+33 4 50 55 82 23
3842, Aiguille du Midi, 74400 Chamonix, France
This mountain restaurant in Chamonix has spectacular views, and at a height of 3842km it should be! Le 3842 restaurant (yes you can guess where they got the name!) is at the top of l'Aiguille du Midi, the highest restaurant in Europe and starting point of the 24km Valle Blanche...
+33 6 34 20 15 12
Aiguille des Grands Montets, 74400 Chamonix, France
A small mountain cafe/restaurant at the top of Les Grands Montets area. You tend to lose your appetite over two miles above sea level, so thankfully the food options are light. The views out of the slit-like windows are breathtaking and it's the perfect place to grab a quick skier's...
+33 4 50 53 05 42
Bergerie de Planpraz, 74400 Chamonix
Mountain restaurant above Chamonix is in a glorious mid station location. It is quite a trip to get there and after all that hungry work you will deserve a fabulous lunch on the terrace to study the views across Chamonix in greater detail. Great food, roaring log fire and a...
+33 4 50 54 04 72
Charamillon, 74400 Argentiere, France
This mountain restaurant in Argentiere has great views and prices are not too bad considering the surroundings. Around twelve euros buys a hot dish and a dessert. Children are well-catered for. Access to the restaurant is from the top of Le Tour/Charamillon lift.
+33 4 50 54 07 52
Cremerie du Glacier, 766 chemin de la Glaciere, Argentiere, Chamonix
This gem of a mountain restaurant in Argentière is nestled at the foot of the Argentière glacier and was built in 1926. Not only a pit stop for weary hikers, ice climbers and skiers, but a destination choice for many a hungry visitor. The Crèmerie is renowned for its Croutes,...
+33 4 50 54 63 04
L'Arret Bougnette, Plan de L'Envers, 74660 Vallorcine, France
This mountain restaurant in Argentiere has spectacular service and the terrace is always in glorious sunlight. Inside, the walls are covered with mountain bric-a-brac; old snowshoes and cross-country skis. The place has a real chalet atmosphere and there are often pro skiers nipping in to order sandwiches that they'll pick...
+39 165 884758
Le Panoramique, Les Suches, 11016 La Thuile, Italy
Large bar and self-service mountain restaurant for La Thuile with wonderful sun terrace with panoramic views over the Rutor Glacier. Only open during the winter season. Located at the top of the cable car at 2,200m.
+33 6 84 42 37 00
Les Vielles, Les Houches, 74400 Chamonix
This charming, rickety mountain restaurant in Les Houches, is nestled in the forest just off the Aillouds run; a short but windy traverse opens up a clearing under the Maison Neuve chairlift where the restaurant is perched. The valley's best vin chaud is served here. Suppers are particularly special; with...
+33 4 50 54 01 04
Olympique, 230 Place du tour, Argentiere, 74400 Chamonix, France
This mountain restaurant in Chamonix is a great end of day meeting place which gets busy as home-runners hoard in. However the crowd certainly have no effect on the speed of service and the long queues do nothing to enlighten the spirits of the 'Hinge & Bracket' look-alike bar matriarchs. ...
+33 4 50 54 05 77
Plan Joran, Grand Montets, Argentiere, 74400 Chamonix
Waiter service or cafeteria/snack bar at this mountain restaurant, and a liqueur and coffee kiosk mean there is plenty to offer the weary rider. What's even better though than the food is the warm welcoming interior and the great setting. The terrace at Plan Joran is one of the most...
+33 6 88 56 03 54
Les Grands Montets "The hotel", 74400 Argentière, France
This modern building houses a mountain restaurant that doubles as a hotel. The Lognan Refuge has a 25 bed dormitory upstairs if you fancy spending an evening in the mountains, however most of us head there on our way back from the Point de Vue piste, when we can't bear...