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Safran

Safran (Le Touessrok Hotel, Trou d’Eau Douce) – located on the island’s east coast, this restaurant serves Michelin-standard food. The chef, Ramesh Bundi, does modern interpretations of Indian cuisine: marinated tandoori salmon with green herbs, mustard and pan-seared scallops; lamb cutlet encrusted with curry leaf and red onion, with rose petal and lamb jus and […]

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Roots Café

Roots Café (Royal Road, Pointe aux Canonniers, Grade Baie) – for visitors craving Italian cuisine, this is a good start. Dishes such as four cheese ravioli with tomato sauce, Penne Amatriciana & lasagna, tagliatelle pasta, and signature desserts like tiramisu can be readily found here. For those want to eat lighter fare, salads and panini […]

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Palais de Barbizon

Palais de Barbizon (St Anne Road, Chamarel village) – located on the southeastern part of the island, this creole restaurant has been in business for over 15 years. The menu is based on fresh, local products, all picked from the owner’s own vegetable garden or those of her neighbors (a hit for organic diners). Vegetables […]

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Le Horizon

Le Horizon (Le Victoria Hotel, Coastal Road, Pointe Aux Piments,Balaclava) – located 30 minutes north of Port Louis, diners at this seafood restaurant have the option of eating under a large thatched roof strewn with fishing nets, or alternatively choose a small table set in the sand for the ultimate in beachfront views. The catch […]

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Les Copains D’Abord

Les Copains D’Abord (Mahébourg waterfront) – facing a beautiful lagoon, this restaurant serves both seafood dishes like lobster, as well as French and creole specialties. A variety of live entertainment (from Jazz to French, and karaoke) is found there every evening except Sunday.

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Le Case du Pecheur

Le Case du Pecheur (Route Royale, Bambous Virieux, Vieux Grand Port) – located in the southeastern part of the island, this restaurant (housed in a rustic thatched stone house), offers guests a gourmet choice of oysters, crabs and lobster fresh from the pond – prepared lovingly and in local style, along with an array of […]

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Le Fangourin

Le Fangourin (Beau Plan, Pamplemousses) –located within the interactive museum L’Aventure du Sucre, Le Fangourin lies in a delightful setting, tucked away in the midst of the Beau Plan Estate, with magnificent views from its veranda across lush, tropical countryside leading in the distance to Pieter Both Mountain. The cuisine is refined and incorporates island […]

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Le Château de Bel Ombre

Le Château de Bel Ombre (Domaine de Bel Ombre, Bel Ombre) – located an hour (54 km.) southwest of Port Louis, this restaurant is housed within an estate that was built in 1765. A variety of dishes – from French to local – is served here in a romantic setting. The restaurant’s colonial manor décor […]

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Le Bois Chéri Restaurant

Le Bois Chéri Restaurant (Bois Cheri, Savanne) – located 45 minutes (40 km.) south of Port Louis, this restaurant exists alongside the Bois Chéri Tea Museum. It is only open for lunch.

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Gin’ja

Gin’ja (Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort, B9 Coastal Road, Bel Ombre) – located within this resort, this seaside restaurant offers a variety of pan-Asian dishes. In addition, foie gras, wagyu beef and king prawns are grilled on the ‘Teppan’ in a unique culinary art. With mellow wood tones, black painted walls and subdued […]