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S'Aelpele

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Austrian, Central European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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Lech/Zug, Lech, Austria
+43 4355 833388
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

For the price, very bad. A cold coffee and a plate of "Knorr" rindsuppe is definetly not what i expected. Cozyness is supposed to be brought by a beautiful old...but cold furnace that is intended for drying clothes.

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1 Thank Peter K
Toronto, Canada
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99 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We hiked the Lechweg and stopped for some soup and a beer on the terrace: friendly service and good soup in a traditional setting. Not cheap but worth it.

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1 Thank j b
San Francisco, California
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This restaurant is a must go if just for the trip. You will be picked up from Lech and brought back by a snow truck. The trip is very exciting, especially for kids. The food is OK. You have to choose between Fondue and another menu before you arrive. The staff is friendly and service is good. Make reservations well... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

A 10min drive in the woods with a tank looking vehicle, upon arrival greeted with a warm glass of mulled wine is always a great start to your Saturday night dinner. Food and service also ticked the box. Overall a great experience - I would say a must for a ski trip in Lech.

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Thank George_London_E
Winchester
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Having booked a table well in advance and having had to choose our food a week before our visit we were expecting something special. First things first, if you ask to book the skidoo, bear in mind that they charge €14 for a return journey from Zug and also it's not actually a skidoo, more of a snow mobile. So,... More 

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New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

This restaurant is hidden away at the end of the Zuger Valley. If you don't want to hike there on foot (30 minutes) they will pick you up and bring you back with their own snow taxi. It is absolutely worth your visit and the food is exquisite. We had their dear steak which was fantastic, so tender and juicy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

A 3km walk from Zug, charming treck, lovely and serene views, the place is beautifully done in its simplicity, haphazard service, some super friendly and others not so much (unlike Austria's wonderfully warm welcomes), comfortable, table sharing wood lodge chalet. Do not cater for food intolerances, if you have any do not go since this is where it can get... More 

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Kiev
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Compared to last year this restaurant was a disappointment. Although the waitress made an effort to look after us in the nearly empty restaurant the atmosphere was dull. The first course which was a chicken croquette salad although it tasted good came in seconds and must have been pre-prepared. Our main course of grilled liver was poor. Both it and... More 

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Thank Detekter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

I don't understand the bad reviews. I love this place. Service is personal and excellent, quality/price ratio is much better than expected from such a place in such a location. Just make sure you're not hiking there on Mondays as it's closed.

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Thank Marc R
Farnham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Visited in winter a wonderful location and good service and food. Visited to day very limited menu service a bit chaotic and food average.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Austrian, Central European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lech/Zug, Lech, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Vorarlberg  >  Lech
  • Phone Number: +43 4355 833388

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