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Refuge de Pre Verel

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$$ - $$$
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Route du Col de l'Aulp, 74210 Montmin, France
+33 6 07 13 50 72
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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484 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It's the only place which provides food in a 30 min walk radius! Service was really, really friendly and we all took different salads which were all good. I wanted beer but settled for wine. Sorry Heineken does not qualify as beer in my book. The local white wine was good. As for desserts, sorry but a small place like... More 

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Brisbane
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172 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

After a long walk today we headed to the restaurant expecting hearty rural food as per reviews on trip advisor. The setting was magnificent, as was listening to the constant ringing of cow bells throughout our meal. I had the mushroom tart which was small and had little flavour. It was accompanied by a salad of lettuce leaves and sundried... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

the place itself is amazing / the food is realy good and fresh and they even speak english. if you want the real local food experience then this is the best

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Annecy, France
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I've been there twice in the last 2 weeks. The first time I was knocked out by the Souris d'Agneau and I when I had it again it confirmed a fact - the best I have ever tasted!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

After 13 times visiting Annecy, I'd never thought about going here for food but although the drive up can leave you doubting your navigation the destination is simply epic. Super friendly staff with perfect English in the most stunning setting in the Alps. Then the food. Simple but so well cooked and the steak is probably the freshest and most... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

We stayed in Annecy, the day before we had to fly out of Geneva, back to US. This was our last meal in France to cap our amazing vacation. And what an end it was! The drive in itself out of Annecy, is a highlight in itself. You literally drive till you hit a mountain. And then at the end... More 

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I've been lucky enough to go to a wide variety of restaurants, ranging from fantastic dives to exquisite establishments featuring haute cuisine, and Pre-Verel is one of my favorites. I've only been in summer, but whether it was storming spectacularly or sunny and bright, the cozy, rustic atmosphere delighted all of us. The food is sort of rustic French, but... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Well worth the drive there, and even the drive home in the lashing rain! This very friendly, warm and rustic restaurant produces wonderful food at very reasonable prices. All six of us had the starter of pate and a delectable mushroom concoction followed by the cote de boeuf with a green salad and potatoes that were my downfall! The Aberdeen... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

i will remind all my life of this dinner overlooking la tournette. Amazing place with super staff and the food is awesome.

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

The Refuge de Pre Verel is a destination in itself. We had such a wonderful dinner soon after they opened for the season that we came back the following week, and both meals were delightful. Evan's specialty is an amazing perfectly aged Angus steak for two, cooked on an open fire in the dining room. He does lovely vegetarian options... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route du Col de l'Aulp, 74210 Montmin, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Montmin
  • Phone Number: +33 6 07 13 50 72

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