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Chateau Mon Desir

Terre Rouge, Balaclava, Balaclava, Mauritius 20108
+230 204 1000
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
“beef wellington” (16 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (6 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Terre Rouge, Balaclava, Balaclava, Mauritius 20108
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want to experience fine dining in an old colonial house, this is the place to go. Pricey but you will get a good experience. The wine list was very good when we were there, and we thoroughly enjoyed the dishes! The views are...More

Thank Nic C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this beautiful place with a couple of friends this year itself as it was our wedding anniversary.read some reviews before booking.service was attentive but food i will give 5 on ten.perhaps wasnt our day.wine very expensive.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read the reviews and Michelin stars were mentioned, so we had high expectations, perhaps too high. All 3 of us got dressed up as asked, not too hot in a suit and tie on the terrace no problem, the service was impeccable waiters had...More

Thank londonparkerss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

would need to sell a kidney to eat here, as your all inclusive hotel does not cover 99% of the menu and you will pay a fortune to eat here.

Thank raymondoWales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I (5 pax) went there to celebrate my husband ‘s birthday but were refused admission because as per the outlet manager mr danesh our 14 yrs old son was not properly dressed ! My husband was wearing a 3 pcs suit with...More

Thank Winsley D
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The most amazing restaurant we have eaten in, in balaclava. Both for dinner and Sunday brunch. Service is excellent, and on the whole is very reasonably priced. The atmosphere in the restaurant is also excellent.

Thank Josh F
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Food and service 5 star, in my top 5 dinners. The lobster curry amazing and chocolate soufflé so good as well as the surroundings hidden waterfall and ruins.

Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We were staying in the hotel and were recommended to book a Sunday brunch. It was an experience for fine dinning and fantastic way to spend a few hours on a Sunday. All the staff were attentive and professional and the food was truly amazing...More

Thank senga2017
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing place! Venue is cool.. service is personalised .. staff are so well trained and very polite. Food was so good. That felt coming back the next day!! (Unfortunately it’s a bit too expensive to come so soon!) Great place to have a romantic dinner!!...More

Thank Avi R
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Exceptional food and exceptional service. An essential visit if you stay at the Maritim. And worth a visit for Sunday brunch as well as dinner.

Thank Guy H
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22 July 2018|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry We just went for dinner.
16 August 2017|
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Response from SlabbyBelgium | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we didn't stay at the Maritim Hotel but our host in the restaurant told us that the brunch is exceptional... we didn't have the time anymore to come back otherwise we would have surely done it! price is 50 euro/dollar....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$79 - US$1,318
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terre Rouge, Balaclava, Balaclava, Mauritius 20108
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Pamplemousses District  >  Balaclava
  • Phone Number: +230 204 1000
  • E-mail
Welcome to the world of fine dining with a tint of history! Set in an enchanting colonial-style mansion house, the Chateau Mon Desir is renowned as the gastronomic address by excellence of Mauritius and has been awarded by a ‘Certificate of Excellence 2016’ from TripAdvisor and recognized as the ‘Best Fine Dining Cuisine’ of the island by the prestigious ‘World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2016’. Overlooking the ‘Historical Ruins of Balaclava’ and the Citron river, the Chateau Mon Desir is nestled within the 25 hectares estate of the 5-star Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius. This ‘a la carte’ fine dining restaurant is THE place to enjoy international fine dining where classical elements and modern influence of French cuisine blend with a touch of Mauritian spirit…
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