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L'Ideal 1850

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3001 route Edmond de Rothschild, 74120 Megeve, France
+33 4 50 21 31 26
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The snow hasn't been so good this year, but L'Ideal has enjoyed great conditions this with a lovely team at work.. the kitchen always turns out a good lunch; my kids love the Mac Rothschild and the carpaccio is the best ever. Whether you need a cozy place on a snowy day, or want fantastic spot on the terrace to... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had been there before!! BUT now everything was BAD! Coming up on randonnée skis. I was looked at as something the cat brought in. The lady at the door did not find our reservation. Finally the table that was ours was in the wind. Not a possibility to take the table next to us! "This is your table"!! On... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It would be very difficult to find a better view to have lunch with especially on a very sunny March day. Twelve of us had lunch and whilst it is not cheap I would say it is worth it.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

I’m not joking, the hamburger really is 49 Euros (although the website shows it at 39 Euros). Here is yet another Megeve-Ripoff. You’ve got the ridiculous electronic “music” on non-stop. The double-magnums of rothschild champagne are on display to make sure that you order some to be admired at your table by lesser mortals. The clientele is naturally the best... More 

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Thank BTVBDD
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Stopped for lunch at this fantastic setting. 2 level terrace in the sun. The place was packed and probably the main reason lunch was very long. However there did seem to be a lack of organization...That said the service was friendly and we were made to feel welcome. The food was tasty enough, but a little bit pricy for what... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is ridiculously expensive. €25 for a bowl of soup and €8 for a soft drink. There is no ambience. The aim of this restaurant is to push as many people through in the shortest possible time. The tables are ludicrously close together which is difficult when you are wearing ski gear. My husband was very sick after eating... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Truly special location. I don't think one can ever be tired of looking at the Mont Blanc. With a glass of Champagne in your hand at the same time, it would be difficult not to enjoy the moment... A very professional run establishment which is very sought after by residents and tourists alike. If in Megeve - book for at... More 

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Thank ArneHFrandsen
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

L'Ideal is a Megeve institution . Great atmosphere and good food. Staff have always been most accommodating. Terrace is a must on a Sunny day.

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Thank stephenallen163
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

After a beautiful morning skiing we called into this restaurant for a late lunch. First impressions great beautiful views, rustic warm interior. Greeted by Manager who took us to a small table of Two. There were larger tables available as restaurant was not full. We moved to one of the larger more comfortable tables. It was not reserved. This was... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place after skiing past our chosen destination and returning to the peak in search of food. We were after something light as we had reservation at (coincidentally) it's sister restaurant in the evening (1920 which is phenomenal). It became apparent very quickly this was a proper restaurant and a stunning one at that, interior design as... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 route Edmond de Rothschild, 74120 Megeve, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Megeve
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 21 31 26

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