1789

+33 4 79 06 17 89
Passage Iseran 2000, Val d'Isere, France

Situated down a side alley to the right of le Canyon. Serving great traditional dishes. Don't expect a budget-priced evening, you'll probably get settled and stay well into the night. Great with a group of friends. Essential to book as the restaurant seats just 40 people. Open 6.30pm till late.

383 Sandwicherie

Budget

+33 4 50 74 12 64
Les Fontaines Blanches, 74110 Avoriaz, France

Excellent value for money eatery in Avoriaz when you don’t want to spend a fortune. Big sandwiches, good range of fillings and a friendly welcome too. Open until 11pm every night so also ideal for those late-night snacks after a beer or three!

Al Camin

+39 165 843 442
Al Camin, Via dei Bagni 32, Loc. Larzey, 11017 Courmayeur, Italy

The menu at this inventive restaurant in Courmayeur changes weekly and offers different types of Italian regional cooking. Open 12.30-2.30pm, 7-11.30pm - closed Mondays. Situated 15 minutes walk from the town centre towards Entrèves.

Alpaka Lodge

+33 4 79 06 45 30
Le Lac, Tignes, France

3-star Small English-run hotel with 15 bedrooms, a bar and a sun terrace. Pets are welcome. The Alpaka is the place to stay if you want good food and a comfortable atmosphere. They also have a restaurant that is open to the public. The hotel offers packages throughout the season.

Am Eck

Budget

+43 699 10017785
Am Eck, 701, 6236 Alpbach

Just a few minutes walk from the centre of the town. An ambient restaurant with a nice long bar and occasional live music. Very good value meals, darts, Billiards, table football.. plenty to keep you busy in the evening. Open 4pm - midnight, closed on a Monday.  

Amigos

Amigos, Glazne Road, Bansko, Bulgaria

This popular restaurant in Bansko is near the wooden bridge on Glazne Road. A chic pizza joint/bar with a lively atmosphere, good food and a large selection of cocktails. Drinks from €2.50 (5 leva) a beer.

Annapurna

+33 4 50 55 81 39
Annapurna, 62 Avenue Ravanel Le Rouge, 74400 Chamonix, France

An authentic Indian meal in the Alps. Tucked in at the western end of the high street, this family-run restaurant is intimate and cosy and the Indian dishes considered the best in the valley. This is definitely the best place in Chamonix to get your curry fix.

Anton Bar

MadDogSki Favourite

+43 5446 2408
Anton Bar, opposite the Galzigbahn. Kandaharweg 4, St Anton, Austria

Part of the Aparthotel Anton complex, it offers a different type of apres-ski than the usual euro-trash ski-boot table-dancing fun. With video screen, a DJ from 4-9pm playing music, it fills up very quickly between 3-9pm - in bad weather it is busy all day. Food open 11am-9pm.  

Araucaria Hotel

+33 4 79 09 20 20
Plagne Centre, La Plagne

Recommended for its convenience and facilities, including the only Spa in town,  the Araucaria is based at Plagne Centre. It boasts a welcoming restaurant and bar with buffet style breakfast and other meals a combination of French and traditional savoyard dishes.

Araxi Restaurant and Lodge

+1 604 932 4540
Araxi Restaurant and Lodge, Whistler, Canada

An award winning and very 'West Coast' restaurant in the heart of Whistler. Araxi is always a contender for the title of Whistler's best restaurant. The food is typical of the Pacific Northwest and relies on fresh local produce. Open for Dinner from 5.30pm.  

Arlberg Taja St Christoph

+43 664 380 6086
Arlberg Taja St Christoph, St Anton, Austria

They put out a load of deckchairs when the sun is out and when the weather is good it's a great spot to while away an afternoon indulging in some people watching. Rustic, snacky menu serving Grandma's cheese dumplings and home-made apple strudel - a nice treat.

Atelier Gourmand

+39 125 307888
Atelier Gourmand, Route Ramey 69, 11020 Champoluc, Italy

Popular apres-ski bar/restaurant conveniently located beside the lifts.

Au Briska

+33 4 50 74 09 40
Au Briska, 39 bd de la promenade, 74110 Avoriaz, France

Located near the centre of Avoriaz near the tourist office, this restaurant isn’t just convenient but also appropriate for all times of the day and evening. The menu is traditional and whilst not massively extensive you can be sure that everything will be prepared well and with fresh local produce.

Au Temps Perdu

+33 4 79 00 36 64
Au Temps Perdu, Mottaret, Meribel, France

This restaurant in Meribel has great service, smiley staff and a sunny terrace making this a pleasant lunch stop. There are various salads, pastas and crepes. The evening menu is more elaborate and served in the cellar. Open 12-10pm.

Au Vieux Chalet

Budget

+33 4 93 23 94 73
Le Hameau 06420, Isola 2000, France

Located in the Isola 2000 hamlet as opposed to the foot of the slopes. A good option for all tastes with simple but well prepared crepes, sandwiches, pizzas and a charming setting.

Au Vieux Verbier

Good choice for children

+41 27 771 16 68
Au Vieux Verbier, Rue de Medran, Verbier, Switzerland

Au Vieux Verbier is one of the largest resort restaurants in Verbier but don't let this put you off, it's friendly enough to still feel personal. The restaurant serves excellent regional food, with generous salads and snacks for lunch with a more French-based menu in the Open 7.30am-midnight.

Au Village

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 41 20 39
Galerie de l'Adret, La Croisette, 73440 Les Menuires, France

One of two restaurants by the same name, the other one being in Val Thorens and run by the same family. They offer more simple fare in the afternoons with plenty of choice in terms of pancakes, tarts and speciality hot chocolates. Children’s menu is good value at around €10

Auberge du Pre Vieux

+33 4 50 02 23 66
Auberge du Pre Vieux, Place de la gare routière, 74450 Le Grand Bornand, France

A mid-priced restaurant in Le Grand Bornand, recommended if you like game, especially venison. Situated to the right of the coach station.

Aux Petits Oignons

+33 4 79 08 64 62
Meribel, France

Definitely somewhere to head if you're staying  areas between Meribel centre and the Rond-Point. Reliable cooking in a busy but friendly atmosphere. Open from 7pm with food being served until 10.30pm.  Open daily for lunch from 12-2pm (until 4pm on Sunday). Booking essential.

Avalanche Pizza Co

+1 604 932 3131
Avalanche Pizza Co, Whistler, Canada

Best known for their pizzas using organic flour and their own 'signature sauce'. By the slice or the 'pie' to use the North American lingo, choose from 22 toppings. They also have a branch in Creekside, 2071 Lake Placid Road, Tel: 604 962 8282. Open 11am - 11pm daily.  

Bagus Cafe

+33 4 79 06 49 75
Bagus Cafe, Rue de la Poste, Le Lac, Tignes, France

An upmarket, trendy place; lovely food, service and interior design. Reasonably priced food ranging from pizza and Savoyarde dishes as well as their speciality food with a North African or Asian influence. Good choices for Vegetarians and great chocolate fondue.  A vibrant restaurant ideal for younger groups.

Bananas

+33 4 79 06 04 23
Rue de Pigalle, Val d'Isere, France

If you are talking about Val d'Isere, Bananas usually drops into the conversation. The downstairs bar is an infavour apres-ski venue with happy hour between 7-8pm. The restaurant specialises in tex mex, burgers and recently added, curry.  Hard to leave once you are in there!  12pm 'til late.

Bar Jacques

+33 4 79 06 03 89
Bar Jacques, Rue de Pigalle, Val d'Isere, France

A small and intimate restaurant in Val d'Isere serving excellent quality meals. The restaurant seats only 50 and the tables are a little close together. The menus are well thought out and very filling.

Bar La Cheminée

+33 4 79 09 05 50
Bar La Cheminée, Main Gallerie, La Plagne Centre

La Cheminee is a small bar/cafe/sandwich stop located just inside the main shopping gallerie in Plagne Centre.as they are just opposite the lift pass sales kiosks. May be a little bit more expensive than the Boulangerie nearby but a better selection and the chance to grab a quick beer/coffee as well.

Bar le Chrismaran

BudgetMadDogSki Favourite

+33 4 79 00 40 51
Centre Cial Mottaret, 73550, France

They have a large terrace where you can soak up the sun and the atmosphere. One of the cheapest places to eat on the piste in the three valleys. Unfortunately the toilets are round the corner and down some stairs. Open till late.

Bellevue Budnerstube

Good choice for children

+41 81 911 31 31
Bellevue Budnerstue, Via Nova 66, 7017 Flims Dorf, Switzerland

The cosy hunting lodge style restaurant of the Bellevue Hotel offers a local, seasonal menu. Desserts are also very. The wine list is fairly extensive and reasonably priced.  The dining room is decked out with stuffed heads of stags and deer as well as several other smaller local mammals. Dogs are allowed.  

Belmonte

+43 5256 6533
Belmonte, 6456 Obergurgl, Gurglestr. 121. Austria

This restaurant is a popular choice for pizza and pasta dishes, they also have great fish and salad dishes on the menu. Attached to the Haus Gurgl Hotel and very reasonably priced. Main courses range from 8 to 16 euros.  

Belouga

Budget

+33 4 50 18 47 26
56 Avenue Ravanel le Rouge, 74400 Chamonix, France

Belouga, a take-away counter, specialises in hot sandwiches and burgers and is open into the small hours. If in doubt, try the 'sunlight' burger with chive dressing, or if you're in a rush just grab a generous tray of chips.

Ben.Venuto

MadDogSki Favourite

+43 5446 30203
Hannes-schneider-weg 1, St Anton, Austria

Situated on the first floor-floor of the Well.com centre (opposite the old railway station). A large open-plan restaurant, Ben venuto is unique in St Anton, offering upmarket dishes cooked in an open-fronted kitchen area. There's a good selection of wine. Open 11am-11pm.  

Bergerie – Chamonix

+33 4 50 53 45 04
Bergerie, 232 avenue Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix, France

The best truly Savoyard restaurant in Chamonix.  Hugely popular with the locals and in a lovely traditional setting.  Great filet du boeuf and fondue au morilles.  Good wine list and raclettes for the visitors and tourists.

Big Bang Bagels

+1 250 423 7778
Big Bang Bagels, 502 2 Avenue, Fernie, Canada

Big Bang Bagels are in the heart of Fernie town and offer all kinds of bagels, freshly baked on the premises. You can call them to place an order or take something up on the mountain with you for lunch. Definitely worth a visit as you can be sure they have a filling for Open daily 7am - 5pm.  

Bistro Guxa

+43 5444 5275
Guxa Cocktail Bar, Hotel Yscla, Dorfstrasse 73, 6561 Ischgl, Austria

A relaxed but smart bistro with a good selection of Tyrolean food, including raclette and fondue.

Bistrot des Sports

+33 4 50 53 00 46
182 rue Vallot, 74400 Chamonix, France

Very French and a great place to soak up the real atmosphere of Chamonix. Locals mix with visitors over a pastis or a pression and the lively chat and warm atmosphere are a real pleasure. The mezzanine restaurant serves a good traditional Savoyarde menu.

Blue

+39 471 774444
Blue Restaurant, Hotel Saslong, Str. Palua 40, 39047 S. Cristina, Val Gardena, South Tyrol

This restaurant is located in the Hotel Saslong. They serve traditional south Tyrolian dishes. They are closed Sundays

Blue Salmon

+33 4 76 79 29 56
Blue Salmon, 38860 Les Deux Alpes, France

A popular restaurant in Les Deux Alpes with an original and friendly atmosphere serving simple and traditional meals. Friendly service from Karine the waitress and Vincent the chef. Slightly pricier than other restaurants but well worth it.    

Bo a Mil

+33 4 79 00 75 48
Bo a Mil, Meribel Village, France

Quite a small restaurant in Meribel, but seriously friendly service and a great menu including steak, fondue, raclette and all the usual suspects.  Not very child friendly but if you are staying in Meribel Village it is a very convenient alternative to pizza.

Boccalino

+41 27 957 17 31
Boccalino, 3906 Saas Fee, Switzerland

It serves all of the usual Italian dishes, including huge pizzas, pastas and a great range of appetizers and desserts. The atmosphere in here is quiet and calm, which would maybe be more suited to a romantic dinner than a big group outing.

Bodega

+43 5446 42788
Bodega, Dorfstrasse, St Anton, Austria

The only tapas restaurant in town and being quite compact it can get uncomfortably crowded inside. There is live music but the schedule varies so check with the bar before planning your night. Their tapas includes chorizo, Serrano ham and a good selection of fish.  Wine is expensive. Open 3pm-1am.  

Bodmen

Good choice for children

+41 27 957 20 75
Bodmen, Panorama Strasse 40, 3906 Saas Fee, Switzerland

The Bodmen is at the higher end of the scale in terms of quality and price, and must be booked in advance as it is a very popular place. A glass panel in the restaurant allows you to watch the animals in the barn go about their daily business. There are guinea pigs, rabbits,chickens and cats. Quite bizarre really.  

Brasserie du Bathieu

+39 165 884 987
Brasserie du Bathieu, Fraz. Bathieu 13, 11016 La Thuile, Italy

This no frills friendly restaurant in La Thuile offers Aosta Valley specialities, pasta, grilled meats, pancakes and sandwiches. Pizza and other take-away available. The atmosphere is lively and fun. Closed Mondays. Open 10am - 12pm.

Brasserie du grand cocor

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 41 94 33
Front de Neige, Val d'Isere, France

A great restaurant located right on the front de neige. Perfect for a pizza at lunchtime or an evening meal, it has a great atmosphere and decor. It's a great spot for apres-ski drink and crepe - they also serve savoury pancakes. You'll need to reserve in the evenings. Children's menu.

Brasserie Le Tremplin

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 00 37 95
The Chaudanne, Meribel, France

A relaxed family-friendly place convenient for the slopes with a lovely large terrace. The food is reliable. Childrens menu 8€.

Brasserie Les Cimes

+33 4 50 90 89 64
Place du Forum, 74300 Flaine, France

Half-bar and half-restaurant, located in the square of Flaine Forum, next door to the Ski Set sports shop. Karaoke two nights a week in the winter season.

Broken Tex Mex Grill

Good choice for children

+41 27 967 1931
Hotel Post, Bahnhofstrasse 41, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

If you are looking for some sizzling fajitas in Zermatt then this is the place for you. Located in the Hotel Post. They also offer great steaks and other mexican delights. All washed down with a wide range of cocktails and a good choice of international wines. Open 6pm-1am.  

Burg Hotel

+43 5583 22 910
Burg Hotel, 6764 Lech, Austria

This 4 star hotel in Lech offers a range of rooms and apartments. The restaurant offers a very Mediterranean look to the menu and a great place to linger over dinner. They offer 6 courses and the salad bar will be very popular with vegetarians. There is also a Wellness centre on site.

Burger Stop

Budget

+43 664 9145313
Burger Stop, St Anton, Austria

Great value burgers around the 5 euro mark, reports are favourable that this is a good place for a late night snack. Unfortunately we have heard some bad comments about this place, if you know any different could you let us know ?

Cafe Aquila

Budget

Dorfstraße 62 6580 St. Anton am Arlberg

Another good budget restaurant option in St Anton, with schnitzel, veg curry and wok dishes, all around 10-15 euros.

Cafe Blick

BudgetGood choice for children

+43 5446 42541
Cafe Blick, Kandaharweg 2, St Anton, Austria

Formerly the Hax'n Stub'n, this cafe is busy at mealtimes due to its proximity to Galzig and Rendl lifts. It's got a good menu with tyrolean dishes done very well.  The coffee is also excellent. It manages to be a great place to dine out however it is still acceptable to be there in ski gear.  

Casa Mia

+33 4 79 07 05 75
Casa Mia, Les Arcs, France

Resort restaurant in Les Arcs serving good Italian fare at a reasonable price in a rustic setting with friendly service. There is a decent enough wine list although pricey.

Casa Rustica

+41 27 956 32 52
Casa Rustica, Bahnhofplatz 46, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

50m from train station towards centre of town. Traditional rustic Swiss venue serving meaty dishes: veal steak with morels, vegetables and noodles , duck in orange sauce  and salad with lamb fillet, rocket and Parmesan. The food is excellent but not likely to please a vegetarian. Open 11am-10pm.  

