The Southeast restaurants

Top Choice Mauritian in Mahébourg

Pyramide

This hero of the street-food scene is beside the petrol station just across from the market. Delicious biryani (rice cooked in a steel pot with various eastern spices and meat or fish) and 'kebabs' (salad, meat and …
Top Choice Mauritian in Pointe d'Esny & Blue Bay

Le Jardin de Beau Vallon

Emerging from an inland thicket of trees and sky-scraping cane leaves, Beau Vallon is an enchanting colonial estate that has been lovingly refurbished over the last few decades. Romantic dark-wood panelling, flavour…
Top Choice Italian in Pointe d'Esny & Blue Bay

Blue Bamboo

Blue Bamboo has many charms: a cosy plant-filled cloister, delicious pan pizza, friendly owners and an inviting lounge on the 2nd floor. The upstairs bar is open 6pm to midnight every day except Monday. In high seas…
Top Choice Seafood in Mahébourg

La Vielle Rouge

Fish and seafood cooked fresh or with a few Asian inflections make Le Vielle Rouge one of the standout options in town. Service is friendly and signature dishes include the calamari with ginger sauce or fresh lobste…
Mauritian in Mahébourg

Shyam

For the best dhal puri in town, look no further than Shyam (you can call him 'Sam'). He scoots around scooping out flavourful snacks from an empty aquarium tank on the back of his motorbike. On Monday he's at the ma…
Steak in Pointe d'Esny & Blue Bay

Charka Steakhouse

Set deep within the grounds of Le Preskîl resort, but billed as its own separate restaurant, Charka is a must for meat lovers. Fresh South African steaks of the highest quality are grilled to perfection in modern su…
Mauritian in The Southeast

La Falaise Rouge

The restaurant affiliated with the Vallée de Ferney reserve is actually a few kilometres away, signposted off the main coastal road. The menu includes locally sourced venison vindaloo and roast venison, and the wate…
Mauritian in Pointe d'Esny & Blue Bay

La Belle Créole

Excellent Creole cooking – such as venison curry or rougaille saucisses (spicy sausages) – combined with an attractive lagoon-side, open-air setting (bring the mosquito repellent) make this one of our favourite choi…
Mauritian in Mahébourg

Tabagi Bambous

Dark and dimly lit, tabagis (convenience stores) line the streets of every town in Mauritius. If you've yet to visit one, the unusually popular Bambous is the perfect place to lose your tabagi virginity. Proprietor …
Mauritian in Mahébourg

Les Copains d'Abord

Les Copains d'Abord occupies an enviable position along the seafront promenade on the south side of town. Tasty Mauritian dishes (fresh seafood curry, prawn croquettes, palm-heart salad, flavourful rougaille sauciss…