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Le Monde a l'Envers

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93 Place du Criou, 74340 Samoens, France
+33 4 50 34 19 36
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We travel widely and are serious foodies but I cannot remember a more consistently high quality meal. Food Gras spring rolls and tuna cerviche both sensational, seared tuna and red snapper even better, chocolate terrine equally delicious. We've bought an apartment that overlooks the restaurant so we've booked again for Saturday week. Great service too!

1 Thank Welm
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Vegetarian dishes available 24 hours notice caught our eye, so we booked for Thursday night with a promise of a choice of two starters and that the chef would prepare a special veggie main course for us. We arrived on Thursday to a lovely welcome and cocktail of the day. The ambience was welcoming and relaxing, busy but not chaotic.... More 

2 Thank Supersnowqueen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best restaurant I've been to.... beats Mitchelin stars in the past... amazing food and flavours along with fab service...

2 Thank Natalie S
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

For a lovely meal in Samoens you can't do much better than Le Monde a l'Envers. Lovely atmospheric feel to the restaurant and very tasty well presented food.

1 Thank Ian P
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We went twice in the same week the food was so good. This is a lovely, relaxed, very French restaurant. It is a family business Monsieur cooks whilst Madame is front of house. Service was excellent both times we went and the food was brilliant. I should have taken more photos of the dishes but it looked so good I... More 

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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Le Monde a l'Envers is a great restaurant for a top end night out, really good food a welcoming host and nice romantic evening atmosphere. The menu is pretty pricey but the food is good quality and for that special night out a good restaurant to go to, it's worth booking as they are often fully booked.

1 Thank Ian P
1 review
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Superb food and service. We had supper there twice in four days 👏Don't miss it. Lovely interior so great place for romantic meal.

Thank Kate C
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It was our first visit to Le Monde a l'Envers on 23rd December and we chose it because ,although the menu didn't look extensive, it was the closest restaurant to where we were staying. The food was superb. The menu was imaginative ,very well cooked and beautifully presented.The lady who served us was very sympathetic to our bad french and... More 

1 Thank fej2015
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Been here several times - never disappointed and this last visit was no exception. The welcome is warm whether you speak English or French. The menu is interesting without outfacing. Out of season there are just 3 or 4 options per course but each one is beautifully prepared and presented with each mouthful delicious and great use of fresh, seasonal... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Took my 80 year old Mum in for a lunch, food excellent (as usual) and service great. It's the set menu at lunchtime with a choice of 3 mains, I had the fish which was delightful and Mum had the pork cheeks which she really enjoyed. I have had the boogie burger before and that again was excellent. Will definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
French, European, International, Fusion
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Place du Criou, 74340 Samoens, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Grand Massif  >  Samoens
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 34 19 36
Creative & Original World Cuisine Fresh products Swedish Chef Anthony Percell Opens every Evenings during the winter season; Bar from 5:30 pm & Diner Service from 7:00 to 9:30pm Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays opens For Lunch (17€ Menu) For Groups over 8 people : Special Menu & Pre-Order e'hrs in Advance Vegetarian Dish on Previous Demand NO Kids Menu HIGHLY ADVISED BOOKING (40 Chairs) --> by the phone from 4:00 pm OR at the restaurant from 5:30pm

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