Praslin Restaurants

  • Bonbon Plume, Anse Lazio, Praslin
    Bonbon Plume, Anse Lazio, Praslin
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  • Bonbon Plume, Anse Lazio, Praslin
    Bonbon Plume, Anse Lazio, Praslin
    by SWFC_Fan
  • Bonbon Plume, Anse Lazio, Praslin
    Bonbon Plume, Anse Lazio, Praslin
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    Honesty Bar: Laid back self-service bar at Anse Lazio

    by SWFC_Fan Written Apr 12, 2015

    I had read about the Honesty Bar prior to our visit to Praslin in March 2015 and really liked the sound of the concept.

    Basically, you help yourself to the drinks and are trusted to leave the correct payment in a box on the bar. It's all very laid back. And trusting. Just as it should be.

    The location is excellent. It is perched on a hillside overlooking the fabulous Anse Lazio beach on Praslin's northern coast. The beach is often mentioned in discussions on the world's best beaches and it's easy to see why.

    The Honesty Bar is hidden away and could easily be missed. It is located to the west of the beachfront Bonbon Plume and Le Chevalier restaurants (both of which charge around 50% more for their drinks than the Honesty Bar does!). A small hand-written sign, strapped to a tree, points visitors up a flight of steps, through the trees, to this no-frills bar. A wood and corrugated iron canopy shades a handful of tables on a sandy floor. Behind the bar is a large fridge which is filled with water, soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits.

    A price list is displayed...and here it is in full:

    Beers
    Seybrew Rs 50 (£2.50)
    Eku Rs 55 (£2.75)
    Guinness Rs 60 (£3.00)

    Smirnoff Ice Rs 60 (£3.00)

    Soft Drinks (bottles or cans) Rs 35 (£1.75)

    Fruit Juice (cartons) Rs 25 (£1.25)

    Water (mineral, soda or tonic) Rs 35 (£1.75)

    Other Alcohol (per tot)
    Rum, Vodka, Bacardi Rs 50 (£2.50)
    Whisky, Gin Rs 60 (£3.00)
    Wine Rs 60 (£3.00)

    You simply help yourself and leave your money in the provided box. It isn't even a locked box that you drop your money into. It is an open box where you can take change if you don't have the correct denominations for your purchase.

    We had the bar pretty much to ourselves. A couple of people came up and helped themselves to drinks before returning to the beach to consume them. We sat at one of the tables, barefooted and enjoying glimpses of the turquoise water through the trees. Very relaxing! I had a cold can of Schweppes Bitter Lemon (Rs 35 / £1.75)...and, yes, I did leave the correct money!

    As well as good value drinks (ok, they're not cheap, but they're significantly cheaper than the other options around Anse Lazio), the Honesty Bar also provides travellers with lots of useful information. The bar is filled with bus and ferry timetables, information on high and low tides, maps showing hiking routes through the surrounding hills and even advice on how best to minimise the chances of a shark attack (don't wear brightly coloured swimwear!).

    A great concept and a great location! Enjoy cold drinks with your feet in the sand overlooking one of the world's best beaches!

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    Bonbon Plume: Beachside restaurant at Anse Lazio

    by SWFC_Fan Written Apr 12, 2015

    Bonbon Plume is a beachside restaurant located at Anse Lazio on the northern coast of Praslin.

    Anse Lazio is a glorious crescent of soft sand and granite boulders and it often gets namechecked in articles discussing the world's best beaches. As such, it attracts its fair share of tourists and so Bonbon Plume is in a position to charge premium prices.

    If you visit Anse Lazio by public transport, as we did, the bus will take you as far as Anse Boudin Turning Point. From there, it is a 15 minute walk, up and over a steep hill, to the beach. The path that leads down to the beach passes the entrance to Bonbon Plume. If you go there by car, you can park in the car park right outside the restaurant.

    The setting is wonderful. Dozens of wooden tables and chairs outside on the sand, under the shade of thatched canopies. You can sit and look out across the beach to the turquoise waters while giant palm trees sway overhead. It really is a tropical paradise!

    The prices are pretty steep, but that's common throughout the Seychelles. On the day that we visited, the specials board listed octopus salad (150 Rupees / £7.50) and grilled fish (300 Rupees / £15) as the day's special dishes. Expect to pay 75-85 Rupees (£3.75 - £4.25) for a small bottle of beer (Seybrew, Eku and Heineken), 50-75 Rupees (£2.50 - £3.75) for a soft drink and 100 Rupees (£5) for an ice cream or sorbet.

