Val d’Isère restaurants guide 2020
The resort of Val d’Isère has a plethora of restaurants. These are our picks of the best restaurants and bars in Val d’Isère.
Attached to La Folie Douce Val d’Isère, their renowned and original restaurant, is their very famous à la carte. Therefore, it is one of the best mountain restaurants in Val d’Isère. They serve an organic Savoyard kitchen with an excellent atmosphere. Here you can have a late lunch and enjoy the atmosphere outside La Folie Douce. If you’re eating indoor, move out and enjoy the legendary Après as the music falls. Built on the top of the Daille River.
A comfortable, sociable feeling with a comprehensive scale, alpine decor, a mix of beautiful local materials, old wood and stone to create a warm and unsurpassed look, with a wonderful view of the village, the lake, the mountains and the dam. They serve mainly traditional French cuisine, including refined cuisine.
Firstly, the restaurant is at the top of the Grande Motte cable car in Tignes, at 30,032 m. Le Panoramic was refurbished and completed with a host of sheepskin panels. Then, take a box of boiled Pommes of pig, lettuce or XXL burger with grilled foie gras, pickled onions, bacon and tomato, served with homemade chips, to taste the wholesome creamy cheese.
The restaurant focuses on traditional French cuisine and is always popular with locals, with fresh ingredients. It also has a great restaurant for self-catering. It is situated on the top of the cable car of Le Fornet.
A popular Val luncheon spot regular for years; great food and service, serving pizzas, pasta and fondues in a fun and friendly atmosphere. It is located at the bottom of La Daille Funival funicular station.
The bar-restaurant “L’Étincelle” is situated in the heart of Val d’Isère and at the foot of the Solaise Express lift. Then, take your seat for a wonderful time to share in these 1,200m2 of comfortable decor. The watchword of the owners: to extend a warm welcome. In addition, the sound and lighting system of “L’Étincelle” enables complex atmospheres to be created as part of their construction.
RESTAURANTS IN THE VILLAGE
This 2-star restaurant in the Michelin neighborhood of Le Fornet has an impressive à la carte and set menu. This is one of the best restaurants in Val d’Isère for adult dinners but also for a family reunion. A traditional Alpine building beautifully restored that serves excellent French cuisine. They also offer a relaxing menu and a beautiful terrace open for lunch, during the summer season.
Part of the Hotel La Moura ***** the restaurant serves buffet breakfast that includes a wide variety of fresh hand-made items … the perfect start to the day. In the afternoon, the taste buds will enjoy a wide variety of pastries. Lay down and enjoy the beautiful environment of the bar during the aperitif or evening drinks. At night, let Japanese cuisine served for a great and friendly dinner tempt you in a warm, intimate atmosphere.
Part of the Hotel Le Blizzard *****, the restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and for a drink after diner. The Blizzard Restaurant serves fresh, straight-from-the-market cuisine. Then, the second restaurant La Luge offers local Savoy specialties. Have a drink between friends at the fireplace, in the warm atmosphere, in the bar or on the cozy plump sofas, a pleasant place for conversation. The Hotel Lounge Bar is famous for its atmosphere …
One Michelin Star restaurant of the Hotel Les Barmes de l’Ours *****. Chef Antoine Gras draws from the resources of the Alps to create his cuisine, inspired by the surrounding countryside. Lakes, Alps, mountains … every setting that inspires him to translate his region’s love into his cuisine every day. To sum up, the kitchen is refined and generous. Amongst others, the great Savoy Classics, like Fera, the fish captured by Lake Geneva, or the Crozet may be rediscovered. They are paired with high-quality items that contain exquisite flavours.
Located in the heart of Val d’Isère, only a few meters from the slopes, La Table des Neige is the highly respected restaurant of the 4 stars Hotel Tsanteleina. The chef, Jérôme Labrousse, produces a gastronomic, creative and local cuisine. In fact, it goes beyond conventional cooking that you can find elsewhere. He is focused on the local and regional specialities. An extensive set menu of “à la carte” restaurants is offered every night. On certain weekdays, special buffets are prepared on Wednesday nights, such as the Dessert Buffet. Also, they serve a Seafood Buffet on Fridays.
Excellent food, service and ambience, frequently with live music at the pub, strongly recommended. Located on the main Val d’Isère street, facing the bus station.
APRES-SKI & NIGHT LIFE
Party outdoor and enjoy champagne in your ski boots. Lively, accessible from La Daille and the cable car from 3-5 pm. Book the table for a glass of Veuve Clicquot and take care of the atmosphere in the VIP area. Best bar to party all afternoon!
The bar Cocorico is beautifully positioned right at the foot of Solaise. Its position gives stunning views at the foot of the Face de Bellevarde. They have a nice terrace outside and a bar to toast at 14h. A fusion of the Austrian Après-ski and the traditional French atmosphere of the region, which brought the town centre with a completely new feeling.
The bar is perfect for an afternoon break with local pastry. They serve a limited catering menu during the day. Come later for an aperitif and enjoy the wide range of wines and cocktails, by the fire. The bar offers a cozy atmosphere, perfect for meeting with friends. In short, have a last drink before you get to your room for a cosy night in one of the hotel room.
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