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Le Galeta

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150 impasse des Lupins, 74170, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 93 16 11
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Poole, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere log fire log cabin . Good for steak and other meats . Cooked on open fire all adds to atmosphere !

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Thank john k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is one of our regular haunts when we're in town and we are always made most welcome. The food here is delcious particularly anything cooked on the open fire, the griller loin of lamb is some of the best I've had, and service is always very efficient and friendly. We've brought many friends here are all have been impressed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

A must visit on my at least twice annual trips to Saint Gervais. Steaks can't be beaten anywhere. Very friendly and efficient service who can't do enough for you. Great ambience. Brilliant chocolate mousse too.

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Lincolnshire
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We actually called for an early dinner but service did not start until 7 so we booked for lunch the next day. It was very quiet (Saturday lunch) but we really did have a lovely meal. We had a set menu with goat's cheese starter and then reblouchon fondue and a three meat charcoal grill followed by an outstanding creamy... More 

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Kansas City
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546 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem! I had a beef filet that was very nice with a side of ratatouille. My husband had rib steak with a side is gratin potatoes that were the best EVER! I truly envied the racleet served at the next table. Go in very hungry if you order that! Service and wine were very nice. Please... More 

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Yorkshire, England
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

You need to book in advance for this great place - if you are a carnivore you will love it - and I am! We sat with a view of the wood fired griddle and whilst this meant we were pretty warm it made for an interesting experience seeing the different steaks being cooked to perfection by the skilled chef.... More 

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Thank BigRedBike1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were in Saint Gervais for a week and ate at L'Affiche, L'Eterle and Le Galeta. All were good in their own ways but Le Galeta was a class apart in terms of food quality. We went on Bastille Day and normally a roaring wood fire in the middle of July would not be welcome. But with the Mercury plunging... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Almost hidden behind the main square there is this great restaurant :). When we arrived the smell of burning wood was coming out of there. The food was just plain amazing. The salad was perfectly balanced. And the cheese fundu was the best I have every had. Combine that with very friendly staff and you got a place you can't... More 

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Thank Krisjedaar
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We came to this restaurant from our hotel in Sallanches. It was worth the visit. The anturage, the atmosphere and the service were wonderfull. So was the food. The dishes were tasty, big enough and reasonable prices as for this area. I can recommend the meat on grill (you get small grill in the table and fresh meat and you... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

When you enter la Galeta you right away feel welcomed. The owner makes sure evrything is fine at every moment of your meal. The cooking of meat on the fire is a nice option or you can choose from a variety of local dishes. We will be back for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $54
Cuisine
French, Barbecue, European, Grill
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 impasse des Lupins, 74170, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 93 16 11

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?