Top things to do in Plaine-des-Cafres

Top Choice International in Plaine-des-Cafres


What do you get if you cross a Réunionnais chef (André), a Senegalese waiter (Abdou) and a snug dining room? The QG! The eclectic menu features exquisitely cooked rougail zandouille (chitterlings stew Creole-style) …
Top Choice Cheese in Plaine-des-Cafres

Palais du Fromage

The aptly named 'Cheese Palace' is famous for its superb range of cheeses, including a delicious fromage au miel (cheese flavoured with honey), best enjoyed at a picnic table in the cryptomeria forest nearby. Also c…
Museum in Plaine-des-Cafres

Cité du Volcan

Everything you need to know about Piton de la Fournaise and volcanoes in general should become clear at the excellent Cité du Volcan. It was completely refurbished and modernised in 2013, so you can expect state-of-…
Creole in Plaine-des-Cafres

La Ferme du Pêcher Gourmand

This ferme-auberge (farm restaurant) on the main road south of Bourg-Murat offers superb value for money and delicious, no-nonsense farmhouse food. Along with duck preparations and seasonal vegetables, signature dis…
International in Plaine-des-Cafres

Ti Resto Lontan

Don't let the bland building put you off – this jovial venture has won a faithful following for its value-for-money seasonal fare. Tuck into tasty carris, copious salads and simply cooked meat and fish dishes. For d…
Creole in Plaine-des-Cafres

Le Vieux Bardeau

Recapture the atmosphere of the colonial era in this gracefully ageing diva occupying a lemon-yellow Creole mansion beside the main road in Le Vingt-Quatrième. Come here for lunch to make the best of the great-value…
Creole in Plaine-des-Cafres

Relais Commerson

The Relais' rustic dining room plays host to a menu laden with inspired Creole dishes and a tempting selection of desserts. On weekdays it lays on an excellent buffet lunch for just €18 (€23 on Sunday).
Viewpoint in Plaine-des-Cafres


From this viewpoint near Bois Court, you can look down into the splendid valley of Grand Bassin.
Food & Drink in Plaine-des-Cafres

Fête du Miel Vert

A rural fair that celebrates honey, held in Plaine-des-Cafres.
Creole in Plaine-des-Cafres

Hôtel-Auberge du Volcan

You'll find all the usual Creole favourites and a sprinkling of métro dishes served in hearty portions in this country inn in the centre of Bourg-Murat. It's not memorable, but it can fill a gap.