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Le Refuge de Florimont

) #1 of 16 Restaurants in Gex $$ - $$$ French, , International
3097 route de la Faucille | 01170, 01170 Gex, France
+33 4 50 41 88 59
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
4 weeks ago
“Awesome !”
Feb 14, 2017
“Very nice environment and good food”
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CUISINES
French, Swiss, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3097 route de la Faucille | 01170, 01170 Gex, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great family meal. The food was delicious, the staff friendly and the view fantastic. They have an excellent weekday lunch set menu - really good value for money.

1  Thank sjo70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To get to the restaurant you need to go up little bit to the mountain but it's worth it because the view is so nice when the weather is clear. Reservation recommended and better to specify to have "the seat with good view". When my...More

Thank kelly k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What better in winter than a good winter food? - French winter food and a good wine! A single word to define this restaurant and food? - Awesome !!

1  Thank Julio S
Reviewed April 30, 2017

The Florimont is usually fully booked and no wonder. We reserved and took friends and found the quality as good as ever. The restaurant had newly opened after a short break and the staff were warm and enthusiastic. We like the fondue there but like...More

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We visited a couple of times during our recent visit, we went back because we enjoyed it so much the first time, and we weren't disappointed. We arrived in the area on a Friday evening and they kindly fitted us in even though we hadn't...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful mountain chalet, overlooking geneva, the lake and the alps. Great regional dishes mainly based of cheese or meat. Perfect destination if you want to escape from the cities and enjoy the wonderful panoramical view.

Thank Giacomo P
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This a very typical mountain restaurant. Nice and warm. Friendly people and excellent cheese Fondue, Tartiflette, Raclette, Pierrade etc.. Also the price is a good surprise, considering the average of the area. It's always a pleasure to have a meal at the Florimont.

Thank V4854IZfabriziog
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Excellent savoyade food. Warm atmosphere, great location with fantastic view of the mountains and the city of Geneva

Thank mushki94
Reviewed January 22, 2017

We have regularly dined in Le Florimont for years and are always warmly welcomed. The three dining rooms are decorated in Alpine chalet style and the dishes are what you expect at 1000 metres, near a ski resort - fondue, tartiflette, and pierrade etc. The...More

1  Thank Shirley C
Reviewed January 19, 2017

(Opinion from a local native of the area who regularly likes to go and eat at that restaurant either with family or friends) - Le Refuge de Florimont restaurant is ideally located: And on a clear beautiful day, just a few kms above Gex, at...More

Thank Mutianyu9315
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3097 route de la Faucille | 01170, 01170 Gex, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Ain  >  Gex
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 41 88 59
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Description
This a warm restaurant located on the winding road from Geneva, Switzerland, to the Col de la Faucille top, France. On a nice sunny day, it offers a great view of Lac Léman, along with the Mont Blanc in the background. Food served is hot and tasty, with the best-sellers being the 'tartiflette' (French dish from the Haute Savoie region of France, made with potatoes, reblochon cheese, cream, and lardons), 'sauciflette' (a variation of tartiflette with sausage instead of lardons) and 'pierrade' (a form of barbecue in which thin slices of meat are cooked on a heated stone and served with sauces, salad and potatoes). The menu has a variety of dishes, with kids' portions, good deserts, pleasant atmosphere and decent staff. Prices are quite reasonable.
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