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La Madeleine

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122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria, South Africa
(+27+12) 361 3667
19:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 00:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely dinner evening at La Madeleine. We were welcomed with a French Champagne cocktail and a nice roasted pepper mouse which looked just like cream brulee. I like the fact that there is no written menu. You need to choose out of the dishes they serve that evening. The food was very tasteful and presented beautifully, timing... More 

Thank Madniek
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

France atmosfera with a large selection of food and wine. Nice and safe location ideal for couple and friend dinner

Thank Paolo O
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten at La Madeleine frequently when living in Gauteng recently eaten there twice. Avoid Sunday Lunch menu . The normal evening slightly better but has gone down hill since I last ate there twice over the last 3 months. Flavours lacking, and sad to see a restauarnt losing its former glory.

Thank dennisctn
Roodepoort, South Africa
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Wow. What a experience we had. Came with friends for a Sunday lunch. They only serve a 3 course meal on a Sunday. Can understand why you have to book so far in advance. This was by far the best meal I've had for a long time. The service, starter, main course and dessert was unbelievable. For a little French... More 

Thank andries_steyn
Pretoria, South Africa
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch there for the second time and for the second time the service was so slow it distracts from the experience. To get through the 3 courses took nearly 3 hours. Food is good but service ruins it. If you want to sit and chat go but ...

Thank Leonpotgieter
Pretoria, South Africa
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

So La Madeleine... if you have a sweet tooth... just go there! The mains and starters were fantastic, but the dessert is honestly to flippen die for! Quite pricey but really nice to spoil yourself and at least the food is worth the price. The chef that greated and welcomed my friend and I was quite rude, since she's vegetarian... More 

Thank Michaela L
Houston, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent hidden French restaurant with great charm, we had a lovely evening and enjoyed some good wine.

Thank gramirez11
Pretoria, South Africa
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went to La Madeleine for a celebratory lunch and from the moment we arrived we were well looked after and served amazing food. Compliments to the chef! I would advise people to not sit outside and rather enjoy the really special and cozy decor inside instead.

Thank Mariska G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is certainly a more intimate, small scale fine dining restaurant where the owner chef prepares a selective new menu every day. They only cater for a few guests each night, but offers exquisite French dishes second to none. The atmosphere is cosy and romantic and I will gladly try out the new menu on any special occasion.

Thank Sune T
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I took my wife out for her birthday. We have been to La Madeleine before and again we were not disappointed. The food tastes amazing. The crab bisque was amazing as well as the duck we were served. Finished off the meal with an amazing chocolate torte and a delicious creme brulee.

Thank KDHolmwood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: (+27+12) 361 3667
At La Madeleine we invite you to savour the wonderful world of bistronomy where classic French and Belgian cuisine de terroir country recipes are combined with high skill bistronomic techniques at affordable prices.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?