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Main Road Souillac, Souillac, Mauritius
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for supper last night on the spur of the moment. It is difficult to find reliable food outside luxury hotels and we just wanted some local food. When we stopped in the car park we were a bit wary as it was on the side of a busy road. But as the waitress led us to... More 

Thank 3638grace
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with a good view of the flowing rivers....delicious food...awesome place....very good service!!!

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Stopped for lunch - the place was empty and the table we were shown to was grubby with a view of the next door backyard. Menus grubby and stained. Delicious bread and pickles followed by a disgusting plate of "grilled lamb" - maybe goat? Inedible, tough, bones, gristle and fat. I ate the rice …. For South Africans with our... More 

Thank Penny P
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

this is a miniature vistoria falls, beautiful location, if you love nature and to explore a bit take the gravel road between the sugarcane fields and visit that waterfall. If you are a good swimmer you can enjoy swimming in that fresh water under the waterfalls or even do a picnic there, ITS FREE..

1 Thank ajmalonly
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice local restaurant with river view. The lobster and the chicken curry were top. Dont miss the nice fresh fruit juice.

Thank Girolamo M
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

On the way back to our villa,in a torrential downpour we took refuge at this restaurant. The service and the food were excellent strongly recommend if in the area.

Thank IAN T
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff. Food was bit bland. Had a few problems with insects and frogs including lizards. Worth a try. But was ok in general. Decently priced.

Thank Rubbar J
Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were in the area, got hungry and away we went looking for a nice place … from outside it was ok, inside was ok, then we went out to where water was running, forest welcomes you and a balcony with all natures elements singing in your ears! Devine! Food was great, had a curry cooked CREOLE. Delicious, afterwards, just... More 

Thank Euronovelties A
Vacoas, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a marvellous waterfall. So many films have been shooted there. Clear water, good for swimming, could also take a jump from the top if you got the guts. The only downside of it, is the road amenities - no tar road, only pebbles

Thank Ravi B
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We ate out a lot on our trip to Mauritius and this was one of our favourite places for traditional Mauritian food. The menu is lovely and the seating area next to the river is fantastic. Highly recommended! This place actually has two difference listings on Tripadvisor - it is actually called 'Le Rochester'.

1 Thank imademokat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road Souillac, Souillac, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Savanne District  >  Souillac

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