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All 66 Evian-les-Bains Restaurants

Hotel les Cygnes

8, avenue de Grande Rive, 74500 Evian-les-Bains, France
+33450750101
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Price range: $22 - $58
Cuisines: French
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Well greeted by staff, nice view on the lake,restaurant over crowded with nicknack, abrupt maître D , had menu du jour nice boulgour oriental terrine to start , fish in very light orange sauce with a carrot flan well presented but alas on fish was not cooked, I pointed it out to the grumpy head waiter (will change it if... More

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Evian-les-Bains, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We ate dinner on their very attractive terrace with great views over the lake. The staff appear professional, but the food is very disapointing. We both ordered rare fillet steak with a cream sauce with morels served with pomme de terre dauphinois and seasonal vegetables. The pomme de terre dauphinois served was powdered potato balls deep fried from frozen. I... More

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Walt Disney World, Florida
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The restaurant has many little trinkets piled here and there reaching a point of overkill. They should consider a garage sale and refocusing on dining and food. I mean there where over 10+ soap choices in the toilets ! The food unfortunately seems to suffer from some disattention. One can however understand that there is a lot of pent up... More

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Lugrin, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went there with a couple of friends and we were happy we booked a table the day before. We got a table on the terasse by the lake. The waiters were friendly and professionnal and the food menu was excellent. We had between us different dishes inlcuding meat and fish. The starters were very good and the main courses... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Now a favourite of ours! We live near here during the summer and always bring our guests and friends here. Not only is the ambiance charming and 'sympa' the cuisine is outstandingly good and superbly presented. The 'Prix Fixe' menus are always very good quality and we've always had the impression that they LOVE what they do, very much appreciate... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The brother and sister team, who took over the running of this restaurant from their parents transformed this formerly very modest hotel and restaurant into a magical floral lakeside venue full of warmth and charm - one of the only such establishments in Evian. After a hard day doing my annual chores at my vacation home above Evian, we decent... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I just came back from that hotel, it's a terrible interior design and decoration! Staff was very unfriendly, rude. Especially in restaurant Les Cygnes, the waiter was completely nuts, when I ordered lactose free food, he brought me dish fool of cream with creamy souse, when I mentioned that there is a cream in the food, he answered: There is... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Wonderful gourmet food, sophisticated casual dining under the stars. Watching the sailboat in the sunset while the waiters attended to a lovely dinner. It's a little bit outside of the middle of town but worth the walk or drive!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I was sat in the dining room for 20 minutes before a waiter brought me a menu. During that time the kitchen closed after I had made sure that I would be there on time. A meal was flatly refused , being a hotel resident made no difference.

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chicago
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My husband and I travelled for 3 weeks in France and found this restaurant charming and delightful. It was my favorite meal on our 3 week trip from the service to the excellent food. The setting is idyllic- right on the lake with grape trees surrounding you and umbrellas over the top on the patio in case of rain. The... More

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