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Villa Vanille

24 Rue Radama Place | Antanimena, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
22 205 15
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
12 Sep 2016
“A romantic place to dine”
1 week ago
“Vanilla-inspired meals”
Restaurant Hours
European, French
24 Rue Radama Place | Antanimena, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
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Reviews (88)
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11 - 20 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 2 September 2013

Had a delicious meal here when we stayed one night in Tana highly recommended well worth a visit. Use of Vanilla in the sauces for the chicken and in an absolutely delicious soufflé . Local band playing very enjoyable evening.

Thank travelmadNorthampton
Reviewed 19 August 2013

This restaurant was founded 20 or so years ago by the charming Jeannine. She is the sould of this colonial sounding house in the middle of crazy Antananarivo. We tasted 50+ restaurants in our three weeks in Madagascar and this is one of the Top...More

1  Thank StephaneTreppoz
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Excellent choice if you are into formal dining and folklore experience. Food is excellent. Musical accompanied the whole dinner, anything from the Malagasy classic to rock and pop. We were impressed. We just dropped in but it felt like a private party. Not a place...More

Thank simporta
Reviewed 14 July 2013

What a nice setting in this grand mansion. Perfect place for a romantic dinner. They had a nice band playing acoustic versions of the French pop charts. Can't think of any other place I ever heard a Corneille cover. Food was top shelf, another great...More

Thank Jean-Marc R
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Villa Vanille is an average Tana French restaurant . Slow service and a much too noisy music ! The food is good and wine a bit expensive , however they have a demonstration of statutes for sale . These were made by the Malgash artist...More

Thank Elizur
Reviewed 28 April 2013

A lovely restaurant with excellent food, good service, and nice ambiance in an old colonial home. It is in an upscale shopping area with some nice stores including Roberts choclates. Be certain to go there by cab/car and have your taxi/car stay to take you...More

Reviewed 25 April 2013

I really loved the setting at this place. My favorite thing was that three guitarists were playing while we were there, and they were great! I don't know if they are always there or if it we were just lucky, but I really enjoyed it....More

Thank catie3
Reviewed 27 March 2013

This was my third visit over a period of as many years. It's a really lovely setting with a superb menu. It's quite pricey by Madagascar standards, but excellent value. As always, the food was really delicious, especially the vanilla souffle (although my husband was...More

Thank small-skiing-mole
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Lovely old restored house and excellent quality food combining malagasy/french style with use of the incredible ingredients especially spices that Madagascar has to offer. The band was a nice touch.

Thank Teirrah
Reviewed 27 December 2012

Obviously a popular restaurant with well-to-do locals. Certainly the most formal dining I experienced during my month in the country. A true blend of Madagascar & France combined in one dining room.

Thank Deanna99801
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Rue Radama Place | Antanimena, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Antananarivo Province  >  Antananarivo
  • Phone Number: 22 205 15
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