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La Varangue

17 Rue Printsy Ratsimamanga | Haute-Ville, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
+261 20 22 273 97
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Rue Printsy Ratsimamanga | Haute-Ville, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here on our last night in Tana. The food was beautifully presented and delicious, we also had a bottle of wine which was reasonably priced and quite nice. The restaurant is dimly lit with soft music playing the background,...More

Thank Nikoda92
Reviewed 6 days ago

The foie gras was fantastic. Duck breast also very good. Fine dining good wine. We didn’t stay here just came for dinner

Thank barbloves2travel809
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us dined here in August 2018 and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The restaurant is in a colonial house which is decorated inside with large collections of unusual items. The décor was truly delightful and added to the experience. The food was...More

Thank Tanya R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful restaurant set in an old stylish house. Menu and food good, staff excellent, atmosphere beyond desire. Many quirky collections of items such as old phones, lamps, and many more. Highly recommend visiting - book before you go as it is very popular.

Thank Lynn J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest draw back I find to eating out in Tana is the inconsistancy of both food and service.One day great and the next bad.La Varangue however is the same everytime I go back.Top class.I tend to have the same Foie to start and duck...More

Thank chris19502015
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

La Varangue is a quirky restaurant filled with various old collection of telephones, cameras, oil lamps, water pitchers and more. A group of seven of us booked a private dining room and were thoroughly impressed with the room, the service and the food. The food...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place to start and end your holiday in this special country. This little gem offers you a “feel homish” ambiance, with lots to see and grand dinners that you simply should not miss. If you have a day to spare in Tana, after...More

Thank PaulAndGijs
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

After touring around Madagascar for 2 weeks, dinner at this iconic restaurant with its renowned antique charm was our reward. We weren't disappointed. The staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. The wine list was good and reasonably priced. The menu had 4-5 choices for starter,...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Food in La Varangue is delicious and the Chief knows how to mix different savour Furthermore plate presentation is also an art

Thank Dost Mahomed V
Reviewed June 24, 2018

From check-in to check-out, we were so impressed with La Varangue. The location is excellent; our room was lovely; the service was outstanding; the views were beautiful; the amazing collection of items throughout the hotel was fascinating; and the food was astonishing. We had both...More

Thank deborah1518
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March 21, 2017|
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Response from Chris R | Reviewed this property |
It's not that expensive by international standards but it is quite pricey by local standards. If you are doing a full multi-course meal then I think that $25-30 should cover each person easily enough.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $69
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Rue Printsy Ratsimamanga | Haute-Ville, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Antananarivo Province  >  Antananarivo
  • Phone Number: +261 20 22 273 97
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In a cozy atmosphere "" The Restaurant "La Varangue" is open from breakfast to dinner to enjoy in a unique kitchen "World flavors and fragrance of our island" concocted by the chef.
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