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Cafe des Alpes

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1660 Chateau d'Oex, Chateau-d'Oex, Switzerland
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Small cafe style diner slightly out of town centre. Very friendly service, fast and English speaking. I had fondue, which was lovely and individual. My husband had rosti, again very good. Good price.

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had dinner - six of us and the service was extraordinary. The traditional Swiss rosti was among the best we'd ever had. Even if you didn't order it you got a portion with every entree.

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

After a chilly, sunny morning watching flights of festival hot air balloons float off among the snowy Swiss mountains, we were in need of hearty, warming lunches. Our winter outdoor appetites were more than satisified by the generous plates of rosti (pan-fried grated potatoes) and croute (wine-soaked toasted bread) topped with ham, melted cheese, a fried egg and pickle garnish... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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593 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Cafe des Alpes is on Chateau d'Oex's main street but just outside the heart of the town.  This is a definite plus as you are able to take advantage of the restaurant's huge front patio (well shaded from the sun) with a great view towards the mountains in the west.  If you're looking for fine dining, this is not the... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

Very basic caf but friendly staff. Very helpful with our vegetarian wheat free diet, but little choice. Had rosti but not very tasty. Wine cheaper than lager which is cheaper than cola.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2010

Had a wonderful meal here in November. We tried a speciality braserade. Skewers of meat you cooked yourself over a flame, not in oil like a fondue. You could have horsemeat, steak or lamb. We tried them all. Excellent. Very little English spoken. Had Swiss red wine which was good plus beer and cider. Welcoming little bar at the back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Swiss, European
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 Chateau d'Oex, Chateau-d'Oex, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Chateau-d'Oex
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Telephone 0269244595

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