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La Madeleine

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Bistro
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122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria, South Africa
(+27+12) 361 3667
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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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Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Exceptional evening

Excellent food, wine and service.Presentation of food was excellent. Portion was enough . The starters, main course and desert were delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Gert M
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Pretoria, South Africa
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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133 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Waited forever to be served a simple by bottle of wine. Waiters were rude and did not care about their customers. PLUS I can't stand it when a service fee is included

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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Excellent food, wine and service.Presentation of food was excellent. Portion was enough . The starters, main course and desert were delicious.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many times now & it is a firm favourite in Pretoria. The menu changes regularly, but it is not written down rather the chef comes to your table & explains the various dishes to you (it always sounds tantalising!) There are normally around 6 or 7 starters and the same number of mains to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

this restaurant was wonderful - the menu was a combination of surprising treats. we had a starter each (the tuna was fantastic as were the mussels) then had fish and prawns each for main and we shared a desert to end. Every mouthful was fantastic and the service was as good. we really recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Presentation of food exceptional to the eye. Delicious food and exclusive wines - but very pricy as is to be expected.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had not been to this restaurant for a few years...... It is now run by the owners daughter She is excellent Highly recommended and truly a French affair.....

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Pretoria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A great place to eat wonderful food. Small but interesting menu consisting of fresh ingredients that changes often. Peronal service without being crowded. Good menu reccommendations from chef and owner

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

When you visit La Madeleine, you are made to feel so welcome: almost as if you have been long awaited. And then the magic starts. The wine list had me speechless. There is no menu and the owner himself tells you what is available in his French accent. My companion had the salmon salad and I had quail, which was... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

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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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: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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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