Casa Scara

+33 4 79 06 26 21
Casa Scara, Old Village, Val d'Isere, France

This village restaurant in Val d'Isere is situated opposite the Church in the old village. Specialities include their authentic home-made pasta and delicious starters. Reserve a table on the ground floor as it has more atmosphere than the downstairs restaurant.

Casa Valerio

Good choice for children

+33 4 50 55 93 40
88 rue du Lyret, 74400 Chamonix, France

Without a doubt the best pizzas in Chamonix. This hugely popular Italian-owned restaurant serves traditional cooked dishes and pizzas to eat in or take-away.  Vegetarians have a wide selection of pizzas, pastas and salads to choose from. A mini-menu is available for children. Open from midday -2am.

Casino – Cauterets

+33 5 62 92 52 14
Esplanade des Oeufs, 65110 Cauterets, France

The impressive casino is housed in a beautiful Victorian building.  44 slot machines, two game tables as well as two cinemas.  There's also a bar and restaurant with large open air terrace.

Casino de Chamonix

+33 4 50 53 07 65
12 Place de Saussure, Chamonix

The Casino de Chamonix has roulette, blackjack and poker plus the Café Royal restaurant. Over 18s only.

Casserole

+33 4 79 4115 71
Casserole, Val d'Isere, France

Traditional and simple Savoyarde is the name of the game at la Casserole, a lovely restaurant in Val d'Isere. Specialities include their many different types of fondue. Due to its location there is quite a lot of passing trade, which may have led to a touch of complacency.  

Caveau

BudgetGood choice for children

+33 4 50 55 86 18
13 rue Docteur Paccard, 74400 Chamonix, France

Great pizza, fantastic cheese bread, l'escargots, pasta, filet de boeuf and much more at this very reasonable Cham favourite, tucked away beneath the Chinese restaurant on the main drag. Cosy and very tasty. They also cater for kids and will provide a mini-menu.

Caveau

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 08 09 42
Rue des Rois, 73120 Courchevel 1550, France

A traditional restaurant serving all the expected dishes as well as an extensive gastronomic tasting menu. The interior is all pine and cosy cushions with plenty of space to accommodate large groups. Children's menu. Open 12pm-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm. The bar is open from 5pm.

Cedar House

Rest: +1 250 344 4679 Chalets: +1 250 290 0001
Cedar House Restaurant & Chalets, 735 Hefti Road, Golden, B.C., VOA 1H2, Canada

A fine dining experience in nearby Golden. They also have chalets for some very comfortable accommodation. Open five days a week 5 - 10pm but it is popular so booking is essential, you can email the restaurant at restaurant@cedarhousechalets.com    

Chalet Bouvier

+33 4 79 06 99 90
Chalet Bouvier, Val Claret, Tignes, France

This restaurant is owned by the Michelin-star chef Jean-Michel Bouvier. Definitely an upmarket restaurant with prices to prove it. However, the food is high-quality and varies between traditional raclettes to more inventive alpine flavours of dark rich meaty dishes. Open 7-11pm.

Chalet da Giuseppe

MadDogSki Favourite

+41 27 967 1380
Chalet da Giuseppe, Vispastrasse 28, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

Along river opposite Admiral Hotel in Zermatt, this is an often-recommended Italian. Try the four-course 'surprise menu' or order off the extensive menu from choices such as a starter of ravioli of asparagus, scampi and Aragosta salsa. Definitely one for special occasions. Open daily 11am-2pm and 6-10pm.  

Chalet les Saytels

+33 4 50 02 20 16
74450 Le Grand Bornand, France

Primarily a restaurant in Le Grand Bornand they also offer B&B in a lovely setting. A Great Western hotel, very welcoming and well positioned for the town and the bubble lifts.

Chalet Philibert

+33 4 50 79 25 18
Route des Putheys, Morzine, France

A lovely hotel offering rustic charm with two excellent restaurants and a popular bar.  The main restaurant is renowned for the culinary skills of it's head chef, and though his skilsl don't come cheap, the food is exquisite.

Chalet Venay

+33 4 50 27 02 01
Chalet Venay, 74450 Le Grand Bornand, France

Good mid-priced restaurant near Le Grand Bonard in an old farmhouse in lovely setting, on the road out of Chinaillon towards the Col de Colombiere. It is the usual range of traditional Savoyard cuisine but served in a friendly atmosphere.

Chalet-Restaurant Bodenwald

+41 33 853 12 42
Chalet-Restaurant Bodenwald, Bodenstrasse 4 CH-3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

This delightful restaurant and chalets is just 5 minutes outside Grindelwald village. With traditional furniture and food on offer you will enjoy a true Swiss ski holiday.

Chambre Neuf

+33 4 50 55 89 81
272 av Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix, France

Beneath the Hotel Gustavia beats the liveliest apres-ski heart.  Lots of fun in the evenings and more chilled in the day - open for coffee from 7am.  Serves a good selection of food and snacks throughout the day, and dinner in the evening. Open 7am-2am

Changabang

Budget

+33 4 50 74 06 39
Cédrela Place du Téléphérique 74110 Avoriaz, France

At the top of the main Prodain cablecar, making it an easy meeting point for your group. A lot of ski school groups tend to finish in this area. Prices are good and the atmosphere is friendly and uncomplicated. The burgers are to die for and are a must for anyone spending a week in Avoriaz.

Charly’s Treff

+43 3687 23544
Charly's Treff, Coburgstrass 626, 8970 Schladming, Austria

Sit outside and enjoy the apres ski whilst watching the skiers tackle the neighbouring black run back to the resort. Also known as Planaistub'n this is a popular meeting place. Try the local Schladminger beer on tap. Located at the bottom of the Planai.

Chesa Veglia

+41 81 837 1000
Chesa Veglia, Badrutt's Palace, Chesa Veglia 2, 7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland

A collection of three restaurants within an old historic barn in St. Moritz owned by the magnificent Badrutts Palace hotel, with a capacity for over 300 diners between them. All offer dining in charming and rustic surroundings and there is a choice of pizzas and pastas or more traditional Engadine cuisine.

Chesa, Hotel Edelweiss

+43 5583-2662
Chesa, Hotel Edelweiss, A-6763 Zurs am Arlberg Vorarlberg/Austria

A great fine dining restaurant in Zurs, The Chesa is yet another restaurant that has been recognised and recommended by the prestigious Gault Millau guides. The chocolate tart with mango and papaya has been recommended by many people! Located at the very top of Zurs village.  

Cheyenne

+33 4 79 09 20 72
Belle Plagne, La Plagne, France

This is a decent, unassuming bar that doubles as a good tex-mex restaurant. A favourite with the British seasonnaires, it often starts to get busy early. You can get a good value plat du jour at lunchtime, with a drink cheaper than you'd pay in some piste restaurants.

Chez Anais

Budget

+33 4 50 54 07 37
201 Route Plagnolet, 74400 Argentiere, France

A warm and friendly restaurant in Argentiere with an unassuming atmosphere. Good home cooked rustic food at sensible prices.

Chez Eux

+33 4 79 07 34 36
Chez Eux, Residence Les Lanchettes, Les Arcs, France

This restaurant in Les Arcs doesn't disappoint if you're looking for some traditional Savoyard fare, such as raclette, fondue, tartiflette and pierrade, pizzas, crepes and it also has a traditional menu.

Chez Kiki

+33 4 79 08 66 68
Route de Morel, Meribel, France

This Meribel restaurant serves big meals, heavy on meat, which are cooked over the open fire by Monsieur Kiki himself. The staff are welcoming and friendly. However the bill quickly creeps up as all the side dishes are charged as extra, you have been warned. Open 7-11.30pm

Chez Kinou

Budget

+33 4 79 08 42 90
Rue de la Chapelle, Le Praz, France

Small creperie offering Breton and Savoyarde specialities. Choose from the usual crepe fillings as well as some more unusual savoury options. The large windows make it a great place to stop for a crepe and a hot chocolate at the end of the day. Open 7am - 10pm (closed Sunday evening).

Chez La Jeanne

Good choice for children

+33 4 50 90 80 06
Gal Marchande, 74300 Flaine, France

A small and cosy pizzeria with limited table space inside. Pizzas are reasonably priced and there are plenty of good salad and pizza options for a vegetarian. Children are well catered for with a mini pizza and ice-cream pudding deals. Open daily from 11am - 11pm.

Chez Martin

+41 27 771 22 52
Chez Martin, Rte de Verbier station, Verbier, Switzerland

A large family run restaurant, the food is good value and simple, all served from a friendly, welcoming staff. The vast menu has good-value pasta and pizzas. Bar Jo is downstairs. Take-away service Open daily throughout the season, 11.30am - 11pm.

Chez Paolo

+33 4 79 06 2804
Chez Paolo, Val d'Isere, France

Situated at the rond point des pistes (where the buses turn around). The best place to get a pizza in Val. A real pizza oven guarantees authenticity and reasonable prices guarantee a brisk in and out trade. Convenient place to go before a long night out drinking.

Chez Pepe Nicolas

MadDogSki Favourite

+33 (0)6 09 45 28 35
Chez Pepe Nicolas is on la Chasse piste. Pedestrians can take the bus between les Menuires and Val Thorens and ask to stop at Chez Pepe Nicolas)

This family run establishment has been a restaurant since 1957 but only opened in the winter in 2012. The thoughtful décor (rustic with a modern twist) makes it easy to see the origins of the farmhouse this once was.  As well as milk churns and milk bottles used in the décor, one of the loos has an old milk churn as a toilet cistern. Nothing feels contrived though and the menu offers local produce including a great selection of local cheeses. Food is available all afternoon, but there is a reduced...

Chez Pierrot

+33 4 50 90 84 56
Chez Pierrot, Galeries Marchande, 74300 Flaine, France

A mix of Savoyard specialities and pizzas in this charming restaurant, located above the main square in one of the galleries of Flaine Forum. They offer pizza to take-away and their homemade pastries are worth a try. Not great veggie choice.

China Garden

+41 27 967 53 23
China Garden, Bahnhofstrasse 18, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

This Chinese restaurant has a pleasant ambiance and the service is friendly.  Good value three-course group menus offered with good options for vegetarians. Wine prices start at 42chf for a bottle of Fendent or choose some Dole at 45chf. Open 12-2pm, 6pm-midnight, closed Sunday..  

Ciao

Budget

+43 5285 63299
Ciao, Scheulingstrasse, 6290 Mayrhofen, Austria

Italian style bistro in Mayrhofen, this little restaurant is full of spirit and a favourite with the locals. Small menu that changes regularly. They also offer a take-away menu.

City Cafe

+ 43 5287 87541
City Cafe, Lanersbach 415, 6293 Hintertux, Austria

A nice classy bar and restaurant with some regular music acts. The regular menu isn’t particularly extensive but offers value for money with steak sandwiches and schnitzels and soup of the day.

Colombiere

+39 122 76323
Colombiere, Via Monerotta 30, 10058 Sestriere, Italy

Go on treat yourself ! This is the restaurant in Sestriere for the gastronomes among you and is rightly one of the pricier options for dinner.

Concordia

+39 342 990 200
Via Plan 114, 23030 Livigno, Italy

One of the more upmarket restaurants in Livigno but well-respected as being one of the best in the region. Attached to the 4 star hotel of the same name in the centre of resort and specialising in local delicacies such as Pizzocheri.    

Corniche

+33 4 79 06 18 75
Val d'Isere, France

A traditional restaurant in the centre of Val d'Isere giving good value for money. A great Savoyarde experience that won't push the boat out as far as les Clochetons,. Don't expect over-friendly service but strangely that just adds to the atmosphere. Located behind the church.  

Cortona

+33 4 79 08 04 87
Rue des Grangettes, 73120 Courchevel 1550, France

Friendly and reasonably priced pizza and pasta restaurant and a firm favourite with locals and regulars in 1550. They also offer the usual Savoyarde dishes. During peak holiday times there are two sittings for dinner, 7pm and 9 pm. Open 12 - 2pm, 7 -10.30pm.      

Cremaillere

+33 4 50 27 02 33
Le Chinaillon, 74450 Le Grand Bornand, France

Modern chalet-style hotel in Le Grand Bornand with a restaurant serving local Savoyard cuisine.

Crepe Val’s

Budget

+33 4 79 41 14 62
Village, Val d'Isere, France

This restaurant is situated right in the centre of Val. They have around 2900 crepes (sweet) and galettes (savoury) with fillings as diverse as mushrooms, bacon, egg and tomato to goat's cheese. Highly recommended for a quick, cheap and filling meal - including pasta. Take-away menu available.

Creperie

Budget

+41 27 967 1091
Creperie, Bahnhofstrasse, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

This crepreie has been tempting customers in Zermatt by the smell as they walk by the window, the crepes here are excellent and the variety of fillings huge.  A cheap and filling option for lunch or dinner. Located on the main street near the church. Open 1-10pm.  

Crêperie “A la Duchesse Anne”

BudgetGood choice for children

+33 4 50 74 12 50
les Intrets Village du Festival, 74110 Avoriaz, France

Nothing special about this restaurant in Avoriaz but it serves a purpose. A popular choice for people with children as the crepes are inexpensive and uncomplicated.

Creperie Chez Daniel

+33 4 50 90 81 87
Flaine Forum, 74300 Flaine, France

A very rustic bar in Flaine Forum that serves pancake specialities. Open every day from 9am – 2.30pm and 5.30pm - 9.30. Located in the Flaine Forum district and next door to the ice rink.

Creperie grande marnier

+33 4 79 41 10 37
Val d'Isere, France

Hot chocolate with guess what ? They also serve good crepes some of which have a dash of an unknown orange liqueur. Popular and great for a quick stop to grab a tasty snack quickly. Open 9am-7pm  

Creperie le Petrin

+33 4 7940 1795
Imm Valaizan 2 , 73700 La Rosière, France

As the name suggests, this little snack stop serves delicious crepes to take away or eat in. Great for a quick light meal at a bargain price.

Croix Jean-Claude

+33 4 79 08 61 05
Les Allures, France

A traditional hotel that has been here since the '30s, with a reputation for reliable regional cooking and its old world calm makes a change from the English buzz higher up the mountain. There are Savoyarde specialities such as fondue as well as foie gras and lamb.. Open 12-2pm and 7-10pm.

Dedo Pene Inn

+359 7499 88348
Dedo Pene Inn, 1 Bujnov Str, Bansko, Bulgaria

For a taste of an authentice Bansko experience try this hotel.. They also have a restaurant with an old tavern close to the church. Menu and atmosphere are both very traditional so not always appealing to westerners, but interesting all the same, with local musicians, good local spirits and a true Bansko feel.

Die Ente von Zurs

+43 5583-2341
Hotel Albona Nova, A-6763 Zurs am Arlberg Vorarlberg/Austria

This popular restaurnat in Zurs is translated as ‘The Duck from Zurs’, it is connected to the Hotel Albona Nova. Not suprisingly Duck is the speciality of the house. They have been recognised and rewarded by some of the finest food critics in Europe, so be sure to make a reservation as it is barely ever quiet. .  

Die Stube

+43 5583 21340
Hotel Arlberg A-6764 Lech am Arlberg, Austria

The second of the restaurants within the Hotel Arlberg. Much more traditional Austrian fare compared to La Fenice.  

Don Ciccio

Good choice for children

+41 27 957 40 20
Don Ciccio, 3906 Saas Fee, Switzerland

The most popular family Italian restaurant of Saas Fee. They also have a kids play area to keep them entertained while adults can sample the range of wine available. It can get very busy due to its popularity, so booking ahead is On the main high street, next to the UBS bank.  

Dorf Alm

+43 5256 6570
Dorf Alm, 6456 Obergurgl, Gurglestr. 121. Austria

One of very few non-hotel restaurants in Obergurgl and a favourite with the locals, especially for a fondue.

Dorfstadl

+43 6547 72 80
Kellnerfeldstr. 691, 5710 Kaprun, Austria

Not technically in Zell am See but worth a mention as it is the choice of the locals in the whole region, but worth booking. Stunning decor that gives the impression of being in a centuries old farm building, and food that is equally well presented. The homemade apple strudel is delicious.

