Often defined as the ‘melting pot of flavours’, Mauritius offers a large variety of food from different cuisines. From Chinese, Indian, European or Mauritian cuisine the choice is wide. Not to mention that seafood is a specialty in many places.
- Street food – A few streets food not to be missed are the dholl puri with curries, gato piment (chili bites) or boulettes (dumplings) just to name a few.
- Local cuisine – Some famous local dishes are the briyani, fried or boiled noodles. Often savored with rice or bread, curries of Mauritius are as spicy as their Indian counterparts. The octopus curry will be a delight to your taste buds.
- Gastronomy – You can of course opt for fine dining which are available in hotels and restaurants. Should you wish to enjoy a different landscape with a historical background, you can have a gastronomic meal at a private colonial house.