During the past decades, there has been a significant rise in the number of French bakeries in Mauritius. Due to the popularity of French desserts, many bakeries and dessert places now offer a generous selection of French delicacies on the island. Here are the 5 best French Dessert places in Mauritius.
Launched in Mauritius in 2012, the South African franchise has made its way not just into the island, but into the hearts of Mauritians and foreigners. Renowned for its lattes and espressos, Vida e Caffe also offers French delicacies. Their macarons, croissants, and pains au chocolat will surely delight you.
Address: Shop 121, Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius, Moka, Mauritius
Opening Hours: Mon to Thu - 9am to 8.30pm / Fri to Sat - 9am to 10.30pm / Sun & Public Holidays 9.30pm to 5pm
Contact: +230 468 8834
Made in the French tradition, Les Caprices de Gervais started back in 1996. Offering a very French menu, dessert lovers will be pleased to find a wide selection of tarts, éclaires, croissants, and fondants.
Address: Caprices de Gervais VACOAS (London Plazza)
Opening Hours: 9.30am to 6pm
Contact: +230 697 6154
The international bakery franchise which started during the 80s in France stepped into the Mauritian land promising to amaze its customers with its diverse selection of french desserts: it has offers for vegetarians as well as gluten-free pastries. Chocolate lovers will find bliss in their craquants and fondants, made in the French tradition. Paul Bakery will definitely live up to your expectations.
Address: Bagatelle Mall, Reduit, Moka, Mauritius 80832
Contact: +230 471 0919
Another famous dessert place renowned for its French pastry. With various outlets all around the island and more than 25 years of experience, Les Gourmandises d'Anne is one of the pioneers in French dessert in Mauritius. Opera cakes, Tiramisu, macaroons, and tarts are just a few desserts among the wide, sweet selection that the bakery offers its clients.
Address: Barkly Wharf, Le Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
Opening Hours: Mon to Thu - 8am to 5.30pm / Friday to Sat - 8am to 8pm / Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
Contact: +230 211 7353
The Pains et Moulins bakery offers a plethora of French desserts ranging from the very traditional and lavish chocolate mousse to the zesty and crunchy lemon tart. Strawberry lovers will be equally elated by the strawberry tarts and creamy, rich strawberry cake.
Address: Chemin 20 pieds, Grand baie, Mauritius
Opening Hours: Mon to Sat - 6am to 7pm / Sun - 6am to 2pm
Contact: +230 263 2590