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“Absolutely lovely”
Review of Hotel Communal

Hotel Communal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$27 - US$86
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

We love to have lunch in this charming restaurant. Every time we go we are never disappointed. Friendly staff, tasteful dishes and great wines. We can't wait to go there again!

Thank Narcy-Chick
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

We had after a long walk from Champery to Val d'Liiez a try nice and tasteful lunch at Restaurant Hotel Communal at Val d'lliez. Home made foie gras, fresh salmon, afterwards chef own black risotto, feu de veau (which was phenomenally prepared) with reasonable choice of wine. All at normal prices and with very polite and friendly service. Very recommendable and in nowadays Switzerland absolutely affordable.

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Thank erjavec
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

We are staying in the area and decided to pay this restaurant a visit after the glowing reviews on Tripadvisor. When we called to book we were informed that as it was a Sunday, they would only be serving raclette - but decided to go for it anyway.

The restaurant is located in the Hotel in the centre of Val d'Illiez, and as previous reviews suggest, don't let the sombre exterior put you off. Once you walk through you are greeted by a delightfully modern looking chalet-style restaurant. There are even local Valaisans sitting by the bar having their daily tipple to add to the ambience!

There was no need to book on that night as we were the only table that was filled. We were informed by the extremely friendly owner that it was the first time they were introducing this Raclette night, and that they had specially scouted the cheese. The cheese was truly delicious and by far one of the best I have tasted. The staff were friendly and attentive, and overall it was a enjoyable experience.

This restaurant gets 4 starts instead of 5 because I found that for the price of 32 CHF/person, it should have included a small plate of dried meats or a little salad. Instead those are extras and we paid 11 CHF for a mixed salad, and the dried meats would've cost another 25 CHF. We had the chance to look at the other items on the menu, which do seem reasonably priced so will definitely be paying this restaurant again if in the area!

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Thank Aveens
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Don't let the appearance of this restaurant fool you! The food was delicious and very well presented. The restaurant was very busy when we were there but the service was still very good. Great views of the surrounding mountains.

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Thank evulienka88
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

My family and I stayed in this hotel and had dinner here - and we were so impressed by our meal. My husband and I had the three course menu, and everything was beautifully done, and the taste was fantastic. the man who runs the place is an ex-journanlist from wine spectator, and was so gracious - and even the cheaper red wine on the menu was still excellent and paired perfectly with our meal. It was a surprising treat to eat here, and will surely dine here again.

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Thank SarahKK
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