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Le Cafe des Arts

Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
+230 480 0220
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Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (10 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just returned from a truly memorable evening at Cafe des Arts. On arrival we were met by Jocelyn and a waiter. Jocelyn made us very welcome and had pleasure in showing us the collection of paintings by his mother. The building is amazing which encourages...More

Thank Alan P
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2016

Dear Guests Thank you so much for your kind comment - It was a so great pleasure to welcome you for this nice evening and share about Arts. Hope to see you next year Have nice stay in Mauritius Jocelyn & Café des Arts team

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We visited 9 years ago and had a fabulous time...this visit was as good if not better. The ambience is eccentric but wonderful. We were looked after by lovely staff, the food was exceptional along with a fine wine list. Definitely worth visiting...memorable. We will...More

Thank Rachel H
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review and vieit to Café des Arts, it was a great pleasure to welcome you - Happy New Year 2017 Danke schon ? Kindest regards Jocelyn & Team

Reviewed 22 September 2016

From the start you know it's going to be an experience, yes it's expensive but you are prepared for that. The food was amazing very tasty, presented beautifully and catered for gluten free by making my own bread rolls ( tell them when booking about...More

Thank Sarah G
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind comment Hope to see you during tour next trip to Mautitius. Warms regards Jocelyn & Café des Arts Team

Reviewed 26 January 2016

If you prefer painting than eating then it is probably the place where you should go. The place is wonderful and the atmosphere is also great ! How ever the rest is simply horrible. From the beginning to the end they will try to serve...More

Thank Tbtlbm
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

Dear guest, I am very sad to read your review. It's very rare we have a so bad comment. If one waiter put water in your wine glass I apologize . We don 't try to serve like a Michelin stars ... please note no...More

Reviewed 17 January 2016

We knew the evening would be expensive but the dining experience, hosting, atmosphere and overall time spent in this restaurant was worth every penny. I won't bother trying to describe the food but suffice to say we have eaten in several Michelin starred restaurants in...More

Thank Howard D
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2016

Dear Mrs & Mr Howard Thank you so much for your review It was a great pleasure to welcome you at Café des Arts for this special evening Enjoy Café des Arts Music ad keep a nice souvenir See you next year ... Kindest regards...More

Reviewed 16 January 2016

Slightly weird in a nice way, hosts excellent company, large place, service second to none, food (say French) excellent, wine okay. I thought it was a bit expensive, however I was very sad that we never got there again during our September 2015 holiday. You...More

Thank TonyClerkofWorks
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2016

Dear Mrs & Mr Clerck Thank you so much for your comment It was a great pleasure to welcome you and I hope to re - welcome you next year Kindest regards and all the best Jocelyn

Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

food is an art and in a restaurant it should be the primary focus, not the changing of the darn napkin between the charger and the plate. A good restaurant manages to serve great food with excellent service without being fussy or overbearing not this...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2016

Dear Madam I am very disappointed reading your comments. Yes, I do agree at Café des Arts we serve Pastis 7 cl in a large Bordeaux glass ( not Pinot glass is normallly used for Burgundy wines ) because we find it more elegant that...More

Reviewed 13 January 2016

Previously the studio of a French painter, Mrs Maniglier, owned by Jocelyn, walls full of art in an incredible location. Book well in advanced, few table to ensure proper service in a relaxed atmosphere, no rush to get out of the restaurant. Food is incredible...More

Thank Simona H
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind rewiev - We were pleased to welcome you at Café des Arts for this nice evening - Happy New Year 2016 Kindest regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

The restaurant itself is set in a colonial house , the walls are decorated with paintings of mattise last student which is wonderful. The restaurant offers a set menu with few french cuisine options although all the food is extraordinary. Would recommend the lobster as...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2016

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your comment It was a great pleasure to welcome you at Café des Arts Have a nice stay Happy New Year 2016 Jocelyn

Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Just returned to our hotel room from the most unexpected evening. From average meals at our hotel, Le Touesserok, we were amazed with our gastronomic experience at Cafe des Arts. The welcome from Joslyn and his staff was so warm and hospitable, we felt like...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Dear Guests Whoua great ...thank you so much for your kind review - I will forward copy to our friendly staff - this year we welcome 75 % repeated guests Happy New Year 2016 and maybe see you again in the near future Have a...More

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Madvee M
9 June 2015|
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Response from brigitte f | Reviewed this property |
2900 roupies for a 3-course menu is all I can remember, definitely worth it, I agree with Alexandra, it's a place you will never forget :-)
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Ingemar S
30 January 2015|
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Response from Raoul M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You are confusing an excellent restaurant "Le Café des Arts" with a "Hotel" in my opinion... unless they have rooms too...Good luck, R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$82 - US$105
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Flacq District  >  Trou d'eau Douce
  • Phone Number: +230 480 0220
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Description
Unique Restaurant galerie d' Art situe dans l'ancienne usine de canne a sucre Victoria 1840 a Trou d'Eau Douce - abrite la Fondation Maniglier derniere eleve de Matisse - gastronomie francaise faisant belle part aux prodruits frais de l'ile tels que langoustes entieres , filet de bar ou de bourgeois, poissons en croute de sel ,coeurs de palmistes frais braises ou en tartare accompagnes de Gambas geants poeles au Sauvignon Blanc ou d'un carpaccio de Dorade Coriphene, Chateaubriand Black Angus d'Australie, confit de Canard de Madagascar ect sauces servies a part - A la carte et sur reservation a partir de 19 hr 30. Possibilite de dejeuner sur reservation 24 hr a l'avance. Nous sommes specialises dans l'organisation de soirees privees et evenementielles haut de gamme eg : General Electric, Thomson Reuters , Canal Plus ect . .. Soirees Jazz a la demande. Boen a vous, Jocelyn Gonzalez
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