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) #41 of 389 Restaurants in Annecy $$ - $$$ French, , European
Rue sainte claire, Annecy, France
+33 4 50 45 88 83
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“mussels” (12 reviews)
“carbonade” (2 reviews)
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French, Bar, European
$$ - $$$
Rue sainte claire, Annecy, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small bistro is the perfect spot for dinner in the old town. You have the choice of the seats on the canal or the outdoor setting of the old town Specialty of the house are the moules.Cooked various ways! Food is classic French/Swiss Good...More

Thank djhallett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice, relaxing restaurant with a small balcony on the canal. Sitting on the canal is worth eating here for the ambiance alone. My wife has a type of Buffalo mozzarella with ancient tomatoes. She really liked it. My mussels, "Les marinières", were...More

Thank julesdeborah
Reviewed 9 June 2017

First the food. We had Mussels Normandy style which apparently means onions, bacon and cream in the sauce. The mussels were very small but cooked ok. The onions and bacon improved the broth a little but the cream was so nominal it hardly clouded the...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

hey guys really like the look of this restaurant and wanted too book in advance to get a table outside by the canal but my french is non existent so cant call them any ideas on how to book a table ? thanks guys

Thank amy r
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My husband and I went to L'Estaminet for dinner twice during our stay in Annecy. Friendly staff and service who speak some English which was very helpful. The restaurant is situated in the centre of the old town with seating both outside in Rue Sainte...More

1  Thank lindakthomas
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday and selected the plat du jour of lamb shank with dauphinois potatoes and carrots and it is simply the best I have ever had. €14.90. The portion was suitably large for a Sunday lunch to the point of no dessert. The...More

Thank PennyCManchester
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We discovered L'Estaminet on a four day trip to Annecy and ended up going back for a second time we enjoyed it so much! Traditional Savoyard fare, including tartiflette, carbonade & the gratin de diots. Also to be recommended is the choice of moules! Friendly,...More

Thank Claire J
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The interior of this restaurant is delightful and the food and wine is delicious and good value for Annecy. I highly recommend the moules frites, and the gratin of diots (local sausages). Really great!

Thank CatJ24
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Stopped by for lunch, we had the dish of the day (Araignée de bœuf with sweet potato fries and salad) which turned out to be better than we thought it was going to be. The food was tasty, the service fast and friendly. There isn't...More

Thank md9512016
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a typically buzzing French / Savoyard experience, this is it! Quaint, slightly quirky character bar/restaurant serving typical Savoyard fare at very reasonable prices. Recommended.

Thank Greg B
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amy r
29 May 2017|
Response from PennyCManchester | Reviewed this property |
It's quite busy but I was able to get a table for two as a walk in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 19:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue sainte claire, Annecy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Annecy
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 45 88 83
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