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Lakaz Maman

22 Bedford Place, Southampton SO15 2DB, England
+44 23 8063 9217
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 - 22:00 Hours
International, Fusion, Healthy, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
22 Bedford Place, Southampton SO15 2DB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So this restaurant had me googling for recipes so I can eat it again tonight. It was that good. I left absolutely stuffed and I'm not exactly thin. All food was absolutely devine.

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We first went with friends who live nearby and are now addicted - we go every time we’re in Southampton! The food is fresh, flavourful and is a welcome blast of Mauritian sunshine. We are steadily working our way through the whole menu and have...More

Thank DanOnParma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit. Coconut prawns, samosas and street ananas to start, Prawn and mango roti wrap for my main, Di had chick pea Stew, passion fruit cheesecake for dessert.....superb, I really do love this gem of a restaurant, a class actMore

Thank Pete C
ShelinaP4, Owner at Lakaz Maman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI Pete C Great to have you back again! I hope there will be a third, fouth, fifth...etc etc :)) Thank you so much for your 5 star review. I love hearing what dishes our guests choose! I am so pleased you both enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I visited on Friday 5th October and WOW what an amazing tatse experience it was. First time we've ever eaten Mauritian food and we were blown away. Everything made with fresh ingredients, some of which I hadn't heard of - but didn't...More

Thank copamo
ShelinaP4, Owner at Lakaz Maman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Colin and Carol It was an ABSOLUTE PLEASURE reading your review! I am shocked how far out of your way you came to visit us however equally beaming with delight that you did. That's such a compliment to us! Thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited at lunchtime, hadn't booked, were very lucky to get in. Very popular. Great atmosphere, funky, modern, ethnic. Food was great, unusual disges and non-alcoholoic drinks. No licence so need to take your own drinks, wasn't an issue for us at lunchtime. Overall super place,...More

Thank mike g
ShelinaP4, Owner at Lakaz Maman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI Mike G I am so pleased you managed to get a table during our busy lunch service. I'm even more pleased you enjoyed the vibe and of course the food! Did you have a favourite dish at all? Its great to read your positive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming here. Amazing food and fantastic service. Always a great evening out. And plenty of vegetarian choices.More

Thank Tine1980
ShelinaP4, Owner at Lakaz Maman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tine1980 Thank you so much for coming back time and time again! I love to hear from our regular customers and its a pleasure to know that you always have a great evening with us! We have a new menu coming out over the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at Lakaz Maman a few times since it opened and every time I have loved it. The food is delicious. The menu is unique and different (I had never eaten Mauritian food before). Everything I’ve tried has tasted wonderfully fresh and was full...More

Thank TaraMcK2013
ShelinaP4, Owner at Lakaz Maman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi TaraMcK2013 Thank you so much for your lovely review! I am so pleased to hear that you are a regular customer and that you enjoy Mauritian flavours and cuisine :) I really appreciate your recommendation and its great to hear about some of your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Saints match v Brighton at 8pm on a Monday evening and time for me and my young son to eat something in town beforehand. But where to go? We fancied something different and I had been meaning to sample the culinary delights of our...More

Thank Sotonian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a small restaurant but the food is big on flavour. The waiting staff know the menu well and can answer you questions. The food is absolutely superb and I cannot wait to go back especially as we were told the menu is changing soon.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found Lakaz Maman pretty easily and there was available parking on the street as well in the nearby car park (both of which is a short walk to Lakaz Maman) We had a friendly greeting by the staff and were given the menu and...More

Thank La Boutique M
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Anon A
24 October 2016|
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Response from Kelly L | Reviewed this property |
No the menu doesn't say much at all about how spicy things are, words like "flavoursome" are used instead. my friend asked how spicy the magic bowl was, the waitress said "its one of the least spicy things on the menu... More
15 September 2016|
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Response from DavidH6412 |
honestly id rather pay £5 and bring my own bottle than £15-20 for fairly average wine you get at most restaurants. Wetherspoons is quite close .. that might be an option?
15 September 2016|
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Response from FoodiePickleyBoo | Reviewed this property |
We visited in a couple of weeks ago (September 2016). We aren't friends of the owners; we had actually set out to go to the restaurant next door, which is now closed. The menu is on the slightly pricey side, but for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Bedford Place, Southampton SO15 2DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8063 9217
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Welcome to Lakaz Maman Mauritian Street Kitchen, specialising in Mauritian Street Food. Owned and run by MasterChef winner Shelina Permalloo, we serve authentic recipes with a modern mauritian twist. We accept bookings and walk ins. Open 830am to 10pm every day except Sunday (12-6pm)
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