You are planning for a romantic date and want it to be memorable and eat some really nice food? We have got you covered.
21 Best Romantic Restaurants in Mauritius for unforgettable moments
The effect of Mauritius' broad ethnic composition is visible in the island's cuisine. The gastronomy on this island is delightfully original yet familiar, with inspiration from India, Africa, China, and France. Because tourism is the single most important contribution to Mauritius' economy and earnings, the island has a powerful network of restaurants and eateries spanning all price ranges. No matter what your taste preferences are, how deep or shallow your pockets are, or whether you favor vegetarianism, you will undoubtedly find a delicious lunch on this island!
Continue reading to learn about the greatest restaurants in Mauritius, several of which are Michelin-starred and run by celebrity chefs:

1. Domaine Anna

This restaurant knows how to win a foodie's heart by displaying a stylish ambiance and serving a variety of delectable cuisines. The costs are cheap, and there are outstanding local artists that light up the stage every Friday and Saturday night. The nicest part, though, is that you may enjoy your meal both indoors and quietly on a verandah.

Location: Medine, Flic en Flac, Mauritius

Timings: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, and 6:45 pm to 10:30 pm (Closed on Monday)


2. Le Maison d' Eté

This restaurant in the northeast of the island is an artist's dream subject, with the blue lagoon alongside you, the clean white sand beneath your feet, flaming red and white parasols above your head, and a brilliant red boat bobbing in the water. With richly saturated colors all around you, your food becomes even more decadent. Customers who frequent this restaurant have many positive things to say about its efficient and courteous service.

Location: Coastal Road, Poste Lafayette, North Mauritius 00 230 410 5039

Timings: Daily lunch 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM; Dinner 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM.  Buffet on Sundays. Reservations are necessary.

Price: Daily lunch - MUR 900+; Sunday Mauritian buffet MUR. 1200


3. Annabella’s Restaurant

The Annabella Restaurant, located in the Telfair Hotel in Bel Ombre, is a colonial-inspired decoration with white colors and semi-open terraces that delivers not only exceptional cuisine but also an unparalleled experience. In terms of cuisine, the food supplied here is beautifully balanced—not too oily nor too bland, but exactly the right texture for you to have a palace delight!

Timings: 06.30 AM – 10.30 AM, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: Heritage Villas golf estate, Heritage Le Telfair, Bel Ombre, Mauritius


4. Château Mon Désir

Enjoy a relaxing, elegant brunch in a captivating colonial palace with views of the majestic Citron River and the historical ruins of Balaclava. This restaurant, located in the upscale Maritim Resort and Spa, is one of the island's most popular and superb dining destinations. Its magnificent wine cellar makes many competitors jealous, and its afternoon tea, which includes a range of perfectly prepared pastries, juices, and hot beverages, transports you to colonial-era England. This restaurant, which has been run by Chef Rakesh Monuruth for over 20 years, has built a reputation and heritage that few others can match. For some royal gastronomic action, try his specialties, Crayfish Ravioli and Lobster Curry.

Location: Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius, Turtle Bay, Balaclava

Timings: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Tuesday to Saturday), and 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (Sunday brunch)
Price: Crayfish Ravioli at MUR. 1390, Indian Ocean Rock Lobster Curry prepared on your table at MUR. 2490

5. Le Chamarel Restaurant

If you're seeking for a romantic getaway to enjoy a romantic supper with your loved one, you should definitely check out Le Chamarel, which is recognized for its beautiful beauty and wonderful gastronomy. The location provides a few rare Mauritius sights that will make you fall in love with this lovely island, and the gastronomic refuge here is genuinely unrivaled.

Location: La Crête, Main Road, Chamarel, Mauritius

Timings: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM


6. Le Flamboyant

This is for individuals who like a touch of French flair with a dash of flamboyance (no pun intended). Enjoy exquisite fish prepared with fine locally sourced herbs & spices. The ocean in front of you, a soaring thatched canopy, and deep blue water channels set this restaurant apart from the others in Bel Ombre. Those that arrive after the sun has set are in for a treat, as multiple light columns illuminate and are accompanied by the sound of the waves lapping the reef. You'll thank us later if you try the Ravioles de Marlin Fume and Dim Sum.

Location: Sofitel So Mauritius, Royal Road, Beau Champ, Bel Ombre +230 605 5800

Timings: 06:30 am to 10:30 pm

Price: Ravioles De Marlin Fume at MUR 650, Farm Chicken Breast at MUR. 820


7. La Chaumière Masala

This one is less expensive while providing many of the same amazing flavor experiences as the others on this list. The open-sided thatched cabanas keep the sun out while allowing in the air, creating a comfortable and moderate ambiance. The thalis and combination platters on offer provide a variety of alternatives. The Western foods available on the menu for children may delight them!

