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“deceiving” 2 of 5 stars
Review of L'Alchimiste

L'Alchimiste
Rue Centrale 110, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
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Cuisines: Swiss
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Description: Il locale si trova all'entrata del paese
Huntington, New York
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“deceiving”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

great ambiance , lovely host, food is expensive and pretty bad.
will not come back if food does not improve.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Chesieres, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

friendly staff that make you feel valued. Food very good indeed, steak tartar worth trying. Fabulous terrace with wonderful views on a sunny day or evening, perfect for a relaxing meal. One of my favourite places to eat.

Visited June 2013
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Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“Good quality”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Nice and cosy restaurant. Somewhat complicated menu to read. Choice between good steakso, fish and pastas. Very friendly service.
In summer pleasant terrace.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Geneva, Switzerland
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364 reviews 364 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 101 cities Reviews in 101 cities
330 helpful votes 330 helpful votes
“Great food on a great terrace: what else?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Went there on a sunny day in September and we're given a nice table on the terrace. We ordered salads as first courses, then a couple of tartar steaks, a regular one (on hot stone) and a fondue, as well as some white (bottle) and red wine (by the glass - nice selection). Everything was very good, with decent portions (excepted for the fondue - we had to order a second one, but we are Swiss :-)). The couple of deserts we tried were fine too. The only issue is the staff that is a bit too cheeky in my view. The service was however very attentive. Overall, we'll certainly go back on our next trip to Villars!

Visited September 2013
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Heber Springs, AR
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Wonderful food and friendly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Food was very nicely prepared. L'Achimiste was recommended by a local and he was right. I had scallops and risotto and it was perfect. The house wine was as good as my American taste buds can enjoy. I found the waiter extremely nice and highly recommend the place too.

Visited August 2013
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