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La Boussole

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21 Rue Dr Villette | Isoraka, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
22 358 10
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Lusaka, Zambia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Extreme Helpful and Friendly staffs. Serve great French and Local food. Restaurant and Pub style. Strongly recommend for diners

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Thank AsiaAFRICAN
Westfield, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Looked up the reviews online and found it highly rated. True to the ratings, we had a great experience. Everyone enjoyed their meals. From the Malagasy selections to the Italian selections. Needed with dessert and some local rums. The owner came by and chatted with us who was very charming. Highly recommend the visit

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Thank Aghalayini
Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was there having dinner with a large group of friends for a birthday. It was a great celebration. I really recommend this place for a get together place.

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Thank sidonie2015
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We found the restaurant by Tripadvisor and it was close to the hotel. The food is really nice, for example the zebu carpaccio, zebu tournedos or the moroccian stew, also the red wine is for affordable prices available. The service nice and very friendly!! We would recommend this one to any one if visiting Tana, not only because of the... More 

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The Mount, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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127 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

One of these small restaurants cosy and so romantic. Food is good and staff helpful. You have an apero there or a full dinner.

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BASSILLY
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

first restaurant when visiting Madagascar for teh firsttime and went for zebu steak - nice discovery ! good meat and very friendly staff

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Northamptonshire
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is a really great restaurant - especially in Tana where things don;t often run as easily as they should. The menu is really comprehensive and caters for veggie's as well as meat eaters and I have never had a bad meal there. Dishes are around 15,000 Ar for a main course (so at todays exchange rates around £4...so really... More 

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Thank Lisa B
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

After reading some good reviews I went for dinner. I was largely disappointed, the food is ok but over cooked (I had the rabbit), the sauce was bland and rather flavourless and the vegetables had an overpowering amount of garlic. My friend had the Margaret de canard and said it was absolutely fantastic and so I can only assume the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

food is ok veggies Devine I have never had great chicken anywhere in madagascar my advise stick to zebu ( beef) , pork and duck , creme brulee was a bit disappointing but this resturant has a lovely outdoor vibe . Doesn't look like much from road in fact you may think it's a pub but walkthrough find a lovely... More 

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Rome, Italy
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183 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

I went there at lunch on a week day. Service ok.... but I didn't enjoy the food. I had a Beef tournedos with girolle (mushroom) sauce. Sauce was very disappointing... tasteless.... As a side dish I had a green salad... which didn't look/taste great either.... Sad.... i remember "la Boussole" being one of the best place to go when I... More 

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Thank DARBAX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Rue Dr Villette | Isoraka, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Antananarivo Province  >  Antananarivo
  • Phone Number: 22 358 10

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