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“Meaty experience” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bistro Madeleine - CLOSED

Bistro Madeleine
Price range: $33 - $53
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Meaty experience”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

A group of 10 of us ate at the French Buffet last night (Thursday). Great selection of meats, salamis and cheeses. Hot main courses had typical French dishes, however not many vegetables to accompany the meat. The desserts were average..I had Creme Brûlée which was very disappointing it had no crispy topping to break through and was more like Creme Caramel. There was a choice of red or white wine with the alcoholic food and drinks package. I drank the red wine which was fine. The staff were friendly and very helpful. A French singer entertained

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Jane H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

35 reviews from our community

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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Bistro Madelaine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2012

Nice place to go for business lunch, with friends or when you are alone.
The staff are friendly and the chef is good.

Very good value for money...

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Amédée S
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
182 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Profiteroles were good!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2012

The bread basket was very good and also the butter was good. Had salad nicoise which was ok... but artichoke could be done better. Friend had fillet du poisson which was nice - very light and just nicely cooked. For dessert we had profiteroles - excellent!! puffy pastry and very nice balance between the ice-cream and cream. Would be nicer with a little bit more hot chocolate..

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank han_ching
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Taste of France - especially if you're missing it”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2012

Nice little restaurant. If you want homely French food - go for Bistro Madeleine. The food is rustique French, with traditional dishes. Not fancy but solid - they do specials. The gratin dauphinois was really cheesy and delicious, the bread basket was also very good. The food was definitely tasty and I will return. While the space has little charm, the terrace is nice and service good. They also take Entertainer Vouchers.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Crunchy_Frog
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Dubai
Level Contributor
331 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“Good food, Terrace with a view on the IC Marina”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2012

We enjoyed our lunch with friends, sitting outside (with exceptionally nice spring temperatures in April).
The staff is friendly and efficient.
A la carte menu is quite comprehensive.
Bistro Madeleine organises a French specialties' night once a week that my Dubai friends consider the fanciest in town (fondues).
As far as food is concerned, one of our guests took the Thursday' special / breaded veal (Escalope Panée): I would not advise to order it since you get 1 millimeter meat for 10 millimeters bread ... not worth it. Better take other menu items.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank JohnPaul2010
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