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Le Palais de Barbizon

Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
+230 483 5078
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“wild boar” (18 reviews)
“chicken” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Low key and off the main road. It was quite empty when we went but the food was exceptional and a lovely way to sample Mauritian cooking. Free rum punch was very acceptable and eased the walk back to the hotel. The owner is larger...More

1  Thank ExeterHilary
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had lunch here today and were pretty satisfied. The owner and his children offered quite a straightforward service and brought out drinks and food quickly. The owner was telling us that he does not rely on taxi drivers to bring him his clients. Clients...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Even if it was on a rainy day, we received a warm welcome from the staff. The service is very quick & the staff is very attentive to your need. There is a cozy atmosphere inside the restaurant. Everybody seems very happy with there Most...More

Thank pockets2011
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a great Mauritian restaurant and a taste from your childhood this is the place to be while on holidays in Mauritius! Born and raised in Mauritius, I live in France and this restaurant took me back to good old times!...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We chanced upon Le Palais de Barbizon when we were looking for a local joint to have some lunch before a rum tasting. My god we were in luck when we found this place. With no menus, we were offered a fish or chicken option...More

Thank Louis C
Reviewed 29 January 2018

amazing food, fantastic people, cozy atmosphere. No words to describe the experience. Can't wait to go back there !!!

Thank GN4605
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Cosy little Mauritian restaurant. Pretty rough and ready and all the better for it. As per previous reviews, the staff and owner (I believe) are all super nice and helpful. The meal is fixed - fish and chicken + 5 vegetable dishes (dahl, potatoes, aubergine,...More

Thank Howzit_CT
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

This simple, roadside place is family run and serves a set menu of local food for lunch daily. The food is truly amazing - delicious and inexpensive and served with love and enthusiasm by the owner. Great place for lunch after your hike.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We had a great lunch. Rum punch to start, then chicken and fish, jackfruit salad, papaya salad, potatoes with salted fish, fried courgettes and rice. It was all very tasty; we finished with flambeed bananas and a coffee. We were given a chinese scroll as...More

Thank EdinburghDrich
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This little table d’hôte in Chamarel in the highlands is literally off the beaten track. We got to the restaurant at 11.45am on a Tuesday and it was empty and not open yet. The waiter told us that it opens at 12pm and that we...More

Thank MelbourneAndCheese
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Riviere Noire District  >  Chamarel
  • Phone Number: +230 483 5078
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