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Villa Vanille

24 Rue Radama Place | Antanimena, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
22 205 15
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
29 Jun 2017
“elegant interior, extremely pleasant staff”
28 Jun 2017
“High prices for what?”
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French, European
24 Rue Radama Place | Antanimena, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
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11 - 20 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 5 December 2013

Arriving at 7, my colleague and I had the restaurant to ourselves for the first half hour. At 7.30, the four piece ensemble arrived, and we were serenaded. The waiter wanted us to go for the foie gras; I chose more conventional continental fare. It...More

Thank constanttraveler71
Reviewed 13 November 2013

The food was just OK, nothing special. Specialize in dishes made with vanilla, but yeah, just ok. The cocktails were good, a bit expensive, but tasty. Great service and nice atmosphere. There are many other fantastic restaurants in Tana, so I won't be going back...More

Thank Austin P
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 11 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 28 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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