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Le Vieux Four

55 route du Boude, 74390 Chatel, Abondance, France
+33 4 50 73 30 56
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (4 reviews)
“raclette” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
55 route du Boude, 74390 Chatel, Abondance, France
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 8 April 2017

We went there twice, didn't have to book but it got very busy after about eight. Food was good. My wife liked the scallop risotto for me the lamb was good. Service was a bit slow and it three attempts to get them to bring...More

Thank Tlb61
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was my third trip here. Marvellous rustic old building with interior décor to match. Reasonable prices for great food. Extensive menu with traditional regional favourites inc Raclette and Tartiflette. I opted for the Raclette meleted cheese dish with charcuterie... devine. Good, attentive service.

Thank WaltBside
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We've been to this restaurant a few times and sometimes the food has been stodgy, with the same accompaniments served for all of the main courses i.e. little thought given to which vegetable or side dish is suited to the fish, meat, poultry or vegetarian...More

Thank F00Dandtravel
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Very good French restaurant with local and tasty food. At lunch you can get a local menu for 16 Euros including a starter ( we had a salad with backed roblochon- local cheese) a main dish ( rabbit cooked with mustard and vegetables) and a...More

Thank montagneMorzinoise
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Choose any of the the tasting menus, wonderful mixture of local ans countrywide dishes, try the stuffed apple with black pudding!

Thank ssemobile
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had been to this restaurant before both in Summer & Winter and were very pleased with our experience. We had a table booked for 20.00 for 4. We were not welcomed at the restaurant but shown to a small room with only 2 other...More

3  Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We love Le Vieux Four so much we held our wedding reception here and this year we again had two splendid evenings - one inside and one on the terrace enjoying the warm evening The first evening my husband and daughter had Raclette and I...More

Thank Meryl L
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Table for five was in a corner such that only one of us could get in and out and if either we or the people behind us moved at all chairs and backs collided A waitress from Kenya who was just great, friendly and helpful...More

Thank Orcaorca
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This was a last minute booking. Most of the restaurants were shut because of the end of the season and we were lucky to get a booking here. Fabulous food and great service. Highly recommended

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Very nice terrace, we had nice weather so that helped. Food is very much ok as are the prices. Very well located...wanted to go there again but always fully booked.

Thank Stef H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 route du Boude, 74390 Chatel, Abondance, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Portes du Soleil  >  Abondance  >  Chatel
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 73 30 56
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