Ile aux Cerfs is located five minutes by boat off Trou d'Eau Douce Bay in East

Location: Ile aux Cerfs, five minutes by boat off Trou d'Eau Douce Bay, East Mauritius

Timings: Open daily for lunch from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Price: Thalis cost between MUR 375 and MUR 450

8. Chez Tino's

If you're looking for authentic Creole-Mauritian cuisine without breaking the bank, Chez Tino's might be the spot for you. As you sit atop the terrace, savor the most exquisite prawns, squids, and fish fillets as your eyes feast on the spectacular view of the harbor. The restaurant has a maritime motif, with photographs of boats and ships on the walls. The quantities are filling and tasty. Order the lobster ahead of time and let the chefs do their thing. Mauritian Paella, the famed specialty, is a must-try for all foodies!
Location: Royal Road, Trou d'Eau Douce, East Mauritius
Timings: Monday to Saturday 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM, Sunday lunch only, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Price: A three-course set menu, excluding drinks costs around MUR 700

9. Le Flamboyant

The restaurant Le Flamboyant is part of the Sofitel So hotel in Bel Ombre. Due to its magnificent architecture and expansive eating room that overlooks an indoor pool and the azure lagoon area, it is regarded as one of the most unusual restaurants in Mauritius. When it comes to food, this restaurant is known for its French and Mauritian specialties, which are topped with a secret innovation by the chef, resulting in a wonderful end product on the plate. This is an excellent choice for a family meal, especially if you're seeking for vegetarian restaurants in Mauritius.

Location: Sofitel So Mauritius,Royal Road, Beau Champ , Bel Ombre

Timings: 06:30 am to 10:30 pm

10. Escale Creole

If the island's dazzling exterior is too much for you, head to Moka for a taste of Mauritius' local gastronomy prepared in the Creole way. This restaurant believes in letting its food speak for itself rather than in pomp and circumstance. Colorful flowers and elegant chalkboard writings greet you as you enter the restaurant, welcoming you to the utilitarian wood-furnished dining space with vivid tablecloths and warm overhead lighting. Try the Rougaille Creole sausage, cang mocked cabbage and salted fish, traditional curry chicken creole, and broth 'zourite and coconut chutney' cooked using Grandma's recipe from decades ago!

Location: Bois Cheri Road, Moka, Mauritius 80804

Timings: Monday to Friday from 12:00 PM to 2:45 PM

Price: Average prices between MUR 615 - MUR 1,050


11. Sunshine Fusion

If you're on a budget but don't want to sacrifice taste, go to Sunshine Fusion in Poste Lafayette. You can sense the warmth in this establishment, thanks to the polite and helpful employees and the comforting barebones restaurant atmosphere. People frequently comment that they visit Sunshine Fusion as strangers and depart as if they were old friends of the restaurant personnel. Enjoy some fresh seafood, such as grilled octopus and fish curry, with samosas and freshly squeezed juice without breaking the bank!

Location: Coastal Road, Poste Lafayette, Mauritius

Timings: All Days, 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Price: Average prices MUR 500+


12. Le Château de Bel Ombre

This beautiful manor in the South-Western portion of the island, built in the 1800s and surrounded by verdant hills and sugar farms, is as pleasing to the eyes as it is to the palate. This one contains authentic stone fountains, ancient Banyan trees, and rustic spiral stairs that will transport you back in time. A must-try sensory experience is the braised wild pig with red wine sauce and taro root while sipping effervescent champagne from exquisite flutes and listening to the skilled pianist play.

Location: Domaine de Bel Ombre, Southwest Mauritius, 00 230 605 5324

Time: Monday to Saturday - dinner daily 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Reserve a table beneath the stars in advance, this is a popular choice for Mauritius' elite.
Price: Three-course - a la carte dinner excluding drinks at MUR 2000


13. Mon Plaisir Restaurant

The Mon Plaisir Restaurant, with its stylish and open-plan restaurant that provides for picturesque views of an in-house swimming pool, caters to your cravings by giving a wealth of alternatives in its buffet in addition to the skilled live cooking stations. Themed dinners, English breakfasts, and continental menu selections are sure to satiate your culinary hunger and provide a wholesome experience for you and your family.  

Location: Wolmar, Sugar Beach Resort, Flic En Flac, Mauritius

Timings: Continental Buffet: 4:00-7:00 AM English Breakfast Buffet: 7:00-10:30 AM Thematic Dinner Buffets: 19:00- 22:00 PM


14. Dix Neuf Restaurant

The Dix Neuf restaurant is a subset of the Tamarina Golf Estate, nestled amid the steep mountains and the shimmering blue waters of Mauritius. The Dix Neuf, located amidst expanses of lush green meadows and scenic surroundings, serves a wide range of cuisine, both foreign and local, with an emphasis on the blending of local flavor with the stimulation of one's taste senses.

