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Restaurant du Lac des Chavonnes

Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon 1884, Switzerland
+41 24 495 21 31
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“rosti” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon 1884, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long car ride and some poor directions, which isn't very much Swiss, will take you to this quiet place, a small lake near a ski resort with a hotel/restaurant right by it. The hotel itself is aimed at summer trekkers and is closed in...More

Thank vitorbabrazil
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The setting is pretty and the terrace is perfect for a good lunch. Wide choice of brasserie type of food and also Swiss specialities. Röstis with morels sauce was good but you could count the morels (= not many) and it was pricey. Service was...More

Thank Chris77CH
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves appetising food and a pretty view of a lake in the summer in which you can swim in. This place is accessible by many hiking trails either through the woods or in the open fields. It can get a little overcrowded in...More

Thank Aidanreith
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Good kitchen great terrace on the lake. Worth the extra little hike required. Don't forget to feed the fish some bread!

Thank jjboor
Reviewed 28 January 2017

As has already been said this is a great restaurant in Summer and Winter..perfect location (highly recommend a dip in the lake in the Summer) .. good selection of local food and wines and all served by very friendly staff!

Thank mike c
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Best secret in Breteye, food out of this world, beautiful location, beautiful in the summer as well as the winter. Well worth the effort !

Thank POPPY W
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We have often gone to this wonderful restaurant both in the winter, skiing in, and in the summer walking up or driving over. It is under new Management with excellent service and a fresh menu. The decorations are traditional and welcoming. The manageress outside is...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Not the first visit, this time we dined inside, pleasant enough with attentive staff. Menu adequate. Located on the small mountain lake well worth the visit about half an hour walk from Bretaye.

1  Thank CecilGgibley
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Tried this restaurant back in 2015 and we were very disappointed with the service. It is true they were packed that day. So my husband and I decided to give this restaurant another chance last weekend. We booked a table for 2 ahead of time....More

2  Thank Lara M
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Unique alpine lakeside location with delicious seasonal food. Lake trout is a highlight. A little on the expensive side if you choose hearty warm dishes. Go for the fish, the homemade chicken nuggets (!) and the tomato mozzarella + desserts.

Thank Eric S
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Pradeep M
26 August 2016|
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Response from GvKl | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I doubt it. It will reopen, I expect, once the ski season begins or is about to begin.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon 1884, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Villars-sur-Ollon
  • Phone Number: +41 24 495 21 31
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