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Maria's Rock Cafe

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Anse Gouvernment, Baie Lazare, Baie Lazare, Mahe Island 575544, Seychelles
361812
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County Meath, Ireland
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have gone here two nights in a row! The food is simple but delucious! The second time we went it was even better. It is well worth a visit you will not be disappointed. The restaurant itself is so impressive!

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Thank B9642HIjenny
Trondheim, Norway
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancée and I visited this restaurant while staying at the nearby Kempinski resort. We were quickly seated and provided with our menus. We both went with the "hot stone" options, where you cook your own food at the table. Prices were more reasonable than in most restaurants we went to in the Seychelles (e.g. at bottle of Seybrew cost... More 

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Thank Rune H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant twice during our stay on Mahe island. We were staying at the Kempinski nearby and this was a more relaxed alternative to the hotel restaurants. Very reasonably priced, and the handwritten receipt on a postcard is a nice touch. Be sure to bring cash, as the card reader wasn't working both times we went.

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Thank Tish T
Munich, Germany
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our accommodation was not far from this restaurant. We read about it on trip advisor and gave it a try. It was Easter and they did not open on the Easter Sunday, nor Easter Monday nor Tuesday which is the restaurant's closing day. Just for you guys who read this and plan the following years during Easter holidays to travel... More 

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Thank cafemaya
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holidaying in Seychelles at the Kempinski Baie Lazare and my friend and we wanted a change from the resort food one even. I discovered this place on Trip advisor and frankly picked it as it was one of the only restaurants nearby and it definitely seemed quite nice. So off went, straight from the beach, we didn't make a reservation... More 

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Thank princess_kaat
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had this place recommended by tourist met on our flight to Mahe. They have best fish we had on Mahe! You can cook it on your own on rock plate! It is an excellent experiance. The down side of the place is that beside of that the choice of main dish is very limited and they should offer somealternative... More 

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Thank Mati287
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

No AC and so hot anf umit. The people that serve us was so tired and didnt smile at all. The food was ok.

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Thank Einat M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place this is, having read some of the reviews I think they perhaps have visited with different expectations. This is a slightly rustic and unusual dinning experience but brilliant! You can sit outside within the rocks and a pirate ship yes pirate ship with large fruit bats flapping over your heads after dark which my boys loved.... More 

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Thank DJRDevon
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed at the Kempinski and walked up to this little nugget on a couple of evenings.There is nothing better in sweltering conditions to spend an evening cooking on a hot stone, seriously it was perfect, the food was great and there was a great atmosphere among the various patrons. Maria was very charming as were her mother and sister....... More 

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Thank MikedKent
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We walked to the restaurant from Kempinski Resort. The restaurant is located 10mins walk up the hill on the beach. The location is a bit random, in the middle of nowhere. It reopens for dinner at 6pm, it's a good idea to book a table, it wasn't busy when we went but they said they were fully booked afterwards. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anse Gouvernment, Baie Lazare, Baie Lazare, Mahe Island 575544, Seychelles
  • Location: Africa  >  Seychelles  >  Mahe Island  >  Baie Lazare
  • Phone Number: 361812

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