Views from the Terrace of Lake Annecy

Chalet La Pricaz on La Col de la Forclaz, Haute Savoie

This is more than just a restaurant recommendation, this is a great day out with some of the most outstanding views the Haute Savoie has to offer.  Chalet La Pricaz can be found at the top of one of the better known alpine cycling climbs which has been included in ‘Le Tour de France’ only…

Interior decor in Le Bistro du Rhone

Le Bistro du Rhone, Annecy

Having enjoyed as normal, a wander through the lovely streets of Annecy, a wonderful medieval town in Haute Savoie, and a great morning shopping! I was anticipating a good lunch in a bistro rated No.3 on Trip Advisor… So…Taste of Savoie had lunch today at Le Bistro du Rhone in Annecy, a small bistro near the…

L'Ancolie Restaurant, Cruseilles

L’Ancolie Restaurant, Cruseilles

Having lived in this region now for 5 years I am wondering how I managed to miss this wonderful restaurant.  It is one of those places that I have been thinking of going to but as I don’t pass it regularly it drops off my radar.  Well…having eaten there twice now in under 2 weeks,…

Contresens, Annecy

Contresens, Annecy

This is a great brasserie style restaurant in the centre of Annecy on the Rue de la Poste (close to the train station) – they describe themselves as a ‘Café Culinare’ a chillout gastronomic ABCD full of sens and contradiction!  which is very apt.  It is a great place with a cool interior, funky art and great…

Chateau des Avenieres

Chateau des Avenieres

Well, what a treat this was, lunch at the beautiful Chateau des Avenieres.  I’ve visited the chateau a few times for dinner and a Sunday lunch but this was my first week-day  lunchtime experience.  Once again I was treated to the most wonderful food in truly elegant surroundings with stunning views.  Les Domaine des Avenieres; a…