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Gai Soleil

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288 Chemin des Loyers, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France
+33 4 50 47 02 94
19:00 - 22:00
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Friendswood, Texas
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I ate at the Gai Soleil while staying at the hotel upon the completion of my hike of the TMB. The restaurant is very conveniently located on the ground floor of the hotel/chalet of the same name, situated just one short block off of the main street of Les Contamines - out of the hustle and bustle of the busy... More 

Thank Bill P
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Wow, these people were amazing! I have never experienced such wonderful hospitality in my life. We were stranded in the off-season in Les Contamines without any accommodation available due to our late arrival time. One of the owners saw our trouble as we borrowed someone's cell phone to frantically make calls from the grocery store). She invited us to stay... More 

Thank handsomedan89
Woodstock, Connecticut
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We stayed here while on the Tour du Mont Blanc this past August. The rooms are pretty basic but very clean. The hotel is run by a lovely woman who is very welcoming. Dinner was fabulous. Les Contamines is a nice, quaint area.

Thank Traciebeth
Paris, France
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162 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Quaint family hotel owned by the same family since it was a farm in the late 1800's. Very clean, great food, amazing views, friendly staff.

Thank geeparee22
London, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2013

The room was one of the nicer ones we stayed in during our hike; however, the food was a little disappointing. We were served a steak dinner, but the steak was a little over cooked. The celery soup appetizer was very bland, but the salad (second course) was decent. The best dish of the night was the potato side. Breakfast... More 

Thank Jay D
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

We stayed at this lovely hotel as part of a tour on TMB and what a perfect example of hospitality and French cuisine is set here. The standards are high and the service from the moment you walk in is welcoming and charming. The restaurant offered a 5 course dining experience of top notch French cuisine. The courses were devine... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 28
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 Chemin des Loyers, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Les Contamines-Montjoie
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 47 02 94
In a farm dating from 1823, the restaurant Gai Soleil offers every evening a unique menu carefully developed by Damien. The cuisine is inspired from the terroir and elaborated only with fresh seasonal products.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?