Top ChoiceMauritian in Grand Baie

Domaine

'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...

Top ChoiceMauritian 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...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Cap Malheureux

Amigo

Everyone adores this friendly joint tucked behind Cape Malheureux township near the sugar cane farms. The writing's on the wall (literally): contented customers have left myriad messages of love and affection on...

Top ChoiceMauritian in Pamplemousses

Chez Tante Athalie

The best-known table d'hôte in the area, open-sided Chez Tante Athalie offers fresh, simple, wonderful Creole tastes overlooking a garden filled with vintage cars. There's an oasis-like feel to the place. From...

Top ChoiceChinese in Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choisy

Chez Meung

Join the queue and watch a master reap the whirlwind. Every lunchtime, Meung cooks and serves up some of the simplest and best Chinese food on the island. You put your own meal together by pointing to the pots...

Top ChoiceInternational in Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choisy

Café International - The Flame Grill

This popular South African–run spot serves up an excellent assortment of dishes from around the world. Burgers here come in many forms with the quality of the meat paramount, but the highlights are the ribs and...

Top ChoiceMauritian in Grand Baie

Sauterelle

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...

Top ChoiceThai in Pereybère

Wang Thai

Long the best restaurant in town and a pioneer of authentic Thai food in Mauritius, Wang Thai is a sophisticated, airy place with Buddha statues and raw silks setting the scene for surprisingly affordable...

Top ChoiceInternational in Pereybère

Le Poivrier

This charming, French-run place does a thoughtfully prepared European menu with fresh salads backed up with bruschettas, risottos, pastas and steak tartare. It all takes place in a lovely garden setting with a...

Top ChoiceItalian in Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choisy

1974

This fabulous place in warm terracotta hues is the work of Italians Antonio and Giulia. The food includes pasta and seafood with an emphasis on fresh local produce – try the canneloni with crab and fish, or the...

Top ChoiceCafe 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.

Mauritian in Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choisy

Cabanne de la Prise du Pêcheur

You just don't get experiences like this if you never leave your resort. Run by Nathalie and her all-female crew, this seaside kiosk serves fabulous local specialities, among them prawns or fish in red Creole...

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,...

Cafe in Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choisy

Kafé La Zétée

A fresh and breezy alternative to its sister restaurant, Le Pescatore, next door, Kafé La Zétée does breakfast, paninis, sandwiches, smoked-marlin salads and daily specials that might include ceviche (raw fish...

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...

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...

Seafood in Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choisy

Le Pescatore

Wonderfully light decor and a great terrace overlooking the fishing boats set the scene for a truly superior eating experience. Dishes such as grilled lobster in ginger and sake sauce should give you an idea of...

International in Grand Baie

Cocoloko

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...

Mauritian in Pamplemousses

Le Fangourin

If all the sugar in L'Aventure du Sucre museum has set your taste buds working, you could sup a glass of sugar-cane juice at Le Fangourin, a stylish cafe-restaurant in the museum grounds. It specialises in...

International in Grand Baie

Café de Grand Baie Plage

The food here's a good, if unexceptional, selection of grilled meats, seafood dishes and other local and international staples, and their octopus curry isn't bad, but you come for the uninterrupted views of the...