Doron Pub

Budget

+33 4 79 08 60 02
Route de la Chaudanne, 73550, Meribel

This very lively apres-ski bar in Meribel is popular with visitors and seasonnaires alike. Happy hour runs daily from 4 - 10pm to make sure the party gets rocking. There is live music Monday to Friday with DJs and lots of live bands thoughout the season. Check their website for current schedule of dates.  

Dusty’s Bar & BBQ

Good choice for children

+1 604 905 2146
Dusty's Bar and Grill, Creekside, Whistler, Canada

Located: Clost to Creekside Gondola, bottom of Whistler mountain. This is Creekside's most popular and only really large apres-ski venue and has a large patio for when the sun is out. The menu is basic but done well. Popular with families, locals, season workers and day-trippers.

Eddie Burger Bar

+1 403 763 2230
Eddie Burger Bar, 137 Banff Ave, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1B7

This burger bar restaurant in Banff is great for a cheap but good burger. They have some great theme nights. Open for lunch and until late at night.  

Eden

+1 403 762 1848
Eden, Rimrock Resort, Banff, Canada

A very fine dining restaurant situated in the Rumrock Mountain resort. The menus are full of innovative dishes from around the world and the service is impecable. The wine list is said to be the most extensive in Banff. Definitely worth a visit if you are celebrating anything or just want to splash out a bit.  

El Gringo

+33 4 79 00 01 61
Place Peclet Val Thorens, 73440 France

A Tex Mex restaurant in Val Thorens where the waiters are kitted out in cowboy gear from head to toe. The menu is quite pricey but a nice place to spend an evening.

Elevation 1904

+33 4 50 53 00 52
257 av Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix, France

Despite being the 'Kiwi Cafe', this friendly bar/cafe has a distinctly French flavour in the daytime and a very international crowd in the evenings.  Hugely popular, you'll find a squeeze into this small bar worth it for a good atmosphere and great food too. Very popular for international sports events screenings.

Eleven22

+1 250 344 2443
Eleven 22, 1122 – 10th Avenue South, Golden, BC

A fun and trendy place to eat with plenty of choice on the menu to suit most tastes. The staff are friendly and welcoming, You can either eat on the patio, in the restaurant or chose one of the semi-private rooms for a more intimate dining experience.  

Else Hotel & Restaurant

+39 471 795273
Else Hotel, Str. Ciampinëi 42 39048 Selva, Val Gardena, South Tyrol

A lovely hotel in Val Gardena, right on the slopes and near to the village so a great base for your ski holiday. There is a sauna to relax in at the end of the day as well as a restaurant and bar.

Escourche-vel

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 08 41 04
Galerie L'Or Blanc, 73120 Le Praz, France

A good choice of pasta dishes - not just the usual spag bol or carbonara - as well as pizzas and other Italian style dishes.   Children's menu. The pub next door of the same name also offers a good pizza menu and other bar food. Opening times; Pub - 3.30-1.30am, restaurant - 6.30-10.30pm

Etoile des Neiges

+39 34 93903912
Fraz.Juovenceaux, 32, 10050 Sauze d'Oulx, Italy

The local's favourite restaurant in Sauze d'Oulx and one of the most charming places to eat without breaking the bank. A varied menu has everything from pizza and pasta to delicious steaks cooked in a traditional Val di Susa way. The ambience is helped by its location in the old town of Jouvenceaux.  

Fer a Cheval

MadDogSki Favourite

+41 27 771 26 69
Fer a Cheval, Rue de Medran, Verbier, Switzerland

This is a popular, laid-back bar and restaurant in Verbier which is a long-standing favourite amongst locals, ski instructors and Brits. Good food includes pizza, pasta and substantial salads. Great apres-ski buzz with free nibbles. Open from 11am-11pm.

Ferme Auberge Chantacoucou

For a thoroughly authentic Savoie experience try the Ferme Auberge Chantacoucou. Rustic home-cooked fare in plentiful supply.

Ferme de Lormay

+33 4 50 02 24 29
La Vallee Bouchet, 74450 Le Grand Bornand, France

This restaurant in La Vallee Bouchet, is a converted farm which still retains all the original features. Fantastic food, best steak ever, as well as a great selection of home made liqueurs. You have to book well in advance to get in and transport. Cash only and not the cheap but you get what you pay for.

Fifty50

+33 4 79 07 78 15
Route ed la Montee, Meribel, France

This is a flexible little place that can bend itself to what you want - a quick drink and some salty snacks, a long session at the bar or (later, on busy nights) a bowl of chilli and some red wine. Tiny though it is, friendly staff make it easy to spend time here. Near the Chaudanne.

Flambee

+33 4 79 00 31 70
Route de la Montee, Meribel, France

Bubbly Italian restaurant in Meribel complete with murals on the walls. A good place for a relaxed supper when you have the time to linger. Pizzas are cooked in a wood-fired oven, and they do have some interesting vegertarian options. Serves food 12-2.30pm, 7-10pm.

Flambee – Argentiere

+33 4 50 54 12 96
285 Rue Charlet Straton, 74400 Argentiere, France

Restaurant in Argentiere serving traditional Savoie food in an upmarket environment. Worth booking in advance but don't expect it to be cheap !

Flexenhausl, Hotel Edelweiss

+43 5583-2662
Hotel Edelweiss **** A-6763 Zurs am Arlberg Vorarlberg/Austria

This tiny restaurant is a slightly more modest option within the Hotel Edelweiss than the more impressive Chesa. Book ahead as there are only 20 seats. Fondue is the speciality here in the evenings but you can also find a good selection of salads and Tyrolean favourites at reasonable prices.

Flo’s Restaurant

+43 5336 5240
Flo's Restaurant, 420 bei Hallendbad, Alpbach

A nice restaurant in Alpbach attached to the swimming pool that offers a good range of Austrian and international cuisine. Has also branched out into pizzas and can seat up to 60 people inside with plenty of extra space outdoors on a nice day.  

Flocons de Sel

+33 4 50 21 49 99
1775 Route de Leutaz, 74120 Megeve, France

In a warm, friendly and traditional Savoyarde setting, Emmanuel Renaut offers inventive menus with a mixture of exceptional flavours. Awarded two-star in the Michelin Guide 2005, and a third in 2012. There are rooms too, if you fancy staying the night, tempting after the intoxicatingly good food.

Fly-Pizza Rosticceria & Gelateria

Budget

+39 471 786568
Fly-Pizza, Str. Purger 181/C, 39046 Ortisei, Val Gardena, South Tyrol

A great place for takaway pizza and ice cream

Fringale

BudgetGood choice for children

+33 4 50 90 03 17
Route des Moulins, 74300 Les Carroz, France

A simple, inexpensive restaurant with a lively chef who whips up quick burgers with an amazing and fascinating array of sauces for when you feel the need. They also offer paninis and pizzas. Although this is predominantly a take away, there are however normally a few free stools inside to sit and eat.

Funkys

Funkys, Scheulingstraße 371, 6290 Mayrhofen

A great fun bar and restaurant in the centre of town. The food is the usual fast food selection - burgers, pizzas, chips. The welcome is friendly and the food is good, well worth a visit either for a apres ski session or a quick bite to eat. They also have a take away. Open daily 3pm - 1am

Fux

+43 5583 2992
Omesberg 587, 6764 Lech am Arlberg Vorarlberg/Austria

Trendy restaurant, primarily a steakhouse but with unusual items on the menu in its two separate eateries. Downstairs don’t be surprised to find shark, ostrich and kangaroo on the menu, whereas the upstairs houses a more Asian restaurant. Well worth a try if you are in to unusual and spicy foods.  

Gasthaus Rossmoos

+43 5336-5305
Rossmoos Hnr. 92 A-6236 Alpbach

Alpbach is a romantic resort and this is about the most romantic restaurant. Venison and fondue are specialities here. Access can be via a sleigh ride and you can even learn the yodelling technique. The homemade gluhwein is not to be missed.  

Gastone

+39 165 841257
Via Regionale 1, 11017 Courmayeur, Italy

This wild card restaurant is relatively new in Courmayeur and whilst it doesn’t have the long established reputation of some of the others, it has won two Veronelli awards for 2006 and 2007. Decoration is simple and more modern than in many other places in resort. Open daily 12-2.30pm, 7-11pm.  

Goloseria Galli

Goloseria Gali, Via Bondi 487, Livigno, Italy

This is a family run bakery in Livigno, since 1883. They provide fresh bread and homemade produce and in 2007 they branched out and joined an all day restaurant.

Gramaser

+43 5444 5293
Hotel Gramaser,Dorfstrasse 97 6561 Ischgl, Austria

The Gramaser Hotel has two restaurants, one serving a broad range of dishes, including great pizza. The other is the ever-popular Steakhouse, which keeps drawing the hungry crowds. It’s solid and consistent food, priced well.  

Grampis

+41 27 967 77 73
Grampis, Bahnhofstrasse 70, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

This famous mountain restaurant offers a selection of Italian specialities and wonderful pizzas from the wooden burning stove. The pub has a good feeling and is open 9pm until 2am. Wi-fi is available, free for the first 2 hours when you buy a drink and 5chf per hour after that.

Grand Marnier Crepes

Budget

+33 4 79 00 56 89
Route de Montee, Meribel, France

Lovely crepes with a choice of every filling you can imagine. A short walk from the Chaudanne (on the right as you head to the main square).

Grange

+41 27 771 6431
Grange, Rte de Verbier station, Verbier, Switzerland

This is a large gastronomic restaurant in Verbier, with a rustic dining room. There is a stunning fireplace in the middle of the room, with a more relaxed brasserie on the other side. A great place to go for a treat and enjoy some fine dining.  

Grenier

Budget

+33 4 79 00 44 33
Mottaret, France

A welcoming little place in Meribel, with quite a meaty menu, and is a pleasantly calm place to have lunch. Open 12-3pm, 6-11pm

Grenier

+33 4 79 06 37 79
Le Lavachet Centre, Tignes, France

This restaurant was established in Tignes in 1976 by a French couple and  is well known for its Savoyarde dishes and cosy atmosphere. The menu contains the usual favourites as well as some lesser-known regional dishes such as the Fondue Bourguignon. Open 12-2pm, 7-10pm.  

Griena

Budget

+43 5285 62778
Griena, Dorfhaus 768, 6290 Mayrhofen, Austria

This is a truly authentic Austrian restaurant in Mayrhofen is surrounded by family homes and barns full of cows! Food is hearty and the staff are in traditional dress.

Griggeler Stuba

+43 5583 3140
Burg Vital Hotel Oberlech 568, 6764 Lech am Arlberg, Austria

Restaurant attached to the Burg Vital Hotel, if you have plenty of money and want a true gastronomic treat, this is the place for you. The chef has a Michelin Star and was awarded the coveted Gault Millau ‘Chef of the Year’ award for Austria in 2008.

Hameau au Albert 1er

+33 4 50 53 05 09
38 route de Bouchet, 74400 Chamonix, France

This is treatsville! The Hotel has 21 rooms, the farm 12 with open fires, jacuzzis and balconies and then there are the three small mazots with a bedroom, bathroom and study.  The restaurant is Chamonix's only 2** Michelin restaurant.  The on-site spa just adds to the luxury.

Happy End

Happy End, Bansko, Bulgaria

This bar/restaurant in Bansko is located right next to the gondola, and is a huge barn of a place. Probably the best looking place in town but somehow it lacks atmosphere and the experience isn't helped by poor service. Prices are high and the European food only ever manages to be okay.

Harold’s

MadDogSki FavouriteGood choice for children

+41 27 771 62 43
Harold's, Place Centrale, Verbier, Switzerland

Freshly-ground burgers served with Harold's famous secret sauce makes this a popular joint for those looking for a fast budget meal. Most of the burgers are 10chf whilst large fries are around 6chf. Vegetarian and fish burgers are also available and the junior burgers are perfect for kids. Check your emails or play some pinball while you wait. Take-aways also available. Located just off Place Centrale, heading up Rue de Medran (near Pharmacie International). Open daily 10am-1.30am.

Haus Nr 8

+43 5583 33220
6764 Lech am Arlberg, Austria

One of the best non-hotel restaurants in Lech. A traditional and yet light Austrian menu served in the fantastic setting of a 300 year old barn. Watch out for the low doorways! Expect to pay around 50 Euros per person for dinner with wine.

Hauts Sandwich

BudgetGood choice for children

+41 27 771 2090
Hauts Sandwich, Rue de la Poste, Verbier

A great sandwich bar in Verbier. Offering a selection of hot and cold sandwich options and panninis for take away. Great for getting food for a picnic on a nice day, to take up the mountain. Located near to the Post Office.

Heurigenstube

+43 6541 634558
Reiterkogelweg 182, 5754 Hinterglemm, Austria

A centrally located restaurant in the Hotel Salzburg offering specialities from their a la carte option. The name relates to the traditional 'Heuriger' wine taverns that are so popular around Austria.  

Hexenkuchl

+43 5256 6203
Hexenkuchl, 6456 Obergurgl, Austria

This restaurant is in the Hotel Jenewein, just 150m from the piste at the entrance to the village. The name literally translates as the 'Witches Kitchen', don't be put off by the name though, the staff are pretty friendly and the menu is made up of modern variations of traditional dishes.  

Hilary Hotel

+33 4 79 00 60 57
Reberty 2000 73440 Les Menuires , France

A lovely three-star hotel in the Reberty 2000 area, on the slopes of Les Menuires. This is a great ski in/ski out location with restaurant/bar attached. The rooms range from single to quad rooms, some with bunk beds. The restaurant is south facing with some lovely views across the valley.    

Hirlanda Hotel

+43 5583-2262
A-6763 Zurs am Arlberg Vorarlberg/Austria

This is an upmarket hotel in Zurs, offering great accommodation and a wonderful restaurant. There are luxurious lounges and rooms to relax in with open fires, the bedrooms are spacious and fresh.

Hohenhaus Tenne Schladming

Budget

+43 3687 22100
Hohenhaus Tenne Schladming, Coburgstrasse 512, 8970 Schladming, Austria

The closest thing you will find to a fast food restaurant, but it still has an air of Tyrolean charm about it. A good option if you are in a hurry or have a small budget. They boast the best music in town! They have a sister bar in Hintertux. German only website.  

Holzwurm

+41 27 957 24 84
Holzwurm, 3906 Saas Fee, Switzerland

A popular restaurant in Saas Fee serving traditional, rustic food. Here you will find the most amazing Chinois (meat Fondue). You are presented with the hugest plate of Chicken, Pork and Beef to cook yourself, along with endless chips and great service.  

Hotel Adula

+41 81 928 28 28
Via Sorts Sut 3, 7018 Flims Waldhaus, Switzerland

The four star Hotel Adula has a superb restaurant that was recently awarded 14 GaultMillau points, is run by the local Hotz family. It offers quiet, comfortable rooms, a spa, fitness room and swimming pool. The hotel also provides a shuttle bus to and from the valley station in Flims.

Hotel Alliey

+33 4 92 24 40 02
11 rue de l'ecole, 05220 Monetier les Bains, Serre Chevalier 1500, France

A lovely hotel that comes complete with a spa and indoor swimming pool. However, it's the gastronomic experience that most guests come here for. Be prepared to leave a few lbs heavier and a few £s lighter!!

Hotel Alpina

+41 33 854 33 44
Hotel Alpina, CH-3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

The Hotel Alpina is a family run hotel and restaurant in Grindelwald. You will recieve a warm welcome and enjoy great service and amazing views of the surrounding mountains. A great place to base your ski holiday. The restaurant offers both French and Swiss cuisine and is open 6 days a week, closed on Tuesdays.  

Hotel Asterides Sacca

+33 5 62 92 50 02
9 Boulevard Latapie Flurin, 65110 Cauterets, France

Beautifully presented French cuisine at its best in this hotel restaurant which has a reputation for being the best place to eat in Cauterets. Set menus are extremely good value - four courses with complimentary taster dishes in between.

