Bistro in Boucan Canot

Le Bistrot de Pépé Gentil

This much-lauded venture with a vintage feel serves a range of culinary delights that deliciously represent French bistro cooking. The ris de veau (veal sweetbreads) and filet de voilier (sailfish fillet) are two...

Beach in Boucan Canot

Plage de Boucan Canot

Boucan Canot's main beach has been listed as one of Réunion's best, and once you get a glimpse of the gentle curve of the bright white sand, lined with palms and casuarina trees and framed with basalt rocks and...

French in Boucan Canot

La Boucantine

One of the better (and slightly quieter) restaurants on this seaside strip, with an inviting terrace that affords lovely sea views. High marks go to the souris d'agneau confite aux épices (lamb shank with spices)...

International in Boucan Canot

Le Ti Boucan

On the main strip, this cheerful place is a great spot to sample one of the various tartares on offer (try the tuna tartare with ginger). Meat-eaters may plump for the beef skewer or the grilled rib. Copious...

International in Boucan Canot

La Case Bambou

A long-standing favourite, the Bambou Bar has an arm-long menu. Order anything from pizzas and Creole staples to seafood, burgers, salads and meat dishes. It is also a fast-food outlet – head here for...

Beach in Boucan Canot

Plage de Petit Boucan

At the southern end of Boucan Canot's main beach, you'll find this smaller, much quieter beach, but swimming is forbidden and there's no lifeguard.