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123, place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
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chelmsford, england
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a table on the terrace above the river which is floodlit at night and is a lovely setting. Food was really good as was the service and the drinks. Both local dishes and some more varied fare on the menu. The best restaurant we have visited in several trips to Chamonix. Recommend you book in advance to get... More 

Thank MarkandBJ
Tucson, Arizona
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123 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, great service and wonderful setting. Sitting right beside the fast-moving river in the middle of Chamonix, the Windows next to us were adorned with beautiful flower buckets and a spectacular view of the mountains we had an incredibly wonderful dinner with delightful service. Poached Fish steamed veggies and a delicious salad for one of our crew who has... More 

Thank FinnieF
Lucerne, Switzerland
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location for a great dinner, very friendly service with good recommendations, huge wine list, with attractive prices. Not to forget the delicious food. If we are in the area, we would come again.

Thank Ric-Luzern
Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, wonderful food😉 sitting "on" the river, great wine and reasonable prices. Would come back. Easy to find

Thank Karin Yan K
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a Saturday but unable to get a table due to it being so busy, so booked a table for later on in the week. Got seated right next to the river, which was lovely while eating dinner. The food was all excellent. The staff were friendly and service relaxed but very efficient. Would recommend to anyone passing or... More 

Thank dani435
Kettering, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were part of a group of 30, which usually means the food and service are not quite so good but on this occasion we had only praise for the service we received. The food was very enjoyable and perfectly cooked.

Thank Glenis S
Stroke City NI
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A busy restaurant, popular with tourists and locals alike. We were offered a table by the river and had a really nice meal. Got there early at first sitting which I was glad of, cos it got really busy a little later on. Nice food and courteous people.

Thank ernestBT48
Chennai (Madras), India
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1,197 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 550 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place because of its 'Bib Gourmand' rating. The place is cute and in the middle of town and they have lovely seating by the flowing river and on the whole it was a very romantic place. They have set menus and you could also order from the menu if you like. I picked the traditional set menu... More 

Thank SagarVS
Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

great Atmosphere and wonderful food for a large group of us after we completed a tough 8 days of hiking. loved it here.

Thank rakelly656
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

During our stay in Chamonix (June 2016) this was the best of the restaurants that we tried. The greeting was friendly, we sat in the area cantilevered over the L'Arve (with the water rushing past!), the "menu" we choose was excellent and the service matched. We choose the more expensive of the "menu" (E38 if I recall correctly) and compared... More 

Thank John D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123, place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  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?