Hotel Aubergade

+33 4 50 79 03 69
Av. de Jouxplane, 74110 Morzine, France

This bar and restaurant is right at the foot of the Pleny piste in Morzine, a great place to ski into for lunch or for a spot of apres after a long day on the slopes.    

Hotel Baren

Good choice for children

+41 33 855 14 19
Hotel Baren, Wengen, Switzerland

A lovely family run hotel which is situated in the lower part of Wengen, generally a quieter area of town. The restaurant has a good reputation for its Swiss cuisine and wine selection. There are family rooms and rooms with balconies, giving you amazing views to wake up to.  

Hotel Berghaus

+41 33 855 21 51
Hotel Berghaus, Wengen, Switzerland

A nice little hotel situated off the main street in Wengen towards the back of the village. A short walk to the Mannlichen lifts and 10mins to the railway station. The hotel also has its own speciality fish restaurant with fish from the Swiss Lakes, open from 11am - 9pm  

Hotel Caprice

+41 33 856 06 06
Hotel Caprice, CH 3823 Wengen, Switzerland

This is a high quality 4-star hotel in Wengen and is conveniently located at the end of the train platform. The restaurant is at the superior end of the market and has excellent chefs. They offer a selection of good quality wines as well as food to suite all palettes. The sun terrace offers great views.  

Hotel Central

+43 5444 5258
Hotel Central, Dorfstrasse 44, 6561 Ischgl, Austria

Budget-friendly food served in basic surroundings. This is the place to come to fuel up rather than savour, but it does what it says on the packet, and it’s a viable option if you’re not after a gourmet dining experience.  

Hotel Chalet d’Alizee

+33 4 50 73 00 53
Route de Thonon, 74390 Chatel, France

The hotel is set right in the centre, a traditional style hotel offering spectacular views. The restaurant - Table d'Antoine - has a  chef definitely likes to experiment here, and you can find some interesting (and delicious!) things on the menu. Traditional Savoyard food is also available.

Hotel Derby

+41 33 854 54 61
Derby Hotel Grindelwald, Dorfstrasse 75, CH-3818 Grindelwald

A very pleasant 3 star hotel in Grindelwald that also houses a bar, restaurant Cava and late night cellar bar - Gatstube.  The hotel offers suites and rooms for a variety of party size.

Hotel Deutschmann

+43 5256 6594
Hotel Deutschmann, Nr 68 A-6456 Obergurgl Austria

A 3 star hotel restaurant in Obergurgl, known locally as one of the best options for a raclette or traditional Tyrolean dishes. Service is not as fast as in some places so don’t expect to grab a quick bite to eat here. Popular hotel for ski holiday base.    

Hotel Edelweiss

+43 5256/6223
Hotel Edelweiss, A-6456 Obergurgl Austria

A centrally located restaurant in Obergurgl, next to the cable car and has a great reputation. The Edelweiss prides itself on its use of products sourced from local farmers and even offers children the chance to tour the farms and see the animals in the barns.  

Hotel Fahrner

+43 5446 22360
Hotel Fahrner, Gastigweg 29, St Anton, Austria

Family run small hotel, traditional Austrian interior 10 mins walk from Anton Centre. Excellent wine selection and a carefully thought out menu. Though food service may be slow sometimes the staff are highly professional and accommodating. Located on the Gastigweg 37, just along from Montjola.

Hotel Hirlanda

+43 5583 2262
A-6763 Zurs am Arlberg Vorarlberg/Austria

The choice of most locals for a sophisticated drink in a charming atmosphere and with excellent service and delicious food. Open 11am - 10pm daily.

Hotel Kandahar

+33 4 79 06 02 39
Val d'Isere, France

Located in the middle of town above the Taverne d'Alsace restaurant. Lovely decor with deep reds and wooden panelling creating a cosy and comfortable atmosphere. Lovely stylish, 3-star hotel.

Hotel l’ Europe

+33 4 92 24 40 03
1 Rue-Saint-Eldrade, 05220 Le Monetier les Baines, France

This is a great family run hotel right in the heart of Serre Chevalier village. Mainly known for its outstanding food and well stocked wine cellar. The menu changes daily with a four-course meal starting at €23.

Hotel la Galise

+33 4 79 06 05 04
Val d'Isere, France

Situated in the old part of town, la Galise has been around for years and is run by a local family for 3 generations. It is perfectly located for access to all the pubs, shops and the slopes. We like it because the staff are so friendly and it's reasonably priced. It is also home to the Alexandra bar.

Hotel La Siala

+41 81 927 22 22
Hotel La Siala, Via Cantunala, 7153 Falera, Switzerland

This 3 star Hotel at the entrance to Falera has 110 beds as both hotel rooms and apartments. Hotel room furnishings are comfortable and the decor is light and airy. The apartments feel a little more dated. There is a swimming pool and spa.  The restaurant offers an international menu.

Hotel Larisch

+41 81 921 4747
Hotel Larisch, 7031 Laax Dorf, Switzerland

The three star Hotel Larisch on the edge of Laax Dorf has 32 rooms and two restaurants. It is perhaps a little dated in style (local rustic), but the service is very friendly and the staff genuinely try to be as helpful as possible. A shuttle bus takes you to the lift station.

Hotel Le Chatelas

+33 4 92 24 74 74
40 rue de la Guisane, 05240 Le Salle les Alpes, France

Situated in the heart of La Salle Les Alpes, this 1-star hotel is perfectly located for hitting the slopes in no time at all. Facilities include a bar and restaurant, they also offer services including mountain excursions, kayaking, mountain biking and Wi-Fi is also available in the hotel.

Hotel Le Monal

+33 4 79 06 90 07
Route de Val d'Isère, 73640 Sainte Foy, France

This Hotel is an institution in Sainte Foy - 24 rooms with TV. Also has a bar with pizzeria and a pub lounge with open log fire and a wine bar.  The first floor restaurant has panoramic views, the menu includes specialities and international cuisine. A free shuttle bus runs from the hotel to the ski lifts.  

Hotel le Samoyede

+33 4 50 79 00 79 / +33 6 11 60 80 76
9, place du Baraty - 74110 Morzine, France

This lovely 3 star hotel in the centre of Morzine offers classic chalt-style accommodation with Wellness centre.  They have a resataurant - L'Ateller - with a top-notch chef offering a great menu. There is also a bar - Bar La Taverne

Hotel les Cornettes

+33 4 50 73 50 24
Chef Lieu, 74360 La Chapelle d’Abondance, France

A 2-star hotel in Chatel that offers an excellent restaurant doing extremely good-value meals.

Hotel Neige Roc

+33 4 50 79 03 21
2953 route des ardoisières, 74110 Morzine-Avoriaz, France

This charming family run hotel started life as a farm house.  There are plenty of home comforts and plenty of good food supplied in the restaurant. Please note, it is not exactly in Avoriaz but right next to the base station of the Prodain cable car, for easy access.    

Hotel Post

+43 5336 5203
Hotel Post, Alpbach 184, 6236 Alpbach, Austria

Traditional Austrian cuisine in convivial surroundings. Ideally placed at the heart of Alpbach. Certainly the most extensive wine list in town.

Hotel Salnerhof

+43 5444 5272
Hotel Salnerhof, A-6561 Ischgl, Austria

One of the better hotel restaurants, the Salnerhof serves delicious regional and international cuisine delicately put together and elegantly presented. Delicious food served in a refined atmosphere.  

Hotel Schwarzer Adler

Good choice for children

+43 5356 6911
Hotel Schwarzer Adler, Florianigasse 15, 6370 Kitzbühel, Austria

A 4-star traditional hotel near the centre of town renowned for its Michelin starred restaurant - considered by many to be the best in town. If you have anything special to celebrate whilst you are in resort then why not book a table here?      

Hotel Seehof

+41 81 921 4121
Hotel Seehof, Via Spenda 301, 7031 Laax Dorf, Switzerland

A two star hotel right at the beginning of Laax Dorf offering 25 beds and a restaurant with a reasonable wine list. Hotel Seehof has been a landmark since it was built in 1880. Its central location is handy for shopping and for the bus to the lift station at Laax Murschetg.  

Hotel Sonnenheim

+39 0473 279410
Hotel Sonnenheim, Falzebener str. 63 I, 39010 Hafling/Avelengo, South Tyrol, Italy

This family run hotel is in a beautiful setting at a height of 1300m. Access to the ski resort of Merano 2000 is ideal and you can be sure of a welcome for you and your family. There is a wellness centre on site for you to relax in. The restaurant offers fine dining cuisine with views to match.  

Hotel Telemark

+33 450 327121 / 33 450 32 71 21
41 Route du Plan du Saz, 73125 La Tania, France

This hotel in La Tania offers reasonably priced accommodation as well as flexible deals for ski weekends or mid-week breaks. The bistro and restaurant attached to this charming family-run hotel are popular with residents and non-residents. A great place for good value dining.

Hotel Valpudra

+39 471 794015
Valpudra Hotel & Restaurant, Str. Plan de Gralba 15 39048 Selva , Val Gardena, South Tyrol

This is a very stylish hotel with sleek interiors. The bar and restaurant offer traditional dishes as well as 5 course fine dining every evening.  

Hotel Waldbichl

+39 0473 278113
Hotel Waldbichi, Via Eschio 11, 39010, Verano, South Tyrol

This traditional hotel is in Verano with beautiful views and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere for families.  The food is locally sourced and their breakfasts will set you up for the day with their homemade bread -"Vinschgerlen" together with their own jams and honey. Access is easy from Merano via the local bus.  

Hotel Wengenerhof

+41 33 856 69 69
Hotel Wengenerhof, Wengen, Switzerland

This upmarket hotel in Wengen has excellent views down to the Lauterbrunnen valley. The evening meals are excellent. The hotel is set back off the main road and attracts those not looking to be directly on the pistes but appreciate the excellent service and the big log fire in the lounge.  

Hotel Wiedersbergerhorn

+43 5336 5612
Hotel Wiedersbergerhorn, Alpbach, Austria

A large restaurant attached to the hotel. 3km from the centre of Alpbach in the direction of the Wiederbergerhorn ski area. One of the more upmarket places to eat and a nice option for a special occasion.

Hy’s

+1 604 905 5555
Hy's, 408 Main Street, Village North, Whistler, Canada

This upmarket steak house and cocktail bar is recommended for its top grade aged Alberta beef, but there are also a number of fresh fish and seafood options available. Upmarket enough not to be suitable for ski wear. Located: in the Delta Whistler Village Suites. Open 5.30 - 10pm.  

Il Balivo

+39 125 308036
Il Balivo, Route Ramey, 11020 Champoluc

On the opposite side of the road to the lifts, beautiful surroundings in which to enjoy the local dishes. Particularly good wild game.

Il Cantun del Barbabuc

+39 122 858593
Via Luigi Faure 3, 10050 Sauze d'Oulx, Italy

Popular restaurant in the old part of Sauze where dinner here is not just a meal but a gastronomic experience. Admittedly it doesn't come cheap but on the other hand there are very few places in the Alps that can offer you Blue Seal service with ten course meals. The wine list is superb too.

Il Tschaler

+41 81 928 4848
Curler Restaurant, Promenada, 7018 Flims Waldhaus, Switzerland

An excellent restaurant offering possibly the widest range of speciality fondues in the area. Five different Fondue Chinoise (with meat) and some 13 different cheese fondues are available, as well as raclette. Reservations are recommended. Situated inside the Park Hotel Waldhaus.  

Ingrid’s

MadDogSki Favourite

+1 604 932 7000
Ingrid's, Whistler, Canada

This delightfully independent, down to earth cafe in Whistler serving home cooked, health-conscious food. For a quick bite to fill you up, you can't really go wrong. Located: on the Village Square, on skier's approach next door to the Amsterdam Cafe. Open daily from 7.30am.

Internetcafe

Budget

+43 664 763895
Jochbergerstrasse 3, 6370 Kitzbuhel, Austria

Opening times,  Mon-Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 9am-7pm

Jam Bar

+33 479 00 21 25
Rue de la Poste, Le Lac, Tignes, France

The new owners are Italian and very welcoming, they serve drinks, pasta lunches - all nice and speedy for skiers wanting to get back on the slopes. Great for families or groups. Open 8.30am - 2am

Jean Suplice

+33 4 79 40 00 71
Jean Suplice, 97 Chemin du Marais, Parc de Gilly, Val Thorens

This very upmarket restaurant is the star turn of Val Thorens and the fantastic modern Savoyard menu created by Chef Jean Sulpice. It doesn't come cheap but sometimes it is worth paying for class.  

John’s American Restaurant

+33 4 79 00 05 15
John's American Restaurant, Immeuble Les 3 Vallées, Val Thorens, 73440 France

They pride themselves on the best burgers and spare ribs in resort and the enormous steaks will leave you feeling like you don’t need to eat for a week! Open daily from 11am and 9am on Saturdays.

Kaskessl

+43 5287 87523
Kaskessl, Juns 586, 6293 Tux, Austria

Just a few kilometres from the base station in the village of Juns. This restaurant is attached to the four-star Hotel Hohlenstein and offers traditional Tyrolean cuisine and a good selection of fine wines.

Kawakubo

MadDogSki Favourite

+1 250 837 2467 ‎
Kawakubo Japanese Restaurant, 109 1 Street East, Revelstoke, BC

This is a lovely new Japenese restaurant in Revelstoke, veyr popular with visitors. Many claim this is the best of the many Japenese/Chinese restaurants in the town.  

Kupferkessel

MadDogSki FavouriteGood choice for children

+43 6542 72 768
Kupferkessel, Brucker - Bundesstrasse 18 A - 5700 Zell am See Austria

This restaurant is about 500m from the centre of Zell and have been open for over 40 years and they have a good all-round menu to suit everyone. You can eat until bursting point here and not empty your wallet. Great for vegetarians and children are well catered for too.

L’ Absinthe

+33 4 79 09 19 32
L' Absinthe, Bâtiment Aime 2000 73210 La Plagne

A fast food restaurant serving local specialities including salads and lovely crepes. There is a nice terrace for when the sun is shining. Open every day during the ski season, 8am - 10pm.  

L’ Agora

+33 4 50 90 00 78
L' Agora, Place de l'Ambiance, 74300 Les Carroz, France

In an unmissable location in the centre Les Carroz, this is predominantly a pizza restaurant however they so serve other Savoyard dishes such as enormous salads and a brilliant vegetarian artichevre (tartiflette made with goat's cheese).

L’ Ancolie – Les Arcs

MadDogSki Favourite

+33 4 79 07 93 20
L' Ancolie, Peisey Nancroix, Les Arcs, France

An intimate restaurant in Peisey Nancroix, Les Arcs serving up rustic French fare  For value for money, go for the three course menu. The menu changes regularly here and although it is more ideal for a romantic dinner, it also makes a great lunch stop if you end up here after one of the local off-piste runs.  

L’ Angolo Pizza al Taglio

Budget

+39 165 843295
L'Angolo Pizza al Taglio, Via Croux 2, 11017 Courmayeur, Italy

This is a great restauarnt stop, they sell a range of pizzas and focaccias to eat in or take-away - ideal for a quick lunch stop or to gather a mountain picnic. Open 10.30am - 8.15pm, closed Wednesdays.  

L’ Atelier

+33 4 50 79 00 79
L' Atelier, Hotel La Samoyede, Place de lOffice de Tourisme, Morzine

This hotel restaurant has an internationally renowned chef. Dishes go along the lines of roasted rack of lamb with thyme, courgettes & artichoke and pan-fried fillet of beef with potato and garlic casserole. Restaurant is attached to Hotel La Samoyede. Opening hours: 12 pm - 10 pm daily.

L’ Atelier d’Edmond

+33 479 00 00 82
L'Atelier d'Edmond, Le Fornet, Val d'Isere

This charming 2-star Michelin mountain restaurant in Val d'Isere offers you some fine dining in a traditional wooden clad surroundings.  There is a large terrace for lazy lunches on sunny days. Located at the bottom of Le Fornet just 2km from the centre of Val this is a great spot for lunch or dinner.  

