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The best Restaurants in South Mauritius

Written on : 19 July 2021
By : Leo-Paul Weiss

The south of Mauritius nicknamed the "wild south" is the most preserved part of the island with its cliffs and wild reserves, sanctuaries of the numerous endemic species of Mauritius. To visit this region, don't hesitate to stop by the many restaurants along the coast! Here is a shortlist of the best restaurants to discover in the south of Mauritius. 
Head to the South of Mauritius to discover the best restaurants in this region of the island.

A variety of restaurants with fine cuisine

A variety of restaurants with fine cuisine

Restaurant The Beach- Le Morne

A must-see excursion in the south of Mauritius, Le Morne is one of the jewels of the atoll, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Beach Restaurant is a perfect stopover while discovering this natural wonder. Enjoy a superb seafood and fish tasting in an idyllic setting with your feet in the sand. Located in the heart of the 5-star Lux le Morne Resort, the beach restaurant offers quality food focused on seafood. Enjoy your meal seated under a thatched roof or directly on the beach with a superb view of the crystal clear lagoon of the beach. 

Restaurant The Beach
Le Morne Plage LUX Le Morne Hotel,
Le Morne, Mauritius
+230 698 9800
Reservation recommended

Gin'ja - Bel Ombre

Located on the coastal road of Bel Ombre, within the Héritage Telfair Golf and Spa Resort, Gin'ja brings great Asian flavors to the middle of the Indian Ocean, all in an idyllic setting. Sit on one of the beach tables with your feet on the sand, and enjoy a wide range of pan-Asian delicacies such as dim sum, a massive selection of sushi, and a multitude of different tempuras that will leave your taste buds in awe. Special mention for the very attentive staff.

Restaurant Gin'ja
Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort Coastal Road
Bel Ombre, Mauritius
+230 601 5500
Reservation recommended

Chez Rosy Le Gris Gris Restaurant - Gris Gris

If you are looking for a restaurant that doesn't look like much, far from the 5-star hotels, but that will make your taste buds happy, don't hesitate to go to Chez Rosy in Gris Gris. This restaurant offers typical Mauritian dishes with lobster as a specialty. The cuisine is generous, the welcome is warm and the price/quality ratio is good. Do not expect a setting worthy of the best gourmet restaurant but come instead for its authenticity and its unique menu!

Chez Rosy
Gris Gris Savanne,
Souillac, Mauritius
+230 625 4179
Reservation strongly advised

A variety of restaurants in beautiful surroundings

A variety of restaurants in beautiful surroundings

Infinity Blue - Bel Ombre 

If you want to eat in an idyllic setting right on the beach, Infinity Blue is the restaurant for you. With its delicious Mediterranean cuisine and seafood specialties, including lobster, you'll be delighted with just one bite, with your feet in the sand and a view of the ocean. For those lucky enough to be visiting on a Sunday, the restaurant also offers good brunches in a friendly atmosphere! 

Restaurant Infinity Blue
Coastal Road Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort,
Bel Ombre, Mauritius 230
+230 601 1500
Reservation recommended

Chamarel Panoramic Restaurant - Chamarel 

On the Chamarel side, you must stop by Le Chamarel restaurant. With its unique location, in the middle of the Black River mountains, the restaurant offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the west coast of Mauritius, the azure lagoon, and the Le Morne mountain. The decoration is typical Creole and the atmosphere is family-oriented. On the menu, a semi-gastronomic cuisine with typical Mauritian dishes. So get ready to plunge into a Creole culinary journey at an altitude of over 260 meters!

Chamarel Panoramic Restaurant
Main Road, Chamarel,
Mauritius 90402
+230 483 4421
Reservation recommended

The Bay Restaurant - Black River 

On the Tamarin side of the island, you will find The Bay Restaurant and its fabulous setting offering precious views of Preneuse beach and its surroundings. Intimate and out of sight, come and enjoy local specialties such as fish and aubergine fricassee, beef and prawns in Creole sauce, or chicken kebabs with coconut rice and raita sauce. If you have the opportunity to come and dine, the atmosphere becomes enchanting at nightfall. 

The Bay Restaurant
Avenue des Cocotiers Riviere Noire, Riviere Noire, Mauritius 90608
+230 483 7042
Reservation recommended

Eating in a rum store for an unforgettable evening?

Eating in a rum store for an unforgettable evening?

Rum Shed Bar & Grill Restaurant at Shanti Maurice Resort & Spa - St Felix

Rum sheds are traditionally the place where locals gather to enjoy their free time. Now converted into a restaurant, the Rum Shed Bar & Grill Restaurant is the perfect place to come and enjoy traditional Mauritian chili cake plates, samosas, and rum cocktails in a more than typical Mauritian setting. More than a simple dinner, your stop at the Rum Shed Bar & Grill is a real experience: the opportunity to live a unique evening in the skin of a Mauritian. 

Rum Shed Bar & Grill Restaurant
Coastal Road,
St. Felix, Mauritius
+230 603 7200
Reservation recommended

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