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La Potiniere

38 Place Balmat, Chamonix, France
0450530284
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Ranked #125 of 162 restaurants in Chamonix
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had our first lunch here and it was lovely! Good value it just lacks atmosphere. I would still recommend due to the food being great!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Waiters were very friendly and made sure we were happy with the service and food. Food was tasty and the atmosphere was nice too. we went there for dinner and was very satisfied with the food and the experience. Try it !!!

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Sugar Land, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Not sure where to get lunch in Chamonix, we stopped in La Potiniere. It turned out to be a good choice. The menu was easy to understand, our waiter was very helpful and knew English, and the food was excellent. In the end, we had more food and drink than needed. Cost, per person, for main dish, drinks, and desert... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We went there for a late lunch. The restaurant was empty, service was quite good. The onion soup was very good, pizzas on average and fondue from Raclette to tasty for me.

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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

It was our first night in Chamonix, we were hungry and we didn't know Arthur from Martha. La Potiniere looked comfortable, so we just rocked in. They found us a table, fed us well and didn't charge like a wounded bull. A good solid performer! Not the place for a date, but a good place to feed the family.

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Evenley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This lovely traditional restaurant seems to have had bad press but we don't agree. Have been there twice in the last two weeks and on both occasions it was really great food and service. There were 15 of us so plenty of chance to get something wrong and this was not the case.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I don't know what was worse. The food or the service. We went there for the breakfast. Firstly we ordered coffee and hot chocolate, both disgusting. Then we wanted omlette and some toasts. Toast was so awful, that we didn't touch it although we were very hungry. And instead of omlette they gave us... Crepes. Better than toast, but it... More

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Tours, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

The food was quite ok but there was a lack in the service attitude. The service crew was really cold towards all the customers and they lack of greeting and smiles. The tone wasn't really friendly and it makes us feel rather awkward being served.

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Tampere, Finland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We went there on a quiet sunday afternoon, and I still wonder why... Service and location was good but the food lacked taste. We had tartiflettes and only good thing was that it was warm. Sad.

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Tampere, Finland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Don't go here. We didn't even finish our tartiflettes. Service was nice and food was warm, but still... :) Keywords: shame on you, terrible, not even close...

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