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La Caleche

€€ - €€€French, , European
18 rue du Docteur Paccard, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 55 94 68
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“raclette” (106 reviews)
“beef stew” (7 reviews)
“potatoes” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
18 rue du Docteur Paccard, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I ate twice at La Caleche during our recent visit. We really enjoyed the local chalet style ambience with a fascinating collection of traditional cooking implements around the walls. The restaurant was busy both times, especially the second, but the service was...More

Thank LeatherheadTraveller
Reviewed yesterday

The first time we went to Chamonix I wanted to try the "red sheep" restaurant. When we brought our adult children back to visit Chamonix I suggested this place. I nicknamed it the "red sheep" restaurant because it has two large sheep with red wool...More

Thank Holtem
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We sat outside, seduced by the cosy sheepskin blankets and colourful alpine decor! The inside of the restaurant is a sight to see though so if you do as we do then make sure you at least go inside to use the bathroom! The service...More

Thank Sorellina
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very friendly restaurant with varied history, interesting and fun ambience. First time I've tried raclette and on a cool rainy night after a ten mile hike, it was just what I needed. They even substituted verges for the mended cured meat.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We dipped into Caleche for lunch while it was raining. The menu had local savoie food and the 2 young people that cook and serve were delightful. We had a salad and charcuterie. Delicious. But all around us they had interesting and apparently delicious meals...More

Thank henriettagal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice variety of choices and a very nice atmosphere for a warm and friendly meal. Our food was delicious and the service was prompt and attentive.

Thank tjbss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by two Chamonix locals, so we had to try it. It's fun to eat outside and people watch on the main drag, but be sure to go inside too! It has so many charming things everywhere. The food was...More

Thank Dax892
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four have eaten here twice in the past week, staff accommodating despite our turning up both times without a reservation. Friendly, including providing colouring-in packs for kids, excellent food with choices for all ages and palates. Interesting decor with local historical artefacts...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great dinner at this restaurant. Lot's to choose from and although we didn't go for the traditional Raclette or Fondue, we still had great food. There's a 1st line outside the restaurant and then there's a second wait line inside the restaurant......More

Thank MartimW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was highly recommended by our hotel. The food was good; the ambiance was great. The server, however, was haughty and rude. If you have thick skin, go here. If you don't, try someplace else. The service wasn't even good enough to accompany his...More

Thank mydayjob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$37
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 rue du Docteur Paccard, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 55 94 68
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