The West restaurants

Top Choice Mauritian in Chamarel

Restaurant Le Barbizon

Barbizon may not look like much, but it's a fabulous place. Marie-Ange helms the kitchen, whipping up traditional Mauritian flavours from her family's cookbook, while Rico L'Intelligent (what a name!) entertains at …
Top Choice Mauritian in Flic en Flac

Canne à Sucre

Now here's something special: an authentic slice of Mauritian life in the midst of touristy Flic en Flac. May has converted her roadside bar-restaurant into a cosy space that captures the essence of coastal Mauritiu…
Top Choice Mauritian in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

La Bonne Chute

Don't be dissuaded by its location adjacent to a petrol station; La Bonne Chute has been around since 1969 (!) and has built its reputation on expertly prepared dishes served in an attractive garden setting. From du…
Top Choice Cafe in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Frenchie Café

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

L'Alchimiste

The Rhumerie de Chamarel's chic restaurant boasts an impressive menu that promises to satisfy, with seafood and palm heart from the surrounding hills the highlights. The chef's philosophy is definitely gourmet: Maur…
Top Choice Deli in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Chez Philippe

Take-away-only Chez Philippe is a fabulous little deli serving up pre-prepared takeaway meals, such as salads, lasagne and creative interpretations of local dishes. There's also foie gras, cheeses and exceptional de…
Top Choice Creole in Flic en Flac

Creole Shack

Set just back from the beach so that passers-by don't even know it's there, this wood-lined place does authentic Creole cooking like coconut prawns, traditional Mauritian curries and rougaílles (tomato-based ratatou…
Top Choice Chinese in Flic en Flac

Domaine Anna

You'll need a taxi or rental car to get here, but you'll be glad you made the trip: this is Flic en Flac's most refined dining experience, set in colonial-style pavilions. The predominantly Chinese menu is the brain…
Top Choice Mauritian in Chamarel

Mich Resto

Consistently glowing reviews from travellers, a classier setting than most in the area, friendly waiters, one of the best palm-heart salads we've tasted, excellent seafood… Mich Resto is a fine place for lunch. Try …
Top Choice Cafe in Le Morne Peninsula

Wapalapam Island Eatery

The sort of chilled place you'd expect to find in a downtempo Mauritius beach town, Wapalapam Island Eatery is actually quite the rarity in this part of the country. It's a fabulous mix of breakfast, dishes from wok…