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Chalet Buvette de Caillet

Road to Montenvers | Half Way to Mer de Glace, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 6 52 58 69 12
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (3 reviews)
“magical place” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Road to Montenvers | Half Way to Mer de Glace, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could not have been more pleasantly surprised when we stumbled upon this place on our hike. This tiny gem combines beautiful location, delicious food, and wonderfully decorated interiors and exteriors. I wish I get a chance to come back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BarboraOrlicka
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Found by accident but WORTH SEEKING OUT! A beautiful, charming, authentic, spiritual contrast and antidote to the busy and commercial Chamonix. Take the train up and walk down you will find this little haven hosted by warm and open family who have found and continue...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank andrew d
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This is a great place for a beer, cake or even dinner on the hike to the Glace du Mer. Great atmosphere, fantastic view and enthusiastic owner/personnel.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter L
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We read the reviews and this place did not dissppoint. It’s a Trek to get there (1.5 hours of all assent) but it’s worth it. Friendly staff greeted us with a welcome beer in quirky surroundings with seating inside and outside and fantastic views of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank julieclarke60
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

A great climb to a secret place that is out of this world ! We were a group of 10, with Stephane as a guide to get us all safely up there. The hike took a bit more than 2 hours, and was full of...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank SwissDundee
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic evening; 5 friends and their 5 kids (10 to 15 years old), climbing a mountain on the snow, with the stars above and Chamonix lights below. Sharing drinks and diner, you feel being invited, you feel being outside the world, and more than...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank LilianL329
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

From the time I emailed David about his tours to the time we said goodbye he was so kind and helpful. David is the best host in France! He went out of his way to make our adventure extra special. He pampered us with all...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Nicole S
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Just when your legs are tiring, a tiny oasis in the mountains for the most delicious organic, home made food . The boys couldn't be nicer and looked after us with blankets as it was quite chilly in August... loved this place definitely worth the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank lovetotravel007_7
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We first came across Chalet Buvette last year on a walk after visiting mer de glacé and we vowed to visit it this year. We are so glad we did! The hosts are lovely and were very patient with our poor french pronunciation! The tranquillity...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank suzyb356
Reviewed July 16, 2017

After a great walking day, we had an aperitive in this lovely place for. Great drinks, appetizers and pizzas with a beautiful view on Chamonix valley.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mteus28
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road to Montenvers | Half Way to Mer de Glace, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 6 52 58 69 12
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Half way up to Mer de Glace, enjoy locals and organics products from the mountains. Open everyday from june to september, on reservation on May and October. Diners at night on reservation.
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