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La Buche Croisee

Lieu dit la Buche croisee, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France
+33 6 03 47 39 82
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“mountain hut” (2 reviews)
“lunch spot” (2 reviews)
“croute” (2 reviews)
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Lieu dit la Buche croisee, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France
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Reviews (71)
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Definitively my favourite place for lunch when skiing in Les Contamines (and I tried them all for 30 years!). Refurbished and extended a few years ago, the owner and staff are so nice and food so satisfying that once you've been there you will come...More

Thank Xavier B
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Best terrace restaurant in resort. V busy and service slow but food was really good. Burger and chips. Carafe of red. Espresso. Simple but sound. Friendly staff. Lovely views.

Thank Biagio14
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Some of the best food on the slopes. Best croute Savoyarde you can find. Gets a bit busy at lunchtime but worth the wait.

Thank Anne-Sophie B
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We have been coming here for at least 10 years. Originally it was a simple old mountain hut which they have added to as the restaurant got more successful. It has a wonderful terrace and friendly staff. However it can get very busy! That's the...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at many of the restaurants on the pistes at Les Contamines. Buche Croisee is very good and the service is excellent. Francois is a very cordial and accommodating restaurant manager and Olivier (the chef) is excellent.

Thank biggreenbill
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We had lunch here a couple of times and loved the food. It is a bit pricey but not extortionate. The Tarte Tatin was excellent and is highly recommended.

Thank DavidKlaasen
Reviewed 5 July 2015

A nice restaurant in a pleasant environment beneath Mt Blanc massif. Magnificent views, excellent quality food. French cuisine.

1  Thank pehu1
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Sat outside here for the first time ever. Not sure if this seating area is new. First time I have been here this season and much of the place I did not recognise. The facilities have been upgraded too and it seems to have lost...More

Thank chloew468
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Ate there second weekend in March. Lovely local specialities including Savoyard dishes (see the photo). Gets a bit busy if the mountain is busy and the staff can get a bit overwhelmed but they are good natured about it. If the weather is nice, the...More

Thank Miles F
LaBucheCroisee, Propriétaire at La Buche Croisee, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2014

Hello, thanks for your review, but the photo you uploaded wasn't taken at La buche croisée. I agree with the lovely food and scenery ;) but I guess other places nearby deserve it too... If you never came before, we will glad to see you...More

Reviewed 11 April 2013

La Bûche Croisée is, without a doubt, our favourite lunch spot at Les Contamines Montjoie. It is a little tucked away, just above the bottom of the Bûche Croisée chair, but it is signposted at the bottom of the Fredze run and not hard to...More

1  Thank Livefats
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lieu dit la Buche croisee, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Les Contamines-Montjoie
  • Phone Number: +33 6 03 47 39 82
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La Buche croisee is a Restaurant on the slopes in the ski resort of "Les contamines Montjoie" we serve traditional savoyard dishes, such as "Croutes savoyardes", "Tartiflette" and more. we open every day during the winter season from mid-december to the end of april We got a big sunny terrace from where you can see Les domes de miage just before the "mont blanc"
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