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La Vieille Porte

2 Place de Mairie | village médiéval d'Yvoire, 74140 Yvoire, France
+33 4 50 72 80 14
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“risotto” (6 reviews)
“filet” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2 Place de Mairie | village médiéval d'Yvoire, 74140 Yvoire, France
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2017

We have eaten here at least 10 times over the past few years and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently excellent, the service prompt and charming and the views from the terrace in summer over the restaurant gardens, down to the lake and...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Visited with family for dinner on their recommendation and quite rightly so. Everything was served so beautifully. We had a very large selection of dishes from the excellent menu du jour and nothing disappointed. Would visit agin for sure. The staff here are lovely, could...More

1  Thank Spritzabubba
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Yvoire is one of the prettiest villages in France and to have the dinner with the most beautiful view over the Lake of Geneva is a true treat . This was a wonderful dinner . The price was very reasonable for a menu of 3...More

4  Thank Rose S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We were sat on the fantastic terrasse overlooking the Lake. Being a bit late for lunch we were told that only the pike filets were available. Not to keen on freshwater fish I ordered with a little apprehension. What a mistake, it was excellent, tender...More

Thank Gallia53
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The food was not only tasty but it was served artistically and cretively on the plates. Absolutely high standard

Thank ilana y
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The location of the restaurant was fabulous at the top of a hill and sitting outside provides an amazing view, overlooking Lake Geneva. Booking was easy and I recommend it as the place was packed. The staff where kind and helpful. The menu had a...More

1  Thank AlexHamiltonJ
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Excellent food and presentation. Homy but very professional family-run business since... 1556!!!! Beautiful terrasse with a lake view. Adorable ancient halls on 2 levels. Speak English and Russian.

Thank CookieTW
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A really beautiful place to lunch on the terrace overlooking the lake. The staff were friendly and efficient. Pace of service was just right. No sense of being rushed but not too slow for a child. The food was really good. 3 of our party...More

Thank JSBourne
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We went visiting Yvoire on a super-busy Saturday morning and realized that finding a table for lunch would have been a real challenge! Following Tripadvisor we tried at 'La Vieille Porte' and were lucky enough to get a lovely table on the terrasse with a...More

Thank TandFamily
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

What's not to like - good food and extensive wine list, attentive service and super location right on the lake port area. Recommended.

Thank FermentedGrape
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Place de Mairie | village médiéval d'Yvoire, 74140 Yvoire, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Yvoire
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 72 80 14
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