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Le Monde a l'Envers

93 Place du Criou, 74340 Samoens, France
+33 4 50 34 19 36
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (3 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
“foie gras” (5 reviews)
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French, European, International, Fusion
93 Place du Criou, 74340 Samoens, France
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Two of us ate here on a Friday in August. We booked the day before, which turned out to have been essential as it was full on the night. Warm and friendly welcome - in French, switching to English when necessary - and a very...More

Thank sidneytrip10
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good meal, changing menu (we went there twice in a week), starters very inventive, mains were delicious. Wine list quite good and they have a home made infused vodka that will blow your doors off.

Thank MickeyDroy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal there last Wednesday. Started off with a great cocktail. We had the salmon and the pork .... both delicious as was the chocolate dessert. Staff excellent... taking the time to explain the dishes in English. Best to book as it is...More

Thank londonmcr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again a small freshly constructed and cooked menu. The service in both English (the waitress ) and French (La Patronne ) and American/French/Swedish (Le Patron and chef) was very good indeed. The food was delicious and the wine good value.

Thank pauln690
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, engaging staff. Looking back, I think this might have truly been my first real experience of exceptionally well prepared and cooked food, despite eating in many restaurants over the years. We liked it so much here that we went for a second time. The...More

Thank dodgydd
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We travel widely and are serious foodies but I cannot remember a more consistently high quality meal. Food Gras spring rolls and tuna cerviche both sensational, seared tuna and red snapper even better, chocolate terrine equally delicious. We've bought an apartment that overlooks the restaurant...More

1  Thank Welm
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Vegetarian dishes available 24 hours notice caught our eye, so we booked for Thursday night with a promise of a choice of two starters and that the chef would prepare a special veggie main course for us. We arrived on Thursday to a lovely welcome...More

2  Thank Supersnowqueen
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best restaurant I've been to.... beats Mitchelin stars in the past... amazing food and flavours along with fab service...

2  Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

For a lovely meal in Samoens you can't do much better than Le Monde a l'Envers. Lovely atmospheric feel to the restaurant and very tasty well presented food.

1  Thank Ian P
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We went twice in the same week the food was so good. This is a lovely, relaxed, very French restaurant. It is a family business Monsieur cooks whilst Madame is front of house. Service was excellent both times we went and the food was brilliant....More

Thank Frank H
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13 March 2017|
Response from Lemondealenvers S | Property representative |
bonjour, tous les renseignements sont sur notre répondeur téléphonique, les reservations ne se font que par telephone et oui nous sommes ouvert les dimanches soirs en saison uniquement c'est à dire jusque mi-avril a peu... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Place du Criou, 74340 Samoens, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Grand Massif  >  Samoens
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 34 19 36
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Creative & Original World Cuisine Fresh products Swedish Chef Anthony Percell Opens every Evenings during the season except Mondays; Bar from 5:30 pm & Diner Service from 7:00 to 8:30pm For Groups over 8 people : Special Menu & Pre-Order required in Advance; Vegetarian Dish on Previous Demand NO Kids Menu HIGHLY ADVISED BOOKING (40 Chairs) --> by the phone from 4:00 pm OR at the restaurant from 5:30pm
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