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Les Copains d'Abord

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Waterfront, Rue Suffren, Mahebourg, Mauritius
230 6319728
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and we were both happy with our octopus curry. Very tasty and unexpectedly came with a lentil soup. View over the promenade and across the bay is very nice too.

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Mauritius
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close by to the Mahebourg Waterfront, this little restaurant is amazing with a great view overlooking the bay, great food and good service. If you are in Mahebourg, do not miss this place though it might be slightly pricey but it is excellent. Definitely recommend it to anyone going for a trip in the south east of the island.

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Really echo the comments others have made. Good but relatively pricey. We were there in the evening (dark and quiet in Mahebourg by 1900hrs in the early winter!) so couldn't appreciate the view but the food was tasty, the service good and friendly and there isn't much open here at this time of year; and a good vegetarian option (mushroom... More 

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Adamstown
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

I ate dinner there, nice to find somewhere open in sleepy Mahebourg. No cerf available so I had the wild boar. Waitress was friendly and service was quick. Food was hot and plentiful, but a bit on the fatty side. Menu in French and English. Watch the prices as they don't include VAT. Probably better for lunch when you can... More 

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San Diego, California
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

the restaurant is located right at the waterfront with an incredible view over the bay. The food was nice and tasty and the staff very helpful.

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Thank Barbara S
Zurich, Switzerland
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The restaurant is very prettily situated at the seaside promenade of Mahebourg with a view onto the ocean. Very much to be recommenden are the dishes with deer or fish (curries, daubes), and above all the palm hearts with crabmeat (gratinée), served in a big sea shelll (listed under "starters" but completely filling).

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We went there several times while staying in Mahebourg because of the view from the outside tables right onto the malecon. Some tables can see both the lagoon and Lion Mountain, truly fantastic. The inside seemed quite nice as well, and the toilets quite classy. We read some of the neg reviews here so we were hesitant to go, but... More 

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Ludwigsburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Beautiful setting, food is everage - and very expensive. You look directly at the beach promenade, and service is okay, but that's about it unfortunately...

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by a Mauritian friend who heard we were visiting Mahebourg for a few hours. You can't beat the setting, looking across the bay at Lion Mountain away from the hustle and bustle. The menu is very good and we all loved the meals we chose. Strongly recommend this if you're in the area.

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Blaricum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Original, artful salads, but a bit pricy. We had palm hearts salad with kono kono, not knowing what to expect: it was lovely. The view from the terrace is unbelievable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront, Rue Suffren, Mahebourg, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Grand Port District  >  Mahebourg
  • Phone Number: 230 6319728

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