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Café des Arts Restaurant
Café des Arts Restaurant has earned its reputation as the best restaurant in Seychelles by creating outstanding mouth-watering dishes served in the most amazing setting. Seafood dishes are the main attractions. Attention to details, fresh ingredients served to perfection, and refined service give this restaurant its reputation.
Cafe des Arts sprawls along Anse Volbert’s beach. Rustic wooden cabanas perch on sandbanks.. The cafe is highly recommended for more private, intimate dining in larger groups.
By day you get a relaxed beach dining experience and by night the whole atmosphere transforms into an elegant high-class restaurant with a sumptuous décor.
The “Blue Octopus Bar” serves cocktails and other drinks. Vegan and vegetarian friendly food are available. The café serves Western, Chinese, Indian and rustic Creole dishes, adding a sophisticated, modern touch. Among the dishes served are grilled fish served with boiled potatoes, steak served with vegetables and many more. Three fish carpaccio, octopus and pumpkin gratin, creamy lobster and steamed grouper makeup just some of the delights on the menu. There’s also an extensive wine list to pair along with cocktails at the bar.
Cafe des Arts menu
A healthy quinoa and grilled vegetable salad sits next to an octopus and pumpkin gratin starter. An “Asian Corner” of sizzling beef tops the “Creole Corner” featuring the elusive local specialty, Kari Sousouri: a spicy fruit bat in a tangy curry sauce. A spicy fruit bat curry should stand out as the most provocative dish on the menu. The octopus gratin with lobster and the tuna carpaccio with a caper, garlic, and olive oil dip are highly recommended. The menu even includes sushi and sashimi. The prices are nevertheless prohibitive..
Cafe des Arts, cocktails and wine
Cafe des Arts serve brisk, strong cocktails effortlessly. The house margarita is alchemy: sharp citrus and fiery tequila crusted in a salt rim. The rooftop deck area is a lovely place for a cocktail.
From Wednesdays through Mondays, the restaurant is open from 12:00 till 22:00. The cafe is closed on Tuesdays.