Top things to do in St-Denis

Top Choice Crêpes in St-Denis

La Saint-Georges

Wanna try something different? Not your average crêperie, La Saint-Georges is renowned for its gourmet crêpes and galettes made from top-notch ingredients. The industrial chic decor gives it a fresh, modern feel, an…
Top Choice Cafe in St-Denis

Coffee Shop de Bourbon

Smiley staff, slick decor, brisk service, good vibrations and plenty of healthy options on the menu ensure full tables at this bistro-cum-cafe. Indulge in breakfasts, salads, bruschettas, daily specials and a wealth…
Top Choice Bar in St-Denis

Le Passage du Chat Blanc

A trendy crowd flocks to this popular bar with two entrances (one on Rue Jean Chatel, the other on Ruelle Edouard). Besides featuring a wide choice of beers and great cocktails (from €5), there's live music – house …
Top Choice Historic Building in St-Denis

Conseil Général de la Réunion – Direction de la Culture

You can't miss this villa – it's one of the most elegant of St-Denis' Creole buildings, with a superb varangue (veranda), finely crafted lambrequins (filigree-style decoration), and a manicured garden with a fountai…
Fusion in St-Denis

La Fabrique

Innovative cuisine reigns supreme under the stewardship of young chef Jehan Colson. With its intimate dining room, small terrace, industrial-chic decor and delicious cuisine, La Fabrique has honed the art of dining …
Brasserie in St-Denis

Le Roland Garros

This St-Denis institution has the feel of a true Parisian bistro – packed, buzzing and full of attitude. It offers brasserie food that you wouldn't cross town for, but the menu covers enough territory to suit most p…
Ice Cream in St-Denis

L'Igloo

Generous scoops and about 30 flavours are the trademarks of this drool-inducing ice-cream parlour in the heart of St-Denis. Take your mind off the somewhat tacky white-and-blue Antarctica murals by trying the Banana…
Museum in St-Denis

Musée Léon Dierx

Housed in the former bishop's palace, built in 1845, this museum hosts Réunion's most important collection of modern art. The more high-profile works may include paintings, sculptures and ceramics by Rousseau, Gaugu…
Indian in St-Denis

Le Caudan

Tasty Indo-Mauritian snacks and ready-made meals are the order of the day at this under-the-radar neighbourhood venture set in a small Creole house with an appealing colourful interior. The homemade biryani is the s…
French in St-Denis

L'Arto Carpe

Tucked in a pedestrianised alley behind the cathedral, this zinging restaurant built in a restored stone structure is a good choice if you're tired of heavy Creole classics. The concise menu involves seasonal, fresh…