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L'Atmosphere

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123 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 55 97 97
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New Rochelle, New York
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dined in the glass room in the back of the restaurant which overlooked the well lit river. The menu offered an extensive array of local and continental European dishes. The foie gras appetizer and rack of lamb I had were both outstanding. The lamb was cooked to perfection. My wife thoroughly enjoyed her meal as well. Service was very... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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287 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long one of the very best 'normal' restaurants in Chamonix, this is always good quality food and wine. Not too stuffy to cope with families and young children, either. We had a good experience overall, though my tartiflette was a bit too dry and stodgy, in contrast to my daughter-in-law's excellent one. Junior chef, maybe?

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Thank Emyr1
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were very accommodating when I asked to change the side of my fish and service overall was really good. The chocolate mousse with passion fruit is spectacular!! And espresso is really good and come with a yummy cookie.

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Thank Carolina C
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quintessential French restaurant is situated in a great place in chamonix for lunch. Great food with outstanding wine & service. Sharing a beautiful lunch with my wife was very special. They do a great set lunch meal which is changed daily.

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Thank David R
Athens, Greece
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very discent, a good service and food tastes We tried and the desserts, the creme brulle was very tasty

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Limassol, Cyprus
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere. On the negative side, the place was too crowded and the waiter wouldn't give information on the food by saying that the chef has left (it was dinner time). On the plus side, the food was good.

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Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to l'atmosphere was splendid, a much better experience than to la telecabine the night before, by far. The service was 10/10, our waitress was absolutely splendid who was extremely attentive to our needs. She explained everything from the wine to the menu. The escargots was excellent and I highly recommend the tournedos rossini, it was to die for.... More 

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Thank Kmommy77
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

As their name suggests, the atmosphere of the restaurant is the highlight as it is located next to the river, allowing couples to dine with a romantic scene. We ordered the Savoyard set menu (€29) and the traditional set menu (€38) . Food is delicious, and their veal steak is our favourite - tender and perfectly medium rare. The staffs... More 

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This lovely restaurant is just a very short walk from the Hotel Mont Blanc. We were warmly greeted on arrival and shown to a table overlooking the river. The food was very good, we had various dishes including fish, steak and raclette, the red wine was excellent if a little too chilled for our taste however this seems to be... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Let's start with a hint = book a table on the terrace overhanging the river. Cosy atmosphere, great view and sound of the river already make your time there unforgettable - and then the food comes... After nice starters (salad and bruschetta) we enjoyed great main courses: nicely prepared and served fish and amazing beef tartare (the best in my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 55 97 97

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