Treat yourself with one of the best restaurants in Mauritius; Le Fangourin is where traditional and contemporary cuisine blends deliciously.
Located in Pamplemousse District, the Fangourin restaurant is set in the Beau Plan Garden. The restaurant belongs to the interactive museum of L’Aventure du Sucre. Tucked between Port-Louis and Grand Bay, the excellent positioning makes it ideal for tourists, locals and business people as well.
The Fangourin restaurant is approximately a 50 minutes’ drive from the International SSR Airport and some 20 minutes from the capital city Port-Louis.
Set amidst century-old vegetation, the Fangourin restaurant is one of Mauritius best places to eat. The exceptional and rare setting of the restaurant makes it very attracting and inviting. Preserving the Mauritian culinary heritage, the Fangourin restaurant aims at giving its clients the best dining experience.
All set in a stress-free environment, the restaurant specialize itself in sophisticated Creole cuisine and in all sorts of sugary delicacies. All while attempting to inculcate new flavors, the chef take great care in preserving the Mauritian culinary tradition. Inspired by the unique flavors of the island, the restaurant invites tourists and locals as well on a journey to the Mauritian gastronomy. Along mouth-watering meals enjoy the spectacular lush greenery surrounding the restaurant.
The staffs here are very friendly; they will cater for your slightest needs and will make your experience memorable. The Fangourin restaurant suggests a wide range of lunches and dinners, with the chefs recommended menus, buffets and cocktails for all you celebrations or events and do not miss the delicious house-made deserts of the restaurant, featuring the famous special sugars, including Crème Brulée with fresh vanilla.
L’Aventure du Sucre
L’Aventure du Sucre was once a sugarcane factory, after 177 years of raw sugar production, the factory is now converted into a popular museum showcasing the fascinating story of the sugar industry in Mauritius. Being one of the most spectacular tourist sites on the island, L’Aventure du Sucre, meaning sugar adventure in English, invites you to discover the rich history of Mauritius.
Mauritius history was shaped by sugarcane cultivation and sugar production for centuries, the main aim of the museum is to convey how the complex story of sugar is intertwined with the roots of the Mauritian people, all in an authentically re-created ambiance. Before getting to the museum, you will have to go through a wonderful avenue of bougainvillea and coconuts palms, with a lake bordered by lush tropical greenery. This will lead you to the massive sugar factory where your journey to the history of Mauritius starts.
The museum will guide you through the different stages of sugar production; all while bearing in mind the entertaining factor. Every aspects of the sugar production will be unveiled, from the early cultivation of the canes and the role of slavery in growing this vital crop, to the creation and distribution of finished products to the Western markets. Adding to your experience is the original machinery still on display there; this includes pipes, vats, vessels, two locomotives, large wooden barge (used in the transportation of sugar from Mauritius to Madagascar)
L’Aventure du Sucre was launched on 22nd October 2002 and since then it never failed to impress its visitors.
Opening days, hours and other information
The Fangourin restaurant is open from Monday to Sunday as from 09.00 to 17.00. You can contact the restaurant for prior arrangement on (230) 243 7900. The restaurant serves Halal food as well.
Attraction near the Restaurant
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden
Discover one of the most amazing tourist attraction of Mauritius, this popular spot has been preserved since many years now and contributes towards Mauritius culture and history. It is only a 5 minutes’ drive from the restaurant and features the wonders of the island.
The Botanical Garden was named after the first Prime Minister of Mauritius Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam. This fabulous sanctuary of peace and beauty covers many acres of land and attracts many tourists every year. Away from the hectic and stressful vibes of the city, the Botanical Garden exudes an exotic charm and elegance that is all in the honor of Mauritius.
When the French settlers began to colonize the island, they had the brilliant idea to introduce new plant species on the island; this today has resulted in the one of the most sought out attraction of Mauritius. The Botanical Garden displays more than 650 plants species and in its midst is 80 varieties of palm trees that decorates the garden with their gracefulness.
The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden is open every day as from 8.30 to 17.00.
Chateau de Labourdonnais
This imposing mansion of the nineteenth century is the perfect spot for those wishing to get a glimpse of how life was some thousand years ago.
In 1856, Christian Wiehe- an eminent personality of that time- started the construction of this stunning colonial castle. The Chateau de Labourdonnais has been mostly habited by the Wiehe family; they lived there more than 150 years. The Chateau was restored in 2006 by the professional architect Jacques Wiehe.
This grand mansion invites you on a tour full of surprises to Mauritius history. The Chateau de Labourdonnais is among the foremost cultural attractions and flagship of national heritage of Mauritius.
Before stepping in the Chateau de Labourdonnais, you will have to go through a majestic avenue of intendances tress that sweeps around a large water fountain. This will lead you the residence main entrance, where you can come across a hallway with stunning inlay work. The spacious dining room which is adorned with hand-painted wallpaper adds up to the Chateau elegance.
Trou aux Biches beach
Let’s get back to those sandy powder-like sand and warm azure waters of this tropical island. Trou aux Biches beach is the quiet and serene beach every beach lovers seeks. This seemingly never-ending beach stretches along the entire length of the town of Trou aux Biches and offers an amazing setting.
Popular with locals and tourists, this enchanting beach is perfect for picnics, long walk, snorkeling and swimming. Do enjoy the romantic sunset view as well.