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Le Palais de Barbizon

Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
+230 483 5078
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
3 days ago
“Lovely food, owner overcharged us”
23 Apr 2017
“Great food”
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Route Sainte Anne, Chamarel, Mauritius
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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
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is the third time I have eaten here, and the food and service just get better every time. Rico Lintelligent and his wife Marie-Ange own the house and restaurant, which in the tradition of small French bistros serves only what is available on the...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Good local Creole food, we got to taste wild boar for the first time. Pity about the extremely rude hostess, who couldn't be bothered to explain the menu nor take our drinks order. She seemed to be more friendly with the white tourists, so be...More

1  Thank Nakkiran
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The price for a lunch was advertised at the entrance and looked attractive - 450RS, so we decided to stop by; it appeared to be 600SR and they did not bother to explain the difference... The food was good, for 4 people we had quite...More

2  Thank SergioNero
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stopped here for a coffee after a walk. We were put at a table which had rice left on the tablecloth. It was not cleaned. Three people came to ask us what we wanted, one after another. The coffee was good but massively over...More

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I thought it's R450 per person but just because of the pork dishes it cost 600 per person . Oh well .. The waitress was nice and I was hungry and I arrive at 11am and my country time is 3pm and the waitress allow...More

1  Thank kenkeh
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Le Palais is a simple roadside restaurant with gracious staff and plentiful helpings of good local cooking. Unfortunately, it's priced for the drive-by tourist traffic. Sadly...........horribly overpriced.......keep driving.

1  Thank rgbob
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We came to this restaurant with a local guide who highly recommended it. It is not a fancy place and pretty much nothing makes it stand out from any other road-side eatery in the area, but it is a real gem when it comes to...More

Thank Stanley_SH
Reviewed 22 July 2016

After a few hours visiting the attractions in the Chamarel area, my family and I wanted to eat local. We decided to re-visit this famous what used to be called a Table D'hote, a little improvised space within the host's home originally destined to serve...More

1  Thank beautifulheart2016
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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