Address : 9 McCausland Crescent Umhlanga Rocks
those who know Christian Lenferna de la Motte and Jean Mauvis, two well-known figures
in the hospitality industry, the Ile Maurice will offer that same
quality of food and excellent service for which they have been renowned
for previously at the St. Geran Restaurant and now in Umhlanga. Jean Mauvis, who was taught by his ever-reliable mother
Elsie, runs the kitchen in their new premises in McCausland Crescent,
an old Umhlanga house that has been re-built to take best advantage of
it's ocean views.
Christian Lenferna de la Motte after his various adventures overseas in Mauritius, Seychelles and Sardinia in the hospitality industry is now happy to partner Jean in this wonderful adventure
restaurant ile maurice
On warm evenings sit out on the sun deck and watch the sun go down, as you enjoy magnificent food, romantic evenings and the true Mauritian warm hospitality. The menu opens with the Soupe De Crabe, Soupe Mulligatawny and the classic Vichysoise. The Camembert Aux Amandes (deep fried with almonds, sesame seeds, served with red currant jelly is more than tempting as is the Pate de Choux a L'Epinard et Saumon Fume (choux pastry filled with spinach, smoked salmon and cottage cheese).
Main courses include Fillet of Sole,
Line-Fish, Langoustines and Prawns and the delicious Gratin Madame
Mauvis (medley of shelled seafood cooked in sherry and gratinee).
Specialities include Rougaille de Boeuf, slices of fillet cooked with
onions, garlic, ginger, chilli and fresh coriander, Prawn Chicken
Curry, a typical Mauritian curry with Chinese and French influence and
the Crevettes Calamare Creole, prawns and calamari the Creole way with
The desserts are a must but the choice
between the Crepes Suzettes, Banane au Coco Flambee and other delicious
desserts is not an easy one!
Definitely one of Durban's best!