When it comes to Mauritius’ food, incredible Indian flavours are everywhere. For traditional curry that’s sure to hit the spot, head to Le Tandoor restaurant on Royal Road in Grande Baie, to the north of the island. The menu offers classics like tikkas and biryanis, alongside some amazing seafood dishes, such as masala lobster. And, of course, the kitchen makes use of its clay tandoor oven for everything from naan breads to kebabs.
Mauritius top local cuisines to try
For a small island nation with little over 1 million inhabitants, Mauritius has an extraordinarily diverse food scene, having absorbed influences from several continents including India, China and Europe. To add an extra culinary dimension to your trip, these are the essential local delicacies you’ll want to make sure are on your dining itinerary. Whether you’re after a sit-down meal in off-the-radar restaurants in Mauritius, or are looking to grab some street food at a thriving market or bazaar, Mauritius has something delicious to offer you. You’ll also have no trouble satisfying your sweet tooth either.