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Les Dauphins Heureux Cafe Restaurant

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East Coast Road | Anse Royale Village, South East Mahe, Anse Royale, Mahe Island 00000, Seychelles
+248 4 430 100
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08:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a lovely little gem of a place. With the weather on your side this is a must. The outside area is stunning even in the rain. The service was quick and the food delicious and the price was very good also. Defiantly a must for breakfast, lunch or dinner Big 👍👍👍

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Thank Josh R
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Breakfast in tasty with local fresh fruit with bread, local jam, butter and eggs. Recommend for dinner Mino's Special Pizza and grilled prawns. Friday and Saturday night live local musicians make your dinner time special in Seychelles!

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Thank Antolin P
Sint Anthonis, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food fine - fish curry perhaps a little on the mild side. Comfortable seating. If we had not known where it was because we had been past in daylight we wouldn't have found it

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Thank TheFrankens
Medina, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice place with simple and delicious food, everything we got there was freshly made. Great place for lunch or a quick bite. Eggplant fritters are a must try! 5 minute walk from gorgeous snorkeling beach.

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Thank ledumpalustris
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner at Les Dauphins once. The food was OK but nothing special, was´t much food on the plate. When I ordered local beer from the menu I was told that they did not have it. They just had beers that was much moor expensive. The staff were quite unfriendly. It´s a pity as the restaurant is cozy. I did´t... More 

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Thank Mats_Stockholm
shanghai
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and locations are really nice but prices are way over the top! It is unfair to pay that much for a simple family dinner with pizza and drinks. We will not go back.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurants name means "Happy Dolphins" and you will feel you like a happy dolphin :) This restaurant is placed in Anse Royal which is the wonderful beach of Mahe island. Beach is 20 metre away. You can park your car infront of the cafe. In fact this restaurant is at the same place of Les Pieds Dans Leau hotel.... More 

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Thank ozcanturk
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food ordered: Ginger Crab - Not cooked well, could have been better if it was cooked better. Creamy Tiger Prawns - delicious, very filling Lentil Soup- veryyy delicious, huge portions Vanilla Iced Tea- Refreshing but no taste or smell of vanilla Price- Reasonable

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Thank Amal O
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

On Sundays, specialising in a full creole cuisine in buffet style. Wide range of local dishes, fish and curries - what a great meal. Atmosphere is good and located just short of the beach is an ideal venue for a relaxing and enjoyable location with good food and service.You know it's good when many local Seychellois come for lunch! Highly... More 

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Thank Michael L
Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We've been waiting for an hour for two simple dishes when there were only a few tables occupied around us. Really disapponting as it was placed both in the guide and is #1 on TripAdvisor. We gave it a second chance and it was no better. No way coming here again. Sorry.

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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
Average prices
US$11 - US$106
Cuisine
Pizza, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Coast Road | Anse Royale Village, South East Mahe, Anse Royale, Mahe Island 00000, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Anse Royale
  • Phone Number: +248 4 430 100
Description
Les Dauphins Heureux Cafe Restaurant is located on Anse Royale beach, in the village of Anse Royale, South East Mahe. Our restaurant specializes in authentic Creole cuisine, seafood, fresh fish, cocktails and great desserts. Seating is possible inside the restaurant, on the open air deck, or you may book a table on the sand under the trees overlooking the ocean and beach. The bay of Anse Royale is an excellent swimming beach with good snorkelling right in front of the restaurant. Every Sunday lunchtime we offer a Sunday lunch Creole Buffet from 1pm to 3.30pm, with specialties like grilled red snapper, octopus curry, an assortment of salads & chutneys like mango, patole, margos, fruit citere. Our hot dishes include 'katkat banane', salted fish with brede mouroung, barbequed pork belly etc.. Desserts are : bananes caramel, coconut nougat, daube de patates or bananes in coconut milk. Every Friday evenings we have our 'fish and shrimp' (& our 'A la Carte' menu) night with live vocals & guitar music from two talented local artists. We are open for breakfast from 8:30am.

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