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La Madeleine

122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
(+27+12) 361 3667
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Good food, wonderful staff...attentive to the right amount of invasion of our celebration. Awe had a very soe ual evening and will be back when another special evening comes our way

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Just before visiting Pretoria I stopped by last Thursday with my tour guide and fellow travellers for lunch at this cosy restaurant tucked away in a little garden. We were greeted warmly by the Founder and Chef Daniel Leusch, with a personal touch, as he...More

Thank flogallez
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Dinner is always made with what fresh ingredients are available. There is no menu, the owner will explain what is all available on the menu that night and you make your choice accordingly. The food is exquisite, although be warned it is very pricey....More

Thank Natasja2013
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I don't know why we haven't been here before, but it has been our loss. The setting seems a little incongruous in a residential street, but at least parking is therefore free and not a hassle. The restaurant, approached via a garden path, has a...More

Thank Katherine K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food at La Madeleine is French cuisine at its very best. The presentation is very tastefully done. I had the oxtail starter and kingklip main, which were both excellent!!

Thank 969tommyr
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The starters and mains were really good. The oxtail starter and fillet steak main course were the favorites for the evening. The orange cake desert was dry and therefore disappointing, which was kindly deleted from our bill. The setting is understated with very uncomfortable wooden...More

Thank TravelHannalie
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Extremely disappointing. Starters okay. Mains sad. Salmon overcooked. Duck portions really small. Eisbein all fat. Veg overcooked and tasteless. Dessert good. Service mediocre. Had to call waitrons to clear plates and order more drinks. 3 of our party of 5 are 75 80 and 86...More

1  Thank Judy S
Reviewed 14 December 2017

In the few hours I was there , I went through a phenomenal journey that tantalized my taste buds. The food in both taste and presentation is amazing. This is a restaurant not to be missed a hidden gem! Lovely meeting the talented chef Anne...More

Thank Taffy C
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Our visit to La Madeleine is one we will remember with pleasant memories. The food was amazing - compliments to the Chef Anne Leusch on tasty & very well prepared food. I love a well presented plate of food and when the taste is superb...More

Thank AJIR_10
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We got engaged in Paris a few months back, so as a birthday and pre wedding celebration I decided we should re-experience some French cuisine like te night we got engaged. Wow we were amazed by the quality of food, the enthusiasm of the service...More

Thank teob658
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: (+27+12) 361 3667
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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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