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La Potiniere

₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, European
38 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible24%
Travellers talk about
“moules frites” (6 reviews)
“raclette” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
38 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My daughter really wanted to have cheese fondue and it is hard to screw this up. It felt like a bottomless pot of yummy typical fondue. I had the French onion soup and bbq it did not disappoint. The garlic bread was oily and tasteless....More

Thank aaldous2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Apart from its location, this brasserie really has nothing going for it! The colourful menus with pictures should have been a given tell tale for us, but it was a beautiful sunny day and we fancied sitting outside. So off we went, and boy did...More

Thank Beata C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice local restaurant at one end of the pedestrianised high street in Chamonix. Very good food at reasonable prices, a good wine selection and helpful staff ensure a very nice evening meal

Thank DevonJasper
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Friendly service with decent food. Great fondue and raclette if you want local dishes. Plenty of seating so not hard to get a table.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

In a word terrible. I thought I'd take a chance as this place was alway busy, but what a mistake. Terrible pizza, I expect the toppings where done on site, but the base certainly wasn't and probably came from the freezer. It came out not...More

Thank Stuart T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Disappointed that we didn't check trip before hand. Whilst it looks very busy the food is average at best. The wife had a cheese and cold meat board that was okay - can't really go too wrong with that. However the pizza is awful. Really...More

Thank DJWCheshire
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is nothing to get excited about apart from it's location right in the middle of Chamonix's tourist quarter. It's comfortable forecourt is the ideal place to eat on a summer's day, but the inside is also very welcoming. Food is the usual international economy...More

Thank 129R
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Just avoid this place.Terrible food.Horrible chicken nuggets on the children menu. Croute format hot on the outside, frozen in the middle. No one cares .It is a tourist trap .

Thank harry t
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This place looks like the typical tourist trap you may find anywhere but is so much worse. We were tied to an early family dinner due to the last train from Chamonix leaving at 8.15 and most restaurants do not open before 7. Impossible to...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived at about 7:15pm. Restaurant very busy. The four of us hardly received any attention when we arrived. Found our own table. We had to wave at a waiter who eventually came to us and was quite unfriendly. Service was not good. Main courses (Hamburger,...More

Thank Bob37_smith
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: 0450530284
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