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Ile Maurice

9 McCausland Cresent, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, 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 4320, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this beautiful restaurant highly enough. I lived in Mauritius for a few years, and this for me brought all my wonderful memories back. The decor, service and food was absolutely outstanding! What a gem 💎. Highly recommend

1  Thank Sue W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing dinner with our host Christian and his wife Stephanie. The flavours were excellent, reminding us of the delights of Mauritius. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Ingrid T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had another wonderful meal at this restaurant. The owner is extremely personable, the staff are exemplary and the food is simply delicious. Love then place - is in my top five restaurants in the world!!

2  Thank Nick G
RestaurantIleMaurice, Owner at Ile Maurice, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You Nick G. Looking forward to welcoming you back again and again..

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a lovely restaurant with a brilliant staff team. The food was faultless and was one of the best meals I’ve had in a very long time. Would go back in heartbeat and would recommend to anyone. Good menu to suit everyone fish, meat and...More

1  Thank Jazza11R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious lunch in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, in walking distance of the ocean. Parking a plus within the restaurant confines. Desserts were outstanding - traditional Crepe l'orange, and Creme Brulee delish!

1  Thank Mish S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s hard to decide whether the service or the food here is better.....both are amazing. This is one of my favorite restaurants in all of South Africa! I come here about 2-3x per year and try to order as many different dishes because I have...More

1  Thank Aroundtheworld03
RestaurantIleMaurice, Owner at Ile Maurice, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you and wish you were in Durban more often. We appreciate being appreciated. Thank you

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another superb meal at this lovely restaurant. The prawn and mushroom starter was delicious and the kingklip main was perfectly cooked and would be hard to beat. We couldn’t decide on pudding so shared the creme brûlée, crepe Suzette and chocolate fondant - all divine....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this gem in Umhlanga times and have never had a disapointment. The food is great and the service very good. One of the best wine lists we have seen in KZN. The mushroom truffle risotto and crumbed prawns are the best we...More

1  Thank Schnauzies
RestaurantIleMaurice, Owner at Ile Maurice, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Merci Merci Beaucoup. See you again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem! The filet and steak were cooked to perfection and the chicken was perfectly spiced and tender. I think we all ate every last bite of every dish. We had such a lovely meal, and meeting the owner Christian put this...More

Thank MaryWill4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is really not bad but for the price you pay you might expect a bit more. You get about 3 prawn and 2 chicken pieces with lots of rice for about R260

Thank Marius F
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Questions & Answers
Lavesh R
7 September 2017|
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Response from RestaurantIleMaurice | Property representative |
Hi. Ile Maurice is certainly the place of choice for your romantic dinner. We regularly have proposals and all is possible. Call Kate on 031 5617609 and you can discuss your special dinner. Regards. Christian
11 May 2017|
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Response from Gael B |
Yes the crayfish curry is still on the menu
Khumbuzile M
27 March 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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 McCausland Cresent, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 7609
  • E-mail
Ile Maurice Restaurant offers Mauritian, French and Island Creole food in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere.
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