
  • Phone Number: +248 4 366 300

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