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Bar Le National

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Bar, Pub, Pizza
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1829 route des Grandes Alpes | Saint Jean d'Aulps, 74430 Saint Jean d'Aulps, France
+33 4 50 38 49 66
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16:00 - 12:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 12:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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Showing 66: English reviews
Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Bar Le National on several occasions during a long weekend away with friends. It is a comfy, clean and welcoming bar great for visitors but there also seemed to be quite a few locals in. The staff speak English which was helpful and welcome considering my french is embarrassing! With pool table, darts, TV, quiz nights and more... More 

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Thank Annie M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent 3 days in St Jean and most of that time was spent at Bar Le National. It's a fantastic place with a great selection of beers (loads of good Scottish ones, to boot) and really delicious pizzas. They show sport on the big TVs and have a great pool table. I wasn't around for the quiz but apparently... More 

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Thank edinbeezer
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An all round great experience. Really friendly staff, lovely atmosphere and without a shadow of a doubt the best pizza in the alps. The porcin pizza is what dreams are made of, go and see for yourself!

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Thank Tom D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not normally a 'review writer' but got to say how welcome you made us feel at your lovely bar. After a looooong journey it was so nice to slump into a comfy sofa and relax with no feeling of being rushed out or taking up space. Craig the owner could see I was tired and actually brought my beer (a... More 

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Thank Fera B
Newbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in St Jean d'Aulps & you'd like a hospitable host, I suggest you visit either Bar Mediterranee or Le Bouche & don't waste your money here. I've rated poor rather than terrible because of the excellent bar tender as he doesn't deserve to be tarred by his boss' brush... I popped in with my sons (6 & 9)... More 

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1 Thank KJL_74
Craig D, Owner at Bar Le National, responded to this review

Hello. First of all thank you for your feedback. I can only apologise for your bad experience. I remember the evening in question. I congratulate Jack on his impeccable (as always) service. It is terribly unfortunate that in the moments prior to this incident some external issues had arisen which I, rather unprofessionally, allowed to affect my generally much better... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Just a really good pub, pizzas are always great there's always a good special. It has improved sooo much in past year. You are always made feel welcome, the bar staff are always happy to chat away. Wish I could give more stars

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1 Thank lovespow
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were in St Jean for a few days and were in here every night. The staff are all super friendly, there's a great atmosphere, good selection of drinks, great rooftop terrace, pool, darts and the pizzas are among the best I've ever had. Give the spicy pizza challenge (featuring the world's hottest chillis) a go if you've got the... More 

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Thank Iaino
Scotland, UK
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place with friendly staff. Good pizza's and decent range of drinks. Outside roof terrace seating and a pool table inside. Would happily recommend.

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Thank Familyof4Scots
Bucharest, Romania
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137 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere during the match, very tasty pizza and kind welcome. I was a bit surprised that everybody around me was speaking english. It was a funny feeling, is a very nice english pub in the midle of the portes du soleil.

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Thank Mitrache F
Newcastle
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We pitched up here after a long drive, tired and hungry. Warm welcome and great news that food was available till 10pm meant we could relax and hubby could have a pint of Guinness (which went down well!). We ordered pizzas from the very cosmopolitan pizza menu (Chinese and Indian themed pizzas as well as what you might usually expect).... More 

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1 Thank Harricat C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 16
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 12:00
Thursday
16:00 - 12:00
Friday
16:00 - 12:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1829 route des Grandes Alpes | Saint Jean d'Aulps, 74430 Saint Jean d'Aulps, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Saint Jean d'Aulps
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 38 49 66
Description
Bar Le National is a friendly Scottish-owned bar in the French village of Saint-Jean-d'Aulps, which is located in the Portes-du-Soleil ski resort area. Open all year round, Le National attracts a very mixed crowd of local French and English speaking residents, and is very popular with holiday-makers during the Summer and Winter seasons.

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