Restaurants

Top Choice Creole in Le Baril

Auberge Paysanne Le Palmier

Plenty of smiles from the owners, recipes plucked straight out of grandma's cookbook, a serene setting in the Hauts and lovely views from the terrace – if you're after an authentic Creole experience, this place is h…
Top Choice Creole in St-Pierre to St-Joseph

Les Badamiers

Heartily recommended by locals, this family-run eatery in a private house spins tasty carris and ace homemade desserts (Mmm, the tarte Tatin with papaya and cinnamon...). The menu is concise but everything is fresh,…
Top Choice Creole in Le Grand Brûlé

Chez Moustache

A welcoming family-run outfit in a picturesque Creole house complete with a courtyard garden, Chez Moustache serves authentic Creole specialities at honest prices. The food is grounded in island tradition, as testif…
Creole in Le Grand Brûlé

Le Vieux Port

A fine specimen of a restaurant, Le Vieux Port is ideally situated in a tropical garden about 500m south of the 2007 lava flow. It is strictly local cuisine – albeit of a refreshingly creative nature. Locals rave ab…
Seafood in St-Philippe

Marmite du Pêcheur

Can't stomach one more morsel of carri poulet (chicken curry)? Then opt for this eatery where cuisine is predominantly fishy: crab, shrimps, fish and mussels, climaxing with a gargantuan marmite du pêcheur (€30), a …
Creole in Rivière Langevin

Le Benjoin

One of a number of popular eateries along the river, this ramshackle venture has a good terrace for a sandwich, a takeaway curry (from €6) or a beer but we wouldn't recommend eating in as the service is lacklustre a…
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 ju…
Creole in Le Baril

Le Ti Vacoa

This unfussy little kiosk could hardly be better situated; it overlooks the saltwater pool at Puits des Anglais. The menu concentrates on simply prepared Creole mains as well as composed salads that always please, n…
Creole in St-Philippe

La Bicyclette Gourmande

This laid-back eatery set in a small Creole house has an agreeable terrace which overlooks the main road (not so peaceful). The eclectic menu covers enough territory to please most palates, from Creole classics to m…
Bakery in St-Joseph

Le Joséphin

If you’re planning a picnic, stop at this mouth-watering bakery, which sells tarts, pastries, breads and other treats. You'll also find sandwiches and salads. The streetside terrace allows for a dash of people-watch…