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Auberge du Lac Genin

18 route du Lac Genin, 01130 Charix, France
+33 4 74 75 52 50
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
15 Jan 2018
“Nice restaurant ”
12 Sep 2017
“Great atmosphere!”
08:00 - 18:00 Hours
££ - £££
18 route du Lac Genin, 01130 Charix, France
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner with friends. Great value for money place and so nice to see the meat being cooked on an open fire!

Thank Natalie T
pascaleg968, Propriétaire at Auberge du Lac Genin, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you ...

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We stopped for lunch on a busy Sunday for lunch. Reservations are necessary. As most everything is cooked in the fireplace in the dining room; that is a bottleneck. Thus your waiter or waitress may not take your order as soon as you might like....More

Thank kanford46
pascaleg968, Propriétaire at Auberge du Lac Genin, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you very much ...

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful local restaurant, packed and buzzing - booking essential. Took advice from a longstanding patron and had the cheapest options, cooked on the open fire. Stunning view over the lake. Charming in all respects.

Thank Alexandra K
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This is a great spot on a beautiful little pond in the mountains. The food is good with great sides and meat cooked right in front of you in the open fireplace. Everything was fine except we seems to have gotten the one server who...More

1  Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Completely isolated, reachable through a small road (can need snow tires in winter, even if the altitude is just 850m), on a small nice peaceful lake (frozen in winter). You really feel in contact with the nature. The hotel is very comfortable, warm (even too...More

1  Thank aa27
Reviewed 25 September 2012

The auberge is situated in an idyllic spot on the edge of Lac Genin. The restaurant is family-run, with different generations either waiting tables or tending steaks on the open fire in the dining room. This room is rather cramped with far too many tables...More

5  Thank Jenny D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 route du Lac Genin, 01130 Charix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Ain  >  Charix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 74 75 52 50
  • E-mail
A small inn on the edge of a lake in the middle of nature. Our specialties: grills on a wood fire.
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