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Cafe des Alpes

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Grand Rue 7, Chateau-d'Oex 1660, Switzerland
026-924-45-95
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

My wife and I visit the balloon fiesta in Chateau D'Oex for a long weekend every January and always visit this place. Its really friendly and a good place to eat dinner but for me coming in here to eat lunch after being out all morning in the cold photographing the balloons is the best time. A bowl of their... More 

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Chateau-d'Oex, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

An ok simple place for lunch better for the winter, Good rosti. Heavy traditional Swiss style food. If you are hungry in Chateau d'0ex it is an acceptable option.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

Small cafe style diner slightly out of town centre. Very friendly service, fast and English speaking. I had fondue, which was lovely and individual. My husband had rosti, again very good. Good price.

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

We had dinner - six of us and the service was extraordinary. The traditional Swiss rosti was among the best we'd ever had. Even if you didn't order it you got a portion with every entree.

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

After a chilly, sunny morning watching flights of festival hot air balloons float off among the snowy Swiss mountains, we were in need of hearty, warming lunches. Our winter outdoor appetites were more than satisified by the generous plates of rosti (pan-fried grated potatoes) and croute (wine-soaked toasted bread) topped with ham, melted cheese, a fried egg and pickle garnish... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2012

Cafe des Alpes is on Chateau d'Oex's main street but just outside the heart of the town.  This is a definite plus as you are able to take advantage of the restaurant's huge front patio (well shaded from the sun) with a great view towards the mountains in the west.  If you're looking for fine dining, this is not the... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2011

Very basic caf but friendly staff. Very helpful with our vegetarian wheat free diet, but little choice. Had rosti but not very tasty. Wine cheaper than lager which is cheaper than cola.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2010

Had a wonderful meal here in November. We tried a speciality braserade. Skewers of meat you cooked yourself over a flame, not in oil like a fondue. You could have horsemeat, steak or lamb. We tried them all. Excellent. Very little English spoken. Had Swiss red wine which was good plus beer and cider. Welcoming little bar at the back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European
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  • Address: Grand Rue 7, Chateau-d'Oex 1660, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Chateau-d'Oex
  • Phone Number: 026-924-45-95
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Telephone 0269244595

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