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Melting Pot

Place du Criou, Samoens, France
+33 4 57 44 66 27
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
10 Apr 2017
“Melting Pot”
9 Aug 2017
“Simple, honest, authentic food”
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
Place du Criou, Samoens, France
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Five hot and sweaty lady cyclists (us!) arrived at lunchtime and the owner couldn't have been more accommodating and hospitable. He even asked two other tables of diners to move so we could all sit together. The food was traditional French bistrot fare; salads, omelettes,...More

Thank alisondex
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Melting Pot has a good location close to centre ville. Often closes early around 20:00, so don't plan a late night gig here.

Thank Clive L
Reviewed 22 January 2017

If you want good food and real value for money, then this is the place, great atmosphere, friendly host, good food and terrific value.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We had an early family dinner here. Simple but adequate food menu including a good proportion of regional options at a fair price. Same for the wine list. Prompt friendly service. A bit of French is certainly useful: some staff have some English, others not,...More

Thank david b
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

We popped in, no reservations, and was seated by a lovely lady- with broken English, between our broken French - it was a great achievement to get the orders but it was worth it. Good, honest food, economical & served with a smile. It's clean,...More

Thank moyadd
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Terrible service. Had to ask for everything including a menu. Owner seems to use this to hang out with friends rather than worry what his clients are experiencing. Normally in France you get at least good quality ingredients and tastes good. However, this tasted awful....More

Thank JCMJ
Reviewed 2 July 2014

This is an unassuming bar/restaurant in central Samoens with an owner who is keen to do a limited menu of regional dishes. We ate here at least 3 times and it was always great. Staff are friendly and helpful and speak good English if needed....More

1  Thank weeherdy
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Friendly restaurant and great value Savoyard food. completely unpretentious but good quality. The cheese fondues are remarkably good.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Great food served in a friendly restaurant in the middle of the village. There were only two staff and boy did they graft to ensure we weren't kept waiting between courses. Smiling faces, great food and good Wine. Recommend.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Those who stay in catered chalets typically have to forage for food when chalet staff take a day off. Finding an appropriate restaurant in an 'unknown' location that caters for a variety of tastes, doesn't overcharge for food and drink yet can accommodate a group...More

Thank Peter B
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Criou, Samoens, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Grand Massif  >  Samoens
  • Phone Number: +33 4 57 44 66 27
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