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Les Cretes

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Meribel, Les Allues, France
+33 6 09 40 51 04
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Les Cretes is my favourite restaurant in the 3 Valleys and having been lucky enough to ski / travel / work all across the world, I don’t think there is anywhere better! One can perhaps find small faults with the food but bear in mind everything has been lugged up a mountain and is always delivered with a smile, I... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Especially in a snowstorm! Very friendly family restaurant between saint martin and meribel. Deserts to die for! Must go

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LesCretes2300, Propriétaire at Les Cretes, responded to this review
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Merci pour votre avis. En effet, l'ambiance est encore plus excitante les jours de tempête de neige! A l'année prochaine...... More 

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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A very nice lunch on the terrace. Waiter was really pleasant. Good food and wine, really a good little place where the owner clearly takes pride in delivering a good lunch for his customers. It was pleasant and less expensive than most other places and we will come back.

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Merci pour votre avis. En effet, nous mettons tout en oeuvre pour servir une nourriture de qualité. A très bientôt... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Les Cretes has a fantastic location on the ridge between Meribel and St Martin overlooking the two valleys and accessed by either the St Martin 2 or Tougnete 2 chairlifts. This is a 'proper' family run establishment with all the idiosyncrasies that come with it. Personally, I think it adds to the experience and judging by how consistently busy this... More 

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LesCretes2300, Responsable relations publiques at Les Cretes, responded to this review
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Quel beau message. merci beaucoup, cela réchauffe le coeur. On se lève chaque matin avec le but de rendre les... More 

Edinburgh, Scotland
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74 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Really really disappointing service here today. The food was fine (so it should be - €20+ for a main course) but we had to wait an hour for the food to arrive. I'm afraid that's just not good enough. What a pity.

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LesCretes2300, Propriétaire at Les Cretes, responded to this review
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Cher Monsieur, chère madame, Nous sommes navré de lire cet avis négatif à notre sujet. En effet, vous êtes venu... More 

Llangorse, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a table yesterday l in this lovely little mountain restaurant as we arrived for an early lunch. The owner was very welcoming and the food was excellent, traditional, locally-sourced fare. My husband was particularly impressed with the wine list and we are looking forward to our next visit. A real gem.

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LesCretes2300, Propriétaire at Les Cretes, responded to this review
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Merci pour votre agréable message. À très bientôt! More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Easy to find, great lunch spot, the tartiflette is the best. We spotted a small plane in the Val Thorens valley which then proceeded to buzz us at about 80 metres, just for fun. Leaving is just as much fun, as you are at the top of Jerusalem.

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Merci pour cet agréable message. A très bientôt. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Been there with 2 friends during a ski trip around the Three Valleys. The Team is friendly and offers a warm welcome. The food is excellent and not pricey at all. The sunny terrace gives you a beautiful view. You feel at home. Highly recommended !

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London, United Kingdom
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75 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

Great little traditonal restaurant. We eat here ever year and always have a really nice lunch. The steak this year was same as usual..excellent..! The menu is very simple and hardly changes each season but for a lovely lunch in a real authentic family run mountain log cabin this one is hard to beat. A word of warning. In bad... More 

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LesCretes2300, Propriétaire at Les Cretes, responded to this review
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Bonsoir et merci pour ce chaleureux message. On vous dit à très bientôt. More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

This tiny mountain restaurant has been here for years, run by the same family. Happily it hasn't changed although it does now take credit cards. The best tartiflette in the 3Vallees. Food is always realiably filling and delicious, the staff are always cheerful and you get very speedy service if you need it but you are never hurried if you... More 

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LesCretes2300, Propriétaire at Les Cretes, responded to this review
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Votre message nous va droit au cœur. Et on vous en remercie. A très bientôt aux Cretes! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meribel, Les Allues, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Savoie  >  Les Allues  >  Meribel
  • Phone Number: +33 6 09 40 51 04

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