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Cote Lac

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Chemin Plan d'Eau, 74920 Combloux, France
+33 4 50 58 94 27
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Helsinki
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40 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

I visited the Cote Lac on a relatively quiet Sunday night and had a very pleasant dinner with a local friend. I can imagine the restaurant is absolutely lovely in the summer when you can admire the view from the terrace, but it worked fine also on a dark January evening. The atmosphere and deco are refined but still relaxed... More 

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Reepham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Ambience was lacking, but we were the only diners on a mid-September Wednesday lunchtime so that is, perhaps, not surprising. We have visited several times before and have always been blown away by the food, however this time our meal was good but not exceptional - we felt that the menu lacked the originality and interesting combinations which existed previously.... More 

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Passy, France
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Without doubt my worst restaurant experience ever......extremely rude staff, our food arrived very late, we were served warm drinks on a scorching day and were ignored when we asked for ice for our glasses. Any request we made was ignored. Took more than hour to receive our order, the food was fine but nothing special. On leaving we were overcharged... More 

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Chamonix, France
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Love going to new restaurants, love finding hidden gems. Often disappointed. Not this time. This is a very slick operation located right next to the clean, airy and generally-pleasant outdoor minilake in Combloux. The welcome was efficient, tableware just fine, deco spot on, view outrageous and terrace full of atmosphere. The food - a whopping burrata caprese - was a... More 

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Thank tomw_n
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Overall very good, as the restaurant is situation in a really lovely location, right on the Combloux lake, with a fantastic view of the Alps. The food is good, but not exceptional. The service is pleasant.

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Paris
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

Went with family and with many friends for diner and lunch. Its is a real Gem. Mathieu is welcoming you warmly, the new Chef is cooking simple, very tasty food. On the biotope lake of Combloux, 5-7min from Megeve you have a fantastic view on the Mont-Blanc. I reserved the place for my birthday and we 40 friends, we had... More 

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Thank Seve65
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66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

This is a change in cooking style Gone are the sauces and the spices that made Cote Lac a very unique and savoury experience. We still like the relaxed atmosphere and we enjoyed the simpler fare, well prepared unsophisticated plain dishes. But it's not the same class and nothing very distinctive compared to other Combloux options. However we didn't like... More 

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Thank Brigitte M
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66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

Forget the fancy, pretentious and expensive Megeve restaurants when you can go to Cote Lac a few km away. The location is gorgeous, on the side of Combloux's mini lake; it is equally pleasant in the Summer at lunch time after a swim in the lake or on a winter evening, with a warm and pleasant atmosphere. But frankly you... More 

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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

Everything a french eatery should be. Packed with locals (always a good sign) but English spoken by welcoming staff. Boarding an artificial lake with superior views of Mont Blanc shimmering in the moonlight. Brilliant meal, wine and value. Would be a straight 5 all round but for smoking allowed at outdoor tables; rather than designated smoking areas only. Great way... More 

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kas
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

Great value. Fantastic in all ways, service, food, view of Mont Blanc over the lake. A must go to if you are in the area

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemin Plan d'Eau, 74920 Combloux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Combloux
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 58 94 27

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