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La Datcha

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$$ - $$$
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Montagne de Solaise, 73150 Val d'Isere, France
+33 4 79 06 21 14
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Argh how I loved this place and wonderful break spot. Always busy but quite good. However, ordering the vegetarian cheese burger was such a surprise. It's a salad cheese roll. nout burger about it. Tedious but what? sell it as a cheese roll as described not as something it is clearly not. Fools. Quite tasty mind and chips were great.

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Thank ade55
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244 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Ok but lacked atmosphere. Queuing system rubbish with no room and service slow. Food was good though and quite an impressive menu. There was not enough seating or tables. There are sun loungers available but again not many.

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Thank ChrisB7777
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

This is a really good place to stop for a drink and a snack. When the sun is out, it is a real sun trap and there is nothing better than sitting on the deck chairs relaxing for a while. Lots of runs around the restaurant so if others want to keep skiing and catch up after your drink then... More 

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Thank David S
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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1,285 reviews
733 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 644 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Folie Douce or La Panoramic prices but unfortunately the food isn't as good Paid 107 euros for 2 plates of fries, one soup, one Diot de savoi, a half bottle of red, two soft drinks and some chocolate mousses Appreciate they have to get it up the mountain - nor was it bad, but wow it seemed a lot for... More 

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Thank MJH1
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We stopped for lunch, which is self service and found the prices crazy! Never expected it to be cheap but E52 for 2 x chicken breasts with salad and 2 x waters seemed a bit steep (self service!) Next time, I'll ski a little further to get table service at the same price.

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Thank CoopertheDog
Dominique L, Propriétaire at La Datcha, responded to this review

2 farm chickens red label accompanied by a choice of mustard or pepper sauce served with fries or vegetables or spaghettis or salad. is sold for the price of : 16,80 + 2 = 33,60 € + 2 evian = 8 € soit 41,60 € and not 52 € All our prices are posted outside as well as inside the... More 

Corbridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Quick food, clean, easy in and out, nothing cheap, in fact typical of mountain prices, yet who cares your on holiday. When you need a drink it's super fast to use the little glass sided bar, have twice so guess I approved.

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Thank Marty B
Manchester
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362 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely place up on the solaise mountain, smaller than many other places due to its location, which makes it far cosier for lunch or drinks on the mountain Self service meals - cheese burger and chicken and chips (with a lovely pepper sauce) were enjoyed Planning to go back

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Thank Riddler1
Leicester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We were lucky enough to enjoy some wonderful sunny days so the deckchairs were very welcome, as were the sheepskins making them cosy and comfy to boot. Lunch could be a bit of a bun-fight if you hit it at the wrong time, queues were out the door at peak times. Food was ok, the location is brilliant so if... More 

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Thank Bev G
Guiseley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Great place - nice friendly staff and excellent choice of food all day. Try the Datcha Grogg (their own creation !). Fur covered seats inside and out, warm, comfortable and good value for money !

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Thank Spyderman123
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124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food, though rather expensive. On a nice day the terrace is superb. Try the tartiflette and the local sausages

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Thank Kyblaw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$43
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montagne de Solaise, 73150 Val d'Isere, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Savoie  >  Val d'Isere
  • Phone Number: +33 4 79 06 21 14

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