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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
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • 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 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

Thank ThePattExperience
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

Thank lovelongboatkey
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

Reviewed 1 January 2016

This restaurant is perfect for special occasions. The decor is uniquely luxurious given the art and all the food was divine apart from one course of sea bass which was ordinary in terms of taste (we don't eat beef so did not have a choice)....More

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

Dear Aniel Thank you so much for your rewiev - It was a great pleasure to welcome you at Café des Arts - hope you have a nice stay in Mauritius - Happy new year 2016 With kind regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal last night at Le Cafe des Artes. Very quirky place with extremely friendly host and hostess. Food was delicious. Waiter made us laugh with his OCD and the wine was fine. Dinner for two including aperitif and a mid priced...More

Thank c0r1nna
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2016

Dear Corinna, Thank you for your comment - It was a great pleasure to welcome you Café des Arts. Happy New Year 2016 to you both Kindest regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend spent Chrismas Eve at the restaurant. It was the best restaurant we have ever been. Very romantic and very special place with ambience! The service was great and the food absolutely amazing. It was an unforgetable evening! We can recommend the...More

Thank NikolaiAJ
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2016

Dear Nicolai & Madam It was a great pleasure to welcome you both for this special romantic evening We would like to wish you all the best for your forthcoming weeding Happy New Year 2016 Kindest regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 11 December 2015

We met the owner of Cafe Des Arts while searching for the place, at night, in a field in Trou d'eau Douce. It is a little off the beaten track but definitely provides fine dining in a lovely old converted sugar mill. The walls are...More

Thank colingh
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2016

Dear Mr Colingh Thank you for your visit & comment, It was a great pleasure to welcome you @ Café des Arts Happy New Year 2016 for you both and family Kindest regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 2 December 2015

Le Cafe des Arts is a lovely venue and worth a visit. The host Jocelyn is extremely friendly (he gave us a free CD of the music he was playing in the restaurant when we left and he also paid for our taxi home) and...More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your visit and comment. It was a great pleasure to welcome you @ Café des Arts for your Honeymoon Happy New Year 2016 Kindest regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 17 November 2015

I can't begin to explain how much I love this place. Yes it is pricey. But there was not a thing about my whole evening at Le Cafe des Arts that was short of excellent. We didn't make a booking and didn't dress the part...More

Thank nin1986
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2016

Dear Nin, Thank you so much for your very kind comment. No Michelin stars in Mauritus - but we expect to provid guests an friendly experience about Art, Culinary & Senses Happy New Year 2016 Kindest regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Seriously good food. Impeccable service. Unique setting. Owner is great host. Expensive but worth it. Steak to die for!

1  Thank carparkman
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2016

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your kind comment It was a great pleasure to welcome you - Chef Marco thank you for comment about the Black Angus Beef Fillet Happy New Year 2016 Kindest regards Jocelyn

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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$106
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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