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Chateau Mon Desir

Terre Rouge, Balaclava, Balaclava, Mauritius 20108
+230 204 1000
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (50 reviews)
“beef wellington” (15 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (6 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Terre Rouge, Balaclava, Balaclava, Mauritius 20108
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 3 courses included in our stay due to it being our honeymoon. We had a great time. The food was amazing and the venue is beautiful!

Thank StaceX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very convenient atmosphere and good food but too expensive. Surroundings are also worth of looking. Ruins, turtles, waterfalls etc.

Thank 250pasir
Reviewed March 2, 2018

I planned my wedding reception there. Everything was magical and beautiful and wonderful! They are so helpful, so professional, so friendly and the level of customer service is more than excellent. The view will make you breathless and the food!!! If only I could eat...More

Thank cashewnut3333
Reviewed February 25, 2018

A must visit when your in this part of world bit pricey but well worth the experience. The setting is an old colonial type property.

Thank Billturbyne
Reviewed February 8, 2018

We stayed at the Maritim for 11 nights and thought we should try the Chateau. We had a starter and a main. Although the portions were a ggod size we were quite full for a dessert. The food was excellent as you would expect. I...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Celebrated John's 60th birthday with absolutely the most delicious food we've had in a long time!! The beef carpaccio was to die for!! And the staff couldn't have been more attentive. All in all, a perfect evening - a huge thank you to the whole...More

Thank greenokes
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Superb meal, impeccable service! Top class restaurant! As it was also my birthday I had a surprise birthday cake, huge portion, delicious!

Thank Kay M
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We booked this restaurant for our 4th Wedding anniversary. After looking forward to eating in this restaurant for over 8 months my wife and I left bitterly disappointed. I had the Variation of Duck starter which was Ok but tiny and my wife had the...More

3  Thank RobWBA1968
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Slightly disappointed with our meal at the restaurant . The lobster signature curry was nothing better than some local Mauritian Cabane we have experienced and the red snapper was distasteful. The service made up for it along with the setting but definitely isn’t value for...More

1  Thank worldtraveller956
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Has to be one of the finest restaurants in Mauritius...my partner and I enjoyed a thoroughly memorable culinary dinner experience whilst staying for a week at the nearby Westin Turtle Bay resort. Service outstanding, food spectacular, we pushed the boat out and ordered the Black...More

Thank Buddyboyy
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August 16, 2017|
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Response from SlabbyBelgium | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we didn't stay at the Maritim Hotel but our host in the restaurant told us that the brunch is exceptional... we didn't have the time anymore to come back otherwise we would have surely done it! price is 50 euro/dollar....
September 28, 2015|
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Response from Jackie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are, there was a christening for locals when we were there. I would strongly recommend you book though. If in doubt of the number the Maritim will give it to you. It will be a treat, best Sunday brunch ever. Jackie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$79 - $1,318
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terre Rouge, Balaclava, Balaclava, Mauritius 20108
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Pamplemousses District  >  Balaclava
  • Phone Number: +230 204 1000
  • E-mail
Welcome to the world of fine dining with a tint of history!

Set in an enchanting colonial-style mansion house, the Chateau Mon Desir is renowned as the gastronomic address by excellence of Mauritius and has been awarded by a ‘Certificate of Excellence 2016’ from TripAdvisor and recognized as the ‘Best Fine Dining Cuisine’ of the island by the prestigious ‘World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2016’.

Overlooking the ‘Historical Ruins of Balaclava’ and the Citron river, the Chateau Mon Desir is nestled within the 25 hectares estate of the 5-star Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius. This ‘a la carte’ fine dining restaurant is THE place to enjoy international fine dining where classical elements and modern influence of French cuisine blend with a touch of Mauritian spirit…
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