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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

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

1  Thank MaryWill4
Reviewed 3 days 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
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Terribly over priced and the taste did not pay homage to Creole cuisine. Appearance and decor is grubby and dated

Thank Thaveshen C
RestaurantIleMaurice, Owner at Ile Maurice, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

What can one say ? After 38 years of cooking Mauritian food in Durban and as a Mauritian myself, we still cannot please everyone.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister, friend daughter and I ate here on our last evening in South Africa. I had written restaurant two days before while still on safari requesting reservations and never heard back. We tried our luck and the very gracious hostess apologized for not responding...More

1  Thank catlover710
RestaurantIleMaurice, Owner at Ile Maurice, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time for such a detailed review. We have a very dedicated team and it certainly makes all the efforts worth while . Thank you and come back SOON.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance of the restaurant is lovely. The owner is present and you can see him. To me that gives an extra touch. The food was really good prepared well and tasted delicious. It is not cheap however compared to other restaurants in Umhlanga it...More

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

Thank You Catherine. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pleasant restaurant with a varied menu and efficient service and pleasant surroundings. Definitely worth a visit on your trip to Umalhanga Rocks.

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent choice, to have a lunch meeting, here. service is great, and the food is superb. weather was a challenge due to sudden increasing winds, but staff soon relocated us and ensured all was good.

1  Thank sadhananisham
Reviewed 16 April 2018

My husband and I have been going to Ile Maurice since it first opened in Durban (then as St. Geran) many years ago. We have had lunches and dinners for two people, birthday parties for small and large numbers of people, wedding anniversaries and festive...More

1  Thank Irene B
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We booked in here after looking at reviews on Trip Advisor so we were expecting a great meal. The meal we had was good but nothing more. After trying 3 times to select a white wine all of which were out of stock, we ended...More

Thank 789JulieS
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

From the delicious selection of French food to the amazing selection of Champagne and wine Ille Maurice is tops. Crab starter was outstanding and rabbit delicious. The crepe suzette is the best I have ever had. Ten out of ten

1  Thank KasiaParton
RestaurantIleMaurice, Owner at Ile Maurice, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for making the time to appreciate us. We certainly appreciate your support.

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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, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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Ile Maurice Restaurant offers Mauritian, French and Island Creole food in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere.
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