The Wild South 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 partial sea views from the terrace – if you're after an authentic Creole experience, this place…
Top Choice European 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 twis…
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…
Top Choice Creole 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 be …
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 atmosphe…
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…
Creole in St-Philippe

La Mer Cassée

This laid-back eatery is set in a small Creole house along the main road (not so peaceful), but there's outdoor seating across the road – think a few plastic tables under the shade of vacoa trees and great ocean vie…
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, octopus and mussels, climaxing with a gargantuan marmite du pêcheur …
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

Warren Hastings

The food looks as good as it tastes at this surprisingly upbeat cafe-bistro on the main road. It serves winningly fresh dishes prepared with local ingredients, including palmiste (palm hearts), and also doubles as a…