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Chez Fonfon

Col de la Croix Fry, 74230 Manigod, France
+33 4 50 44 90 33
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Mar 11, 2017
“Dreadful - new owners have ruined FonFon”
Jan 8, 2017
“Shame - New owners are not hospitable!”
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French, European
$$ - $$$
Col de la Croix Fry, 74230 Manigod, France
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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Christine and Gerard left big shoes to fill when they retired but we went open minded to see what changes had been made. We were served by an English waitress who insisted on speaking to us in French! We speak French but it was a...More

1  Thank Gracillus
Reviewed January 8, 2017

We have been dining at Chez Fonfon for over 15 years, Gerard and Christine, were always so hospitable, relaxed and caring. We went there recently to find that Gerard and Christine have retired and new owners taken over. The atmosphere has totally changed. The waiters...More

2  Thank hcatkins0n
Reviewed April 10, 2016

It's no secret that I love this place and Christine and Gerard the owners. What is new is the if you book they will do dinners at weekends after night skiing. We all had steak au poivre with the most amazing vegetables. A fantastic end...More

Thank Gracillus
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We arrived in a blizzard and we didn't have a reservation but they managed to squeeze the 8 of us in. Drinks were prompt and the service excellent. The children loved the steak hache and the grown ups bavette steaks and dauphinoise potatoes were amazing....More

Thank buzzsng
Reviewed January 28, 2016

We ate here nearly every day and the food is first class! On Thursday the dish of the day was Boudin Noir and it is the best of this dish I have EVER eaten! The Tete de veau was spectacular as well. Gerard and his...More

Thank MarthaJersey
Reviewed December 28, 2015

Wonderful location on the piste at Manigod/Croix Fry. Tasty burger and chips, but didn't find the other dishes as good as some other places we have been. Also found a couple of hairs in my food which put me off!

Thank AkivaRock
Reviewed November 13, 2015

I love this place and have become a regular habituee. Great food at reasonable prices, friendly and prompt service overseen by Gerard and Christine, easy access by skiing right to the door, kid-friendly, good parking but need snow tyres of course, great sun-deck, a cool...More

Thank charles s
Reviewed March 11, 2015

A great place to sit on the pistes, service is good, we we were not moved on after eating so could allow our lunch to digest, could be cleaner, saw a few things that put me off going back for food, the are very busy...More

Thank linda f
Reviewed March 6, 2015

Firstly make to book if you want to eat at FonFon on a Saturday or Sunday lunchtime, it is crazy busy! We ate here every lunch for a week, it is very affordable, especially for a French on piste eatery. The food is all home...More

Thank paulwTowcester
Reviewed January 20, 2015

The owner used to be a butcher so everything we tried that was homemade was FANTASTIC! A "boudin noir" or black pudding that was so smooth and silky, tete de veau with a perfect sauce grebiche etc etc!! Homemade drinks were also worth trying -...More

Thank MarthaJersey
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Col de la Croix Fry, 74230 Manigod, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Manigod
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 44 90 33