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Citronella’s Cafe

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Poste de Flacq, Wolmar, Flic En Flac, Flic En Flac, Mauritius
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely lovely restaurant by the beach with a french flair. Good service. Good food. AMAZING SETTING, with the bond fire and the swaying palms. Only problem: If you don't stay at SUGAR beach it is impossible to book a table. It seems strange that a hotel does not want other clients, but maybe they have limited place. We just walked... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food friendly staff would recommend it as a lunch break from the beach will try a evening meal soon so will post on it

Thank John G
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite our hotel (Hilton) booking various restaurants without issue, the guard at the gate insisted there was no booking for us before even taking our names (and despite there being other outside guests at the restaurant). We managed to walk from our hotel to Citronella along the beach and again the restaurant reception said there was no booking but agreed... More 

Thank wonderbug77
London, England
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

I was persuaded to try this restaurant which lies between Sugar Beach and Pirogue despite my doubts and, at last, was pleasantly surprised. When it first opened it was an Italian restaurant which I enjoyed immensely but it evolved into a Mediterranean restaurant with bland sauces and , for me, an unexciting menu. This time I reverted to type and... More 

Thank thewriter
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We were staying at Sugar Beach Resort which included Citronella's Café in their all inclusive package both at lunch time and in the evening by reservations made at guest relations. The food was great at lunchtime and very relaxed with pizzas etc. The evening meal on the two occasions we visited was absolutely great with lots of choice and very... More 

Thank lastminutebobyork
Durbanville, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We stayed at Sugar Beach Resort for 7 days and had the privilege of having dinner at Citronella's Cafe. Got nothing bad to say. Service and food was excellent and the "on the beach vibe" was perfect!

Thank GerhardCruywagen
Oxford, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We loved it here. There is such a great atmosphere in the place and the food is absolutely amazing. Perfect presentation and so much choice, whether a pizza, pasta or something more in keeping with the taste of Mauritius. We started with fabulous cocktails, sitting at the bar, watching the bar tender deftly mix whatever you asked for. We are... More 

Thank Ochre999
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We had 3 meals here and loved them all, you get quite a lot on your plate. A varied range of food on the menu. Service is good

Thank Dotty198
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Citronellas was a wonderful place to wine and dine lunch time and evening never any problems with service or food Used as much as possible never a problem booking, hearing other reviewers moans an groans make me say try yourself you would miss a little jewel. We visited in April 2016

Thank pete235
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6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to having lunch at Citronella's today.But to how surprise, we received the worst service ever. We ordered drinks and thought we could just relax before placing our food order, however our very unfriendly waitress by the name of Jennifer pushed us to order our food....She really should not be working in a place were hospitality is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $55
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poste de Flacq, Wolmar, Flic En Flac, Flic En Flac, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Riviere Noire District  >  Flic En Flac
  • Phone Number: 2304033300
Located between Sugar Beach and La Pirogue resorts in Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius, the Citronella's Café proposes delights of the Mediterranean's sunny cuisines and traditional Italian dishes with a view on the Mauritian lagoon.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?