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La Madeleine

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122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria, South Africa
(+27+12) 361 3667
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Description: At La Madeleine we invite you to savour the wonderful world of bistronomy...
At La Madeleine we invite you to savour the wonderful world of bistronomy where classic French and Belgian cuisine de terroir country recipes are combined with high skill bistronomic techniques at affordable prices.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Home-like atmosphere

Visited there on our anniversary. We enjoyed their food and service very much. The madeleine they offer was so delicious and made our day more special. It's good to know they keep changing their menus but it would be still better if they have a written menu even it is a piece of paper.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
S L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited there on our anniversary. We enjoyed their food and service very much. The madeleine they offer was so delicious and made our day more special. It's good to know they keep changing their menus but it would be still better if they have a written menu even it is a piece of paper.

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Thank S L
Pretoria, South Africa
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful and authentic french restaurant with wonderful food. Do not be frightened when duck, beef cheek and rabbit appear on the menu! Both are perfect delicacies that are worth the try no matter what. The dishes vary as seasons change and according to the fresh produce that can be sourcd, so rest assured you are receing the very best... More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Always a great experience to enjoy the fine dishes prepared and suggested by chef Daniel and his daughter. Friendly atmosphere and good service for years. We love this place..

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Thank philrsa
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is very special. After dining here 4 times now I have never been anything but satsified with every aspect of the restaurant. The food and service is immaculate and the special attention given by the chef himself, to each patron, is very dear!

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Thank 759sineadb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

The tucked away restaurant really surprises one. From outside it doesn't look like much but step inside and experience France at its best. You truelly feel as if you are somewhere else. The personal attention is capturing, the chef himself visits every table tells the tale of what his kitchen holds for the day! Great for special occasions or Sunday... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Set in a house with an inviting garden, this restaurant offers inside and outside seating. The chef/owner prepares the meals with the greatest attention to detail. The menu changes regularly. Sunday lunches are reasonable considering the meals, the expensive ingredients, and the time to prepare. This is certainly one of the best restaurants in Pretoria.

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Thank Mario1547
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We were a group of friends visiting La Madeleine. We were very excited after all the great reviews we heard of. The food is great! Exceptional taste. The downside is the service. Quite a few time we had to look for a waiter to order drinks and get someone to clear the table. Additionally, waiters pass food over the table,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Cosy homely French restaurant in a residential area. Not easy to find without a proper map or electronic navigation. The menu varies and is explained by the owner at your table. Everyone at our table was delighted with all the courses that they ordered.

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Thank Hein S
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant's simple and hassle free setting belies the food wonders you can expect here. We celebrated our anniversary here and I have a feeling many more occasions will be marked here. The chef is gracious, passionate and animated.He and his staff were part of the highlights. Great food.Amazing services and at the end of the meal the price shouldnt... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Haven't been to this legendary eatery in years. Was not disappointed when I went back. The Belgian owner is charming and his enthusiasm for food is evident. Wine list is great and very well priced. There is no written menu- the owner tells you what is available. The food is really good and the service is very attentive. A very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: (+27+12) 361 3667

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

Description

At La Madeleine we invite you to savour the wonderful world of bistronomy where classic French and Belgian cuisine de terroir country recipes are combined with high skill bistronomic techniques at affordable prices.

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