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Cafe de la Gare

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PK 00 | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
+261 20 22 611 12
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Today
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 163
    Very good
  • 61
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice, cosy and relaxed atmoshpere

I went for coffee with a friend and was pleasantly surprised. A great central location, a well sheltered garden area, beautifully restored train station furniture and careful attention to detail. Good service too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Luc G
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went for coffee with a friend and was pleasantly surprised. A great central location, a well sheltered garden area, beautifully restored train station furniture and careful attention to detail. Good service too.

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Thank Luc G
Antananarivo, Madagascar
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great menu, good prices, quick service and daily offer always changing! A good place for businnes lunch or to enjoy a cold beer with friends

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Thank Marius V
Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I liked the food and quaint details of interior design, particularly the toilets set in a real old train wagon. The food both tasted and looked great. Absolutely worth a visit!

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Thank Maria_the_Snorkeler
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I went here on a quiet Sunday evening on my own. The staff did not seem very interested in me, I grabbed my own menu and only after looking for ten mins they thought I might need something and asked. I orded a zebu steak medium, and it came out within 5mins. However it was very undercooked and I did... More 

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Thank GravelNash
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This is really a nice place to have a drink. It is very well decorated and the atmosphere quite relaxing. Unfortunately, the food is really below average.

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Thank bebetoxav
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The pros: - It is really well located, right in the heart of the city, at the central station - It is surprinsingly quiet and well decorated Cons: - I have been there three times and so far, the service were all below average - It is not also the best place to eat, their menu are below average

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Thank Thierry N
The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

It is expensive compared to the other restaurants in Antananarivo. But it really is worth the price. The location is very nice and the air is clean. The atmosphere was really relaxing. There was a pianist playing the piano very beautiful. You have the possibility to sit outside or inside. The food is really delicious and fresh. We haven't gotten... More 

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Thank Koi A
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

The place to be.... Great music food drinks ... Had to wait for service .... Nice and regular customers

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Thank Diss E
Johannesburg, South Africa
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45 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Lovely French place with wonderful food good drinks and a great vibe in the evenings. Its actually in the old train station and maintained very well. You wont be able to believe the poverty just outside while youre in here

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Thank Cheemra
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We had drinks, dinner and breakfast here. Dinner was very good, drinks were fantastic. Breakfast was not amazing.

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Thank Kerem H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: PK 00 | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Antananarivo Province  >  Antananarivo
  • Phone Number: +261 20 22 611 12

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?