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“In Paris, and yet a day off”
Review of Le Chalet des Iles

Le Chalet des Iles
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Ranked #1,634 of 17,155 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: this is a beautiful chalet located on an island in the bois de boulogne, 5 mintues from the Tour Eiffel. You have to take a small boat to cross. The food is typically french with an exotic touch. The view of the lake is amazing. You will appreciate the terraces during summer and the authentic cheminee during winter.The restaurant and all the terraces will be renovated this winter.It will be closed from the 20 th of october 2012 to march 2013.
Paris, France
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“In Paris, and yet a day off”
Reviewed January 28, 2012

The situation in the Bois de Boulogne is interesting, but the quality of the food could be better.

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Paris, France
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218 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Good value in a delightful setting”
Reviewed December 23, 2011

This well-appointed and comfortable chalet-style restaurant is on an island in the Bois de Boulogne. There is a free ferry service to the island (two-minute crossing). We chose the EUR 27 three-course lunch. The food is a little more original than in most restaurants in the same price range, well presented, servings are generous, and the restaurant represents excellent value for money. The wine list is well thought out and contains some good value wines. The views of the trees and water add to the experience.

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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Simply bad food”
Reviewed October 20, 2011

Location is the only good thing about this place. The food is nothing special and definitely not worth the price.

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Southeast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Food was great, service was terrible!”
Reviewed March 24, 2010

This place is charming and a little enchanting. My fiancee and I were actually thinking how perfect it would be to have our wedding reception there.

We ordered wine and starters, and that went without a hitch. Then suddenly things started to go down hill REALLY fast. The food was overall very good. Unfortunately, we had the bad luck of getting a terrible server. She seemed particularly clueless whereas the rest of the staff were running circles around her.

She was very short about everything. Had absolutely nothing to say recommend, etc.She gave one of us the wrong entree, which the manager promptly corrected. After that, she never returned to our table for a solid half hour! At which point I got up demanded the check and spoke to him about the service.

He credited us several glasses of wine and our sparkling waters, he did express a somewhat sincere regret. We dined at six different restaurants and received great service at all of them except this one, and unfortunately this one had a lot of atmosphere going for it!!!!!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very beautiful and romantic”
Reviewed December 31, 2009

My husband and I dined at Le Chalet des Iles in September 2009 for our 20th wedding anniversary dinner and we had a wonderful time. It was still warm enough to eat outside with the help of the heat lamps. The staff was very helpful in helping us translate the menu (it was a new menu and no English version was yet available) and the food was delicious. Great ambiance. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for a romantic getaway dinner. I would also love to come back and experience it at lunchtime in warm weather -- it's such a beautiful spot that I'm sure it would be perfect for lunch. It was fun to take a little boat trip over to the restaurant as well. The only negative is getting there --it is too difficult to walk to -- you have to cross a very busy intersection and it's just so out of the way that it's hard to find -- take a taxi for peace of mind. Enjoy!

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