The Annecy region has some excellent restaurants, with chefs who are making the area famous. What are the gastronomic and starred restaurants in Annecy and its region?
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Like every region of France, Annecy has some authentic culinary specialities, mostly cheese-based such as raclette, fondue and tartiflette. But far from these emblematic dishes, many starred chefs offer a refined cuisine with original recipes and fresh seasonal products from the local area. We suggest that you discover a dozen gastronomic restaurants that have made Annecy’s culinary reputation.
Le Clos des Sens in Annecy-le-Vieux
Chef Laurent Petit, who has been awarded three stars in the Michelin guide, offers cuisine that is very close to nature. The renewed and very inventive menu does not have any dishes containing meat. The ingredients come from Lake Annecy and from local producers who follow an eco-responsible approach.
To follow the seasons, the menus change every month. The aromatic herbs come from the chef’s garden, which contains over 40 species. This garden can also be visited before or after the meal as an initiation course.
Menu prices: from €128 to €198.Specialities: Lavaret with crispy scales and roasted fennel, candied, silky and opaline.Address: Restaurant Clos des Sens: 13 rue Jean Mermoz, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux
L’Auberge du Père Bise de Jean Sulpice in Talloires
This exceptional establishment created in 1903 is located next to the port of Talloires on the shores of Lake Annecy. The chef Jean Sulpice, who has two Michelin stars, bases his cuisine on the natural products of the Savoie.
The dishes offered range from traditional recipes to the most modern variations. The cellar of the establishment is simply exceptional. You can taste many champagnes on the terrace.
Menu prices: from 115 to 235 €.Specialities: Arctic char, Maitre d’hôtel butter and Pike, yellow wine and morels.Address: L’Auberge du Père Bise – Jean Sulpice: 303 Route du Port, 74290 Talloires
The Hotel-Restaurant Yoann Conte in Veyrier-du-lac
This establishment is located on the shores of Lake Annecy and is accessible by road or by its pontoon. Easily recognizable by its blue colours, it has a terrace overlooking the shore.
The chef Yohann Conte with two Michelin stars is at the helm. Here again, the cuisine on offer is largely inspired by Alpine nature. The herbs and flowers of the Alps come from the restaurant’s own garden. The cellar has a selection of the best wines from Savoie, the Jura and Italy.
Menu prices: from 126 to 340 €.Specialities: Whole lobster from my origins and Carrot in all its states.Address: Restaurant Johann Conte: 13, Vieille route des Pensières, 74290 Veyrier-du-Lac
La Ciboulette in Annecy
The restaurant is located in the centre of Annecy, in the Cour du Pré Carré. The chef Georges Paccard has been awarded a Michelin star. The dishes depend completely on the market which inspires the menu according to the seasons. The cellar is very complete with more than 300 wines on offer. You can enjoy the beautiful shaded terrace.
Specialities: Saint-Pierre en viennoise de cèpes and Le Homard Bleu de l’AtlantiqueAddress: La Ciboulette – Cour du Pré Carré : 10, rue Vaugelas – 74000 Annecy
The Abbey of Talloires
In the bay of Talloires, this gastronomic restaurant is supported by a 4-star hotel. The site between the lake and the mountains allows you to appreciate the “little lake of Annecy”. Most of the fruit and vegetables come from the abbey’s garden. A special mention for the delicious cheese cellar and the wine cellar which was awarded the title of Best Wine Cellar in France.
Menu prices: from 49 to 99 €.Specialities: Roasted Lake Annecy féra with bread and Pan-fried French duck foie gras.Address: Abbaye de Talloires: Chemin des Moines, 74290 Talloires.
Le Palace de Menthon
At the foot of the magnificent Château de Menthon-Saint-Bernard, the gourmet restaurant is located in a 5-star palace built in the 1900s. The panoramic view of Lake Annecy offers a unique setting to enjoy inventive cuisine between starters, main courses and desserts. The dessert recipes are made with the excellent fruits of the garden. The sommelier will advise you on how to accompany your dining experience.