L’ Auberge de la Combe a Zore

+33 4 50 79 15 06
L' Auberge de la Combe a Zore, Morzine, France

This friendly restaurant is particularly recommended for fans of the perfectly cooked steak. Despite having a lot of tables the service is always excellent and portions will leave you loosening your belt. Located on the corner opposite the outdoor ice rink.  

L’ Ecruie

MadDogSki Favourite

+41 27 771 2760
L' Ecruie, Place Centrale, Verbier, Switzerland

This friendly restaurant in Verbier serves delicious home cooking. Main course dishes include homemade pasta, risotto, roast poussin and a range of scampi. A heart-warming choice on a cold night.  

L’ Escale Blanche

+33 4 79 07 32 41
L' Escale Blanche, Le Lac, Tignes, France

This restaurant reasonably priced, comfortable with very friendly service and a varied menu, from regional specialities to international dishes and generous salads. Suitable for all the family with a very big south-facing terrace just across from the piste. Open 6.30am-11pm.

L’ Estaminet

+33 4 79 09 12 69
L' Estaminet, Main Galerie, La Plagne, France

This traditional restaurant is hidden away down one of the back corridors of the Gallerie in Plagne Centre. You will find reasonably priced Savoyarde dishes here. The restaurant is definitely recommended but as it is small be sure to book early.  

L’ Etale

Good choice for children

+33 4 50 79 09 29
Morzine, France

This family friendly and unpretentious pizzeria restaurant in Morzine serves up quality regional cuisine in a comfortable mountain ambiance. Great for large groups but worth calling ahead and booking, particularly in high season.  

L’ Etoile des Neiges

+33 4 79 08 92 80
L' Etoile des Neiges, Place de la Mairie, 73440 St Martin de Belleville, France

This restaurant, just at the bottom of the piste in the centre of the village, is one of the more upmarket places to eat in St Martin. The service is usually very good and the views from the terrace are jaw-droppingly beautiful. Bring your sun cream though - it's a sun-trap.

L’ Igloo – Avoriaz

Good choice for children

+33 4 50 74 00 74
17 Place du Snow, 74110 Avoriaz, France

This British-run restaurant has a relaxed vibe and an extensive menu that will satisfy the fussiest of appetites! Everything from Savoyard to curry, pizza or fish and chips. Children are well catered for as are a range of dietary needs with healthy menus and vegetarian dishes.

L’ Igloo – Les Menuires

+33 4 79 00 23 70
Reberty 2000, 73440 Les Menuires, France

Pizza restaurant in Les Menuires offering a nice atmosphere for drinks and a big terrace that comes in to its own during the end of the season sunshine. Located in the upper part of resort on the slopes of Reberty 2000, next door to one of the best eateries Le Ferme du Reberty.

L’ Oisans

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 00 69 20
La Croisette, 73440 Les Menuires, France

A good self-service restaurant for families in Les Menuires with plenty of space on the large terrace for over-energetic children. Carafes of wine are served at pretty good price and added with its great location next to the Montagnettes chairlift at the foot of the pistes, this makes an ideal apres-ski stop.

L’ Ortiche

+39 0122 850329
L' Ortiche, via Assietta 4, 10050 Sauze d'Oulx, Italy

Previously known as Del Borgo, this popular restaurant serves locally sourced, seasonal Italian fare. With an extensive wine list, some of the best sirloin steak around and English-speaking owners you are sure for a good night! Open 7pm Monday to Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon.  

L’ Outa

+33 4 50 02 45 35
L' Outa, 88, route des Grandes Alpes, 74220 La Clusaz, France

Great pizza and pasta dishes served at this restaurant in La Clusaz at reasonable prices. Great ambiance, often open out of season when all other places are shut.

L’Hysope

+33 4 50 02 29 87
Pont-de-Suize, 74450 Le Grand Bornand, France

With 2 Michelin stars you are guaranteed an excellent meal at this restaurant in Le Grand Bornand. A wide range of food and wines in a relaxing and comfortable top quality restaurant. Expensive, but worth it.  

L’o a la Bouche

MadDogSki Favourite

+33 4 5047 8167
510 route de Notre-Dame de la Gorge, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France

This refined restaurant is ideal for a special occasion. Its young, award-winning chef conjures up the very best fondue in town, as well as delicate tasting menus and sushi every Monday.

La Bel ‘Auberge

+33 4 76 79 57 90
La Bel 'Auberge, 1 rue Chapelle, 38860 Les Deux Alpes, France

For a classic French restaurant in Les Deux Alpes try La Bel 'Auberge. The Bel family will be pleased to help you to choose between local specialities and the set menu. Booking is recommended.

La Boite a Fromage

+33 4 92 24 50 08
La Boite a Fromage, 89 Rue St Eldrade, 05220 Monetier, France

As the name strongly implies this restaurant is the place for cheese. It is rather like getting punched in the nose by some pungent pugilistic force when walking in, but if you can bear that you're laughing. Quite expensive but wonderfully satisfying for cheese lovers.

La Boule de Neige

+33 4 50 74 16 09
La Boule de Neige , les Portes du Soleil, Village du Festival, 74110 Avoriaz, France

This restaurant in Avoriaz is the place for anyone keen on Italian food. Excellent pizzas and not bad value for money.

La Brasera

BudgetGood choice for children

+33 4 92 52 25 46
Rue Sainte Eldrade, 05220 Monetier, France

La Brasera is a great little pizzeria, with good quality food, and an excellent atmosphere. It is now under new ownership, and was highly recommended by many of last winters guests.

La Cabane

+33 4 50 53 23 27
La Cabane des Praz, Les Praz, 74400 Chamonix, France

In the beautiful hamlet of Les Praz is this lovely restaurant. Set in a classic wooden lodge they specialise in contemporary French cuisine. Brave souls will relish the snails in garlic butter however be assured that there is plenty to tempt those with a less adventurous palate, such as tender beef fillet.  

La Carnotzet

+33 4 50 79 76 09
La Carnotzet, Rue du vieux village 74260 Les Gets, France

This is a pretty and friendly restaurant set in a traditional stone building which offers a surprisingly large menu, offering the traditional Savoyard dishes and grilled meats, as well as specialities from Alsace such as a pork and beef stew. Weather permitting you can sit outside, open for lunch.    

La Casa de l’ Ours

Budget

+33 4 79 09 00 71
La Plagne, France

This centrally located restaurant in La Plagne, serving pizzas and steaks - just what you need to fill you up after a hard day skiing.

La Case K2

Budget

+33 4 50 79 78 09
155 Rue du Centre, Les Gets, France

A small and quaint restaurant/snack bar/takeaway in Les Gets, all rolled into one. Open throughout the day and evening with a simple menu at reasonable prices. Specialities are their bison burgers and the range of Breton crepes.  

La Chandelle

+39 166 948998
La Chandelle, Hotel Hermitage, 11021 Cervinia

This elegant restaurant is located in the Hotel Hermitage and offers international cuisine and an extensive wine list, as well as delightful views over the larch forest. Probably not a good option if dining with children as they are unlikely to be impressed by frogs legs, caviar and jellied lobster!

La Chaudanne

+33 4 50 79 12 68
La Chaudanne, 590 route de la Plagne - 74110 Morzine

This lovely restaurant is open at 6pm each evening and lunchtime at the weekends.  They offer good quality cuisine with plenty of Savoyard specialities.

La Chaumiere

Budget

+33 4 79 00 01 13
Val Thorens, France

The choice of most locals and situated right in the centre of resort. If you want a spot on the terrace at lunchtime it is wise to book ahead as there is limited space. That said, the interior is just as charming and you can eat three courses for around €20.

La Cloche – La Plagne

+33 4 79 09 28 24
La Cloche, Belle Plagne, La Plagne, France

Found on the top half of the village of Belle Plagne, Le Cloche restaurant serves good good pizzas and Savoyarde dishes.  

La Creperie du Moulleau

BudgetGood choice for children

+33 5 62 92 13 17
8 Rue du Belfort, 65110 Cauterets, France

For an inexpensive meal out, enjoy traditional Breton buckwheat pancakes, crepes and salad, set in a cosy wooden chalet style place.

La Croix St Maurice

+33 4 50 02 20 05
Grand Central, 74450 Le Grand Bornand, France

3 star restaurant Hotel in the Grand Bornand town square. Central location but can be noisy on market day.

La Face Nord

+33 4 79 09 01 73
La Face Nord, Belle Plagne, La Plagne, France

Situated in the top half of the village of Belle Plagne, La Face Nord has a great reputation for excellent service and cuisine. It's popular during the day as well as you can ski right into the village.

La Fenice

+43 5583 2134 0
La Fenice, Hotel Arlberg, 6764 Lech am Arlberg, Austria

Restaurant in Lech with fine Italian and international cuisine in a charming atmosphere. The restaurant is part of the Hotel Arlberg and has one of the best wine lists in the resort.

La Ferme

Budget

+33 4 79 09 29 32
Plagne Bellecote Gallerie, La Plagne, France

Next to the bakery in the Gallerie in Plagne Bellecote, La Ferme has a good reputation.  

La Ferme Choumette

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 40 00 42
73440 St. Martin de Belleville, France

This rustic restaurant serves a range of Savoyard specialities with cheese made on the premises. La Ferme Choumette is a must for anyone with children. The animals on the farm are only separated from the dining area by a glass wall. This will keep the little ones entertained for hours!

La Ferme de 3 Capucines

+33 4 79 06 35 10
La Ferme de 3 Capucines, Le Lavachet, Tignes, France

Known as "the farm", this restaurant in Tignes lives up to its' name and is actually the highest winter farm for miles. And what better place to eat Savoyarde food than on a Savoyarde farm? It is open at lunch time and just a stones thrown from the Chaudanne and Pacquis chairlifts. Open 7-10pm.

La Ferme de Reberty

+33 4 79 00 77 01
La Ferme de Reberty, Reberty 2000, 73440, Les Menuires, France

Despite being one of the best restaurants to eat in Les Menuires this place offers some surprisingly good value menus. Three courses are available for around 25€. A welcoming restaurant that is normally popular enough to require a reservation for either a 7pm or 9.30pm sitting.

La Ferme Restaurant

+33 4 50 02 50 50
La Ferme Restaurant, 1078, route du Col des Aravis, 74220 La Clusaz, France

Lovely rustic restaurant in La Clusaz with excellent fresh trout (swimming around in the tank) and good quality meat. Delicious steaks and a nice touch is complimentary jelly beans with your coffee. Open for lunch and dinner.

La Flambee

BudgetGood choice for children

+33 4 50 81 38 17
207 Route des Vonnes, 74390 Chatel, France

La Flambee has a great selection of pizzas baked in an original wood oven, homemade lasagne and simple salads.They will also pick you up for free in a mini bus. Take away service available. On the main street just past the cinema on the left, open for lunch and dinner.

La Floria

+33 4 50 27 08 50
Le Chinaillon, 74450 Le Grand Bornand, France

Busy restaurant near the Floria lift in Le Grand Bornand serving a range of pizza, pasta and regional dishes, and they do deliveries if you can't leave the sofa! This is also a good après ski bar where the ESF congregate. It gets pretty lively so great for a late night out.

La Fordze

Good choice for children

+39 165 883121
La Fordze, Fraz. Bathieu, 28, 11016 La Thuile, Italy

Traditional resort restaurant in the centre of La Thuile offering pizza as well as homemade pasta, grilled meats and game. They offer a home delivery service. Good choice for families. Closed all day Monday.  

La Fromagerie

+33 4 79 08 55 48
Galerie des Cimes, Côte du Pétaru, 73550 Méribel, France

Without a doubt the best restaurant for cheese in Meribel. Descend the stairs into this cosy cellar restaurant and make sure you order the fondue which is excellent. There isn't much else on the menu except cheese - but then they do this very well. Serves 7-9.30pm, 2 sittings on busy nights.      

La Grange

Good choice for children

+33 4 50 75 96 40
Chemin de la Coutetaz, Morzine

Quiet setting and a lovely atmosphere in which to enjoy a meal. Children's menu available. Opening hours: 6.30pm onwards every day.

La Grange – Champoluc

+39 125 307835
La Grange, Nel cuore della Val D'Ayas a Frechey, 11020 Champoluc

Characterful restaurant and music bar in Frachey. Excellent local cooking and lively atmosphere. Specialities include crepes, lamb and local dishes like polenta.    

La Grange- La Rosiere

+33 4 7923 1838
Les Balcons de La Rosière, Centre commercial Les Eucherts, 73700 La Rosière, France

‘The Savoyard Cow’ is known for its Savoyard and Italian specialities, and pizzas can be eaten in or taken out. It’s located within the Les Balcons de la Rosiere residence in the Avernus area and has a seriously traditional decor and a friendly atmosphere.

La Grolle

+33 4 50 32 39 45
Place de la Patinoire, 74220 La Clusaz, France

Great foot of the slopes bar to enjoy a beer whilst waiting for the ski bus home. Also a restaurant serving some traditional foods.

La Grotte

+33 4 92 24 90 19
4 Place de l’Aravet, Villeneuve, France

Dark, beer filled and inevitably raucus in the evenings. All day food, happy hour drinks 3 - 5pm, good tunes, free wifi and with regular live music acts in the bar its the closest thing to a nightclub left in Villnueve, Serre Chevalier. Open 8am - 2pm.

La Hacienda

+33 4 79 00 69 66
La Croisette, 73440 Les Menuires, France

Restaurant in Les Menuires serving Tex-mex cuisine as suggested by the name! Good for lunch from the mountain.

La Joyesuse Fondue

+33 4 79 00 03 88
La Joyesuse Fondue, Résidence des Montagnettes, Rue du Soleil, Val Thorens, 73440

No prizes for guessing what the star attraction is in this Val Thorens restaurant.  If it’s a fondue you’re after, this is the obvious choice.  

La Lisse

+39 165 884167
La Lisse, Fraz. Arly, 11016 La Thuile, Italy

A family run resort restaurant in La Thuile serving pizza, homemade pasta and ravioli, raclette, bourguignon and other local delights. They also have a selection of small apartments for rent, from a week to longer periods, they are a great base for your ski holiday.

La Locomotive

+33 4 79 08 35 21
La Locomotive, Le Forum, 73120 Courchevel 1850, France

On the top level of Le Forum. A great place to meet and talk about your day  on the slopes. It lives up to its name with walls full of train memorabilia and two miniature trains which run around a track suspended from the ceiling. It is also a great restaurant for lunch but more expensive in the evening.

La Maison

+33 4 79 07 73 37
La Maison, La Plagne, France

If you are in the mood of a steak then head to this restaurant in La Plagne, vegetarians might feel a little uncomfortable!

La Maison a Colonnes

+33 4 79 06 94 80
La Maison a Colonnes, Bon Conseil Dessous, 73640 Sainte Foy, France

  A traditional 16th century old farmhouse, built on columns (hence the name), this popular restaurant serves good local food in a warm and cosy environment. Reservations essential.    

La Maison Blanche

+33 4 79 00 00 48
La Maison Blanche, Centre Commercial de Caron 73440 Val Thorens, France

The new owners offer simple but very good food in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. There is a set menu for lunch only and then pizzas and desserts. The place is cosy with furs and a fire place to make you feel right at home. On the terrace is brightly coloured furniture.

La Metairie

+33 4 79 09 11 08
La Metairie, Main Gallerie, La Plagne Centre, France

This restaurant is hidden away down one of the back corridors in the Gallerie in Plagne Centre, La Metairie specialises in fondue and local dishes, friendly service and a good Open daily throughout the season.

La Perdrix Blanche

+33 4 50 73 22 76
La Perdrix Blanche, 4172 Route de Pre-la-Joux, 74390 Chatel, France

This restaurant is located at the bottom of the Pre-la-Joux in Chatel, serving local cuisine and is well worth a visit.

La R’Mize

+33 4 50 79 75 57
La R'Mize, Rue du Vieux Village 74260 LES GETS

Le R’Mize is hidden away from the main shopping street, and boasts a more varied menu than the majority of the resort’s other restaurants, perfect for couples or groups. A special set menu is available for New Year’s Eve, and reservations are recommended for peak weeks.  

