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La Montgolfiere Henri Geraci

16 rue Basse, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
+377 97 98 61 59
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 11 min
All hours
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
16 rue Basse, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every visit to this restaurant is a journey into uncharted territory, every moment spent here is infused with magic, words can hardly express the feeling you get by being a patron of this unique restaurant. Nowhere else have I found such surprising, groundbreaking and refined...More

Thank Louis W
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I chosed this restaurant based on reviews from tripadvisor and I did not mistaken considering that it was an anniversary we needed a private atmosphere ... I was a bit in doubt attending this restaurant for the first time but I was pleasantly surprised by...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A few weeks ago I made a reservation for an anniversary dinner at La Montgolfiere Henri Geraci with Fabienne via email and she responded right away... We arrived to the restaurant that night and immediately loved the cozy atmosphere and the warm reception by Fabienne......More

Thank Davesm
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Japan meets Sicily. Very friendly service. A welcome change from some of the other places downtown.

Thank Magali O
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We visited La Montgolfiere for lunch today and had a fantastic experience. The husband and wife were welcoming and helpful. We had a two course lunch and each dish was elegantly presented, with fresh ingredients and piquant flavors. The restaurant is small, cozy and charming....More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant while looking for a lunch place - absolutely stunning food at very reasonable prices! Staff were extremely friendly and helpful with food options. Highly recommended and will definitely be back again if and when we are in Monaco!

1  Thank Colleen L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Allways new and allways an adventure, personal and luxury quality . Like a gastronomic fairy tale. Thank you

Thank Dorottya K
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

THE most WONDERFUL experience all around! The service & food were excellent.....it was a very SPECIAL evening!!! Fabienne was a dream, Chef's creativity was fascinating and execution top notch. We were looked after in the most lovely way. The menu of the evening was spectacular....More

1  Thank Pinotgrigio17
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Wow. The food was incredible. The service was incredible. The location is incredible. Have I mentioned that dinner was incredible?! I recommend to everyone in the area. You will not find such great value elsewhere. I cannot wait to go back!!!

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We went to La Montgolfiere for my wife's 40th birthday. Henri and Fabienne made this a very special occasion, going out of their way to make this a memorable experience. The food was amazing, as was the service and atmosphere. The restaurant is in a...More

Thank Andrew G
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Patricia W
11 January 2018|
Response from Dan C | Reviewed this property |
I don't think would be the N° 1 restaurant at the place. It is only a nice place, good food, and professional people which creates a good atmosphere.
6 February 2015|
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Response from Beverley G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where the Fairmont is, but the restaurant is in the old city and quite a walk. We took a taxi from The Hermitage and I have a feeling the Fairmont may be quite close to The Hermitage
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:01 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:01 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:01 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:01 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:01 PM - 1:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 rue Basse, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
  • Location: Europe  >  Monaco  >  Monaco-Ville
  • Phone Number: +377 97 98 61 59
  • E-mail
Suggestions of dishes at lunch & fine dining menu at dinner. Closed on Sunday & Wednesday.
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