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Restaurant du Lac des Chavonnes

Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon 1884, Switzerland
+41 24 495 21 31
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“trout” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“rosti” (2 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon 1884, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for relaxed autumn lunch. Easy walk from bretaye, with a good uphill bit on the return to work off the dessert. Generous serving for la chasse season. Not cheap, but worth it.

Thank iain S
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Always had a great experience there, a must go to especially in the ski season. It's a little out of the way but definitely worth the effort.

1  Thank Racingstewart
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A long car ride and some poor directions, which isn't very much Swiss, will take you to this quiet place, a small lake near a ski resort with a hotel/restaurant right by it. The hotel itself is aimed at summer trekkers and is closed in...More

Thank vitorbabrazil
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The setting is pretty and the terrace is perfect for a good lunch. Wide choice of brasserie type of food and also Swiss specialities. Röstis with morels sauce was good but you could count the morels (= not many) and it was pricey. Service was...More

Thank Chris77CH
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves appetising food and a pretty view of a lake in the summer in which you can swim in. This place is accessible by many hiking trails either through the woods or in the open fields. It can get a little overcrowded in...More

Thank Aidanreith
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Good kitchen great terrace on the lake. Worth the extra little hike required. Don't forget to feed the fish some bread!

Thank jjboor
Reviewed 28 January 2017

As has already been said this is a great restaurant in Summer and Winter..perfect location (highly recommend a dip in the lake in the Summer) .. good selection of local food and wines and all served by very friendly staff!

Thank mike c
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Best secret in Breteye, food out of this world, beautiful location, beautiful in the summer as well as the winter. Well worth the effort !

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We have often gone to this wonderful restaurant both in the winter, skiing in, and in the summer walking up or driving over. It is under new Management with excellent service and a fresh menu. The decorations are traditional and welcoming. The manageress outside is...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Not the first visit, this time we dined inside, pleasant enough with attentive staff. Menu adequate. Located on the small mountain lake well worth the visit about half an hour walk from Bretaye.

1  Thank CecilGgibley
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Pradeep M
26 August 2016|
Response from GvKl | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I doubt it. It will reopen, I expect, once the ski season begins or is about to begin.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bretaye, Villars-sur-Ollon 1884, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Villars-sur-Ollon
  • Phone Number: +41 24 495 21 31
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