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L'Atelier cafe

8 quai D Arve | 8-12 Quai D Arve, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 32 36
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Bar, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
8 quai D Arve | 8-12 Quai D Arve, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go here during off hours, you can hang out to use the wireless. Coffee is good but seriously over priced. I wish they would lower their prices, I'd go more often. Also has a bar and some snack food. So so as far...More

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Their Aperol spritz is somehow better than all other aperol spritz's I have had elsewhere. It may have been the accompaniment of glorious sunshine and stunning views; or it may have been the prosecco they use with a juicy slice of orange. The menu isn't...More

Thank Sallyswpea
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We came here for a meal away from the hotel we were staying in. It is one of three bars on the road which are side by side. The staff were very helpful although they need a place to store your coats as when we...More

Thank Philip R
Atelierchx, Gérant at L'Atelier cafe, responded to this review

Hi, Is not L'Atelier Café on your photos. Thanks

Reviewed 26 February 2017

L'Atelier cafe is so centrally located by the river that flows through the centre of Chamonix that you are bound to pop in several times during your stay in the French Alps. And why not: the terrace enjoys sun from midday to almost five o'clock,...More

Thank 5usanna
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

To be avoided by all means. One of the rudest service I have ever experienced. The food is barely decent. There are better places very close by.

Thank Reading-Traveling
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for breakfast. Nicely decorated and cosy cafe with a real Alpine feel. Local pancakes were not my preference but coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice made up for this. Could have stayed here all day.

Thank Northern_Baggie
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

but a bit pricey i found...which may be due to the location in the heart of CHamonix...we got good mix of food though and staff was quite attentive and friendly. nice woody atmosphere

Thank paulandre1984
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My wife and I visited L'Atelier for breakfast during July 2016. We enjoyed our breakfast, nutella crepes, eggs, bagel sandwich, and yogurt, etc. We loved the outside seating which was right downtown in the center of the city near the canal. Very much felt like...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We stopped here for lunch after arriving from Chamonix after a recommendation from the front desk at the Mont Blanc Hotel. We were not disappointed. We ordered salads and were delighted with the quick service, well, prepared, fresh and interesting combinations, and the sunshine and...More

Thank Trepidation1
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Nice place for a drink and small food, great place. Nice stuff. Resonable prices this is the place i always return to in Chamonix, give it a chanse. It´s great located in the citycenter. Good wine and please try a plate with local cold meat...More

Thank wolfkalmar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 quai D Arve | 8-12 Quai D Arve, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 53 32 36
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