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Le Bistrot

151, avenue de l'aiguille du midi, 74400 Chamonix, France
0450535764
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Ranked #20 of 165 Restaurants in Chamonix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $148
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had the Découverte du bistrot menu we chose the four course option +cheese and dessert, we started with aperitifs a glass of champagne and three nibbles followed by an amuse bouche then our first course started, mackerel then lobster then cod and finally chicken, could not fault any of the food the cod and chicken cooked to perfection. The service... More

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Denmark
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The restaurant is a one-star Michelin - and it delivers exactly this: Great food with an innovative touch, good wines and great service. We had the 7-course menu with the wines and cheeses - and overall it was a highly recommendable dinner - which for 2 ended up around 300€ - fine for a Michelin star meal with 7-8 different... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our family dinner started with a delicous amuse bouche consisting of a petit four, some goat cheese and an archicoke soup, followed by a cream of peas together with an emulsion of lardo. After these two tasty pre-starters, we had the melon soup which was very good, the herring which was good and a terrin with fois gras, which was... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had a wonderful meal here to mark the end of a holiday in Chamonix. The service was superb, only bettered by the food of course. The standard of food was incredible, it is difficult to chose a favourite course as the mackerel, the local fish, the beef, all were amazing.... An extensive and varied wine list allowed us to... More

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Chamonix, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Make sure to check out the €20 lunch menu ! It's a steal. You get a fantastic Michelin star meal for a fraction of the cost of the "à la carte" menu. Some tasty "amuse-bouche" before you get your main course and dessert. I recommend going for the cheese trolley instead of the dessert though as the selection is brilliant.

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Singapore, Singapore
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106 reviews 106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Restaurant is part of a hotel but nothing to comment about table layout or ambience. Service staff were courteous and spoke english. We had the beef and lobster as mains but felt that we tasted better food at other restaurants. For the price point vs food quality, I agree that are other options in Chamonix.

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UK
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117 reviews 117 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We selected the 3 course menu and it turned out to be 8. Service was excellent and the food beautifully presented. A great place for a celebration.

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Amsterdam
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

There is no way this restaurant deserves the coveted Michelin Star. We were one of the first guests to arrive at 7:30pm there were mostly empty tables at this point, yet they sat us in the corridor by the bar. It felt we were getting the bar menu. So I asked to move and they then put us in an... More

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Seattle
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Food was good, but for the price not worth it. A bit sterile environment, hotel restaurant. Not sure how this place is rated so well. We have dined at 15-20 spots in Chamonix, some Michelin rated, this was not up to par with most of the other spots in the city. And its on the far end of the town... More

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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Went to Le Bistrot on saturday the 8th of march 2014. 6 people had tasting menu. Only one of the dishes was ok, the rest was awful! first course was a pumpkin mousse with bits of cured ham, the ham was tough and had a glazed look as it had been lying out in the heat for to long. second... More

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