Réunion restaurants

Top Choice Creole in St-Benoît

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 International in Plaine-des-Cafres

Le QG

Two Senegalese brothers (Abdou and Cher) run this well-known venture with a snug dining room. The eclectic menu features exquisitely cooked rougail zandouille (chitterlings stew Creole-style) and grilled meats as we…
Top Choice French in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Le Saint-Michel

Part of the eponymous hotel, this is the gourmet choice in St-Gilles. With its enticing dining deck by the pool, charming welcome and delicious cuisine, Le Saint-Michel won't disappoint. The menu is a combination of…
Top Choice International in St-Pierre

La Kaz à Léa

This much-loved case, with its shady terrace and cosy dining room, is a soothing spot. It offers beautifully presented Creole, métro and Asian-inspired dishes as well as scrumptious homemade burgers. Desserts are de…
Top Choice Crêpes in Cilaos

L'Instant Plaisirs

If you're growing weary of heavy regional dishes, this cute crêperie is a godsend. It's renowned for its gourmet crêpes and galettes made from quality ingredients. The grey-and-white decor gives it a fresh, modern f…
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 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 et caramel (cheese flavoured with honey and caramelised sugar), best enjoyed at a picnic table in the …
Top Choice Fusion in St-Pierre

O'Baya

Sick of stodgy carris (curries)? Then head here for loveable fusion fare served in a strong design-led interior. The menu drips with panache and the chef prepares succulent concoctions with top-of-the-line ingredien…
Top Choice Modern French in St-Leu

L'Eveil des Sens – Le Blue Margouillat

This elegant restaurant inside Le Blue Margouillat hotel is the top-end darling of the west coast. Marc Chappot's creative dishes are artfully prepared and presented, and all provide a burst of flavour. Another draw…
Top Choice French in St-Pierre

Ancre Terre et Mer

A hop and a skip from the seafront (but no views), this attractive garden restaurant boasts a seductively cosy terrace and serves up delectable burgers, tartares, risottos and a few salads. Something sweet to finish…