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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
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Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Both owners have a passion for art which can be seen in the loving way they take care of their restaurant. The location is exquisite and the many paintings give a different but very great dining experience. We have been there a couple of times...More

Thank Dorlimorli
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We went there for my birthday dinner and it turned out to be the most special evening. Not only was he location extremely charming -an old sugar mill full of Yvette Maniglier's paintings to admire. The host and owner Jocelyn did everything to make that...More

Thank Paslasaison
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Dear Claudia, Of course I remember this fantastic evening. Thank you so much for your so kind review. It's was such a pleasure for me and Cafe des Arts team to make this experience memorable for this special birthday. Please do not hesitate to contact...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

I went for a dinner expecting nothing special with my family. How wrong i was? From the time we entered Joceleyn made us feel at home and like royalty. The service was impeccable, the attention to detail flawless, in short everything was first class! Its...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for your kind review. It's all time pleasure to welcome people involved in Art, music and culinary atmosphere. Hope you have a nice stay in Mauritius ! Looking forward to welcome you next year, With kind regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 14 April 2017

An excellent and very interesting restaurant owned by the son of Matisse's last art student - the walls are covered with amazing paintings. The food is superb as are the wines and the waiting staff are really good. It is probably a place for a...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Dear Christofer, Thank you so much for your kind review - it was a great pleasure to welcome you at Café des Arts - hope to see you next year ! Kind regards Jocelyn & Team

Reviewed 12 April 2017

A simple question: Can you drink coffee? Very arrogant reply that there are restaurants and coffee alone do not give. We had the interest to view the interior of which is recommended in guidebooks. Therefore, we ordered a bottle of white wine, which was disproportionately...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Dear Sir, I am so disappointed by your comment. You arrived at 6 pm and Patricia welcome you even restaurant was closed ! sorry but never arrogant reply at Café des Arts - we focus on attention to détails. Yes, we do not serve coffee...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a great time in this unique venue, a 19th century sugar factory, totally recovered and turned into an artsy restaurant. We were surrounded by art of the mother's owner, Jocelyn. Everything is designed to the detail by Jocelyn, from the...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear Mrs & Mr Dos Santos, It was so great pleasure to welcome you at Cafe des Arts. Thank you so much for your kind review Hope to see you next year ... enjoy Cafe des Arts CD's Kindest regards and thank you for your...More

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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 :-)
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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