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Le Palais de Barbizon

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Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
4835078
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Bruges, Belgium
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our lunch very much in this local restaurant. Friendly service (all family business) and above all good tasty food served from the local kitchen.

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Glina, Croatia
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Just driving past, you would not think of stopping to eat here! The aromas as you enter are fantastic though and it's like walking into someone's home. The quality and quantity of food matches the MUR 600 per person and is definitely worth it. The food is home made and most comes from the small garden on the premises. The... More 

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Thank Riki A
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Only go here if you want a Mauritius style family feasts. It feels like you have walked into a Mauritian home with lots of family members you have never met. They do treat you like family, which can be a bit off the cuff and like all family they can forget to bring you something, but they are happy to... More 

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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This was a real find on the windy road that we drove across from the motorway. 5 vegetable dishes with a fish and chicken Creole style accompaniment was the serve of the day (there is no menu, just what Rico wants to serve, he is knowledgeable and sharing about his dishes too). Service from the staff was happy, engaging and... More 

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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is the third time I have eaten here, and the food and service just get better every time. Rico Lintelligent and his wife Marie-Ange own the house and restaurant, which in the tradition of small French bistros serves only what is available on the day, in true home cooked style so there are no menus. The tables are basic... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Good local Creole food, we got to taste wild boar for the first time. Pity about the extremely rude hostess, who couldn't be bothered to explain the menu nor take our drinks order. She seemed to be more friendly with the white tourists, so be aware before you decide to go there. I'm not sure that I would take other... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The price for a lunch was advertised at the entrance and looked attractive - 450RS, so we decided to stop by; it appeared to be 600SR and they did not bother to explain the difference... The food was good, for 4 people we had quite a lot of food. The drink (punch?) with something orange inside was bad; I didn't... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stopped here for a coffee after a walk. We were put at a table which had rice left on the tablecloth. It was not cleaned. Three people came to ask us what we wanted, one after another. The coffee was good but massively over priced (petit black coffee) at 170 rupees for two. We got two au lait 20... More 

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kuala lumpur
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I thought it's R450 per person but just because of the pork dishes it cost 600 per person . Oh well .. The waitress was nice and I was hungry and I arrive at 11am and my country time is 3pm and the waitress allow me to have lunch because lunch only starts at 12pm . Honestly the food is... More 

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New York City, New York
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104 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Le Palais is a simple roadside restaurant with gracious staff and plentiful helpings of good local cooking. Unfortunately, it's priced for the drive-by tourist traffic. Sadly...........horribly overpriced.......keep driving.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Riviere Noire District  >  Chamarel
  • Phone Number: 4835078

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?