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Le Cafe des Arts

Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
+230 480 0220
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Victoria 1840, Victoria Road, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

Thank Xerxes M
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

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We highly recommend visiting this place if you want to do fine dining in Mauritius. Service, food and the building are just great. The neighbouring table was disappointed due to a translation error on the menu. They got a - very tasty - spiny lobster...More

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Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Dear guest, thank you so much for your kind review It was a great pleasur to welcome you & family at Café des Arts I wish you a Happy new year 2017 Kindest regards, Jocelyn

Reviewed 22 December 2016

What an evening, the food was incredible, the venue unbelievable, the service exceptional and the owner just mind blowing... The attention to detail took my breathe away. I am in the industry and have been for 30 years but after my evening at Le Cafe...More

Thank Kimble C
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your kindest review - it was a great pleasure to welcome you at Café des Arts - Thank you to Dominic family to invite me at home for memorable bbq few days after. See you soon ! Happy...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

As the owner accused me for not being in the restaurant I will leave one more review and add the information I thought I won't share. Be prepared to have mouses on your shoes when they move around this restaurant. They claim it's "house" mouse....More

Thank Anastasiia K
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear Anastasia, Sorry I certainly made a mistake and I would like to present you my deeply apologize. Please send me the amount you paid and I will refund you the bill. And if you come back to Mauritius I will be pleased to invite...More

Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just returned from a truly memorable evening at Cafe des Arts. On arrival we were met by Jocelyn and a waiter. Jocelyn made us very welcome and had pleasure in showing us the collection of paintings by his mother. The building is amazing which encourages...More

Thank Alan P
Jocelyn G, Propriétaire at Le Cafe des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2016

Dear Guests Thank you so much for your kind comment - It was a so great pleasure to welcome you for this nice evening and share about Arts. Hope to see you next year Have nice stay in Mauritius Jocelyn & Café des Arts team

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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$105
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking
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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