Top things to do in Grand Baie

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 Mauritian in Grand Baie

Boulette Ti Kouloir

Off Royal Rd, this is one of Grand Baie's best places for street food. As the name suggests, this microscopic place really is just a ti couloir (li'l hallway), where Yvonne and friends cook up boulettes (small steam…
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 might include roasted red snapper fillet with grapefruit-and-rosemary sauce and praw…
Top Choice Cafe in Grand Baie

Cafe Roots

This fabulous little courtyard cafe with white-wood furnishings does gorgeous salads and antipasto, paninis and sandwiches, a few pasta dishes and a full board of daily specials. Terrific coffee too.
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…
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…
Pastries in Grand Baie

La Fournil

People come from all over the north for the pastries on offer here at this charming little patisserie-cafe. It does some bagels and sandwiches, as well as breakfasts, with the enticing sweet stuff calling out to you…
Cafe in Grand Baie

Café Müller

This charming German-run option is a great place for cakes, crêpes, coffee and juices; from mid-September to mid-June, it also offers an excellent Saturday brunch in its lovely grassy garden and a daily breakfast bu…
International in Grand Baie


Arranged around an inviting pebble-strewn courtyard across the street from the beach, Cocoloko brings a slice of cool and wannabe sophistication to downtown Grand Baie. Familiar international fare won't inspire devo…
Bar in Grand Baie

Beach House

Owned until recently by Kabous van der Westhuisen, a South African former rugby player, this lively joint bustles with about as much energy as a sports match in overtime. The unbeatable location is a major draw: the…