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Cafe de la Gare

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00 Pk | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
+261 20 22 611 12
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09:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 carriage and the rumble of trains coming and going. Definitely worth a stop by although... More 

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Thank EnglishTripHead
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Erik B
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Anna W
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I went there twice because I love the place. It's your typical cafe from last century with the wooden benches and warm atmosphere. The service is friendly and decent, the food is good and reasonably priced. One of the most positive aspects is that there are many locals and not too many tourists. The toilets are very original: in a... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Nice lunch venue with historical value, great meals and fairly priced, inkers possible but the ambiance at lunch better as the old streets are visible,

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Thank EricDurban
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Wow the club sandwich was just too much! But finished it and it was awesome! Sorry already ate so no pic haha

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Thank Rynner S
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is a nice cafe style restaurant in a very nice location, unfortunately alot of the things that we wanted to order were missing that day. However we did enjoy the food :)

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Thank Leah W
Antananarivo, Madagascar
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

The food was very enjoyable but the service is very poor. Waitress did not seem to take notes of what was ordered. My friend asked for some local drink which comes in an alcoholic and non-alcoholic version but the waitress did not get the non. Later we asked for some butter with the bread but the latter never materialised. The... More 

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Ubud, Indonesia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Its a nice restaurant with a somewhat European feel to it. Very comfortable place, nicely designed and the food is excellent.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A nice spot away from the chaos of Tana. Service was frustratingly slow and the food was rather average.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
French, Bar, Cafe, European
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?