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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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Keighley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The title say's it all , we ate here 3 times in the two weeks whilst on holiday at the Sugar Beach Hotel

Thank Rovert_12
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never given just one star to a restaurant before but the two stars are for the staff as the service was perfect. The food was inedible---not because it was terrible but because the meat, lamb shank for my husband and a steak for me, never could get past our lips as it was so tough, we literally couldn't... More 

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Sunderland, Tyne & Wear
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here several times during our stay at La Pirogue. The food is good but because of a very disorganised front of house team the food was sometimes cool on arrival, took at least 3 hours for a 3 course lunch and twice the order was wrong or one of our party was overlooked. If they improved their service it... More 

Thank g12doc
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A restaurant with an extraordinary warm athmosphere. Next to the beach, with the cosy fire every night. Very good food and excellent service.

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

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 

Thank Butterfly-lane
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 December 30, 2016 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 December 21, 2016 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 

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London, England
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145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 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 

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114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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 

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Durbanville, South Africa
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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!

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups
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?