Top things to do in Pamplemousses

Top Choice Gardens in Pamplemousses

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens

After London's Kew Gardens, the SSR Gardens is one of the world's best botanical gardens. It's among the most popular tourist attractions in Mauritius and easily reached from almost anywhere on the island. Labelling…
Top Choice Historic Building in Pamplemousses

Château Labourdonnais

One of the loveliest examples of colonial architecture on the island, restored Château Labourdonnais was completed in 1859. Built in teak and sporting an Italian neoclassical style, the perfectly proportioned chatea…
Top Choice Mauritian 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 the e…
Museum in Pamplemousses

L'Aventure du Sucre

The former Beau Plan sugar factory houses one of the best museums in Mauritius. It not only tells the story of sugar in great detail but also covers the history of Mauritius, slavery, the rum trade and much, much mo…
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 sophistic…
Food & Drinks in Pamplemousses

Le Village Boutik

Right next to the sugar museum, this impressive shop has sugar in all manner of gift packs, as well as rum made from local sugar cane, a few books and other knick-knacks. Staff members encourage you to try before yo…
International in Pamplemousses

Café Mon Plaisir

Right opposite the car park for the botanical gardens, this place does a catch-all selection of European, Mauritian, Chinese and Indian dishes – try the fish cooked in mustard. They've a small display of model ships…
Cafe in Pamplemousses

Beau Plan Express

In the grounds of L'Aventure du Sucre, this little caravan does lighter meals than the main restaurant – sweet crepes, as well as toasted sandwiches, paninis and wraps.