Specialities: Marbled foie gras semi-cooked with Porto Cognac and Le Mille-feuille du Palace.Address: Le Palace de Menthon : 665 Route des bains, 74290 Menthon-Saint-Bernard
The restaurant La Boussole
The restaurant is located in the Beauregard Hotel in Sévrier, overlooking the lake. Chef Thomas Striet offers a simple and tasty gastronomy with fresh and seasonal ingredients. The terrace and its lounge bar area are particularly well suited for relaxation. Organic and gluten-free dishes are also available.
Specialities: Roast farm poultry supreme with mustard seed and Ravioles de la Closette.Address: Hôtel Beauregard – 691 route d’Albertville, 74320 Sévrier
Le Clos du Château
The restaurant is located in Annecy, in the Pringy district. The modern decoration contrasts successfully with the age of the building. The menus vary according to the season and are made up of fresh ingredients. Chef Pascal Avertis offers five types of menus, including one for children. Wines can be included in various packages.
Specialities: Roasted calf’s sweetbread and Hot soufflé with Grand Marnier.Address : Le Clos du Château: 70 route de Cuvat, Proméry, 74370 Pringy
L’Esquisse in Annecy
In the heart of Annecy, this restaurant offers a joyful and innovative culinary journey. Chef Stéphane Dattrino draws his inspiration from natural ingredients produced by local farms. Menus are proposed according to the season. The restaurant also has a fine wine list.
Specialities: Foie gras cooked in salt and braised beef cheek.Address : L’Esquisse: 21, rue Royale – 74000 Annecy
The Vincent Favre Felix restaurant in Annecy-le-Vieux
In the magnificent setting of the Abbey of Annecy-le-Vieux, which also houses renowned exhibitions of contemporary art, the chef Vincent Favre Felix offers a varied and recreational cuisine awarded a Michelin star. He was a former cook for the renowned chef Marc Veyrat. Seasonal products are cooked with great taste.
Specialities: Potatoes, Poultry juice, Truffles and Monkfish, Mountain Acha, Poisy snails.Address: Restaurant Vincent Favre Félix : 15 chemin de l’Abbaye, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux.
La Rotonde des Trésums in Annecy
At the foot of the Semnoz mountain, the Trésums hotel offers quality services. Its restaurant, La Rotonde des Trésums, is run by chef Eric Prowalski, who offers flavours in dialogue between his native Arcachon basin and Lake Annecy. The refined table gives pride of place to local products and short circuits. The restaurant has a Michelin star.
Specialities: Steamed pike with seaweed, salicornia, cockles and fish soup from the Arcachon basin and Potato mousseline, candied egg yolk, reduced juice of grilled aubergine.Address : La Rotonde des Trésums: 15, Boulevard de la Corniche 74000 Annecy.
The Auberge de Montmin
Located on the heights of Lake Annecy, at the Col de la Forclaz, this beautiful restaurant honours fresh seasonal products in a generous and gourmet spirit. Chef Florian Favario opened the restaurant in 2019. In 2020, he was awarded a star in the Michelin Guide, as well as a green star which rewards tables that are committed to sustainable gastronomy.
In 2023, Sandrine and Florian Favario, along with their team, were awarded a second Michelin star.
Address : L’Auberge de Montmin: Col de la Forclaz, 1983, route de Talloires-Montmin, 74210 Talloires-Montmin.
Restaurant La Voile in Annecy
This beautiful restaurant is located in the Impérial hotel opposite Lake Annecy. This hotel, which dates from the beginning of the 20th century, is located in a unique environment. The restaurant run by chef Adrien Tupin-Bron combines know-how and generosity while respecting the seasonality of the products and the values of the land. The wine list is remarkable.
Specialities: M. Murgat’s Arctic char, cooked on the skin and seasoned with three lemons and Black Angus beef rib steak with salsify and potatoes.Address : Restaurant : La Voile, Impérial Palace, Allée de l’Impérial, 74000 Annecy