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Le Cafe des Arts

Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
+230 480 0220
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to Jocelyn and Patrica for the most wonderful evening- your hospitality is beyond compare-an amazing setting made all the better by the delicious food, its not cheap but you certainly get what you pay for. Simon Hall

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We loved the owner, the fuss made of us and crazy, haphazard arty decor of this unusual and wonderful place. The food was extremely tasty and I would recommend it. BUT be totally aware that you will pay more here than at an expensive hotel....More

Thank Jess R
Reviewed 16 January 2018

hundreds of paintings of the last pupile of Matisse ,Yvette Maniglier are in exposition.. art pieces owned by a foundation and not for sale. The hospitality from the family looking after the exploitation of the restaurant is a" treat in itself"... The quality of the...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Maaike and Peter Thank you for your kind review, it was a great pleasure to welcome you at Café des Arts. Happy New Year 2018 and all the best for you, family and friends. Looking forward to see you next year Kindest regards Patricia...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this most incredible restaurant whilst holidaying on the idyllic Island of Mauritius. The hotel recommended this restaurant describing it as very good . We have eaten at the some of the finest Michelin star restaurants but this one was in my view up...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Sometimes the most amazing experiences are the ones that take you by surprise. Since our package at Shangri-La Le Touessrok only includes breakfast, we find ourselves looking for options in the Trou d'eau Douce area for lunches and dinners. A quick search on the internet...More

Thank MelbourneAndCheese
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Dear Guests, Greetings from Mauritius ! Thank you so much for your kind review. Whaou Michelin Starred ? At Cafe des Arts we focus on personal service and attention of details . Art - Culinary and Senses linked with friendly casual service. May I take...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant for lunch with our 5 adult children, to celebrate our forthcoming wedding at Le Touesserok. We enjoyed a fantastic meal, the setting is both unique and gorgeous with a lovely ambience. We were looked after like ‘royalty’ by Jocelyn and his...More

Thank Jenny H
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear Jenny and Family, It was so great pleasure to open Café des Arts at lunch for this special party.Thank you for your kind review - hope you have a fantastic weeding. Congratulations ! I will be pleased to welcome you and family next year...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We have been here twice during our stay on Mauritius as we enjoyed food and atmosphere so much. First time alone, second time with friends of us. Atmosphere is fantastic and very special. Service absolutely top and very personal. Food the best we had for...More

Thank frankfurfun
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review. We were very pleased to welcome you twice during your stay. Hope to see you during your next trip. With kind regrads, Jocelyn and Café des Arts Team

Reviewed 30 September 2017

The most genuine, warm, generous host who's sole objective is to give you the most memorable dining experience. Our evening was full of the unexpected. I don't want to give too much detail to the evening, so there are still surprises left for you to...More

Thank Dale04
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at Café des Arts for this enjoyable evening. I would like to wish you a nice stay . Looking forward to see you soon. With kind regards...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Recently spent 2 weeks at the Constance Belle Mare Plage in a beach villa, in order to break the monotony we asked Sharma our butler for a recommendation for dinner and this is what he came up with Our taxi driver collected us and approx'...More

Thank Cainy1965
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for your kind review. It's pleasure to welcome guests involved in Art & Gastronomie like you, I and Cafe des Arts Team appreciate a lot. It was thoroughly enjoyable and so nice to welcome you for this special ambience....More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

As soon as I made the 'phone call to book a table for that evening I knew we were in for a treat! Jocelyn was genuinely delighted we had chosen to eat at his restaurant, made sure we had detailed directions and all of this...More

Thank Kate A
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Madvee M
10 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 :-)
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$87 - US$111
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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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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