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Rhumerie de Chamarel

Royal Rd, Chamarel, Mauritius
230 483 7980
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Chamarel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours, Food & Drink
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Type: Factory Tours, Food & Drink
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Was very excited to stop here as part of a day trip out. Pulling up you get to experience the magnificent setting that this rhumerie is surrounded by. We had our own tour guide (Wendy) who was very knowledgable and very friendly. The rum tasting was excellent and all explained very well. Shop had some good items but we knew... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

what a fantastic place to pop in on your way to chamarel. the guide was well informative and shown great interest in making you understand the process coupled with the rum tasking which make the trip more entertaining and fun. thank you

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A: because dad drank it!! This was the highly anticipated party of our tour of the southern island, upon driving up to the distillery (which is beautifully located, set in magnificent grounds), we were greeted by a well informed and friendly guide (who even admitted she didn't like rum!). It was like going back into the chemistry lab- yet on... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We visited the factory yesterday within the opening hours specified on the website. They said they are closed. When I talked to the manager and showed the information published on their website, his answer was he didn't put the information there. It seemed like they are getting prepared for a wedding ceremony, this might be the reason of sending customers... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The distillery is beautifully located, creatively designed and the tour was highly informative. Lunch was delicious,the staff were friendly and the tastings excellent. Good shop and all very good value.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We did a impromptu stop at the Rhumerie and we didn't expect anything and it was such a nice tour, we had our own guide and she was very knowledgeable and after the tour we tasted all the rums. The shop is very quaint and we bought some lovely gifts. Next time we would love to visit the restaurant.

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Aubonne, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Not only is the visit to the rhumerie de Chamarel an entertaining and educational visit, guided by delightful and friendly hostesses, and culminating in a tasting of the compete range of rums produced on site, but the restaurant is an experience itself. As a taster, we were given excellent locally made charcuterie to have with our aperitif. Their menu of... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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54 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We were on a mission to answer a question once posed by Captain Jack Sparrow...'why is the rum always gone?' And I think we found the answer here in Chamarel. The rhumerie is a pleasant place to visit, very modern and well designed, with the short but informative tour showing the different processes of making rum from sugar cane. The... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The rhumerie is designed for visitors to see what's happening. The staff were extreme helpful and spoke a variety of languages. Its in a picturesque part of the mountains, but the tour is short and so is the tasting session. The restaurant is lovely, but we really only wanted a snack and it was quite formal. We had a good... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Up in the hills we enjoyed this visit a lot. At the entrance one asks uou if you will go to the restaurant after the visit...say YES! The food is excellent and you do'nt pay for the visit then! For the restaurant we advise to reserve a table outside before starting the guided tour of this super ecologic refinery, and... More 

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