Top things to do in Central Plateau

Top Choice Historic Building in Moka

Eureka

If you're only going to visit one attraction related to Mauritius' rich colonial history, choose Eureka. This perfectly preserved Creole mansion was built in the 1830s and today it's a museum and veritable time mach…
Top Choice Mauritian in Central Plateau

La Clef des Champs

If you're in the Floréal area, we highly recommend seeking out the table d'hôte – and pet project – of Jacqueline Dalais, chef to the stars. Known for her impressive library of self-created recipes, Jacqueline has e…
Top Choice Mauritian in Moka

Escale Créole

Around 1km from Eureka, off Bois Cheri Rd, and well signposted along the main road through Moka, this charming garden table d'hôte (privately hosted meal) serves up Mauritian specialities such as homemade Creole sau…
Top Choice Mauritian in Moka

Eureka Table d'Hôte

To deepen your Eureka experience we recommend planning your visit around noon to enjoy a relaxing repast at the in-house table d'hôte. Sample an assortment of Mauritian classics like marlin fumée (smoked fish), lent…
Craft Beer in Central Plateau

Flying Dodo Brewing Company

Come for a meal, sure, but the main reason to visit is to sample one of Mauritius' best brews. The Flying Dodo, the country's first craft brewery, produces around 20 different beers, and pledges to invent a new beer…
Volcano in Curepipe

Trou aux Cerfs

About 1km west of central Curepipe, the Trou aux Cerfs is a dormant volcanic crater some 100m deep and 1km in circumference. The bowl is heavily wooded and from the road around the rim – a favourite spot for joggers…
Historic Building in Curepipe

Domaine des Aubineaux

The manor house of the Domaine des Aubineaux was built in 1872 in a classic colonial style; in 1889 it was the first residence on the island to be outfitted with electricity. The plantation was transformed into a mu…
Architecture in Curepipe

Hôtel de Ville

Overlooking a small park in the centre of Curepipe, the Hôtel de Ville is one of Mauritius' best surviving structures from its colonial era. Notice the gable windows, veranda and decorative wooden friezes known as d…
Architecture in Central Plateau

MCB Building

Perhaps Mauritius' most striking modern architectural creation is the MCB Building in Quatre Bornes, an eye-like structure by the M1 motorway as you approach Port Louis from the south. Completed in 2010, it is a mod…
Mauritian in Curepipe

La Potinière

Curepipe's most obviously upmarket restaurant is all starched linen and gleaming tableware. The menu features a selection of quintessential Mauritian eats: hearts of palm, wild boar and seafood – the palm heart and …