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Le Fer a Cheval

25 Place du Poilu, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 80 20
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (8 reviews)
“fondue” (22 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Place du Poilu, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shared a "mushroom fondue" which was excellent. Service was friendly and efficient and price for the lunch was similar to other restaurants in the area. The tartiflette was also very good. Lots of calories but had a long walk afterwards do that we can come...More

Thank Jipounette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here regularly to eat at this family run restaurant. There are copious salads, various meats, fish and of course the local favorites... tartiflette and fondu.

Thank PBME
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced and excellent food. Menu on the small side but that's ok they do it well. Wine list so big its overwhelming especially since the font script is hard to read. Slow service made me miss half a concert I wanted to attend, 20...More

Thank TheLongLongTrailer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday, very relaxing atmosphere even with our 2 small children. We sat outside, near the little square so the kids could run around when they got bored. We had the fillet, which was excellent. The morilles was great, really large morilles,...More

Thank NyonAndy
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We enjoyed a delicious meal here, real fondu savoyarde, friendly service and very happy with the meal overall.

Thank Ross T
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I had the cheese platter, the lamb chops and the creme brule. Everything was really excellent and the staff was very attentive, friendly and not pushy. It was not cheap but great value for the Chamonix standards.

Thank 81andrea2014
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Amazing views over Mont Blanc, good service and wonderful food. The Pierrade de Boeuf is fantastic - thin strips of beef and vegetables that you cook on a salted hot stone at your table. Perfect to cook exactly how you want it and a fun...More

Thank Queenie_C_x
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We are here last night in Chamonix. The food was well prepared and very good. The place was pleasant. The waiter was so good and nice. I would definitely come back here again.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Went to three restaurants in Chamonix during a long weekend...all were good but this one had the most excellent food! The menu options are really great value, there are lots of options on the wine list, and the service is very good. I would definitely...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the most amazing French food at Le Fer a Cheval - best dinner of our year so far! I ordered the Menu Savoyardes - salad, cold cuts, cheese fondue, & dessert (which was so much food!) and my husband ordered...More

Thank DancingLaughter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Place du Poilu, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 53 80 20
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