Top ChoiceEuropean in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

L'Instant Présent

Don't miss this soulful restaurant in the centre of Petite Île – it gets favourable word-of-mouth reviews along with our stamp of approval. The menu centres around Creole and French specialities with a creative...

Top ChoiceCreole in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Chez Ti Fred

This few-frills but atmospheric haunt isolated among orchard trees and cane fields south of Petite Île is a great find. No culinary acrobatics here, just keep-the-faith Creole staples at affordable prices. We'll...

Creole in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Les Badamiers

This family-run eatery in a private house spins tasty carris and ace homemade desserts (Mmm, the crème brûlée and the tarte Tatin with papaya and cinnamon…). The menu is concise but everything is fresh, the...

Beach in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Plage de Grande Anse

Beach lovers should stop at Plage de Grande Anse, which is framed with basaltic cliffs and features a white-sand beach, a protected tide pool and picnic shelters. On weekends, the beach is often swamped with...

International in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Chez Jo

In this buzzy eatery overlooking the tide pool in Manapany-les-Bains, you're bound to find something on the menu that takes your fancy. Treat yourself to grilled fish and meat dishes, salads or Creole staples, or...

Beach in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Tide Pool

Find this lovely swimming spot at Manapany-les-Bains. There's no proper beach here (the shore is rocky) but there's a protected tide pool where you can splash about. It gets crowded on weekends.

Arts & Crafts in St-Pierre to St-Joseph


Isabelle Biton specialises in porcelain painting. She paints Réunion-inspired designs (Creole cases, people, fruits, flowers and chameleons) on plates, cups and bowls.

Food in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Maison de l'Abeille

Not a craft shop but a bee farm, the Maison de L'Abeille sells natural products, including honey and gingerbread.

Food & Drink in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Fête de l'Ail

A rural fair that celebrates garlic in Petite Île; held in October.