Domaine du Café Grillé

Park, garden at Saint-Pierre
  • A garden of 4 ha, letting the visitor to go back in time from today to the first plant which has colonised the island. The visit starts with the discovery of exotic plants (colourful shrubs, rock area, scented-tiare plants area, frangipani tree, ylang ylang, jasmine, fransciceas... blooming all year) which will delight visitors with many fragrances. Then, we follow with "the game of lianas" (alamanda, devil's claw, "garlic creeper", gold cup ( with coconut flavored), passionflower...

    It is in a cool blossoming undergrowth that one discovers species introduced by man (Anthuriums, orchid hybrids, placed on calabashes trees, bauhinias, cinnamon, trees dophins). Then we arrive to the palm grove, in harmony with orchids flower beds, fllowed by a small bamboo grove which happens to be the Zen area of the garden.
    Located in Saint-Pierre, the Domaine du Café Grillé offers guided visits of the botanic garden, Tuesdays to Saturdays at 10.30 a.m and 2.30 p.m and Sundays at 10.30 a.m and 3 p.m. Travel back in time as you learn about the important crops which shaped the history of Reunion.
    Tasting of the very best coffees at the bar « La Savanne ». Accessible to persons with reduced mobility. Pass Loisirs accepted.
    Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30 a.m to 5 p.m.
  • Environment
    • Coastline
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Quality standards
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
  • Activities
    • Food shops
    • Public car park
    • Site of cultural interest
Rates
Payments methods
  • Cheque
  • Cash
Openings
Openings
  • All year