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Monkey

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££ - £££
Bar, Grill, Street Food, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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81 Place Edmond Desailloud, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 96 64 34
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great evening with the Monkey crew. Food great value and well cooked. Staff were engaging and couldn't do enough! Thanks folks. X

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Thank Jon S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited here on a Monday evening in March 2017. Mondays are half price burger nights, not only are they cheap they are unbelievable! great atmosphere in the place also. I had the James Dean - would thoroughly recommend!

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Thank Conor M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for happy hour one night and Taco Tuesdays a couple of days later. Tacos were good, drinks were OK (we had a margarita pitcher). Limited cocktail selection, but the ones they have are good.

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Thank KamillaHeap
Geneva, Switzerland
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233 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place annoys me so much but I continue to return because the food is so good. The whole place has an air of amateur about it. The service is painfully slow, tables and chairs sticky, toilets are falling apart and the music around brunch time is no different from when you go at night (its banging). Just please sort... More 

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Thank Amaka1
Stephen G, Owner at Monkey, responded to this review

Hi Amaka1, I apologise that your experience hasn't been up to standard (glad you enjoy the food of course). Thank you for your feedback and I'll attempt to address your points below: - The service time does vary and I agree it is sometimes too slow. There are a few factors at work here that I won't bore you with... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like i said in the heading; Cozy place, friendly straff, good food. Try the tacos, they where amazing!

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Thank Sarah J
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Busy, friendly, English speaking bar. Not a place to go for French culture, but the beer is cheap (well, for the area if you buy local and by the pitcher), and they have some monster burgers. English speakers will feel right at home.

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Thank Aimlesskev
essex
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were staying near bar so we nipped in to have a drink on the way to town. It was so good we went there most nights to watch football/rugby and have a drink. Food wise we eat at the bar and shared three starters between us, the Korean ribs were fantastic I would highly recommend. We had burgers one... More 

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Thank rexEssex
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2017

It's perfect place to eat and have loads of good drinks :)) On evening it turns into a club so also good place to have fun.

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Thank Gosia W
California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A quick walk from our hotel so we decided to check it out. This food was great, tasted fresh and came out quick. It was very busy since they had a soccer match on their tvs. People were standing around all the tables trying to get a view of the tvs, while at the same time shoving my boyfriend and... More 

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Thank Jessica B
Exeter, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Great find. This place has daily specials on food and drink such as half price burgers or happy hour on drinks. Food was lovely, tacos, salads, burgers and nachos. Good to find some healthier food in the resort! Reasonably priced €5 for tacos, €10 for a burger. Great atmosphere and friendly staff too.

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Thank hatitgoing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Cuisine
Bar, Grill, Street Food, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Place Edmond Desailloud, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 96 64 34
Description
Since 2005 Monkey has prided itself on bringing together delicious food and drinks, boogie-down music, great happy hours and a little mayhem, with friendly laid back staff to entertain and serve you everyday of the year.Pop in for a bite to eat, play ping-pong, catch some live music and enjoy a delicious beer; you’ll always have good company.

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