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Le Palais de Barbizon

Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
+230 483 5078
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“wild boar” (16 reviews)
“chicken” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
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11 - 20 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here after a morning of hiking in the nearby National Park. The place was empty when we arrived but we were warmly greeted by Rico and his wife. We then had a great meal of authentic Creole dishes and some of Rico's...More

Thank Malcolm1874
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal at Le Palais du Barbizon. We had the set menu , giving a choice of fish or chicken or wild boar as a supplement. The fish was excellent , nicely cooked with fresh tomato and basil. The chicken was also...More

1  Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 2 April 2017

we had luch there in family and I can only say that it was just great. Nice atmosphere and the hosts are just the epitomy of Mauritian hospitality. In spite of being so very busy the host had time to come around and crack a...More

1  Thank Virginie L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We read about this gem in Lonely Planet and we were not disappointed! Rico L'Intelligent greets you and proceed to spoil you to no end! Enjoy the fixed Creole menu du jour - veggie curries, chicken and fish, and the luscious topical rum punch! Yum!

1  Thank Steven M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This quaint little family owned restaurant offers set meals featuring locally grown vegetables, fish, and curried chicken dishes. Friendly staff, and good service.

Thank babalubj
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This may not be the nicest looking but is is by far one of the most original and tastiest local restaurant on the island.No menu to choose from.Only set menu.No halall or kosher here but venison as much as youlike.If you are on your way...More

Thank zorzeNo
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed our lunch very much in this local restaurant. Friendly service (all family business) and above all good tasty food served from the local kitchen.

Thank P L
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Just driving past, you would not think of stopping to eat here! The aromas as you enter are fantastic though and it's like walking into someone's home. The quality and quantity of food matches the MUR 600 per person and is definitely worth it. The...More

Thank Riki A
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Only go here if you want a Mauritius style family feasts. It feels like you have walked into a Mauritian home with lots of family members you have never met. They do treat you like family, which can be a bit off the cuff and...More

1  Thank BryanHags
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This was a real find on the windy road that we drove across from the motorway. 5 vegetable dishes with a fish and chicken Creole style accompaniment was the serve of the day (there is no menu, just what Rico wants to serve, he is...More

Thank Frog4114
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, 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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