Restaurants

Top Choice Creole in East Coast

La Grande Maison

At Takamaka Bay, La Grande Maison is the home kitchen of Christelle Verheyden, one of the country's most talented chefs. The atmosphere, in a wonderfully restored and airy colonial home, is a fine backdrop for Verhe…
Top Choice Creole in St-Benoît & Around

Les Letchis

Les Letchis boasts a fantastic location in a luxuriant garden by the Rivière des Marsouins. The menu is an ode to Creole classics and 'riverfood'; standouts include carri bichiques and braised duck. If you want to e…
Top Choice Creole in Le Baril

Auberge Paysanne Le Palmier

Plenty of smiles from the owners, recipes plucked straight out of grandma's cookbook, a serene setting in the Hauts and lovely views from the terrace – if you're after an authentic Creole experience, this place is h…
Top Choice Creole in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Les Badamiers

Heartily recommended by locals, this family-run eatery in a private house spins tasty carris and ace homemade desserts (Mmm, the tarte Tatin with papaya and cinnamon...). The menu is concise but everything is fresh,…
Top Choice Creole in Le Grand Brûlé

Chez Moustache

A welcoming family-run outfit in a picturesque Creole house complete with a courtyard garden, Chez Moustache serves authentic Creole specialities at honest prices. The food is grounded in island tradition, as testif…
Top Choice Creole in Victoria

Marie-Antoinette

Marie-Antoinette isn't just a restaurant, it's an experience, especially at dinner. It occupies a beautiful, if somewhat dated, wood-and-iron colonial Seychellois mansion. Bring an empty stomach – the menu (set menu…
Top Choice Creole in Bras-Panon

Chez Éva Annibal

Chez Éva Annibal is something of an institution on the island. Pack a hearty thirst and giant-sized appetite before venturing into this plain but feisty inn. The Full Monty feast comprises rum, gratin de légumes (ba…
Top Choice Creole in St-Denis

Le Reflet des Îles

This much-lauded eatery is the best place in St-Denis to try authentic Creole food by dipping into one of 15 cracking carris (curries) and civets (stews). There are also Western-style fish and meat dishes on offer i…
Creole in Hell-Bourg

Le P'tit Koin Kréol

This postage-stamp-sized eatery in a cute Creole house is a good place to sample authentic Réunionnais fare prepared mama-style. Tour your taste buds with a gratin de chouchous or a tasty curry. For dessert, try the…
Creole in La Digue

Mi Mum Takeaway

Hidden next to a nondescript building off the main road, this lively joint is off the radar for most visitors but comes recommended by savvy locals. It's a good-value stomach filler for those in need of some honestl…