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“Nice local food”
Review of Le Vieux Chalet

Le Vieux Chalet
Ranked #11 of 69 Restaurants in Val Thorens
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 16, 2014

High quality and typical local food.
Friendly staff. Great ambiance.

Reservations highly recommended.

Thank Uwe B
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

Well Iam very fussy when it comes to food, but really fancied a Raclette in Val Thorens. Reviewed trip advisor and booked Le Vieux Chalet. Now I can be very picky when it comes to restaurants but here I could not pick fault at all. The starter was wholesome, the Raclette excellent and the dessert oh so tasty. The interior was tastefully decorated and the bill not eye watering. Highly recommended place to eat.

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1  Thank Shane B
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

Made a reservation for 7pm(1st round, 2nd round is 9 30pm) Got seated upstairs, 2 of us.

A friendly staff came and lit up the candle on our table and gave us the menu. After order taken., wine was delivered quickly. But we waited for long time (about 10/15mins) for the water, no big deal, we can wait, perhaps the same guy was busy taking orders for the newly arrived table of 8 and he forgotten about it.

Starter and cold plate arrived in about another 15 mins . We were expected a basket of bakery as well, but it didnt happened until half way through our main dishes.

Generally food was nice and price wasnt too bad. We ordered 1 meat platter, 1 starter, 2 mains, half bottle of wine. And it was 90Euro. If they can put 1 more staff for upstairs when its fully seated, the experience will be even better as we felt a bit left alone and a lot of waiting for the nite.

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Thank CherylDe
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

This is one of the restaurants worth trying while on vacation in Val Thorens. We were a group of 8 and had the best experience! We have tried several restaurants while in Val Thorens but this was definitely the best one. The food was extremely delicious and the deserts are mouth watering! Although a little more pricey than the average restaurant, the quality of the food, friendliness of the waiters and their desire to please their customers makes up for any little price difference. My friends and I could not get enough of the filet de boeuf grille. The duo chocolat desert, the caramel and salted butter frozen delight, and the cafe chez nous (which includes an amazingly delicious "digestive" liquor) were all to die for.

The ambiance is nice and relaxed. Waiters were US standard friendly and accommodating. The prices were more than appropriate for the quality of the food and experience. We came to this restaurant by chance but love it so much we returned for out farewell dinner. There are 2 sitting times for dinner (7 and 9:30pm) but they allow plenty of time for appetizers, main meal, dessert and coffee. We had a 7pm reservation and had plenty of time to enjoy everything.

We all strongly recommend this restaurant. It's by far the best place to eat in Val Thorens. I only wish they delivered to the US.

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1  Thank Miruna85
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Reviewed February 9, 2014

We went to this restaurant as a group of 5. The waiters were very attentive and actually quick (very unusual for Val T!). I had the filet of beef with foie gras which was absolutely stunning, perfectly cooked steak and melt in your mouth liver, it came with a delicious sauce and a few chips, not too many which was good. Others in the group had the fondue and the prawn pasta which were all very nice indeed. This is a restaurant where you would be happy to pay their prices anywhere in the world, not just when you're stranded in the mountains!! The service was very good, the best we experienced in Val T and the atmosphere was calm and with a warm ambience! I thoroughly recommend this place to anyone who appreciates good food and doesn't want to get ripped off for it! The best meal i had all week!

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2  Thank Rkengland
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