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Cafe de la Gare

) #4 of 187 Restaurants in Antananarivo $$ - $$$ French, , Cafe
00 Pk | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
+261 20 22 611 12
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
9:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
French, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
00 Pk | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
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151 - 160 of 171 reviews

Reviewed July 18, 2012

In theory the Cafe de la Gare, in splendidly restored turn of the century building, should be a very pleasant experience. Another major plus is the protected parking. However our third visit went a long way to confirming the mediocrity of the food. My salad...More

Thank Wingfield73
Cafedelagare, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2012

Be sure that we feel very sorry about that bad experience in the Café de la Gare. It is not customary of our establishment and we sincerely apologise for this misadventure. Nethertheless, we have numerous events to come like musical entertainments and private shows. Did...More

Reviewed July 17, 2012

A nice place with a nice garden. Slightly posh and overpriced.More

Thank Laurent K
Cafedelagare, Public Relations Manager at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2012

Hi Laurent K and thank you for your review. If you found our restaurant posh, you should come and enjoy a movie or the special musical entertainments every thursday night. A band comes and plays an dthere are many people dancing and making the most...More

Reviewed July 4, 2012

average food quality, yet enjoyed the music played during the jazz Festival (Madajazzcar) and after. Very fashionable place at the moment. Wait and see!

Thank Martine G
Cafedelagare, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2012

Hi BLAYE ! We're delighted to read that you enjoyed the Café de la Gare. Madajazzcar, the malagasy jazz festival, takes place every year and we hope to see you soon for many other events.

Reviewed June 1, 2012

Good atmosphere, nice basic food and very good location. Don't forget to have a look at the loo, worth seeing!

Thank Maxime C
Cafedelagare, Public Relations Manager at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2012

Glad to read that you had fun visiting the toilets Maxime C. We're looking forwrd to welcoming you again in the Café de la Gare for many other good moments like a brunch, a movie, a musical entertainment or just for a drink.

Reviewed May 20, 2012

Wonderful atmosphere. Good basic food, eat here often but service can be a bit slow

Thank DiDonn
Cafedelagare, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2012

Hi Didonn, thank you for your review. As you may know, we have new lunch and dinner menus and also a famous sunday brunch that you cannot miss. We hope to see you soon

Reviewed May 18, 2012

As others have said, the location alongside Antananarivo's colonial era railway station is superb - just dont expect to see many trains!. The interior is also beautifully decorated to give the ambience of that era, and a friendly owner will explain with enthusiasm the concept...More

Thank Nick445
Cafedelagare, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2012

Thank you for this review. Indeed we have musical entertainment every evening like piano or live bands. We have a special zebu category in our new menus. Plus, don't miss our unavoidable sunday brunch. See you soon !

Reviewed May 9, 2012

title says it all..... maybe also adding that service is bad. Went there a couple of times, and always problems with the orders and waiter are always blaming clients.... the place good be perfect thanks to location and very nice decoration, but it lacks in...More

Thank tonioto
Cafedelagare, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2012

Hello tonioto. Thanks for your review, it is very important to us to know how to improve ourselves. Since last may, we have a little bit changed and we have new lunch and dinner menus. Did you try the brunch that tooks place every sunday...More

Reviewed May 1, 2012

nice place, nice public, attractive décoration and originely toilets, big parking, safe

Thank bosske
Cafedelagare, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2012

Hello bosske. thank you for your review. You should come back to experience our msucial entertainments every evening plus our new lunch and dinner menus. See you soon.

Reviewed April 22, 2012

French style restaurant and bar, located in a beautiful old train station. Big and crowded place, but it doesn't take long to get seated. There is also a terrace, and a piano player. Food is average to good, and the prices are ok. Wines are...More

Thank JRK-2012
Cafedelagare, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2012

Hello JRK-2012, it's nice to read that you enjoyed the place and the atmosphere. We have new lunch and dinner menus together with a new wine menu ! We're looking forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed March 23, 2012

Fantastic location next to the former Soarano Train Station now rehabilitated and converted in a commercial gallery and event center. Bistro/brasserie style redecorated in French style and enjoying a covered terrace and secluded garden. Not a gastronomic place but you can stop by all day...More

Thank GT-london-007
Cafedelagare, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe de la Gare, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2012

Good morning GLT007, thank you for the nice review. Yes, we're not a gastronomic restaurant but a brasserie. More than this, we have new lunch and dinner menus together with musical entertainment every night and special events each month. Just come back and experiment. See...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 00 Pk | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Antananarivo Province  >  Antananarivo
  • Phone Number: +261 20 22 611 12
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