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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: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Never a let down

A nice setting and excellent food with an ever changing list of specials. i have eaten there numerous times and will not hesitate to go back at all. the place is in high demand so booking may be essential.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
JKG416
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Pretoria, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Pretoria, South Africa
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A nice setting and excellent food with an ever changing list of specials. i have eaten there numerous times and will not hesitate to go back at all. the place is in high demand so booking may be essential.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Visited with a couple of friends, very friendly and laid back atmosphere with decent food. It is a little different than the usual but very enjoyable. Service could have been a little better but overall a great afternoon.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We were now for the second time at the Restaurant and observed the following: food is very delicous and well presented and the ambiente at the garden is romantic. What we did not appreciate is the attidude of the chef who is not very friendly and is not at all prepared to customize. One does not feel treated like a... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Chef Daniel comes to your table and passionately explains the specials. The food is always beautifully presented and the whole dining experience is such a pleasure. The food is fantastic and the service excellent. Never disappoints and worth every penny.

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Paris, France
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

An imaginative menu that is very well presented. Very good value for the quality of the food. We had an outside table on a private balcony which made for a very calm and relaxing evening.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Only open for lunches on Fridays and Sundays, I made special arrangements with my regular lunch pal, to visit La Madeleine last Friday. We did no have to wade trough a menu as owner Daniel Leusch passionately recited the specials for the day. I chose a langoustine starter and my friend settled for a quaile salad. It was immediately clear... More 

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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Even though there is no menu the Chef compiles a very good selection of dishes to choose from and you can't go wrong with any choice... the food is fantastic! Definitely highly recommended for any special occasion.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We have been to La Madeleine a few times but always keep it for a special occasion - as this restaurant is special. The food is exceptionally good, the service great and the entire team makes you feel welcome. There is no menu but chef Daniel comes to your table and explains what specials he has prepared for you (approx.... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you miss France, this is the place to go. Best French cuisine in gauteng. I got engaged here and they made everything absolutly perfect for the night. If you want special treatment, fantastic food, lovely wine that goes fantastically with the food that you have chosen. Please spoil yourself and go to La Madeleine! Have I mentioned that you... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

La Madeleine has lovely cuisine food, and an intimate touch. The service was excellent and the wine list impressive. We will definitely go back for special occasions.

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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: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?