La Raclette

+33 4 93 23 10 34
La Raclette, Le Front de Neige, Immeuble le Malinvern 06420, Isola 2000, France

As suggested by the name this restaurant in Isola does traditional French mountain food, but it does it very well!  

La Raclette

+39 165 884394
La Raclette, Fraz. Entreves, 158, 11016 La Thuile, Italy

With a wood stove and bar this resort restaurant is situated in the heart of the Planibel complex in La Thuile. Traditional local cooking and Italian cuisine is all on the menu.  Wine tasting available.

La Reserve

+33 4 50 74 02 01
La Reserve, L'Epicéa , 74110 Avoriaz, France

This lovely restaurant in Avoriaz has a very extensive upmarket menu and a superb wine list, but you will pay over the odds to eat here. Expect to pay around 30 Euros for some main courses. Cheese dishes are particularly good and this is a good choice for a genuine fondue experience.

La Rusticana

Budget

+39 342 996 047
La Rusticana, Via Olta 37/E, 23030 Livigno, Italy

Recognised as being one of the best pizzerias in Livigno with a charming and homely ambience that is ideal for lunch or dinner and you will be surpirsed at just how reasonable the prices are! Several local specialities from the Valtellina are offered as well as pizzas.    

La Saucisse Savoyard

Budget

+33 4 79 08 07 95
Imm. Kalinka, 73120 La Tania, France

A stereotypical French delicatessen but with the added advantage of a good range of snack food They even offer a takeaway fondue for 9 euros per head (minimum 4) – sounds messy but don’t worry, the fondue set is provided rent-free for the night!

La Saulire

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 08 07 52
Place du Rocher, 73120 Courchevel 1850, France

This lovely restaurant is expensive, but consistently provides high quality food season after season. Imaginative dishes and fabulous dessert menu and extensive wine list. Children's menu available. Open 12-3 pm, 7-11pm.

La Scierie

+33 4 50 63 34 68
La Scierie, 331 route du Col des Aravis, 74220 La Clusaz, France

A beautiful restaurant in La Clusaz with a large choice of wine and the specials and plat du jour are always worth having. The normal menu is good but can try just a bit too hard. Quite an expensive option but a nice time will be had by all.

La Table du Coffee

+33 4 79 40 06 05
La Table du Coffee, Val Claret, Tignes, France

This restaurant in Tignes has a lovely piste-side terrace with comfortable chairs and sofas. Food is a bit more 'up-market' than it used to be but still has salads, burgers and omelettes as well. Situated in val claret centere next to pizza 2000. At the bottom of the val claret piste.  

La Table du Marché

+33 4 50 74 08 11
La Table du Marché, Hôtel des Dromonts, 74110 Avoriaz, France

This restaurant in Avoriaz simply oozes class and the innovative gourmet menu designed by owner and chef Christophe Leroy is a real treat. The restaurant in Avoriaz is one of many ‘Table du Marche’ around the world as the award winning chef looks constantly to broaden his empire.

la Taniere

+33 4 50 79 87 08
Les Gets, France

A great restaurant in Les Gets just opposite the lift pass office. Great menu for stocking up at lunchtime but it can get very Open 11am to 11,30pm daily throughout the season  

La Tartine

Budget

+33 4 79 06 25 24
Val d'Isere, France

Good sandwich and hot dog stop just near the front de neige. Open 10am-5pm.

La Taverna

+33 4 50 79 00 79
Place de loffice de tourisme, Morzine

Good for people who like a quiet place for a drink with table service (Excellent cocktail list all at about 7.50). A slightly older clientele than most bars, with a traditional French ambience. Bar food available at lunchtime only. Opening hours: 6 - 11pm. This Birstro is located in the Hotel Saymoyede.

La Terrazza

+39 165 843330
La Terrazza, Via Circonvallazione, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy

Centrally located in Courmayeur, this restaurant has a large menu of adventurous regional cuisine and a good atmosphere.  Dishes such as antipasto of warm aubergine pastry filled with ham mousse followed by a primi of quail risotto and then a secondi of large sesame prawns. Open: 12-2.30pm, 7-10.30pm.  

La Turia

+33 4 7906 1365
Centre Station, La Rosiere, Montvalezan, France

You would go to La Turia if cheese is your priority! Fondue is the speciality here, served in a traditionally French setting. For a special meal it has to be between La Turia, Le Genepi and Les Marmottes, as they all fall into the same bracket with regards to menu and value for money.

La Vielle Auberge

+33 4 5047 0476
3637 Route de Notre-Dame de la Gorge, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France

This restored Savoyard farm dating back to 1645 is the real deal. Enjoy traditional dishes amidst cosy authentic surroundings. There’s a lovely garden room and a relaxed atmosphere. Regional specialities such as rich cheese dishes prevail.

La Voute

BudgetGood choice for children

+33 4 79 08 91 48
Place de la Marie, 73440 St Martin de Belleville, France

Resort restaurant close to the piste which is nominally a pizzeria but this place does so much more than just pizza. The menu is extensive and the prices are very reasonable for a ski town. Most people should find something to suit them here.

Landhotel Erlhof

+43 6542 56637
Landhotel Erlhof, Erlhofweg 11, 5700 Zell am See, Austria

This remote restaurant is located on the road out towards Thumersbach , if you are mobile you may be able to escape the crowds and experience some of the finest cuisine in the area. Very highly rated by food critics and the locals, so the extra effort to get there is bound to be worth it!  

Last Tango

+39 122 76337
Last Tango, Via La Glesia 5, 10058 Sestriere, Italy

A popular resort restaurant in Sestriere with a good value menu and definitely one of the best places to sample genuine Val Susa food. The roaring fire and rustic decor go hand in hand with the ancient recipes to offer visitors a real taste of the region.

Le ‘K’

+33 4 79 41 42 02
Le 'K', Reberty 2000, Hotel Kaya, 73440 Les Menuires, France

Gourmet 4-star restaurant in Les Menuires run by well-known young chef David Archinard and one of the most popular places to eat in resort… unless you are on a tight budget. Typical dishes include Pork Terrine with Foie Gras and Pressed

Le Baita

+39 122 77496
La Baita, Via Louset, 4A, 10058 Sestriere, Italy

Centrally located resort restaurant where the husband and wife team cook spectacular local dishes with recipes that have been passed down through generations. The venison and pork sausages are popular, as is the tender beef bourguignon made with flavoursome Barola wine.

Le Baroc

+33 4 79 55 48 41
Reberty 1850, La Sapinière 73440 Les Menuires, France

Popular restaurant on the edge of the piste at Reberty 1850 in Les Menuires offering a relaxed atmosphere with traditional menu. They pride themselves on their use of fresh local produce but prices can be slightly higher than other similar establishments.

Le Bistro

+33 4 50 74 14 08
Centre commercial Village du Festival, 74110 Avoriaz, France

Conveniently located restaurant opposite the ‘village des enfants’ and easily accessible for lunches or evening meals. Food tends to be a bit overpriced with a lot of emphasis on the ‘a la carte’ side of things. That said this is one of the best options for a true taste of France as opposed to international cuisine.

Le Boomerang

+33 4 50 37 76 12
2259 Route des Grande Alpes, 74260, Les Gets, France

Laid back Aussie Hotel/Bar/Restaurant/Internet Cafe and now with Chalet Boomerang. Great Aussie enclave in the middle of the alps. Perfect in summer and even better in winter.

Le Brasero Bar and Restaurant

+33 479 24 49 34
Le Lavachet, Tignes, France

Situated in Le Lavachet centre, to the left of the bus stop. Definitely worth taking a look at. Open 7pm - 2am. Food served 7-11pm. The bar is generally busy with sport or live music most nights, open 10pm-2am.

Le Buissonniere

+33 4 93 23 11 65
Le Front de Neiges, Immeuble le Merciere, Isola 2000, France

A restaurant and tea room combined with a great emphasis on homemade products. Make sure you try some homemade patisseries. Live music events regularly in the peak holiday season.

Le Carnotzet

+33 450 54 19 43
368, rue Charlet Straton 74400 Argentière, France

Traditional restaurant in Argentiere serving Savoie dishes such as raclettes, fondues and croutes. Has won awards for its cuisine and been listed by many French food guides year after year.

Le Caveau

Good choice for children

+41 27 771 2226
Le Caveau, Place Centrale, Verbier, Switzerland

A welcoming restaurant with the entrance from Place Centrale, through a door shaped like a giant wooden barrel.  A large range of fondues and raclettes are served  along with specialities of the season. Children's options include mini steak and chips and they will be kept busy with crayons and paper.  

Le Caveau

MadDogSki Favourite

+33 4 79 06 52 32
Centre, Val Claret, Tignes, France

Situated in Val Claret centre through a small door next to sport 2000. The Caveau (cave) is a cosy underground restaurant and probably the most atmospheric in Tignes. Unfortunately the previous owner Thierry has died and reports of the food are not as good under the new owners. However there is still live music regularly and the restaurant is now open at lunchtime. If you try them out please let us know what you think...

Le Chabotte

+33 4 79 08 00 55
Rue des Chenus, 73120 Courchevel 1850, France

This is a bistro restaurant within the Le Chabichou hotel. It offers a good value for money menu.

Le Chalet du Capricorne

+33 4 79 00 65 10
La Croisette, 73440 Les Menuires, France

Traditional restaurant in Les Menuires serving a fine selection of local cuisine at above average prices, and an extensive wine list to match. If you want to treat yourself (or someone special!) this is probably the best place to head for.

Le Chaudron

+33 4 79 09 23 33
Plagne Centre, La Plagne, France

This is a large and convenient restaurant in Plagne Centre, just below the departure of the Grand Rochette gondola. There are standard dishes available - pastas, pizzas, salads which cater for vegetarians and there is a childrens menu. Great for groups and open into the evening.  

Le Churen

+39 125 307518
Le Churen, Rue des Guides 19, 11020 Champoluc

Friendly pizzeria situated up from the square on Rue Des Guides. Amazing pizza and efficient staff.

Le Comptoir

+33 4 7906 8317
Centre Commercial Le Valeisan 2, 73700 La Rosiere, Montvalezan, France

This is a sports bar type restaurant/pub which serves ‘pub grub’ - think pizzas, burgers, crepes and soups. Friendly, English-speaking staff run this pub which is open from 8am-2am. A go-to for a quick bite during the day, or an easy carb-filled evening meal before the music kicks off for the night.

Le Creperie Bretonne

+33 4 50 90 07 64
Places de l'Ambiance, 74300 Les Carroz, France

This small creperie restaurant in Les Carroz does crepes with everything imaginable.  With a large open kitchen and small dining room it's a great place if you're just after a snack (or order two for a feast!). Located on the Place de l'Ambiance, next to Alpes Atitude.  

Le Cromagnon

MadDogSki FavouriteGood choice for children

+33 4 79 00 57 38
Le Plateau, Meribel, France

A small, (properly) French restaurant in Meribel which is popular with locals and families. It is quite expensive but the portions are very generous. Thoughtful friendly service.  Open 7-11.30pm.

Le Douchka

Budget

+33 4 50 74 00 44
Quartier de la falaise, 74110 Morzine, France

Restaurant in Morzine serving a nice selection of pizzas and Savoyard fare. Prices are good and this makes Le Douchka popular both in the daytime and the evening.

Le Farcon

+33 4 79 08 80 34
Immeuble Kalinka, 73120 La Tania, France

By far the most upmarket place to eat in La Tania. As you would expect of any restaurant with a Michelin star the prices aren’t low, but the chef has created an imaginative menu of things that shouldn’t go together but do! Garlic ice cream and Foie Gras with chocolate are not uncommon.    

Le Fer Rouge

+33 4 50 73 50 29
74360 La Chapelle d'Abondance, France

Restaurant in Chatel that also has it's own in-house microbrewery - be sure to taste their home brew.

Le Fiacre

+33 4 50 73 30 46
87 Route du Boude, 74390 Chatel, France

This lovely restaurant in the centre of Chatel serves traditional local dishes.

Le Flambeau

Good choice for children

+33 4 50 79 80 66
210, place de la Mairie 74260 LES GETS

The Flambeau is a pleasant small restaurant with a nice ambience and is conveniently located in the central square, close to the ice rink. Weather permitting it is possible to eat outside, and the restaurant is open for lunches. Children welcome however there is limited internal space.

Le Frog

+33 4 92 24 71 51 / +33 6 10 17 92 94
3 Chemin Gletiere, 05240 La Salle les Alpes, France

A well run restaurant bar in Serre Chevalier serving traditional French and mountain cuisine with a Scottish twist. Wi-fi access. Open 8am - 1am during the ski season.  

Le Gargantua

+33 4 79 09 21 21
Plagne Soleil, La Plagne, France

In Plagne Soleil this is a popular restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere.

Le Genepi – La Rosière

+33 4 7907 5209
Immeuble Valaizan 2, La Rosiere, France

This restaurant may be pricey but worth it if you enjoy your food, with a cosy atmosphere.  There are set menus for a cheaper option.  Open for lunch and dinner but booking is recommended for both. Children’s menus available and limited vegetarian options.

Le Grenier

+33 4 50 540 600
372 Rue Charlet Straton, 74400 Argentiere, France

A small but modern French restaurant in Argentiere with excellent 3 course menus starting from around 20 euros.

Le Grenier

+33 4 50 32 36 06
Place de l'eglise, 74220 La Clusaz, France

Situated in the town square in La Clusaz this restaurant is atmospheric with good Savoyard food. Interlinked to the Bonnet d'Ane bar next door you dont even have to leave the building between your pre-dinner drink and your meal.

Le Gros

+1 604 932 4611
Le Gros, Creekside, Whistler, Canada

This restaurant in Whistler is definitely worth the taxi ride. French owned and operated with menu and decor to match - very different to the sports pubs! Located: in Twin lakes village. 1.5km south from Creekside, up hill on the left after turning off the main road. Open from 5.30pm daily (closed Mondays).  

Le Kilimanjaro

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 07 29 45
Arc 2000, France

A large and friendly restaurant in Arc 2000, with a very wide choice and a childrens menu. Everything from typical Savoyard dishes to gourmet burgers and pizzas. There is a bar within the restaurant. Open every day, lunchtime and evenings. Located on the far side of the main snow front in Arc 2000

Le Kudeta

73120 Courchevel 1850, France

Beautiful restaurant on the piste. Open 'til late.

Le Lachenal

Le Lachenal is a charming restaurant in a typical Savoyard setting situated in one of the oldest buildings in the village. Good hearty cuisine. Specialties include fondue and raclette.

Le Marmite du Geant

+33 4 79 00 74 75
Immeuble Bellevue Les Bruyères, 73440 Les Menuires, France

Rustic restaurant in Les Menuires well-known locally for its steaks and duck dishes. A charming atmosphere with a nice blend of traditional and modern features. Open 11am -11pm

Le Matafan

+33 4 79 09 09 19
Belle Plagne, La Plagne, France

Situated on the edge of the pistes running past the bottom of Belle Plagne village. le Matafan is a convenient spot with a great terrace. They have a reputation for being quite pricey compared to others in Belle Plagne and we've heard some locals say that the higher prices isn't merited.  

Le McKinley

+33 4 7906 5858
Front de neige, La rosière 1850 73700, Montvalezan, France

Located conveniently at the bottom of the slopes, you can ski straight into Le McKinley for a cocktail in their lounge. There is also a restaurant serving up great pizzas. They offer apartments for rent - by different owners - you can contact them via their website. The bar and restaurant close at 10pm.

Le Millenium

+41 27 771 9900
Le Millenium, Rue de Medran, Verbier, Switzerland

A classy restaurant with a modern feel that is reflected in the menu. Although prices are high, the set lunch menu is good value and can be enjoyed on the sunny terrace. House wine is expensive but of excellent quality. Open 9.30am-midnight daily throughout the year.

Le Monchu

+33 4 50 53 04 80
1, rue du Lyret, 74400 Chamonix, France

This restaurant in Chamonix is great for groups and they offer traditional fayre - especially popular with carnivores.

