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 European in St-Leu

Au Bout La Bas

Brimming with good cheer, this tropical cocoon in a street running parallel to the seafront serves excellent value-for-money food. A sampling of choices might include a burger with homemade fries, a copious salad or…
International in St-Leu

Sarah Beach

At the northern entrance of town, this restaurant has a great position overlooking the lagoon. With such appealing surroundings, many alfrescoholics would go back to this breezy veranda by the sea for the location a…
European in St-Leu

Villa Vanille

No plastic chairs at this zinging spot, but teak furnishings and an agreeable terrace. Villa Vanille has the most eclectic menu in town. Choose from frondy salads, excellent tuna tartares, meat dishes and ice creams…
French in St-Leu

Il Etait Une Fois

Tucked away on a side street running perpendicular to the main road, 'Once Upon a Time' offers something different. There's no menu, just a selection of the day's dishes depending on seasonal produce and the chef's …
Creole in St-Leu

Le Zat

Near the harbour, this unpretentious open-air joint majors in fish and meat dishes as well as salads. Good homemade desserts too. The menu changes daily, as displayed on a handwritten blackboard. It’s also a supreme…
Cafeteria in St-Leu

L'Orange Givrée

Blink and you'll miss the tiny entrance of this funky little den next to the tourist office. It whips up appetising salads, plats du jour (daily specials), wraps, sandwiches, fruit juices and other treats at wallet-…
Brasserie in St-Leu

Le Lagon – Tilbury

Overlooking the beach, this casual joint is no place to escape the crowds, but the menu covers enough territory to please most palates. Choose from fish and meat dishes, pizzas and salads.