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123 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So, my girlfriend and I were in Chamonix to celebrate her birthday. We asked our hotel for some recommendations and picked L'Atmosphère due to its reputation as a romantic spot. We arrived just when the restaurant was opening and they seated us at a window table, as requested. The view of the passing water was very nice. If you go,... More 

Thank Peter D
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When one discusses "Atmosphere" in Chamonix, it is often hard to find it among the tourists. That's why the restaurant "Atmosphere" is so unique, because it manages to create an oasis of excellent food and drink, nestled between the rush of the town and the rush of the glacier-fed river. Because the riverside gallery is not huge, there is an... More 

Thank rebekah_jorgensen
Ocean Park, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a dinner where the food is cooked by you at the table. It included a heated stone that you salt and then lay the meat over the stone and cook it until done to your liking. The meast included beef, duck and I think rabbit. It was marvelous. We also had a cheese tray apetizer and a delicious... More 

Thank Dennis L
Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our third (and last) night in Chamonix and we had to choose between two places. During the day we asked a few people which place they'd choose, and a slight majority suggested L'Atmosphere... so we made a reservation and were glad we did. You will find it in the centre of town. To enter, you must go down... More 

Thank Golfitis12
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They coped very well with our group and served a nice meal. Must be very popular as people were queueing for our tables as we left.

Thank IrvineEngland
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant warm and cosy interior and friendly staff. The restaurant was packed full of many different nationalities, but we were the only group on the prearranged table d'hote or menu of the day which was disappointing. Our meat could have been anything, one thought rabbit, another beef and turned out, when we asked, to be stewed pork, so we never... More 

Thank tregare
Ware, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Picked this restaurant out of dozens in town because we liked the balcony over the river. We booked ahead and asked for a table on the window over the water which was duly provided. The water is very fast and turbulent which makes the view fun. Food was good and service attentive. Value about right at 90 euros for two... More 

Thank DavidP26
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal here in the dining room alongside the river. The lamb was terrific and well paired with an excellent Medoc. Service was prompt and very professional. Would definitely recommend this.

Thank Lachlan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Great seat next to window watching the river flow followed by a SUPERB meal. Highly recommend two different fish dishes and filet of beef. Green salad is huge. Pleasant wait staff.

Thank Maureen C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Beautiful restaurant..We were lucky enough to get a window seat with an amazing view of the river. Our server was quite helpful and we enjoyed all of our choices...excellent presentation.. This was one of our favorite restaurants on our 20 day tour of the French Country Side.

Thank Gary234

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: 330450559797

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?