Location: Tamarina Golf Club, Tamarin

Timings: The Dix Neuf Restaurant & Bar is open from 7:00 to 20:00 every day for breakfast, lunch and light meals.


15. Stars Restaurant

The Stars Restaurant provides an unmatched dining experience, having earned a reputation for serving some of the finest fresh salads utilizing local products that are symbolic of Mauritian culture. The restaurant's employees are professionals in their respective fields and will jointly offer a wonderful experience with interactive eating options such as a 'Mix and Match' buffet and over 70 meals that appeal to those who want to indulge in a healthy dining experience. The 'Pebbles Salad', accompanied by a glass of any of the finest South African wines mentioned on their menu, will offer the ideal dining experience that you can have while in Mauritius.

Location: Shanti Maurice, A Nira Resort, Rivière des Galets, Chemin Grenier, Mauritius

Timings: 7:00 am to 10:30 am, 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm 06:30 pm to 10:00 pm


16. La Plage Beach Club Restaurant

The 'La Plage' is a private beach club located on the Trou Aux Biches, one of the most spacious and gorgeous beaches on Mauritius' Northern Coast. The beach club is the ideal place for you while in Mauritius, with the appropriate backdrop and additional refreshing services such as a massage kiosk and water sports activities.

Location: Sofitel So Mauritius, Royal Road, Beau Champ, Bel Ombre, Mauritius

Timings: 9 am to 11 pm


17. Republik

What better way to start the day than with exotic fruit juices and meats available at Republik's oceanfront a la carte breakfast? The picturesque vistas of the Trou D'eau Douce in the Indian Ocean provide the ideal setting for experiencing Mauritian hospitality at its finest. Tapenade and Caesar Salad are must-order dishes for tourists.

Location: Shangri La Le Touessrok Hotel, Coastal Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius

Timings: Breakfast 7 AM - 10.30 AM (Mon-Sun) Lunch 12 PM - 3.30 PM (Mon-Sun)

Dinner: 6.30 PM - 10.30 PM (Mon-Sun)


18. Safran Restaurant

You can choose between a 100% vegetarian or Jain menu, which is run by renowned chef Ramesh Bundi. Food from all throughout India can be found here, whether it's samosas, dosas, kebabs, or Hyderabadi biryani. The flavors are traditionally Indian, with a hint of Mauritian acerbity enhanced by fresh ingredients found locally. Because of the island's fearsome reputation, many international tourists flock to this location.

Location: Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Coastal Road, Trou d'Eau Douce

Timings: 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM, seven days a week. Reserve in advance

Price: Cost of Meal: Tandoori Salmon at MUR. 1175, Mangalorean style prawn curry -MUR. 1155


19. Citronella Restaurant & Cafe

You can't help but admire the Italians' pizzazz with their true Italian Market-style interiors and a high-end look and feel to everything you touch and sense. The mouthwatering food is equally enticing, with each bite evoking new feelings and prompting you to exclaim, "Mamma mia!" You'll be left wanting more with the cheese soft and stretchy and the veggies crisp and fresh between your teeth. Your wallet's contents are the only constraints with its extensive salad and pasta menu.

Location: Sugar Beach Resort, Wolmar, Flic en Flac 230 403 3300

Timings: 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM, and 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Closed on Mondays)
Price: Pasta and Pizzas start at MUR. 650

20. Le Fangourin

Le Fangourin is another fantastic spot for flavorful Mauritius cuisine throughout your stay. Offering the finest perspective of the central plateau’s mountain, this restaurant is nestled within a century-old vegetation boasting an individual pond and lush green environment. They provide traditional Mauritius cuisine made from fresh ingredients with a delicious scent!

Location: Aventure du Sucre, Beau Plan, Mauritius

Timings: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


21. The Plantation Club

Those looking for the next level of quality dining experiences can visit this highly rated eatery in Bel Ombre. Few visitors have problems, and the majority are aficionados of the rapid service, unusual elegant environment, and premium food with a special emphasis on presentation. The wines are matched to each course of the meal assuring that even the most specific wine enthusiasts won't be dissatisfied. To get a taste of Mauritius' elite, try the pheasant from the Chamarel mountains or the crab and rice prepared using traditional ways.
Location: Allee des Cocotiers, Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort, Bel Ombre, Mauritius 
Timings: Monday to Saturday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Sunday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Price: Cost for a dinner: MUR 1,267 - MUR 2,932


So there you have it! We are convinced that none of the places described above will disappoint you, but you will inevitably be left wanting more of that delectable finger-licking superb food. Be daring and unafraid to try new things; who knows, you might come back with a new favorite dish!


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