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Le Whatever

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French, Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas, Bistro
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Cap Tamarin, Place CAP TAMARIN, Tamarin, Mauritius 1906
483 78 10
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Wine bar, restaurant, cellar. Terrace, air con,wine list more than 100...
Wine bar, restaurant, cellar. Terrace, air con,wine list more than 100 different french wines from the best wineyards served at low prices.Cuisine bistrot, fresh fish and fresh food.Situated on the West Coast of Mauritius
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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic Lunch, Incredible Wine List

Had a really great family lunch at Le Whatever - excellent selection of starters, mains and desserts and without doubt, one of the best wine lists I've seen in Mauritius. My Hamburger with Foie Gras was cooked to perfection and perfectly accompanied by one of the best Rosés I've had! The swordfish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
MikePeo_in_JHB
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Had a really great family lunch at Le Whatever - excellent selection of starters, mains and desserts and without doubt, one of the best wine lists I've seen in Mauritius. My Hamburger with Foie Gras was cooked to perfection and perfectly accompanied by one of the best Rosés I've had! The swordfish on the poisson du jour menu was also... More 

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Tamarin
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Although a bit pricey, the food is always good! Their selection of wines is out of this world, and one can personally select from their cellar, which makes the choice even wider!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We come here 3-4 times a year and it never disappoints. The menu has stayed the same for about 18 months, but that doesn't take away the fact that the meals are amazing. Nice setting, always good service. Great choice of seafood, poultry, game, meats across entree, main and some very decadent desserts. My wife and I have our favourites,... More 

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Morgan Hill, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The only reason this restaurant does well is it has virtually no competition in the area. Our driver dropped us here one day. There is one other sit down restaurant next door, but it may or may not be open for lunch. The menu selection is fair. But if it's hot, you are outside and boiling. Tamarin is always hot.... More 

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Tamarin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

we were welcome by the owner who showed to our table and took our drinks order. The waiter was curteous and the food and wine very good. I would recommend this resaurant.

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Tamarin
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I would give this restaurant 5 stars but unfortunately their menu has recently been changed and a lot of the best items have been removed for some reason...However it is still one of my fave places to eat in Tamarin! The service is consistently good, the location and restaurant itself is very pleasant. The kids get to make their own... More 

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Mauritius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Good restaurants are rare in the Tamarin/Black River/Flic en Flac area outside of the very expensive hotel restaurants. Le Whatever is a sure bet if you love Modern French cuisine with a local Mauritian touch. On top of that, the wine list (all French wine) is extensive with a very good quality-price ratio as it's also a wine shop. Usually... More 

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Aubonne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I had mixed feelings about this restaurant and would probably have rated it "good" if I had been able to. The service was friendly and efficient. The staff seem to have been well trained. We were not kept waiting for our first course. The ravioles of crab were really excellent, with a background hint of combava. The oxtail & foie... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I went there in September and although it is quite remote, the food was very good. It is a little pricey but the wine is affordable and the foie gras is really nice. I would definitely go there again to have dinner. Would have been nice if it was closer to my place. Would have been a regular customer :)

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Oxfordshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I reviewed this restaurant last year and have been back twice in the last week with my wife for lunch. Contrary to some other reviews we could not fault the service but then we haven't been in the evening when it may well be busier. That said, the waiters were both friendly and attentive. On our first occasion we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cap Tamarin, Place CAP TAMARIN, Tamarin, Mauritius 1906
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Riviere Noire District  >  Tamarin
  • Phone Number: 483 78 10

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 33
  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas, Bistro

Description

Wine bar, restaurant, cellar. Terrace, air con,wine list more than 100 different french wines from the best wineyards served at low prices.Cuisine bistrot, fresh fish and fresh food.Situated on the West Coast of Mauritius
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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