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Le Chaudron

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$$ - $$$
Wine Bar, French, European
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79 rue des Moulins | 79 Rue des Moulins, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 40 34
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11:45 - 14:00
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Thu - Sun 11:45 - 14:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in a group and were told we couldn't order what we wanted. If you're going to take a group booking I would suggest explaining that you would have a limited menu. In the end we ordered steaks and were served flavourless pieces of fat for €33. If you want good food in Cham then go next door to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an absence of a few years we re-visited Le Chaudron. It is back to how I remember it some years ago. Madame appears to have retired and the rumour is that her son now runs the restaurant. We - a party of 6 - had an excellent meal with all sorts of allergies and requirements catered for. There is... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can tell this is a restaurant where the owners really care. A real husband & wife team. A couple who clearly love what they do, as do the team working with them. Varied menu of local specialities plus Italian inspired dishes & use of fresh local produce. Think the bread - also delicious, came straight from the oven. Small... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there last year as it was so good and this time it was even better. The 38 euro menu was sensational. I will have to go and have it again. A real highlight of the trip to chamonix.

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Thank Michael G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

The red tuna is outstanding, highly recommend. The restaurant has a very calm, intimate atmosphere that is enhanced by its rural decor.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

The food was delicious. Interesting, exciting and very, very tasty. The beef cooked over the woodfire was incredible. Wonderful seared tuna. The prices were typical for most Chamonix restaurants, and a bargain for the quality. And this was the best place for reasonably priced wine we found.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Le Chaudron after a day at the slopes and all thought our food was amazing. From escargot to tuna, lamb and onglet, it was incredibly tasty. A great find in Chamonix.

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Our ski guide on our final day in Chamonix recommended this restaurant. Being local we figured he must know a good place to eat-we dropped by and booked a table for later. What a fantastic place. The ambience is wonderful, decor is gorgeous and the food was delicious. We all had starters and mains and two of our group had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We came across Le Chaudron while walking one evening, I checked it on trip advisor and all I can say is they should be top 5. What a great atmosphere, friendly fast service and I unbelievable flavor. I would recommend for starters the scalloped in lobster cream, the veal with mushroom sauce was spectacular. The prawn risotto was also delicious!... More 

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Boston, MA
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Le Chaudron is run by a husband and wife team (French and Italian), so a nice blend of classic French/Savoyard dishes like fondue and tartiflette, with some Italian influence (e.g., risotto). Food was delicious and reasonably priced for the quality level. The room itself is charmingly decorated. Service was exemplary. The woman at the front desk of our hotel told... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Cuisine
Wine Bar, French, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 14:00
Thursday
11:45 - 14:00
Friday
11:45 - 14:00
Saturday
11:45 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 rue des Moulins | 79 Rue des Moulins, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 53 40 34

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