Le Montagnard

+33 4 79 01 08 40
Les Places, 73440 St Martin de Belleville, France

A recent entry in the Michelin guides and definitely the place to go for a genuine mountain food experience. The dining area is set in a hayloft and the restaurant is actually run by a local cheese maker. The local speciality cheeses are Tomme, Beaufort and a goat's cheese called Serac de Chevre.

Le Montana

+33 4 79 09 05 28
Aime 2000, La Plagne, France

In the Aime 2000 region, this is a great restaurant if you feel like splashing out a little.  A bit on the pricey side but good for a treat.  This is also a great place for a lunchtime drink, great views from the sunny deck.

Le Neve

+33 4 50 96 53 56
Place de l'Ambiance, 74300 Les Carroz, France

This is a small cosy restaurant serving a selection of traditional dishes - tartiflette to fondue. The host is friendly and will take good care of you, however as it is popular reservations are highly recommended. We particularly recommend the Located in the centre of town.

le Peau de Vache, Les Gets

+33 4 50 75 86 64
Rue de Centre, 74260 Les Gets

La Peau de Vache is the perfect Savoyard restaurant, highly recommended for those wanting to try out the local specialities. La Peau de Vache have a unique take on the pierrade (hot stone), the braserade: a barbeque, as oposed to a stone, where you cook your meat at your table.

Le Petit Chaperon Rouge

+33 4 79 09 09 39
Plagne 1800, La Plagne, France

A small restaurant in Plagne 1800 serving local Savoyard specialities.  

Le Petit Coq

+39 125 307997
Le Petit Coq, 11020 Champoluc, Italy

Specialities are mountain classics like fondues, hot rock and game. In Frachey.  

Le Petit Farm

Budget

+33 4 79 00 22 27
Les Bruyères, 73440 Les Menuires, France

A small snack bar in Les Menuires with the usual range of sandwiches, frites etc.

Le Rendez-vous

Budget

+33 4 93 23 10 04
Immeuble Le Tavel, Isola 2000, France

An ideal place if you are in a hurry or don't want to spend a fortune. Typical snack menu with frites, sandwiches etc. and a nice big terrace overlooking the slopes.

Le Royalty

Good choice for children

+33 5 62 92 52 24
Esplanade des Oeufs, 65110 Cauterets, France

Friendly family restaurant with a wide and varied menu.

Le Sapin

+39 125 307598
Le Sapin, Route Ramey, 11020 Champoluc, Italy

Bar and restaurant serving regional cuisine and crepes during the day. Specialities include snails and Tagliata - a delicious cut of steak.  Located beside the steps to the lift.  

Le Ski Lodge

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 08 81 49
73125 La Tania, France

The Ski Lodge is the heart and soul of the La Tania dining and après scene. Open from 10 am until 2am in the winter with meals served at lunchtime and again from 7pm onwards. Food is surprisingly good value for money and the menu for children is particularly good.

Le Spot Snack

Budget

+33 4 93 05 17 73
Le Front de Neige, Immeuble le Malinvern, Isola 2000, France

A good place for a quick bite to eat ot ro meet up with others. Very laid back atmosphere with good music.

Le Sucre Sale

Good choice for children

+33 4 50 90 87 63
Galm Flaine Foret, 74300 Flaine, France

A colourful and slightly unusual restaurant with a big Mediterranean influence. Children are well looked after here and they will enjoy the option to build their own pita (at a very reasonable cost of 7 Euros to mum and dad!). Good choice for vegetarians.  

Le Symphonie

+33 4 50 32 68 00
90, sentier du Bossonnet, 74220 La Clusaz, France

The restaurant belonging to 3-star Hotel Beauregard, the food is a la carte and the prices reflect this. It is well worth the cost for a lovely meal however, with a good choice of wine too. The food is thoughtfully prepared and delicious.

Le Totem

+33 4 5047 1345
3 route du plan du Moulin, 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France

Le Totem serves up an eclectic mix of tex-mex, tapas, pizza and pancakes, as well as regional dishes. The pretty restaurant terrace catches the sun and offers great views of the ski slopes. Watch out as they sometimes have themed 60s or 80s nights!

Le Tourbillon

+33 4 50 79 70 34
563, rue du Centre 74260 LES GETS, France

The Tourbillon offers a good variety of Savoyard specialities, and a selection of meats and fish. The interior is attractively decorated in alpine style, without being over the top! The service is always prompt, however sometimes lacks the friendliness which is normally so common in Les Gets.

Le Tyrol

+33 4 50 79 70 55
Rue du Front de Neige 74260 LES GETS

The Tyrol is a charming chalet style restaurant with wood carvings throughout and cooking on an open fire. Many tables are hidden away in small alcoves, giving this relatively large restaurant an intimate feel. Known for its excellent pizzas and grills on the open fire.

Le Tyrolien

Budget

+33 4 50 79 13 15
Route de la Plagne, Morzine, France

Quite simply the best pizzas in Morzine, served in a wonderfully welcoming atmosphere. Located on the Route de la Plagne - about 5 minutes walk from the centre, just past the turning to the Super Morzine cable car.

Le Vieux Chalet

+33 4 79 00 07 93
Rue du Soleil, Val Thorens, France

A lovely rustic setting with a focus on food from the Belleville valley. This is the closest you will come to tradition in Val Thorens as the owners, a brother and sister team, prepare dishes from recipes that have been in their family for generations.

Le Vieux Grenier

+39 166 948287
Le Vieux Grenier, Hotel Grivola, 11021 Cervinia

The beautiful dining room at the Hotel Grivola is certainly one of the most charming places to eat. Many people argue that the pizzas from the wood fired oven are also the best in resort. A very convenient location on the main pedestrian street through the centre of resort.

Les Campanules

+33 4 79 06 34 36
Le Campanules Hotel, Le Lac, Tignes, France

An elegant first class restaurant in the traditional wooden setting of a large hotel. The cuisine is divine with dishes such as roast lamb cooked until so tender it almost falls apart. Not a cheap night out but great for a celebration. Open 12-2.30pm, 6-11pm.

Les Chanterelles

Budget

+33 4 79 08 23 25
Immeuble Le Christiana, 73125 La Tania, France

An extension of the more expensive Restaurant La Ferme that offers very nice and reasonably priced crepes (both sweet and savoury). The speciality ‘Tarte Cripite’ has many supporters and can only really be described as a wafer thin pizza.

Les Copeaux

+33 4 50 79 78 50
610, rue du Centre 74260 Les Gets, France

Les Copeaux is a charming, traditional style resaturant located in the main street of Les Gets.  Great for meat eaters, vegetarians may struggle. The restaurant is small so it is always recommended to book a table in advance. Open 10am - 11.30pm

Les Granges

+39 165 884885
Les Granges, 11016 La Thuile, Italy

Set in a scenic location this hotel restaurant in La Thuile serves local specialities along with fondue and raclette. Reservations usually required.

Les Marmottes

+33 4 7940 1988
Centre Commercial Le Valaisan II, 1°etage 73700 La Rosiere, France

A really cosy, traditional restaurant in the centre of the village, Les Marmottes is a grill house with lunch time la carte and brasserie menus. A south-facing terrace makes sunny lunches a must on the right day. The portions are wonderfully large to fill you up and there are children’s menus available.

Les Marmottons

+33 4 79 08 81 63
73120 La Tania, France

A cosy place in a good central spot opposite the Ecole du Ski Francais that does all the usual Savoyard specialities. The big plus point here is the pizzas though. They are up there with the best of them! For anyone who likes Mussels this is a must with the ‘moules frites’ being popular with locals and tourists alike.

Les Servages

+33 4 50 90 01 62
841 route des Servages, 74300 Les Carroz, France

This restaurant is in the best hotel in Les Carroz, situated at the bottom of Timalets. The rustic dining room has a warm but classy feel. The food is modern french, the chef sources the best ingredients cooked to perfection but with a price tag to match.

Les Trappeurs

+33 4 50 74 17 33
Le Sépia Place Jean Vuarnet 74110 Avoriaz, France

A conveniently located restaurant in Avoriaz with plenty of tables both inside and outside. Near the top of the Prodain cablecar and serves everything from big meals to crepes and snacks in the daytime. You can’t go too wrong here but it is definitely the poor relation compared to Chez Flo next door.

Lo Bistrot

Budget

+39 125 941066
Lo Bistrot, Route Ramey, 11020 Champoluc

Just across from the lifts in Champoluc, and below the Gallion bar, serves excellent pizzas at reasonable prices as well as fondues and hot rock dishes.

Lodge

Val d'Isere, France

This is a very popular place with locals visitors alike. It is worth booking. The menu has all the usual suspects with pizza and pasta at the bottom end of the price range. Eat and then head downstairs to the Lodge Bar for a bit of dancing and DJ action.  Open 4.30pm-1.30am, happy hour 4.30-7.30pm.

Maison de Filippo

+39 165 869797
Maison de Filippo, Fraz. Entrèves , 11013 Courmayeur, Italy

Renowned for its fixed price 36-dish feast including tasty antipasti dishes of local meats, dressed vegetables and cheeses. Pastas include smoked spaghetti and Aosta Valley ravioli. Ideal for a group of friends. Open 12.30-3pm, 7.30-10pm.

Maison de Saussure

+39 166 948259
Maison de Saussure, Via Gorrett 20,11021 Cervinia

This small and cosy restaurant is popular with visitors and locals. It was named after the Swiss physicist and explorer who lived in the building in the 18th century, and offers traditional mountain fare in a quirky environment dominated by mirrors and chandeliers!

Maison lo Campagnar

Good choice for children

+39 165 846840
Rue des Granges 14 Fraz. Dolonne, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy

Outside of the main village of Courmayeur, this chalet-style hotel in Dolonne is well worth a visit. Facilities include a restaurant and a spa.    

Marais

+33 4 79 06 40 06
Les Boisses, Tignes, France

The restaurant and conservatory of this hotel are elegantly decorated with a homely and welcoming feel. The restaurant is a little difficult to get to from the upper villages but it's worth a visit if you're in the area. Open 12-2.30pm, 7-10pm.

Marias Mexican

+43 3687 22821
Marias Mexican, Steirgasse 3, 8970 Schladming, Austria

Popular restaurant in Schladming where the food here is classic Mexican - meaty ribs (and masses of them) and the rump steak are both delicious. The only problem is that the bar gets very busy after 9pm so you may be standing to eat. Great atmosphere, and food is served until 2am.

Marios

+39 342 997 551
Marios, Via Rin 380, 23030 Livigno, Italy

Typical Italian restaurant in Livigno where the owner prides himself on the excellent food and service. There is more to offer here than just pizza and pasta. One of the best places to try a local pizzoccheri - a flat tagliatelle made from buckwheat flower, and normally served with butter and cheese.    

Max Restaurant

+1 250 423 6871
Max Restaurant, 742 Highway # 3 P.O. Box 2560 Fernie, B.C.

The Max Restaurant is in the Park Lodge Hotel and offers a more sophisticated dining experience than the Pub Bar and Grill, also in the Lodge. The menus are inviting with filling, creative dishes from pasta to grills and seafood.      

Maximillian

Maximillian, Dorfstrabe Street, St Anton

A traditional Austrian restaurant that also serve some exotic choices such as Kangaroo fillet with sweet potatoes and mushrooms - at prices that, although not cheap, won't break the bank. So if you fancy something a bit different give it a try. Open daily 5 - 10.30pm

Meli’s snack

Budget

+33 4 79 00 50 47
Main Square, Arc 1950, France

A firm favourite with the locals in Les Arcs, great for a quick and tasty snack on the go. Burgers, kebabs, fries etc. to take away or eat on the sunny terrace. Arc 1950 is easily accessible so Meli's snack is truly ski in/ski out. Open 9.30am to 9.30pm daily.

Meribar

Budget

+33 4 79 00 53 67
Rue De La Chaudanne, Méribel, France, 73550

Despite the great location, this bar in Meribel can be a little soulless at times. They do have live bands playing sometimes at apres and this does improve the atmosphere. The menu offers breakfast from 8.30 -11.30am, lunch from 12-4pm and an apres menu from 4.30-7pm.      

Merlin’s Bar and Grill

+1 604 938 7700
Merlin's Bar and Grill, Upper Village, Whistler, Canada

One of the busiest apres-ski barsin Whistler, and proud of its reputation as a place to party - they even encourage dancing on the bar!  Family friendly until 8pm, after which it is best to retreat elsewhere with the kids. Located: Blackcomb Day-Lodge, base of the Wizard Chairlift, Upper Village.

Messner’s Cafe

Budget

+43 5336 5171 17
Messner's Cafe, 170,Alpbach,6236

A friendly cafe with something for everyone. Open 7am - 7pm for fresh bread and coffee, 5pm - midnight pizza, pastas and more. Internet access available, €1.50 for 10 minutes. They have a website but no English version.  

Midnight Express

Budget

+33.4 50 53 44 10
23 Rue du Docteur Paccard, 74400 Chamonix, France

Set right in the centre of town, Midnight is usually the first port of call after the bars close and party animals are booted out. Perfect for a tasty, if calorific, bite to eat. The 'Orient' baguette is very good; don't be surprised to see chips inside the baguette - that's normal here.

Milk Bar

Good choice for children

+41 27 771 6777
Milk Bar, Rue de Medran, Verbier, Switzerland

This is more of a tea room than a bar, and is as wholesome as the name sounds. There is a wonderful selection of cakes, hot drinks, ice creams and of course crepes. Also good for breakfast and main meals. On warmer days you can sit on the large sunny terrace. Open breakfast through to Apres-ski.  

Miravallino

+39 122 850447
Via Clotes, 3, 10050 Sauze d'Oulx, Italy

A long standing bar with a relaxed apres ski vibe. It has a tea room with table service and occasionally has live music. Offers a good range of crepes for an apres ski snack. Downstairs there is a lively night club open till 7am.  

Mo’s

Budget

+43 5285 63435
Mo's, Corner of Hauptstrasse & Pfarrer-Krapf-Strasse, 6290 Mayrhofen, Austria

Right in the centre of Mayrhofen, this restaurant's bright lights and bustle make it hard to miss.  Good selection of snacks and Indian curries on offer.  Live bands play twice a week.

Mojos

Budget

+33 4 50 89 12 26
21 Place Balmat, 74400 Chamonix, France

Mojo's is the one-stop internet and sandwich shop for a very good hearty sandwich to take up the hill or pre-apres-ski refuel and a check of your emails.

Monkey Bar

MadDogSki Favourite

+33 4 50 96 64 34
81 Place Edmond Desailloud, 74400 Chamonix, France

The bar itself is large and open-plan, with friendly bar staff and good 'pub grub' style food most evenings. There is a pool table, plenty of seating and large windows looking over the square. Great for grabbing a quick pint with friends.

Mont Cervin Grill

+41 27 967 8888
Mont Cervin Grill, Bahnhofstrasse 31, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

An exclusive restaurant in Zermatt, one of a number in the Mont Cervin Palace - it can be booked up months in advance. Main courses from the charcoal grill include such as leg of suckling pig or half saddle of veal.  They also have a wonderful wine list to compliment your meal. Open 5.30 - 10 pm

Morris Pub

+33 4 79 06 22 11
Rue Principale, Val d'Isere, France

Moris pub has a good reputation for food including great daily specials that are really good value. This is still the live music venue in Val. One of the biggest bars in town and it is non stop action from apres-ski till late. Nice place to hang out. open 4pm-2am.

Nevai

+41 27 775 4000
Nevai, Rte de Verbier station, Verbier, Switzerland

A modern chic restaurant and lounge bar with a large sunny terrace.  Smart, relaxing atmosphere with good quality food. It has an open kitchen area so you can watch the world class chefs cooking your food. Definitely at the top end price wise but if you are celebrating or just treating yourself this is the place to go.

Normandise

Budget

+33 4 79 08 16 18
73120 Courchevel, France

Creperie with a deceptively small entrance; sit down or order from the take-away window. With sweet and savoury pancakes from €3-9. In the restaurant they have a range of other dishes such as hamburgers and tartiflette. They also serve breakfast on Saturdays. Open 8.30am-11pm.

Nourish Bistro

+1 403 760 3933
Nourish Bistro, Banff Avenue, Banff, Canada

This is a great bistro located on Banff Avenue. The menu is varied and it's very popular so make sure you book or arrive early. Open noon - 3pm and 5 - 9pm.  

