I ate here with my husband, sister and brother-in-law. We all really enjoyed the meal. It was pricey - wine prices are pretty high - but it was definitely worth it. Next time, I'll be sure to wear something that expands around the waste (a dress, or an elastic waistband under a sweater). Other people have described how it works and what kinds of food are available, so I'll make some other notes.
I'm kind of surprised people bring their kids here. Don't get me wrong, I understand why it would seem like a good idea: a sleigh ride and food cooked over fires. Sounds fun! But if you don't like lamb, or good cheese, or hearty stews and vegetable dishes where they let the veggie shine, then you won't like this. I don't know a single kid under the age of 15 who would like anything other than the dessert fireplace. In fairness, though, the dessert fondue might possibly be worth the price of admission. Possibly. Admission is pretty expensive.
If you DO like roasted butternut squash soup (for instance) that isn't overloaded with cream - a soup where the squash is the star - I think you'll like the food here. They had a carrot and potato mash that was spectacular. The lamb was perfectly cooked, and the veal and mushroom stew was to-die-for. For those who have moral problems with veal, their veal is free-range. This means no broken legs or containment. All four of us went back for seconds on the potato-encrusted Utah trout. Normally, I like trout. I LOVED this trout. The ingredients are local and organic for most things on the menu.
On tripadvisor, I like to check the reviews that give a poor rating. If most of the people giving a poor rating are unreasonable, then you can tell that the place is pretty good. Seriously, read the Terrible and Poor reviews for this place. I don't think they are unreasonable, but most of them have kids. One person thinks the cheese smells terrible (and there is only one kind!). Yes. It's a raclette. Another says it's an overpriced buffet with only salami at the cheese station. That's a straight up lie. I'm not sure why someone would lie about it, but I think that person had kids. I can understand: if you were there with someone who prefers chicken fingers, then you might not enjoy the experience as much. Maybe you didn't notice the pancetta, prosciutto, several kinds of bread, house-made pickles, pearl onions, housemade mustards and preserves and peppers, etc. Anyway, if you like food with bold flavors, you have some money to spend, and you want to do it in a relatively unique environment? Definitely check this place out.
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