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“Fine dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of La Varangue

La Varangue
Ranked #1 of 189 Restaurants in Antananarivo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $64
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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219 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Fine dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

Another restaurant in a wonderful old building packed with antiques. The standards which the management has set itself are very high and they work hard to maintain them. This is place for a special meal andwe have never been diappointed. The only very minor criticism I would make is the presentation of the dishes is over-pretentious but as the beutifully served food itself is of a very high standard and the prices not outragious,I should not quibble.

Visited September 2012
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
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English first
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152 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service! Don't miss out on the chocolate!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

Every course was well executed! Save some room for dessert! Ask the waiter about the special chocolate desserts if you like chocolate. Wonderful atmosphere. Recommend you make a reservation ahead of time. We got there pretty early and enjoyed the quiet ambience before the place got filled up.

  • Visited November 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“The best restaurant in Tana”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

Just a short walk down a very dark alley between the President's Palace and the Hotel Colbert is La Varangue. The first thing you notice is the collections--brass blowtorches, old telephones, cameras, etc. The menu is very French but the prices are reasonable. We had lunch outside on the terrace and dinner inside, both very good. Ask about the special dessert called the surprise!!!

Visited September 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“SUPERB CUISINE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2012

We used to dine out at this restaurant on occasion.
The food is superb, the decor is lovely. One of the best restaurant in Antananarivo if you look for gourmet food

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New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Varangue Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2012

Fabulous and interesting food - (seared duck breast and black rice; seafood risotto with black rice and lots of shellfish) In the evenings, a musician plays quietly in the background. The wine list is interesting and the service unobtrusive. Worth a special trip.

Visited October 2012
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