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Le Bistrot

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151 avenue de l Aiguille du Midi, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 57 64
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11:59 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
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Prague
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

There are 3 Michelin star restaurants in Chamonix and this is one of them. Stunning really, when you realize you can get in often without a reservation (although they prefer them), and be wearing your ski clothes. It is on the expensive side but nothing compared to a Michelin restaurant in a major city (which you can't get into anyways).... More 

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Thank Canadian_ontheroad95
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The menu is limited but reads well. However the dishes were surprisingly subpar: perch that was overly fried and oily and plated unappetizingly; veal that was too fatty. The service was also slow, but I could have lived with that had the food been good.

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Thank dtiomkin1
Jérôme R, Directeur général at Le Bistrot, responded to this review

Dear Dtiomkin1, We thank you for sharing your opinion after your recent diner at Le Bistrot. We highly value your feedback and would be grateful if you could grant us a few minutes of your precious time. We would like to follow-up on your remarks and have more details. Do not hesitate to give this information during your diner like... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Very well worth to go for food and ambience. The only reason for the4 star is that if the menu is more informative in English would have warren the fifth star. All said, is still worth eating in this Resturant.

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Thank JungleTraveller
Jérôme R, Directeur général at Le Bistrot, responded to this review

JungleTraveller, Thank you for taking the time to post on TripAdvisor after your recent diner at Le Bistrot. I was delighted to read that you truly enjoyed your Chamoniard diner with us, that my team took wonderful care of you and that the quality and service of the Hotel played an important role in making it a memorable one. I... More 

United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The staff was very friendly but delivered an incredibly slow service. We went on a busy night and ended up spending 3hrs at the table! We contemplating leaving before dessert but as it was my partner's birthday and we wanted to celebrate. We are french ourselves and like to enjoy our dinner but this was too much. It took over... More 

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Thank Fnoops
Jérôme R, Directeur général at Le Bistrot, responded to this review

Daphne L, Thank you for your recent post on TripAdvisor and for taking the time to share your concerns with us. I read your post with great attention and highly value your feedback, as we constantly thrive to meet perfection, I apologize that we were not able to deliver this to you. I would like to follow up personally with... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The food has gone down in quality. It looks the part of the French "nouveu cuisine" and it used to taste the part. But on our last visit, the food looked good, but tasted seriously below average. On top of it, we had a lovely waiter who totally ripped us off with smile on her face. We got the lunch... More 

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Thank Silvie L
Jérôme R, Directeur général at Le Bistrot, responded to this review

Dear Silvie L, We thank you for sharing your opinion after your recent lunch at Le Bistrot. As explain you during your lunch, you request 4 Eggs 62° starters, 4 plats of the day and 4 desserts. You made a confusion with "amuse bouche" and "starter". Your eggs was not "Amuse bouche". We have to inform you that you paid... More 

IL
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

After having dinner at the bistrot, we came back to try more dishes and liked every single one of them. The creative chef makes delicious food , well decorated plates. The atmosphere is nice and the service attentive and efficient. One of the best restaurants we have been at.

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Thank DBC53
Jérôme R, Directeur général at Le Bistrot, responded to this review

DBC53, Thank you for taking the time to post on TripAdvisor after your recent visit at the restaurant Le Bistrot. I was delighted to read that you truly enjoyed your time with us and that my team took wonderful care of you. Your compliments have been shared with our chef Daniele and his entire team. I do look forward to... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Walked in without having booking. Even thought it was a Sat night and busy we were seated immediately without any fuss. Food was excellent. Modern and imaginative. Service couldn't have been better. Have paid a lot more for lower quality food with poor service. Can't recommend high enough !!!

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Thank mimocar1
Jérôme R, Directeur général at Le Bistrot, responded to this review

Mimocar1, May we thank you for the review you posted on TripAdvisor regarding your experience at Le Bistrot. We are delighted you enjoyed so much your time among us, and what a pleasure to read and share your lines with the team! We thank you for all your warm compliments and your recommandation, as we are glad you felt so... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We reserved nearly a month ahead for Christmas eve dinner 2016. We arrive at the exact time of our reservation to say that our name does not appear. (we had been called 4 days prior to confirm the reservation) we told them of our phone call and first person said "yes my colleague must have called you to confirm but... More 

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Thank erol274
Jérôme R, Directeur général at Le Bistrot, responded to this review

Dear Erol274, We thank you for sharing your opinion after your recent stay in Chamonix. We highly value your feedback and would be grateful if you could grant us a few minutes of your precious time. We would like to follow-up on your remarks and have more details. As explain to you the 24th December, we called back all clients... More 

Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were a group of six who dined here over the Xmas/New Year period. The staff were very friendly, and the food was superb. I would have rated this 5 if it had been a little faster in service. Something seemed to have been confused in the kitchen as we did wait for almost an hour for our entree (as... More 

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Thank A2B2_SurryHills
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It has potential but needs a lot of improvement both in service and food they serve. Starters were good although we found a hair in one of the soups. Main course was way delayed and not good.

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1 Thank Emily C
Jérôme R, Directeur général at Le Bistrot, responded to this review

Dear Emily C, We thank you for sharing your opinion after your recent stay at Le Bistrot Chamonix We highly value your feedback and would be grateful if you could grant us a few minutes of your precious time. We would like to follow-up on your remarks and have more details. It a regret that you did not inform the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$62
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:59 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:59 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:59 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:59 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:59 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:59 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 avenue de l Aiguille du Midi, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 53 57 64

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?