La Plage restaurant, located on Beau Vallon Beach, a few metres from the Indian Ocean, offers a fine Belgian brasserie cuisine, fused with the flavours and the colours of Creole cuisine. A family run restaurant for a decade, it’s been a thrilling journey for the owners, whose roots have inspired this unique fusion menu.
Positioned right on the beach of Beau Vallon, La Plage offers you a stunning panorama whether you are sitting inside or out on deck. The views of Silhouette island, North Island and the turquoise waters of the bay will mesmerise you throughout the day, and let’s not forget the sunset that turns the skies into a blazing fire. The Executive Chef, Pat Monthy, will delight your taste buds with the best of the two cultures through the freshest local ingredients and from abroad.
The lunch menu offers salads, smoked marlin from the kitchens, Yellow Fin tuna tartare or sashimi, Rock lobster, 100 % beef burger or lamb burger, a selection of pastas from linguine seafood to the penne rigate with octopus and the classic linguine Bolognese. Enjoy the beach and the sea while tasting one of the desserts or Mövenpick ice cream and sorbets. In the afternoon, enjoy a quick bite from our list of 21 tapas. Home made Job fish croquettes with Mozzarella or fresh guacamole or rillettes of sword fish or Thaï fish cakes or a bruschete with garlic and Parma ham … while zipping a cold draughted Heineken or a rosé wine.
The family’s passion for wine since 1862 will assure you that in the 168 references you will find your perfect match for your meal. Let the team take you for a wine trip through France, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Australia and South America and the various wineries and their wide varieties of grapes and appellations which will please your pallet and enhance your dishes. Enjoy Rothschild, Antinori , Gonzales Byass, Louis Moreau, Guy Saget, Louis Roederer, Nicolas Feuillatte, Lancelot Pienne, Baron Patrick de Ladoucette, Paul Blanck, Alexander Bottega, Domaines d’Ott, Château Peyrassol, Marianne, Mulderbosch, Ornellaia and many other wines from worldwide renowned wine makers.
In the evening enjoy the gastro menu starting weekly with new dishes from the Chef’s weekly suggestions . The chefs receive weekly fresh oysters from Oléron and we have created numerous tasty dishes made from local ingredients as well as international flavors. Start with a black pudding tartlet or a potato and curry soup or an oyster soup or an octopus carpaccio with mild curry or foie gras velouté with morilles or a Charolais beef tartare or a fresh palm heart salad with truffle vinaigrette . Continue the journey with risotto seafood or a Red Snapper filet provencale vegetables smoke fish and potato brandade or an octopus curry . If you fancy a good piece of meat after days of fish plates, visit the meat corner for meat lovers with its 400 gr ribeye steak La Normande or a Salers beef striploin of 250 gr served with either baked potato and garlic butter or French fries with a fresh béarnaise sauce, raifort and pepper mustard sauce.
If you enjoy vegetarian dishes, then be sure to order the goat cheese tartlet or vegetable risotto with summer truffles or how about a crunchy vegetables curry. If you want to completely go out of your boundaries than opt for the cheese fondue or Bouchot mussels casserole “marinières” or “vin blanc” or “red curry” . Having a special occasion, order the Chinese fondue and enjoy cooking your filets of fish or your calamari or your veal filet or your chinese noodles ….
The whole family is catered for at La Plage, with a whole exciting range of kid’s specials: 100 % beef burger or pasta with home made Bolognese or fish and chips or the signature chicken Yakitori, all of course (if requested) accompanied with real ketchup, French fries or rice.
On a lazy Sunday morning, enjoy an exquisite brunch “à la carte” with scrambled eggs, asparagus and truffles or perhaps Eggs Benedict, the freshly baked croissants feuilletés or bread blades, a fresh cucumber (grown in Seychelles) salad or a smoked salmon plate
Relax with a drink on the terrace, with a vast menu boasting everything from fresh juices to tasty cocktails made with the best spirits or a glass of bubbles with a Prosecco or a Champagne or enjoy of glass of wine by the glass or by the bottle selection in all 3 colours.
Do be sure to ask about special menus available for special occasions for 2 or more as the Chef will be delighted to suggest various menus that can be paired with the wines of your choice.
La Plage is open 7 days a week from 11:00 AM until 23:00 PM. The team is composed of long lasting staff and a few students eager to learn, lead by the eldest son of the family. The La Plage team has great synergy and it is clear their sole intention is to make everyone welcome inside of the establishment. From Christopher who has been with this restaurant for over 10 years as headwaiter to new young Seychellois students who wish to establish themselves in the world of service, the La Plage team covers all areas and strides to provide the greatest quality of service Seychelles has to offer.