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Cafe de la Gare

) #4 of 179 Restaurants in Antananarivo €€ - €€€ French, , Cafe
00 Pk | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
+261 20 22 611 12
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Bar, Cafe, European
€€ - €€€
00 Pk | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
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1 - 10 of 533 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice spot to take a drink and relax in Tana. Lovely atmosphere and good service. Prices are reasonable especially during happy hours. Mostly expats, tourists and wealthy locals.

Thank Marie Y
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Cafe de la Gare has a lot to offer. It has character (high ceilings, French colonial architecture) a very extensive bistro menu, high standards of service and hygiene and an excellent location. Our local guides were convinced that this was the best spot for lunch...More

Thank chrismcl
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This used to be my favourite restaurant in Tana but it then underwent a change of management who decided to more than double the price of the wine they serve..... So, if you are a wine drinker - Beware ! Drink your wine before visiting.......More

Thank OldAfricaTravMan
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We have been eating at Cafe de la Gare for the last 9 years, every time we were in Tana. The ambiance is pretty nice, and service is excellent. The menu is a nice mixture of mostly French cuisine and local specialties (there are also...More

Thank Raiber
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Good place for dining. Enjoyed the ambiance. Food is delicious especially sea food. Staff were friendly.

Thank TerrificTina85
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I think it is my fifth or sixth time to go to this restaurant. Normally i go to this restaurant because they have a lot of parking space and they have nice environment. But this time, i found that the food is better than before....More

Thank Alex Y
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The cafe de la gare is a place we went several times on our arrival in Tana and then when we came back before leaving the island. There is a good choice of dishes and the service is good. However, it caters mainly to tourists...More

Thank Titch-the-Witch
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Placed in the old station this restaurant offers a lovely unique setting for a good sized menu. The salads and safe for travellers although the meat dishes are a bit of a let down. The setting is really the highlight, with toilets in an old...More

Thank EnglishTripHead
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This ha to bee one of the better place in Antananarivo. High level of service, good atmosphere and the food was excellent in taste and quality.

Thank Erik B
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

God service, but it's a bit too much like a bar in England. If you are looking for a pub like England then go for it. The train tracks at the back are interesting to have a look at.

Thank Anna W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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