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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Bar, Cafe
$$ - $$$
8 quai D Arve | 8-12 Quai D Arve, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great location, next to the casino impérial, yet not too close to the crowd. Even by café standards, the croques (monsieur or madame) are terrible and use low-quality ingredients: bread is too dry, not enough cheese, old dried-up ham. There is nothing homemade here: salad...More

Thank Lam N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good pancakes and good coffee. I can't really say much more than that, very busy though if you come during rush hour.

Thank 73travellingman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Felt as though we were a bit of an inconvenience. Went and got our own menus then had to chase the wait staff to take our order. But the crepes were delicious - and the coffee was also very good. Okay for afternoon tea.

Thank Placebo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bad customer service: rude staff who are only interested in making money. If you just want a coffee or something small be prepared to be ignored or asked to sit outside (even if its raining)

Thank Philippa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast and food was good, but the service was slow... bordering on unfriendly. Wouldn't go back.

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The place is quite pretty and the service is very good. My boyfriend and I went to this cafe for breakfast and the food was delicious. We stayed inside and the atmosphere was pretty cool. The waiters were very friendly and the view outside is...More

Thank Bernice M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Pretty good place. It's nice to eat outside on the terrasse next to the river and you have beautiful view on the Mont-Blanc right in front of you. Not much choice on the menu but pretty good food. They only serve chips and no French...More

Thank fab07072007
Reviewed 1 May 2017

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 reviewResponded 11 March 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, Cafe
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Kids, Bar Scene
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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