Top things to do

Top Choice Mauritian in Grand Baie

Boulette Ti Kouloir

Off Royal Rd, this is one of Grand Baie's best snack joints. As the name suggests, this microscopic place really is just a ti couloir (li'l hallway), where Yvonne and friends cook up boulettes and piled-high bowls o…
Top Choice Mauritian in Grand Baie


'Domaine' is the answer every local offers when travellers ask where to go to savour some Mauritian home cookin'. The best dishes are those starred on the menu as local specialities – offerings such as ourite safran…
Top Choice Club in Grand Baie

Les Enfants Terribles

The top pick for a night out on the town, the 'little terrors' has a roaring dance floor, a chilled-out lounge and a special VIP section that overflows with champagne. Walls bedecked with hundreds of crinkled photos…
Top Choice Mauritian in Grand Baie


Rising above the Sunset Boulevard shopping precinct, this oasis of sophistication is a fine choice. Dishes range far and wide, and include roasted red-snapper fillet with grapefruit-and-rosemary sauce and prawn curr…
Cafe in Grand Baie

Café Müller

This charming German-run option is a great place for cakes, crêpes, coffee and juices; it also offers an excellent Saturday brunch in its lovely grassy garden and a daily breakfast buffet. On Friday it does a buffet…
Seafood in Grand Baie

Le Capitaine

This popular place serves good, standard seafood dishes in a convivial space that combines style with informality and partial bay views. Fresh lobster is the pick of a menu that ranges across island specialities, wh…
Cocktail Bar in Grand Baie


This large, popular spot serves up great cocktails all day long in its open-air setting in the heart of town.
Hindu Site in Grand Baie

Shiv Kalyan Vath Mandir

Shiv Kalyan Vath Mandir is a vividly coloured Tamil temple that's older than Surya Oudaya Sangam. Remove your shoes before entering.
Hindu Site in Grand Baie

Surya Oudaya Sangam

Surya Oudaya Sangam, located at the western end of town, is dedicated to Shiva. Visitors are welcome, but remove your shoes before entering.
Art in Grand Baie

Françoise Vrot

To purchase some original art, visit the studio of Françoise Vrot to see her expressive portraits of women fieldworkers.