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Le Refuge des Gourmets

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Machilly ₹₹₹₹ French
90 route des Framboises, 74140 Machilly, France
+33 4 50 43 53 87
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
13 Mar 2017
“Birthday diner”
30 Jul 2016
“A mixed bag...”
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90 route des Framboises, 74140 Machilly, France
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Reviews (237)
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wonderfull place, excellent meals, perfect service, outstanding choce of wines, perfect: We all lked it.

Thank cs102003
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The food looks beautiful on the plate but lacks real talent when it comes to flavours. The food is a tad pretentious. The staff are friendly. Don't think we'll be going again.

Thank kbj666
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Everything about this restaurant is excellent. THe warm welcome, the terrace, professional service and the food. We had the menu du Marche and could not fault it. WE will definitely be back.

Thank david b
Reviewed 6 May 2016

First of all the reception and the service is very professional in a 1900 setting. The Menu had quiet a small choice, but everything had a very tempting name. We had for lunch the first menu, Foie gras of a nice texture and taste with...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This place is very rare high quality French restaurant. The chefs have real talent and passion for cooking that you can even feel in the air, and nothing imitation like other places. The decoration, service, table setting and plate selection are not extravagant and correct....More

Thank Mutsumi K
Reviewed 2 April 2016

With an amazing service and even better food, I warmly recommend Le Refuge des Gourmets! The Michelin star is well deserved!

1  Thank Fanny B
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The newly awarded one-star Michelin restaurant deserves its status. High quality traditional French recipes revisited by sophisticated Chefs. Fresh mountain and countryside herbal flavor applied to well prepared meat and fish. We have tried the Surprise Menu which is well balanced between earth and sea/water....More

Thank AbFaBSwiss
Reviewed 25 May 2015

When you go for the first time, a good sense of direction, or a GPS, is advisable, but your hunt will be well rewarded at the Refuge des Gourmets, where an engaging wait staff will serve you a classical, yet inventive, French cuisine integrating locally...More

Thank C F
Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

I visited this restaurant together with a group of friends on a Friday evening. I did not like the setting or ambiance at first (it looked a bit too old for my taste) but the service and food compensated plenty. We had the truffle menu...More

Thank CrinaVaitis
Reviewed 11 September 2012

We went to this restaurant to celebrate an important anniversary and were looking forward to something really special based on a recommendation. Sadly we were very disappointed. The food was overly complicated and the flavours muddled. In an attempt to be creative and "gourmand" it...More

3  Thank MartiniJane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 route des Framboises, 74140 Machilly, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Machilly
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 43 53 87
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