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Ile Maurice

9 McCausland Cresent | Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga Rocks Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
+27 31 561 7609
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
9 McCausland Cresent | Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga Rocks Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you want the most delicious French Creole Cuisine, with the most amazing wine selection and a wonderful intimate and comfortable atmosphere - this is the place !! Look no further!!

1  Thank Wim G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The attentive yet unintrusive waiting staff made this a pleasure. Superb choice of french and Mauritian food with a seafood focus. Crab gratin starter is as good as it was reviewed by others. Mauritian curry is delicious - maybe not too taxing on the tastebuds...More

1  Thank Davidcosgrave
Ile M, Owner at Ile Maurice, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your appreciation.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for dinner on a Saturday evening during the school holiday season. We were lucky to grab the last table available. The wine list is pretty extensive. The cuisine is creole/Mauritian which makes for really interesting dishes.

1  Thank Melonie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I discovered this restaurant when my late wife and I first visited Umhlanga in 2011. The first impressions we both shared was that this was delightful restaurant with great food and service to match. Because of those lovely memories I make sure I return as...More

1  Thank johnaalex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Madame Mauvis remained active in the kitchen of this family restaurant until her eighties. Her legacy involved bringing the flavours of Mauritius and French cuisine to South Africa. I discovered this gem of a restaurant about 14 years ago and I love returning here whenever...More

1  Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed June 17, 2017

This is truly one of the best restaurants in South- Africa. Offering excellent service and top quality dinning, I would personally rate this restaurant between 5-7 star. Food is impeccable not to mention the very professional customer service El Maurice offers.

2  Thank nicklessen6
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Whenever we come to Umhlanga, we make sure we visit Ile Maurice. Walking distance to the Beverly Hills Hotel and Oyster Box. The staff and the owners are excellent, and the food is amazing....

1  Thank Vanaxxx
RestaurantIleMaurice, Owner at Ile Maurice, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you v much.

Reviewed May 28, 2017

Within walking distance of the Oyster Box and Beverley Hills hotels the owners of Ile Maurice have been able to charge well-heeled patrons premium prices for average food. A makeover, motivated staff and a better ratio of food quality to price is urgently needed.

4  Thank Clive E
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

We make a point of always dining at Ile Maurice whenever we visit Umhlanga. It never disappoints! The crab starter is exceptional, the curries a treat and they serve the best crepes Suzette in the galaxy. Love it and will certainly return.

1  Thank Kate C
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Yet again my most favourite place in Durban lives up to its reputation! Had a lovely evening here, as always food was to die for, service was outstanding and a fantastic buzzing ambience!! The baked line fish with langoustine tails oh my goodness out of...More

2  Thank Katrina L
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May 11, 2017|
Response from Gael B |
Yes the crayfish curry is still on the menu
Khumbuzile M
March 27, 2017|
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Response from RestaurantIleMaurice | Property representative |
Good Day We are a restaurant in Durban and not a hotel. See you next time you are in Durban and want a great meal. Hope you have a good holiday when you get to Mauritius.
Kerry H
January 2, 2017|
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 McCausland Cresent | Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga Rocks Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 7609
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Ile Maurice Restaurant offers Mauritian, French and Island Creole food in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere.
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