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L'Avalanche

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St Jean d'Aulps Station, 74430 Saint Jean d'Aulps, France
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Bedford
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Out of the 3 restaurants in the village this was the most friendly and the most cosy too. We tried to dine here a couple of times but kept finding it closed but we were lucky to get a table on our 3rd attempt. The guy behind the bar - we assume was the owner - was so friendly and... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We were the only ones there but the owner and his wife were very friendly and helpful and we never felt that he wanted us to go

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Thank Steve P
Wigan, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We went here on one of our first night at La Grande Terche, it has a new owner and he was telling us his wife had been doing cooking but now kids are back at school they had a new chef. I have to say, you could tell, it took over an hour to get food out to four very... More 

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Thank west2087
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Fist time visits in this town and decided to stop by for a drink. Beer was great, friendly staff behind the bar who were happy to try and interact with my extremely limited French...haha We decided to order food, it looked to be mostly burgers but that was okay. It arrived, looked great and tasted fantastic. Would recommend for sure... More 

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Thank Lee2812
Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

heard this place changes every season but hoping these guys are here to stay. great bar with good drinks selection and showing sports. we came back another night for food and had one of the best burgers I've had - very tasty.

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Thank cboarder
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Popped in for a quick drink after a day ski-ing. The atmosphere was great and the staff very friendly. The food looked delicious and so we decided to take the rest of the family there. The following night we booked a table and were not disappointed. The service was great very attentive and the food, burgers and platters were fabulous.... More 

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Thank patricia m
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting La Grande Terche for many years. L'Avalanche this year with its new owner is a breath of fresh air in the village. The drinks are great, food excellent and the hospitality superb. Keep up the good work.

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Thank Niffty1328
Worksop, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Nice friendly bar, we called for a couple of Apre beers. That night there was live music on in the bar with a great atmosphere We didn't eat in here but the food looked great,especially the burgers. Well worth a visit

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Thank john e
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

New owners producing a small simple menu of burgers and tapas. Delicious options on the burgers. Friendly efficient service. Great to have a different option. Good luck!

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Thank gillferg
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit, been to St-Jean many times for skiing and never eaten here before. Great atmosphere, and good food, I hope the current owners keep the restaurant going and we will definitely be going to next year. If there was a little more choice on the menu for main meals I would give the review 5 stars.

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Thank Farid H

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Jean d'Aulps Station, 74430 Saint Jean d'Aulps, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Saint Jean d'Aulps

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