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L'Espadon

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Route Royale, pointe aux cannoniers, Grand Baie, Mauritius
2632242
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Durban, South Africa
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

We had to go back a second time, as the tuna carpaccio was so delicious. The only thing we were a little disappointed with was that the mussels were not fresh, but we should have checked this before we ordered. The local dishes are very tasty & the portions are generous. Although this restaurant is a little out of the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Very welcoming hostess and great fresh seafood and able to cater for coeliac sufferers You have to try the cocktails

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Thank John D
Ljubljana, Slovenia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

Fish well prepared. The staff is very friendly and helpful. After dinner I recommend the banana flambe

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grand baie mauritius
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

We have been visting the restaurant a couple of time during the past half year and it has been a great experience for us every time. The menu card is mainly for fish lovers ( also a few meat dishes) and we have special falled in love with the fishermans soup, as well as the Mussels in white wine sauce.... More 

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Thank jsj_200
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013 via mobile

I used to come here regularly about 10years ago when they just started the biz. What caught my attention right away was the superb quality and taste of the food beside the service. Now that I came back to Mauritius 10 years later I decided to go back and I have been experiencing the same excellent quality. If you love... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

Located on Royal road opposite the turn off for the hotels - Baystone and 20 degrees sud. Lovely comfortable seats and made to feel very welcome. Menu is not very extensive and I think it was only fish and seafood for starters - don't recall seeing any meat to start (although on main menu) My husband wanted tiger prawn for... More 

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Milan, Italy
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147 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

Coming from south he restaurant is right on Royal road before hitting the main strip of Grand Baie. Once again, it's not difficult to find but you have to keep your eyes open: they have a big sign and are located directly on the road. The dining is only outside, on a spacious patio. Atmosphere it's simple but very well... More 

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Surrey, UK
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2012

We visited this restaurant in April 2012 on the recommendation of a Mauritian friend. He recommended it for seafood. We chose Mussels with cheese as our shared starter, followed by fish in creole sauce, and chicken curry with prawns. Quite simply all these dishes were absolutely delicious. With plenty of drinks the bill came to around 1750 MRU. We paid... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2010

Excellent restaurant, friendly staff. The food is excellent, seafood (fish, crabs, squid...). Guests can see the kitchen (kitchen seperated wiht glass) and very clean. Unfortunately, the restaurant is difficult to see from the road. We needed a few days, that we found her. In short, super restaurant and the owners.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route Royale, pointe aux cannoniers, Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Riviere du Rempart District  >  Grand Baie
  • Phone Number: 2632242

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