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La Madeleine

122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
(+27+12) 361 3667
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork cheeks” (3 reviews)
“crab soup” (3 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
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7:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
122 Priory Road | Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The last time we visited La Madeleine a year or more ago we felt that it was relying on reputation and had slipped into expensive mediocrity, so we could not believe the transformation. There seemed to be a new vibrancy and the food was fantastic,...More

Thank Peter225
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely experience. Excellent food. Good wine selection. Great to romantic atmosphere. Will be back!

Thank Dawie61
Reviewed 17 August 2017

AUTHENTICITY! My husband and I went for our final fine dining experience the evening before our twins were born. What an amazing evening. For the first time ever I had no idea what to expect of getting as a starter, main or dessert. The chef...More

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This restaurant has had many, may great reviews, and we had been dying to try it out. Sadly it disappointed, from the terribly slow service, our drinks had to be ordered three times and arrived after the starter.The food was average for the standard expected....More

Thank XitedEye
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The resturant is situated in what used to be a home. When coming in you will feel a sense of warmth. It's a personal resturant with only a few tables. This was a tasting experience. The food was more than delicious. Furthermore, the staff were...More

Thank Clebe35
Reviewed 1 June 2017

After hearing about the wonderful La Madeleine for many years, my husband decided to treat me to Mother's Day lunch there. Having called them twice to ascertain children are welcome we set off, all excited. What a misery: a rush from start to end (they...More

1  Thank ML_Kaplan
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was always an extremely good restaurant in Pretoria with a long history of excellent food and good service. Today's lunch was a very disappointing one. The food was mediocre and the service was not up to standard at all. A big tour group came...More

1  Thank Marietjie W
Reviewed 26 May 2017

My husband and I have visited La Madeleine a good few times over the last 7 years- and being back after a long absence I was pleasantly surprised that the service and food are still excellent. The atmosphere is cosy and it is always interesting...More

Thank Iris-woof
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Just one of those incredible places that stands to test of times... I have never been disappointed, from the the service to the quality of the food, well done to this wonderful, inviting, intimate restaurant. For those who were around back in the 80s... when...More

Thank filuguimaraes
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Having been a regular in the late 1990s at Daniel's excellent establishment in Sunnyside it was with interest that I returned to the Lynwood venue. While we missed Daniel, the food and service was excellent in another "restaurant within a home". A small wine list...More

Thank JWT-1964
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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