Tamarin & Rivière Noire restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Frenchie Café

One of the coolest places on the island, French-run Frenchie does carpaccios, quick bites and more substantial (but reasonably priced) mains, as well as breakfasts and an outstanding Sunday brunch (11am to 4pm). It'…
Top Choice Mauritian in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

La Bonne Chute

Don't be dissuaded by the petrol-station-adjacent location; La Bonne Chute has built its reputation on its flavourful dishes and attractive garden setting. From duck confit to prawn cassoulette to the best palm-hear…
Tapas in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Kozy Garden

This very cool designer spot with a funky cocktail bar and poolside seating makes for one of the trendier eating experiences in the west. Dishes include half-cooked tuna in sesame seeds or four spices and honey duck…
Deli in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Chez Philippe

Best known as a cooking school, Chez Philippe also has a fabulous little deli serving up prepared takeaway meals, such as salads, lasagne and creative interpretations of local dishes. There's also foie gras, cheeses…
International in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

La Madrague

This place feels like a poolside restaurant at a posh resort, yet there's no hotel in sight – it's hidden down a dirt track that begins near the entrance gate to the Tamarina golf grounds. The menu features standard…
Mauritian in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Le Cabanon Créole

Friendly service and spicy spins on Creole home cooking make this family-run place a perennial favourite. There's a limited range of daily dishes, such as rougaille saucisses (spicy sausages) and chicken curry; spec…
International in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Lazy Lizard

This slick cafe has just undergone a major refurbishment and it's aiming for a sophisticated market with light meals (sandwiches, pasta, omelettes); Friday night is sushi night, and the burger-and-beer night on Satu…
Italian in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Cosa Nostra

Two things make this popular pizza joint famous: the whisper-thin crust (you'll swear that you're just eating toppings) and the turtle-speed service (you'll think the servers went back to Italy to fetch your slice).
Crêpes in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Crêperie Bretonne

It's hard to know if this appealing roadside place will last the distance – it was never full when we passed or visited – but its sweet and savoury crêpes are a welcome alternative from curries and seafood platters.
Italian in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Al Dente

High-quality Italian dishes like beef carpaccio, homemade pasta and osso bucco are a virtual trip to the mother country. The restaurant's down some steps at the back of the hip Ruisseau Créole shopping complex.