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Le Palais de Barbizon

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Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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367 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 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 

Thank kenkeh
New York City, New York
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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.

Thank rgbob
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We came to this restaurant with a local guide who highly recommended it. It is not a fancy place and pretty much nothing makes it stand out from any other road-side eatery in the area, but it is a real gem when it comes to finding great Mauritian cuisine. There is no menu and you do not really get any... More 

Thank Stanley_SH
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

After a few hours visiting the attractions in the Chamarel area, my family and I wanted to eat local. We decided to re-visit this famous what used to be called a Table D'hote, a little improvised space within the host's home originally destined to serve local traditional dishes to locals and foreigners visiting the corner. I was surprised not only... More 

Thank beautifulheart2016
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Some 7 friends and I went for lunch in this quaint authentic simple Chamarel village to celebrate one of the parties birthdays. We were not disappointed, a jug of orange juice with a noticeable tot or two of White Rum was placed on our table on arrival by Le Patron Rico. He and his family own and run this restaurant.... More 

1 Thank Wildpeacock1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

It is a family run little restaurant- where we can enjoy excellent Mauritian food which we do find rarely nowadays. The owners are so nice, polite and ever ready to please you. Don't expect to have a high stylish restaurant, it's more a table d'hôte or family restaurant where you feel at home. For those who like wine with their... More 

1 Thank Joyce Wilfred D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Ideal for a rustic lunch while in Chamarel. I would like if they could propose another vegetarian option (they propose just chicken or fish after). The waiter was nice but maybe a bit weird and curious.

1 Thank gwenael-plon
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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99 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

It took a little bit of time to find the restaurant, is not very easy to find and park the car is even worst. We're the only guest at the restaurant for lunch. We appreciated a lot the food, very local. The service is also "local", but in this kind of place you can accept it easily. Not cheap, but... More 

Thank Guido C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

As a Mauritian, I know when our local food is good or not: and this one was great! You find a selection of delicious dishes, all typically Mauritian, which we now unfortunately not often do or local vegetables we now rarely find. It's a set menu and everything was VERY tasty. It's a family run business, in a simple but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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?