For the greatest pleasure of gourmets, the island boasts various pastry shops… Mauritius has inherited the British and French cultures, ensuing from colonisation, where teatime and cakes are a must.
Here is our selection of the best bakeries and coffee shops to tempt your taste-buds with some pastries, desserts and viennoiseries…
Pâtisseries, entremets et viennoiseries, découvrez notre sélection des meilleurs pâtisseries et coffee shops pour les déguster !
Pains et Moulins
Located at Chemin Vingt Pieds in Grand-Bay, Pains et Moulins is the place to be for those having a sweet tooth. The bakery honours the French artisan tradition of natural sourdough. You will instantly fall for the exquisite taste of their pastries made with extra-dry Normandy butter.
This spot offers to the residents of Grand Bay and Pointe aux Canonniers French baking traditions, delicious cakes and various pastries. An abundance of sweet pleasures and great French classics awaits you. Have a taste of macaroons or strawberry tart from this famous pastry shop which is the talk of the town.
In 2016, Maruschka, an epicurean and pastry enthusiast, teamed up with her sister Natasia, to launch Kook’s Pastry and Catering Services. Based in Bon Accueil, the firm offers tasty sweet and savoury dishes as a caterer. Immerse yourself in a world full of sweetness thanks to their customised cakes, scrumptious petits fours and verrines dessert.
L’artisan – One&Only Le Saint Géran
Enjoy a delightful tea and coffee experience in the heart of a private peninsula at L’Artisan, a renowned restaurant at the luxurious One&Only Le Saint Géran ultra-luxury resort. What a mesmerizing place for the gourmets, thanks to its pastries and breads in the early morning and the dessert room of La Terrasse restaurant in the evening.
La Kaz à Pain
Based in Tamarin, La Mivoie, and recently in Flic en Flac, La Kaz à Pain is the trendy place where you may have a treat for breakfast, during a coffee date or for an irresistible dessert. In the shop window or à la carte, allow yourself to be tempted by a creamy crème brûlée, or a chocolate rotunda with a heart of red fruits. Succulent dishes such as risotto with truffle cream, or tuna tartar with citrus fruits and avocado scallops à la plancha are also to be enjoyed at La Kaz à Pain.
Delibake Cafe & Bakery
It is the address for a peaceful coffee break. Nestled at Aanari Hotel, Flic en Flac, this pastry shop delights the inhabitants of the West, with its splendid view and serene atmosphere. Its macaroons and viennoiseries contribute to the quintessence of pleasure of the café. Delibake is also present in Grand Bay, at the Cybercity of Ebène and in Port-Louis.
A cosy little corner awaits you at Arcades Currimjee, a colonial-era building. In this fancy tea room, you may enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, accompanied by appetising homemade cakes. Chelsea’s Cup&Cake displays an enchanting decor with beautiful bouquets of flowers and a variety of delicacies such as cupcakes, creamy cakes, cheesecakes and amaretti biscuits, to name but a few!
While the brand is present all over the island, in addition to the LUX* Resorts hotels, it is undoubtedly the ideal place to enjoy a good coffee, served with a crispy croissant. The addresses to remember in town for your caramel, white chocolate or amaretto coffee are: La City Trianon, Le Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis, and Bagatelle shopping mall in Moka. The baked-in-the-cake? The inevitable carrot cake, red velvet, and pistachio tarts!
So… what will be your next stop for your coffee break?