Restaurants

Top Choice Madagascan in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

La Bodega

The name suggests Spanish influence, but owner Cyrille is from France and the colourful restaurant is in Madagascar, so it’s hardly surprising the menu is a mix of all three nationalities. We loved the tapas à la Ma…
Seafood in Ramena

Le 5 Trop Près

Ramena is a fishing village so it’s hardly surprising that seafood is plentiful. Right on the beach at Le 5 Trop Près (pronounced like St Tropez, a wink to the glitzy French Riviera town), it comes in many guises an…
Madagascan in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

La Terrasse du Voyageur

The 4th-floor restaurant at hotel La Terrasse du Voyageur has sweeping views of Diego. It’s a cosy and convivial space, with a TV lounge, library and bar. The set taster menu of Madagascan dishes is good value: port…
French in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Le Melville

Right by the sea, with a fabulous patio that’s particularly alluring at sunset, the atmosphere at Melville is romantic and sophisticated without being stuffy. The food is delicious, featuring zebu and seafood: fish-…
Italian in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

La Rosticceria

This Italian restaurant has a good selection of risottos, gnocchi, lasagne and fresh-made pasta with pesto, cream, meat or seafood sauce. The restaurant decor follows a nautical theme, with intricately carved wooden…
Bakery in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Pâtisserie Le Grand Hôtel

This excellent bakery doubles up as a cafe that’s popular with tourists. It’s a great choice for an economical and light breakfast, or a cheap lunch of salad or a sandwich. There are some lovely pastries too, which …
Seafood in Ramena

L’Emeraude

This restaurant, with its lovely deck on Ramena’s beach, has a great reputation for its excellent food and Saturday-night disco. It follows a nice formula of fish, crab or calamari, offered in sauce, curried, fried …
Supermarket in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

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Very well-stocked supermarket.