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Trou aux Biches, Mauritius
265 7604
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Tete
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent local bar with blended rums and friendly staff. Local music and relaxed atmosphere. The food is a typical tourist trap and not real Mauritian fare if you know better. Snacks are great but once you reach the mains, don't bother. Room for improvement

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Stockholm, Sweden
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Venturing outside the Beachcomber complex, we tried this little restaurant based on earlier reviews. Not at all disappointed; well-cooked local food at a fraction of the price we would have paid at a hotel. We held back at nothing, and the bill for four persons still did not exceed 2.000 MUR. Good service and all sorts of people in the... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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100 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Had 2 dinners here. We loved the staff and the service, they are quite friendly. The portions were enough, the taste was great. We tried only creole dishes. This restaurant is quite cheap compared to the others. We were satisfied, we can recommend it.

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Thank TomDiv
Singapore, null, Singapore
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

La marmitte Mauricienne is certainly one of the cheapest place around. but at some point, one has to chose whether an extra euro saved still maintains the thrill. so, beer is one notch above supermarket price and no cheating on it. but then : ti'punch i had was swamped in water (caught the barman doing it, was not sure it... More 

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Thank 645DavidS
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Good food at good price! Little restaurant with home made dishes with creole flavour! Nice staff good service

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Trou aux Biches
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Very friendly staff and fast service but my dish was tasteless and had no veg at all. Smallish portions but then again the price was low as well. Very nice rum arrange and only Rs65! Three persons ate and drank for under Rs1000, not bad.

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Thank cicciason
Chicago, IL
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Standard Mauritian fare here. Prices cheaper than nearby, had a calamari chow mein and an octopus dish, both decent but nothing above average.

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Mauritius
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We live nearby and this restaurant seems to attract a lot of tourists, we have tried it twice and found the food to be below average, the service almost non existent and the restaurant is dirty. Fully understand it is a basic local restaurant, we usually enjoy this type of place but this one just was not good at all.... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Local people, local food. I always have a great time when I eat here, priced right, off the beaten track, not fine dining by any means - just good company, excellent friendly staff, good food and drink and not overly priced like so many places on the island.

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Runcorn
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

La Marmite is a wonderfully understated little gem of a cafe/restaurant in Trou aux Biches. Situated at the crossroads (loaded with potential), this superb little place serves great, unpretentious food at very reasonable prices. The waiter asked me did, "I want a girl's beer, or a man's beer?" The subsequently drunk 'man's beer' could have satisfied the hardiest of drinkers.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trou aux Biches, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Pamplemousses District  >  Trou aux Biches
  • Phone Number: 265 7604

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?