    The fresh coconuts that we opted for were reasonably good value for money at 50 Rupees (£2.50) each. After drinking the refreshing coconut water through a straw we were able to eat the flesh of the young coconuts with a spoon.

    For cheaper beachside drinks at Anse Lazio, walk westwards along the sand and visit the Honesty Bar (see separate review).

    A nice spot for a drink overlooking one of the world's best beaches!

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  • none: dont ever go there its the worst places

    by zahrella Written Nov 18, 2012

    all i want everybody who visit that sites see is that seens mr.patrick as the last managment has gone and have new replacement. i would like to pass you a msg. they use to done take-away for sandwich. i use to call and order the sandwich almost every day but it was just a waste of my money which was the was the fries was half cook and the bread they use is taste like an expired bread.let me say ive been there last night guys for a s/w with some friends they told us that they dont do take away for outsiders clients and they tell the bar man give us back the money n go. dont go there because the restaurant has closed n they r losing all clients bcuz they have no more money its just because they are rasist. bad behaviour out there guys so be careful.

    Favorite Dish: dishes are terrible( sandwich )

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    Tante Mimi restaurant: strange name & obviously great food

    by globetrott Updated May 2, 2009

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    This restaurant seems to be one of the most famous places for eating out in Praslin and you will find lots of stories about it in the internet, also in the link below. It got my attention for the fact that the name "Tante Mimi" makes me believe that the owners must be germans or austrians, because "tante" is our expression for aunt, and who-else would give such a name to a restaurant except someone spreaking german.

    Favorite Dish: I am sorry, I just passed by in the bus, saw the funny name and took my photos...

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    Pizzeria: a great place to eat on the beach

    by globetrott Updated May 2, 2009

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    This is the pizzeria of Berjaya Beach Resort and it is situated directely at the beach, with a nice terrace where you can eat out in the sun (my 2nd and 3rd pic) or inside the covered restaurant like in my main photograph.

    Favorite Dish: I had just the welcomdrink, that was included in our tour-package, but some people of our group had lunch there and enjoyed it a lot.

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    Bon Bon Plum: On the Beach

    by MikeAtSea Written Apr 5, 2008

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    Right next to one of the most prestine beaches of Praslin one finds this local stunning restaurant serving local creole cuisine and stunning sea food. Lined by palm trees and set on the white beaches it provides the real atmosphere of the Seychelles.

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    Tante Mimi Restaurant: Fine Creole Cuisine

    by MikeAtSea Written Jan 28, 2008

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    Experience an evening of dining in the exclusive and romantic atmosphere of Tante Mimi Restaurant situated on the upper floor of the Casino Des Iles. Dine by candlelight in the restaurant's luxurious interior or on the terrace by moonlight. The chef's exotic creole dishes together with a selection of fine wine from the cellar will give even the most discerning diner an evening to remember.

    Tante Mimi Restaurant
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    Hibiscus restaurant: Extravagant &good lunch at the Hibiscus restaurant

    by Sergeyu Written Oct 31, 2006

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    Great setting of the restauarnt. Good foood, however only one choice for every course :0 But Ok, ether were opnly three persons living in the hotel ( New Emerald Cove hotel) and us two jumped there for lunch.

    As we were on teh trip back from La Digue to Mahe via Praslin, w edecided to have kucnh here and spend few hours afternoon on teh hotel beach and near teh pool. The hptel itself is rather small with unique setting, see the pics and website.

    Favorite Dish: I don't remeber the details of the menu, only waht si left in teh memory that all that was fresh and of great culinary creativity, incl. smth. with avocado and seafood :)

    From the restaurant How hotel & restaurant looks from teh hotel' jetty After lunch entertainment on the site :) Afternoon siesta That's a beach!
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    Hotel Maison des Palmes: Charming restaurant

    by kyoub Written Aug 14, 2004

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    The restaurant is very charming and romantic.
    The food is very good. There are specials at dinnertime. Wednesday is grill night and Sat.
    there is a creole buffet with music.
    The picture is of the entrance from the beach.

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    Laurier: Fish barbeque!

    by ayesh Updated Sep 16, 2002

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    This restaurant is a bit tucked away between the bushes, but once you've found it you will be convinced of the splendour of Creole food.

    Eating à la carte is no option, but don´t worry every night there is a large buffet on display from which you can eat as much as you like.
    The best thing about the food is the fresh fish that is been put on the grill each evening. While chatting away with his customers, the owner sees to it that all his caught fishes are prepared well, because he barbeques them himself.

    Favorite Dish: Every fish that has been on Ed's grill (that's the owner)

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