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Le Cafe des Arts

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Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
+230 480 0220
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Scotland
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

It was my wife's birthday and on our first visit to Mauritius was recommended cafe des arts by friends. It was unbelievable and it was not just a meal in a restaurant but a wonderful evening where food was only part of the whole ambiance and Justin and Patricia have created a unique concept in making you feel welcome. We... More 

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Liz and Russell, Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a great pleasure to welcome you for your first visit to Mauritius and specialy for this memorable Liz birthday's evening. Enjoy the Cafe des Arts CD and have a nice stay ! We hope to see you soon. With personal regards Jocelyn & Patricia More 

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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

If you are on Mauritius do not miss Le Cafe des Arts. We have eaten in more than a few Michelin starred restaurants and this place tops them all. Incredible atmosphere is topped by fabulous food. The owner takes a little getting used to, but he is a really interesting, very well traveled, and very rich man. By the end... More 

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a so nice review - thank you so much from all the Cafe des Arts Team. It was a great pleasure to welcome you - we hope to see you next year. Have a nice time with Café des Arts CD With warm regards, Jocelyn & Patricia More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

Had a fabulous time here - lovely friendly staff like all over the island. Great selection of amazing looking & tasting food. Lovely fresh drinks & enjoyable meal!

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review, it was a so great pleasure to welcome you at Le Café des Arts. Hope to see you soon With warm regards, Jocelyn & Patricia and the Café des Arts team More 

Landen, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

amazing place not only for your taste buds but also for your pupils :-) very warm welcome by Jocelyn Gonzalez, the owner astounding transformation of an old sugar mill into one of the finest restaurants on the island amazing paintings (Yvette MANIGLIER - MATISSE'S last student) impeccable service, great soft music very good wines, liquors and cigars :-) a place... More 

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review
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Chère Brigitte, Nous sommes ravis que vous ayez passé un très agréable séjour sur notre ile. J ai personnellement eu... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

We were met warmly at the steps of the restaurant by Patricia and Jocelyn who owns the restaurant and shown inside the stunning space of the old sugar mill full of beautiful paintings by Jocelyn's mother Maniglier, who as we found out later was one of Matisse's last students, so if you love art, food and a restaurant that oozes... More 

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Jsmatt, Thank you so much for your kind review, it was a great ^leasur to welcome you both at le Café des Arts, next time we give you the new cd Café des Arts collection. With warm regards, Patricia and Jocelyn More 

Moka
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

This is practically one of the rare places that will give you an exposure to high customer service and care. Everything taking from the food to the atmosphere is custom made. It is not cheap but it is just worth it and its quality time that you'll spend. The art side of the place makes the visit nice in parallel... More 

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Mr Parik Thank you so much for your comment, it was a great pleasure to welcome you at Le Café des Arts. All the best from the Team With kind regards, Jocelyn More 

Mauritius
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Wonderful place to go and have dinner. The owners are so welcoming and nice people. Keep a very good souvenir of this place. Dont hesitate to go but reservation is recommended. Five Stars place.

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Myriame, Thank you for your review. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at Le Café des Arts. See you very soon and all the best from the team. Warm regards, Jocelyn More 

Mauritius
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

My husband and I live in Mauritius and I wanted to plan a special surprise lunch outing for his recent birthday. I called Le Cafe des Arts on a Friday to see if they were open the following Monday for lunch and was immediately impressed with the response. Jocelyn stated - "if you are coming of course we are open",... More 

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Judy and David, It was such a great pleasure to provide you a special lunch for your birthday. Thank you for your kind review, Wit warm regards, Sharmila, Seeta & Marco ( staff on the spot for your party ) Jocelyn More 

Appleby, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

We arrived in Mauritius on 12th Febr and thanks to Trip Advisor found this restaurant was not far from our All Inclusive hotel. Fortunately there was a table left if we arrived by 7.30pm and we were treated like special guests. I can only reiterate all the comments others have made about the food, service, lovely background music and the... More 

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Dear Cathy, So thank you for your kind comment, By the way, Is every night Valentine's day at Le Café de Arts We are proud to offer something special for our Guests. Digestifs, CD ect .. .are part of Maniglier institution. We don't think business, we only try to provide fun ( atmosphère ) Art - Culinary & Sences With... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

What a stunning place! We celebrated my wife's birthday here and were more than pleased with the whole experience. The owner Jocelyn greeted us when we pulled up in the taxi and made us feel so welcome, it was as if we were invited guests - we felt very special. We were given a tour of the restaurant, seating area... More 

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this review

Chers Alisa & Geoff, Thank you for your message It was a great pleasure to open the restaurant in exclusivity for lunch just for you both. I was so happy to offer you this possibility for your birthday. Thank you so much for your comment - hope to see you soon, With warm regards, Jocelyn More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 75 - USD 97
Cuisine
French, European, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, 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
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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