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Grill du Rova

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Rue Ramboatiana | Avaradrova, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
22 627 24
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

In a very busy and noisy city we found this gem. Great to combine with your visit to the castle/church. It is right in between those two tourist attraction. We stayed there a little longer because it was such a nice place. Sit outside on the terrace and enjoy the view over the city. We had lasagna for lunch and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We had an excellent three-course grill menu for lunch here, and truly enjoyed it. On Sundays there is only set menu for lunch, and live music to go - and we enjoyed both. We sat on the terrace overlooking Tana, and had a very nice time - perfect after walking around and visiting the nearby Rova. The quality of the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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903 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Stopped off for a lunch whilst doing a city tour - the place was very busy. We asked for the a la cart menu but they were only doing a set 3 course menu. Well we asked for only the mains. As I did not want rice with my meat I asked for chips - boy that was a problem/... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on Sunday after a tour of the Rova. Fantastic food, and made even more memorable for the live music and singing (local). Short walk from the Rova, on the right as you walk down the hill from the main gate.

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Thank Morgan H
Sydney, Australia
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221 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Well I was told this was "a must" but really one could just come for the view, but actually that was mostly blocked by a particularly ugly scruffy building that sits right in front of the terrace and blocks what would otherwise be a really spectacular vista The food was nothing special and the place was on the skids in... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed May 29, 2016

Absolutely stunning!!!! Food, ambiance, people, music. Making feeling good from the moment you go in you feel that cozy vibe, I had a great time!!!!!

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Thank margherita823
Antananarivo, Madagascar
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Food is simple but tasty. Don't expect a culinary experience. It's rather a cultural experience. Located near three major historical buildings (queen's and prime minister palaces plus ancient tribunal) and the view from up there is splendid. Highly recommended for lunch . Usually local music performs during week ends

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Thank Madamax
Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2016

I liked the fact that they had a security guard at the top of the steps. I felt reassured about my vehicle. The service was not bad, don't get me wrong. IT was a bit reserved, perhaps. But I prefer that to waitrons gushing all over you. The food, grilled fish in my case was very nice, but I felt... More 

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Thank ZebuSr
Sarnia, Canada
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I went here for lunch before visiting the Palace du Rova and it was a great lunch spot. There is security guarding the entrance so you are not asked to give money or buy anything. The view overlooks the city and the service is friendly and efficient. I had a VERY luxurious lunch! I ordered a glass of wine 10,000Ar,... More 

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Thank Rachel C
Fort Dauphin, Madagascar
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2016

The Grill du Rova has been a favourite of mine for many years. I love the view, the peace, and the food is fine. Nice people, friendly atmosphere, out of the way, no one hassling you to buy things or give them anything (except the guides to the Palace du Rova will often be right outside looking to show you... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Ramboatiana | Avaradrova, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Antananarivo Province  >  Antananarivo
  • Phone Number: 22 627 24

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