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La Chavanne

48 Place de la Mairie, 74310 Les Houches, France
+33 4 50 54 41 91
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
23 Feb 2017
“Return visit”
20 Feb 2017
“much better than the reviews”
Restaurant Hours
French, European
££ - £££
48 Place de la Mairie, 74310 Les Houches, France
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Didnt eat, just had beer but its very welcoming and you can enjoy tea, coffee without hassle. Will return again

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We recently visited La Chavanne restaurant whilst skiing in Les Houches. I was slightly hesitant as previous reviews were at best average. However we were very pleasantly surprised both the food and the service were very acceptable. It was clear the premises had recently been...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017

13 euros for a pichet main course coffee and cheese. lovely friendly staff and newley renovated interior

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with friends. Food fine and we were initially pleasantly surprised when the waitress offered us all a Genepi digestif to round off our meal. We naturally assumed this was on the house as is customary in many French restaurants when you have...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Menu du jour a let down in Chavanne. Other restaurants put in a lot more effort. For example standard far below the 4e extra very high quality fixed price lunch at Le Comptoir in Vallorcine. Good burgers for the kids available off menu but pricy...More

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We had booked a table at La Chavanne at 19.30 and pre ordered the pierrade, which is my sons favourite. The restaurant was quiet with one table just leaving as we arrived and only one other table of two eating dinner, so lacked atmosphere. The...More

Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Service pathetic, Tartiflette was cold, nothing to recommend. Was impossible to get the attention of the waiter, asked multiple times for bred and wine but took forever to get anything. Food was really average at best. Was the only place available so had not much...More

Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stopped several nights for a nightcap and enjoyed the service as well as the atmosphere. Had vin chad which was fun during the holiday season.

Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Having been here several times over many years and had averagely ok to reasonable meals - even in the previous September - we took friends here in January. Unfortunately, we had the worst restaurant meal we've ever had - not just in the Chamonix valley...More

Reviewed 19 August 2015

Sunny terrace out the front, with a grand view. Excellent value for lunch, can be a little "slow" if you are in a rush to get back to the office, but will turnaround a meal quickly if you ask. Fresh, honest cooking.

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Place de la Mairie, 74310 Les Houches, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Les Houches
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 54 41 91
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