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Top Choice Ice Cream in St-Paul

La Magie des Glaces

St-Paul's prime ice-cream parlour will leave you a drooling mess. It serves up an excellent array of classic and exotic flavours, all prepared with high-quality ingredients. The tangor and vanilla are outstanding. I…
Fusion in St-Paul

La Bas Ter La

One of St-Paul’s top tables, La Bas Ter La is tucked down a quiet street not far from the seafront. It offers excellent French cuisine with a refined twist, savoured in a stylishly modern dining room. The menu chang…
Cemetery in St-Paul

Cimetière Marin

Most tourists who come to St-Paul visit the bright and well-kept Cimetière Marin, the cemetery at the southern end of town. It contains the remains of various famous Réunionnais, including the poet Leconte de Lisle …
Creole in St-Paul


Nature is that easy-to-miss 'secret spot' that locals like to recommend. It serves up a brilliant-value lunch buffet, consisting of about 10 Creole dishes prepared from fresh simple ingredients. The setting is invit…
European in St-Paul

Le Jardin

This surprisingly atmospheric restaurant at the northern end of town features an open-air dining room, a lounge area and a swimming pool, which will help you switch to 'relax' mode. Food-wise, it concocts French spe…
French in St-Paul

Le Grand Baie

You’re sure to find something to fill a gap at this haven of peace next to the Cimetière Marin, where the menu covers lots of salads as well as métro (French) and Creole dishes. With its vast decking terrace and fir…
French in St-Paul

Le Bout' Chandelle

In a welcoming house back from the bustle on the seafront, this is an agreeable place to dine on French specialities with a Creole twist.
Hindu Temple in St-Paul

Hindu Temple

Find this strikingly colourful temple dating from 1871 on a street running parallel to the seafront.