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Le Refuge

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Swiss, European, Central European
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1983 Village d'Evolene, Evolene, Switzerland
+41 27 283 19 42
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, good service, smiling staff and always there to make our food journey a real experience. The meat was made to perfection and good serving. Overall a good place to stop by if in the region. Better book because quite full.

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Thank Nasroo A
Lausanne, Switzerland
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Went for a Saturday evening dinner as a couple. Staff was very friendly, and helped us getting a great wine. The starter salad came with a very nice home-made 'French' dressing. The main course was the local beef for both of us. The beef itself was great, but the cuts were rather badly made: thick on one side so it... More 

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Véronique V, Directeur général at Le Refuge, responded to this review

Dear RuudvH3, Thank you very much for your comment. Best regards Véronique Vuignier More 

Krakow, Poland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

This is really great place to go. It's not in the center but close to the river with a nice view of the mountains! You should try especially a fondue bourguignonne and desserts!

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Thank GosiaKo87
Véronique V, Propriétaire at Le Refuge, responded to this review
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Bonjour! Nous vous remercions infiniment pour votre gentil commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau dans notre restaurant. Meilleures... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

Amazing food! Have been to Switzerland before and did not want to eat fondu so was pleased at the caliber of dining here. Absolutely loved the food, very tastey, interesting and artistic presentation with solid portions, too much in fact if ordering the menu. A little on the pricey side but may be because of the location, high up in... More 

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Véronique V, Propriétaire at Le Refuge, responded to this review
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Bonjour ! Nous vous remercions infiniment pour votre gentil commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau dans notre restaurant.... More 

Sion, Switzerland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

This is a lovely restaurant in the pretty village of Evolene. The staff are friendly and pride themselves on providing the best local food - from wild mushrooms to lamb to deer (seasonal). The view is great of the mountains.

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Véronique V, Propriétaire at Le Refuge, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Nous vous remercions pour votre gentil commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau dans notre restaurant. Meilleures salutations.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Le Refuge is at the edge of Evolene, overlooking the lake, and has ample parking. It offers a really wide ranging and interesting menu at quite reasonable prices, friendly and welcoming service, the usual tempting and varied wine list of mainly Swiss provenance, a thoroughly enjoyable meal from every point of view. Like many people do, we came up from... More 

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Véronique V, Propriétaire at Le Refuge, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Nous vous remercions pour votre gentil commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau dans notre restaurant. Meilleures salutations.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Reliably excellent food, beautifully presented with friendly service and first rate local wines to match. People don't just come here from Evolene, they come up from Sion, 15km away. It would comfortably hold its own in London. Our choice in the area for lunch, coffee, afternoon ice creams or dinner Naturally it isn't cheap but it represents good value.

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Véronique V, Propriétaire at Le Refuge, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Nous vous remercions pour votre gentil commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau dans notre restaurant. Meilleures salutations.... More 

Evolene, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

excellent food and atmosphere, nice place, very friendly. It's a good place to be. Car park just in front. Nice view.

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1 Thank lol_hor
Véronique V, Propriétaire at Le Refuge, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Nous vous remercions pour votre gentil commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau dans notre restaurant. Meilleures salutations.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012 via mobile

Good food, good terrace, good atmosphere, nice play area for the kids.

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2 Thank Mancusi
Véronique V, Propriétaire at Le Refuge, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Avec un peu de retard, nous vous remercions pour votre gentil commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau... More 

Canton of Valais, Switzerland
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

we like to stop there when we visit evolène area. in the summer they put out a very nice terrace, very VERY relaxing, ideal spot to enjoy the summer's late sunset, have a drink or an ice cream their menu is interesting and they have various choice for vegetarians (which we are) there are slides and swings etc for the... More 

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Véronique V, Propriétaire at Le Refuge, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Avec un peu de retard, nous vous remercions pour votre gentil commentaire. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau... More 

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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
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1983 Village d'Evolene, Evolene, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Evolene
  • Phone Number: +41 27 283 19 42
Description
phone : 027 283 19 42
Fax : 027 283 33 42
Par e-mail : lerefuge@bluewin.ch

Ou à l’adresse suivante :

Café Restaurant le Refuge
Mme Véronique Vuignier
1983 Evolène (VS)

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