Vanilla House offers a superb breakfast, comprising of fresh fruit, freshly baked pastries and baguettes, jam, cheese, boiled eggs served along with muesli and fruit juice.

Breakfast is served anytime from 8.15am until 10.30am on the terrace of your room, in the tranquillity of our bird filled gardens.

Guests may order Vanilla House’s pre-cooked authentic Mauritian meals for lunch & dinner. We offer a delicious chicken and prawn curry, fish stew (daube) and octopus curry and octopus stew.

These are served on a bed on fragrant rice and accompanied with chutney and pickles.




Picnic baskets and beach BBQ’s can also be arranged on request.

Guests can cook these at their leisure using the BBQ area next to the pool or experience a beautiful sunset on the beach while enjoying a picnic basket of delights sourced locally.

These baskets include a blanket, candles, utensils, wine or grape juice, cheese, biscuits, baguettes, pate and other tasty goodies.

Baskets are also available for you to take along on your day trips, to enjoy somewhere spectacular along the way. Place your order the day before so that we can ensure the freshness of the basket contents.


Black River boasts of variety of restaurants in the area, some accessible by foot, others will require a short drive.

Alternatively guests may wish to make use of the lovely little restaurant ‘Vanilla Bean’ which is situated on the premises of Vanilla House. Vanilla Bean offers a variety of scrumptious meals to be enjoyed in a serene atmosphere under the large acacia trees. You can sip on a refreshing trade mark ice tea listening to the birds and the free range chickens chirping. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch and is closed in the evenings. Guests are welcome to order dinner from the Vanilla Bean menu before 3pm and the meals will be delivered to your room.