Enjoy the best of Mauritius cuisine in the midst of the island colonial history in all the comfort of La Table du Chateau restaurant!
This refined and contemporary fine-dining restaurant is situated in the northern part of Mauritius in the heart of the Labourdonnais estate at Mapou. The restaurant is within a 540 hectares estate which is surrounded by spectacular green sugar cane fields.
The restaurant is a 53 minutes’ drive from the international airport and a 20 minutes’ drive from the Capital Port-Louis.
La Table du Chateau is among the best restaurant of the island and contributes towards the preservation of Mauritius rich culinary heritage. This popular restaurant attracts many tourists and locals alike with its excellent mix of tastes and textures.
Each and every meals have their own characteristics and uniqueness at La Table du Chateau, you will be invited to discover a creative and seasonal menu with a gastronomic touch. The inspiring setting of La Table du Chateau certainly adds to the charm and experience of every guests visiting the restaurant. La Table du Chateau itself face the imposing 19th-century colonial mansion Chateau Labourdonnais.
The time of your visit will play an important role in your experience. The beauty and elegance of the restaurant varies during the day and night. During the day, the atmosphere is warmer and pleasant whilst in the night the chic and classy environment backed by the intimate music background and dim lights gives visitors the perfect dining experience.
The restaurant proposes a culinary experience that explore the Mauritian culture like no others, embark in a journey that will leave you with unforgettable souvenirs. The Mauritian dishes are largely influenced by European, Indian, Chinese and African cuisines, this somehow shows the beautiful blending of the different cultures of Mauritius. At La Table du Chateau they work on giving you the authentic Mauritian feel.
The restaurant proposes an extensive menu featuring French, European, Creole as well as Gluten-free options. Tease your taste buds with this unique cuisine and know-how.
La Table du Chateau restaurant is headed by the famous Italian chef Fabio de Poli. With over 20 years of experience in the kitchens of the most renowned hotels, the chef Fabio de Poli created a unique menu showcasing Mauritian flavors with modern European aptitude.
Fabio de Poli takes its inspirations from the fruits and vegetables of the Labourdonnais orchards and the chef is known to be very innovative in its approach, all whilst remaining vigilant towards the diversity of the Mauritian culture. Analyzing the Mauritian gastronomy in different aspects has bring the chef to excel in creativity. The smart choices of the chef in his presentation of its dishes itself shows his expertise.
The humility and humbleness of the chef might surprise you as well, it is not strange to spot the chef roaming around tables and helping the staff.
Hospitality is something natural at La Table du Chateau, for instance, when you will be entering the restaurant, you will be welcomed with a warm smile and some cold refreshing towel (perfect for a hot day in Mauritius). The friendliness of the staff is remarkable as well, they will cater for your slightest needs and wants. Their effectiveness might surprise you, as you will find it hard to complain.
As far as the food is concern, the restaurant pampers those with refined appetites by serving them with mouth-watering creations. Many of La Table du Chateau visitors relish these moments of refine cuisine excellences.
From Mauritian style salads, curry, pastas, crustacean, meats, fish to selection of sorbets, the restaurant provides it all.
All while keeping the highest level of food and service, the restaurant caters also for wedding receptions, private events, business lunch meals and many other. The menu for functions and events can be tailored according to client’s preferences.
Opening days, hours and contact details
La Table du Chateau is open from Monday to Sunday. The restaurant opens at 08.00 to 17.00 in Monday and Tuesday, 08.00 to midnight in Wednesday to Saturday and Sunday as from 09.00 to 17.00.
You can contact the restaurant on: (230) 266 7172, Mobile (230) 5252 6289.
The Chateaude Labourdonnais
Château de Labourdonnais has been for many years a popular tourist attractions. If you want to step back in time and discover how live was some thousand years ago, then you should after having your meals at La Table du Chateau have a visit to the Chateau Labourdonnais.
This stunning colonial castle has been restored to showcase the lifestyle of the families who lived there in the nineteenth century. After its restoration, this grand mansion has regained all of its original splendor and surely invites you on a tour full of surprises through Mauritius rich history.
Built in between 1856 and 1859 by Christian Wiehe- an influential figure of nineteenth century. The Chateau Labourdonnais has been home to the Wiehe families for over 150 years. Built mainly from teak wood, the Mansion is today among Mauritius’ foremost cultural attractions and a flagship of national heritage.
The Chateau de Labourdonnais stretches out on two levels and was inspired by neo-classical architecture. The interior design of the Chateau follows that of the private mansions in the 19th century, the typical colonial hallway leads to either the vast dining room or to the main lounge. The spacious living room and master bedroom are both deckedin Victorian Style. After exploring the Chateau, do visit the lush gardens and old orchards.
Mauritius National Botanical Garden
Home to an incredible variety of tropical plants, the Mauritius National Botanical Garden is among the most popular tourist attraction in the island. Known as the Sir Seewoosagur Botanical Garden, it stretches over endless acres of land.
Home to more than 650 varieties of plants, many of which are indigenous, the Botanical Garden displays the famous Baobabs, the Palmier Bouteille, the ineluctable Giant Water Lilies and a dozen of medical plants. The 85 varieties of palm trees brought from the different corners of the world remains one of the Botanical Garden main attractions The Mauritius National Botanical Garden is open every day as from 8.30 to 17.00.