Restaurants

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 great combinat…
Top Choice Bistro in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Bistrot Case Créole

On the main drag, the BCC is known for its consistently delicious and well-priced cuisine, which has a modern edge but is firmly based in the classic Réunionnais and French tradition. On weekdays it lays on an excel…
Ice Cream in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Le Natur'Elle

Dither too long over the 20-plus flavours of ice cream and sorbet at this great glacier (ice-cream shop) and you'll never make it to the front of the queue. Eschew predictable favourites and indulge in a new taste s…
French in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Chez Marie

With its tiny terrace overlooking the harbour and simple yet well-prepared cuisine, this sweet lil' den is ideal for a quick and affordable sit-down lunch. The trademark here is freshness and great value for money. …
Creole in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Le Joyau des Roches

A thong's throw from the beach, this venue has a tantalising menu showcasing the classics of Creole cuisine, served in snug surrounds complete with elegant furnishings and tropical plants. A few savoury house specia…
Fast Food in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Chez Loulou

The most iconic Creole case (house) for kilometres around, with a distinctive turquoise facade on the main drag. It's famous for its belt-bustingly good samosas, macatias, cakes, croissants, banana cakes and tarts. …
Fast Food in St-Gilles-les-Bains

La Frite Une Fois

Opened in 2016, this Belgian-run den tucked in a side street close to the beach is famous for its delicious homemade frites (French fries). It also serves burgers and mitraillettes (sandwiches). And since you’re jus…
Bakery in St-Gilles-les-Bains

La Case à Pains

If you’re toying with the idea of doing a beach picnic à la gourmet, it’s worth stopping in here for some salads, pastries and well-prepared sandwiches. The signature offering is the pain frotté à la vanille (a vari…
International in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Chez Les Filles

This beachside kiosk is run by a dynamic crew who serve simple fish and meat dishes as well as salads and generous sandwiches (from €3). Servings are large and the ramshackle tables right on Plage des Brisants could…
Ice Cream in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Le Glacier de Marie B

You'll lose all self-control at this drool-inducing ice-cream parlour. Amid a mind-boggling array of flavours, the electric-purple pitaya screams 'try me'. The vanilla and geranium is also well worth a try. Other tr…