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But First, We Eat: The Hottest Spots to Eat in the Alps

December 06, 2023  · 
But First, We Eat: The Hottest Spots to Eat in the Alps

There are numerous excellent restaurants in ski resorts across the Alps, and while it's challenging to provide an exhaustive list, we can certainly suggest a few notable establishments known for their culinary experiences. Please note that pricing can vary depending on the specific dish, season, and location, so it's always a good idea to check with the restaurant directly for the most up-to-date information.

La Bouitte - Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France

La Bouitte is a three-Michelin-star restaurant located in the heart of the French Alps. Known for its innovative interpretations of traditional Savoyard cuisine, this family-run establishment offers an exceptional gastronomic experience. Pricing for a multi-course tasting menu can range from €250 to €350 per person.

Cheval Blanc - Courchevel, France

Cheval Blanc is an upscale restaurant located within the renowned Cheval Blanc Courchevel hotel. It holds three Michelin stars and presents a sophisticated menu combining French and international flavours. A gourmet dinner at Cheval Blanc can cost approximately €200 to €400 per person.

La Marmite - Zermatt, Switzerland

La Marmite is a cozy and rustic restaurant in Zermatt, Switzerland, specializing in traditional Swiss cuisine. It's known for its hearty fondues, raclettes, and other Alpine dishes. Prices here can vary, but expect to spend around CHF 50 to CHF 80 per person for a main course.

Loulou - Val d'Isere, France

Located on the ground floor terrace of the 5* Les Airelles hotel, at the base of the Olympic Bellevarde and the Solaise slopes, LOULOU is the ultimate après-ski spot. Think cosy seating, warming fire pits, and Instagrammable flower ceilings and you get the idea - this place is not to be missed! 

La Table de l'Ours - Val d'Isere, France

La Table de l'Ours is a renowned gourmet restaurant located in the Val d'Isere ski resort. Led by a Michelin-starred chef, the restaurant offers a refined menu that emphasises seasonal and regional ingredients. Prices for a multi-course meal can range from EUR 120 to EUR 200 per person.

Les Explorateurs - Val Thorens, France

The tasting menus at this Michelin-star restaurant are designed to take you on a journey through various cuisines across the globe. Each dish can be paired perfectly with beautiful wines. The restaurant has a limited number of tables, so booking is a must.

Chez Vrony - Zermatt, Switzerland

Located in the picturesque village of Zermatt, Chez Vrony is known for its authentic Swiss dishes and warm hospitality. The restaurant offers a cozy Alpine atmosphere and panoramic views of the Matterhorn. Pricing can vary from moderate to high, depending on the selection.

Hospiz Alm - St. Christoph (St. Anton), Austria

A popular restaurant, with its famous big bottle wine cellar in St. Christoph. No visit to St. Anton would be complete without visiting the Hospiz Alm. The food here is good, the wine list outstanding, and the view from the popular sun terrace is among the best in Arlberg. 

Chalet Etoile - Cervinia, Italy

Chalet Etoile is considered a must-visit in the eyes of locals and visitors alike in Cervinia. As a family-run restaurant, they offer dishes that have both a Swedish and Italian heritage. We recommend the Spaghetti Carbonara.

Le Clos Bernard - Meribel, France

Tucked within beautiful surroundings in a magical setting, make sure you follow the signs to find this hidden gem. The restaurant has a great atmosphere, serving a variety of French Savoyard and fondue. Please note that reservations are required. 

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