Octopussy

+43 6542 47042
Octopussy, Schlossplatz 2 A-5700 Zell am See

This restaurant is one of a small chain of four eateries with different themes that make up the Zum Casar group in Zell.  A great option for lovers of seafood and in a convenient location, just 400m from the bus station. Expect to pay around €15 for a good filling fish dish.

Offshore

+41 27 771 5444
Offshore, Rue de Medran, Verbier, Switzerland

Offshore is a cafe come diner with a prime location, it has a buzzy, friendly atmosphere. When the food is good, it's good, however there are reports that standards can be inconsistent, as can the service. It's also a little dark inside on a bright day. Open 8am - 8pm.  

Osteria Barabba

+39 122 76402
Barabba, Piaza Fraiteve 2, 10058 Sestriere, Italy

A nice cross between a wine bar and a restaurant in Sestriere, with a sensibly priced menu in charming surroundings. Highly thought of for its traditional cuisine but the pizzas are popular too.

Papa Joes

+43 3687 20988
Papa Joes, Hauptplatz 39, 8970 Schladming, Austria

Buzzing restaurant and imaginative cocktail bar. The food is rather ambitiously advertised as Caribbean, but in reality is mostly steaks and burgers.  

Peaks Grill

+1 250 344 4950
Peaks Grill, 1594 Kicking Horse Trail Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0

In the heart of the resort, the Peaks Grill offers a range of meals to suit everybody and is very popular with locals and visitors.  They have a great cocktail menu with classics like Long Island Iced Tea to the Surfer On Acid - the mind boggles. A great place to kick back and relax with a group of friends.  

Pension Waldheim

+41 81 921 4151
Pension Waldheim, Via Runs 6, 7031 Laax Dorf, Switzerland

The 2-star hotel is in fact five bedrooms (four double rooms and one triple) above the restaurant Waldheim on the edge of Laax Dorf. The rooms are simply furnished but comfortable, and the restaurant specialises in local cuisine. The village is between 10 - 15 minutes walk.

Pepita Cafe

+39 165 883 047
Pepita Cafe, Frazione entreves 12, 11016 La Thuile, Italy

A bar/resort restaurant in La Thuile that is great for apres-ski. They serve pizzas and great coffee. Look for the totem pole at 200m from the centre of La Thuile. Closed Wednesday.

Perdrix Blanche

Budget

+33 4 79 01 13 28
Galerie de l'Adret, 73440 Les Menuires, France

One of the best restaurants in Les Menuires for local specialities. Prices are very competitive for a restaurant that is at the heart of resort in the La Croisette sector.

Perdrix Blanche

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 06 12 09
Rue Principale, Val d'Isere, France

This restaurant specialises in seafood but also sells fresh fish and shellfish to the public. On Tuesday evening they even serve sushi (practically unheard of at this altitude). Pizza and pasta dishes available for non-fish lovers. Also a popular lunch venue. Children's menu. Crepes served from 12-6pm

Pergola

Good choice for children

+41 27 771 3344
Pergola, Rte de Verbier station, Verbier, Switzerland

A popular Italian restaurant with a large dining room and sunny terrace. The decor is basic, with an adjoining bar and coffee area, but the menu offers a reasonable choice for groups or children. Main courses offer a good choice and the pizza and pasta are good value. Open for lunch and supper all year.  

Petit danois

+33 4 79 06 27 97
Val d'Isere, France

A Scandinavian bar and restaurant. Great for moving from apres-ski to a meal then onto a night out without leaving the building! The menu offers burgers and currys among others - great choice for all tastes. The friendly staff make you feel like a local.

Petit Savoyard

Good choice for children

+ 33 4 79 08 27 44
Rue du Marquis, 73120 Courchevel 1650, France

When you first go in to Le Petit Savoyard, you could be forgiven for thinking that it is quite small.  In fact, it has a series of smaller table ares which give it a real sense of intimacy. Old posters advertising 1650 as a ski resort and other skiing memorabilia adorn the walls. Pizzas are excellent but, as the name suggests, they also offer Savoyarde dishes and meat dishes such as faux fillet with morille mushrooms. Childrens menu. Open 12-2 pm, 7-10.30pm

Picnic Restaurant and Social

+1 250 423 7666
Picnic Restaurant, 701 2nd Avenue, V0B1M0, Fernie, BC, Canada

A great restaurant in Fernie town it has a unique feel and menu. There are platters for sharing and all the food is freshly prepared with good ingredients. The wine selection has been carefully selected, sourced both locally and from around the world.

Pierrier

+33 4 50 73 24 15
74390 Chatel, France

A lovely cosy restaurant serving traditional dishes, grilled meat, local fish and fantastic pizzas. Their tartiflette is a must-try. They also serve an amazing homemade creamy fish pie and home-baked pizzas - all reasonably priced. Next door to L'Escalier, open for lunch and dinner.

Pignatta

+33 4 79 06 32 97
Val Claret, Tignes, France

A family-run Italian restaurant with an excellent quality and range of food including Savoyarde specialities. Carnivores and vegetarians alike are well catered for with a wide range of dishes. A comfortable place with a rustic, cosy atmosphere. Take-away available. Open 12-3pm, 6-11pm.

Pinky Pizzerria

BudgetGood choice for children

+39 122 76441
Pinky Pizzerria, Piaza Fraiteve 5/N, 10058 Sestriere, Italy

A gem of a restaurant in Sestriere for people who like pizza and simple dishes. Great value menu with pizzas and pastas starting at around 6 euros. This place is also at the heart of the apres ski scene from late afternoon onwards, a real one stop shop !

Pipamex

+43 6541 6666
Pipamex, Alpen Hotel, Dorfstrasse 212, 5753 Saalbach, Austria

One of the many restaurants and bars within the Alpen Hotel in Saalbach. This one serves Mexican cuisine and can be a nice change from the heavy Austrian specialities after a few days. Pizzas are also available here but more emphasis on the tachos, nachos and fajitas. Open 5pm to 1am  

PiPaSa

+43 5287 86892
PiPaSa, Lanersbach 372, 6293 Tux, Austria

The unusual name comes from the words ‘Pizza’ ‘Pasta’ and ‘Salad’ and this really explains what the place is about. A good option for Italian food. Vegetarians will like it for the large salad buffet. Hot food cooked until 11pm every

Pitchouli bar

+33 4 79 06 25 74
73640 Sainte Foy, France

The Sainte Foy après ski hot spot with a relaxed atmosphere, a great terrace plus they do good pizzas. Live bands and a pool table.

Pizza Hop

Budget

+33 50 53 90 40
269 Avenue Courmayeur, 74400 Chamonix, France

Pretty much the Domino's of the Chamonix Valley (though sadly they don't deliver). Pizza Hop produce quality, decent value pizza. They take around 15 minutes so it's a good idea to ring ahead and order. If in doubt, our favourite is a La Reine pizza with ham and mushrooms.  

Pizzeria Bait dal Ghet

Budget

+39 342 970162
Bait dal Ghet, Via Plant 369, 23030 Livigno, Italy

This is one of the cheapest pizza restaurants to eat in Livigno and often has queues outside. Fantastic pizzas and a generally uncomplicated menu with big portions. They offer free drinks at the bar if you have to wait for a table.      

Pizzeria Caruso

+41 81 836 00 00
Pizzeria Caruso, Via Tegiatscha 17, 7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland

One of five restaurants contained within the Hotel Laudinella in St. Moritz. It offers over 60 different types of pizza cooked in a wood-fired oven. Open daily until 3 am.  

Pizzeria des Neiges

+33 4 92 24 43 82
Chemin de Vie de Clare, 05220 Monetier, France

Pizzeria tucked round the back of the Alpin bar where they will prepare a fantastic pizza in a wood oven using fresh ingredients - either eat in or take-away.  There are also the classic mountain dishes of tartiflette plus magret de carnard, which is good.

Pizzeria du Mottaret

+33 4 79 00 40 50
Mottaret, France

Jolly pizzeria, and more, with a small terrace. Open 11am-10pm.

Pizzeria Giuseppe

+43 6542 - 72373
Pizzeria Giuseppe, Kirchgasse 1 5700 Zell am See, Austria

This pizza restaurant is widely recognised as the best place for pizza in Zell am See, and this is no mean feat given the amount of competition. Good pizzas and a nice range of pasta and salads. It is on the first floor above ‘MemBar’, with a small entrance at street level.

Pizzeria Grill Giovanni

Good choice for children

+33 5 62 92 57 80
5 Rue de la Raillere, 65110 Cauterets, France

Good value delicious pizza and pasta restaurant, run by the town mayor!  Internet access available at €3 per hour.

Pizzeria Le Break

Budget

+33 4 79 00 02 91
Les Fontanettes 73440 Les Menuires, France

Pizza snack bar in Les Fontanettes area of Les Menuires. One of the few places to buy good value food to keep you going in this sector of the resort.

Pizzeria Platzl

+43 5287 87220
Pizzeria Platzl, Dorfplatzl Vorderlanersbach 71, 6293 Tux, Austria

A nice option for dinner in the village of Vorderlanersbach with a very Italian feel to it, both in terms of menu and décor. The restaurant is attached to the Hotel Dorfplatzl and has an extensive wine list.

Pizzeria Trattoria Veneziana

Good choice for children

+41 81 920 95 02
Pizzeria Trattoria Veneziana, Via Nova, 7017 Flims Dorf, Switzerland

Possibly the best pizzeria in Flims Dorf, attached to the Vorab Hotel the kitchen has a wood fired pizza oven and takes orders to eat in until 10pm and for take away until 11pm.The adult menu offers a wide range of pizzas. Wines and beers are competitively priced. Special menu for younger visitors.  

Poco Loco

Budget

+33 4 50 53 43 03
47 Rue du Docteur Paccard, 74400 Chamonix, France

Tasty burgers and chunky chips are the best reason to visit Poco Loco. Conveniently situated in the centre of Chamonix and equipped with a small but significant indoor seating area, you can also sneak upstairs for a private feast.

Pontives

+39 471 797091
Pontives, 36 39046 Ortisei, Val Gardena, South Tyrol

This restaurant serves traditional local dishes including homemade "Schlutzkrapfen".  

Poutrerie

+33 4 79 06 4048
Val Claret, Tignes, France

Situated in Val Claret centre, upstairs in Couloir. Great steakhouse but they also serve a great burger or an exotic kangaroo with mango and barbecue sauce. There are also fish and vegetarian dishes available. This place tends to attract a younger crowd. Open 7-10.30pm.

Prend ta luge et tire toi

Budget

+33 4 79 08 78 68
Le Forum, 73120 Courchevel 1850, France

Sandwiches, paninis, hamburgers, salads and sweet and savoury pancakes. Also sells a good range of slightly funkier gear than you will find around La Croisette. Internet cafe with french keyboards. Sit at one of the tables in a funky bar with multiple video screens. Open 8.45am - 6pm.

Prieure

+33 4 50 21 01 79
116, Place de l'Eglise, 74120 Megeve, France

Restaurant and tea room in the centre of Megeve next to the church. Offers Dish of the Day from €12, in a cosy Savoy style setting. Teas, pastries and ice creams served in the tea room or on the sunny terrace. Worth booking for dining in the restaurant.

Quicksilver Cafe

BudgetGood choice for children

+33 4 79 41 90 22
Rue Principale, Val d'Isere, France

This cafe/clothes shop concept is unusual in ski resorts but it seems to have worked. It's excellent for a late breakfast or lunch. Pasta dishes are good as are the BLTs. You can buy beer (and non-alcoholic) but only if you are eating. Children will love the milkshakes. Kids menu. Open 9am-9pm.

Refuge

MadDogSki Favourite

+33 4 79 08 36 65
Rue des Verdons, 73120 Courchevel 1850, France

Typical French restaurant with a small bar area and wooden tables, some with bench seats. Slightly dark inside even on sunny days, but you will feel the sun through the large windows (great for people watching). The few extra minutes walk from the slope means that this restaurant can be quiet at lunchtimes but it is a firm favourite with the locals. As well as Savoyarde dishes and the ubiquitous pasta, you can also order a plate of chips (€6). Very friendly and welcoming service. Always good value. Open 11.30am-10.30pm.

Relais de Neiges

+41 27 771 3321
Relais de Neiges, Rue de Medran, Verbier, Switzerland

The Relais de Neiges is particularly good for large groups; it seats up to 90 inside and around 80 more on its fantastically sunny terrace. A typical Swiss restaurant serving local specialities. Although not a vegetarian menu, the choice including croutes and fondue, is not bad. Open 11am-10pm.

Residence

+39 125 366148
Residence, 11020 Champoluc, Italy

This friendly hotel in Gressoney La Trinite village is located right next door to the Punta Jolanda chairlift, this hotel has an infomal and relaxed atmosphere specialising in local cuisine. The bar/restaurant is handy for the slopes and offers a good choice of menu to re-fuel.

Restaurant Bellavista

+39 342 997 334
Restaurant Bellavista, Via Saroch 425, 23030 Livigno, Italy

A bustling little bistro in Livigno that is open from 5.30pm until midnight every night in winter and conveniently located just outside the pedestrian area. One of the most popular restaurants with a varied menu at sensible prices. May be worth booking a table.    

Restaurant Ca’Noa

+39 342 970671
Restaurant Canoa, Via Fontana 221, Livigno, Italy

This is a friendly and pleasant restaurant in resort serving a traditional Italian menu. A great place for all the family to enjoy a meal.

Restaurant du Pont

Budget

+41 27 967 4343
Oberdorfstrasse 7, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

A simple wooden 'shack' like restaurant with atmosphere and charm, and friendly staff. Rather unusual mixture of music; Swiss accordion/choral/country, but somehow not too intrusive. The food is simple and homemade and the pineapple with kirsch is refreshing after a fondue. Open 11am-10pm.

Restaurant Eden

+33 4 50 53 18 43
35 Route des Gaudenays, Les Praz, 74400 Chamonix, France

Near the bottom of the Flegere lift, both the restaurant and Hotel Eden have won rare reviews from guides, including the Michelin. The relaxed atmosphere and service combined with delicious contemporary cuisine ensure that diners feel welcome Don't let the roadside location fool you; this place is really special.

Restaurant Grüner Baum

+39 0473 278158
restaurant Gruner Baum, Via Malga Leadner 1, 39010 Verano

This is a pretty restaurant in Verona where you can enjoy an evening meal in pleasant surroundings.  

Restaurant Klosterle

+43 5583 3190
Restaurant Klosterle, Zug 27, 6764 Lech am Arlberg, Austria

This restaurant near Lech is actually in the neighbouring village of Zug and for a truly romantic night out it is best reached by means of a sleigh ride. The restaurant is small so best to book in advance if you have your heart set on dining in this old monastery.  The house speciality is the fondue.

Restaurant La Bergerie

+33 4 79 06 25 51
Station, 73640 Sainte Foy, France

Open for lunch and dinner, this popular Sainte Foy restaurant serves simple and filling mountain fare lunches and an extensive yet expensive evening menu with a good wine list.

Restaurant Le Chalet

Budget

+33 4 79 08 66 18
Hameau des Marmottes, 73440 Les Menuires, France

Busy restaurant with a typical mixture of Savoyard cuisine and pizzas, maybe a good option for groups with a wide range of tastes. The pizza menu is extensive and very good value.  Convenient for anyone staying in the Marmottes Quarter of the resort.

Restaurant Les Sagnes

+33 4 76 79 51 62
90 Avenue de la Muzelle, 38860 Les Deux Alpes, France

This is a traditional restaurant with interior stone walls, vaulted ceilings and a large open fireplace. They offer raclettes, fondues and other mountain specialities, but what they really excel in is crepes, both savoury and sweet. Great selection of ice cream. Open every day from 11am until midnight.

Restaurant Panorama

+39 0473 279537
Restaurant Panorama, Via Falzebener 1209, 39010 Avelengo

This restaurant also has a coffee shop area and a little shop selling souvenirs of your holiday. The surroundings are very traditional and lots of wood!  

Restaurant Pizzeria Martinsstube

+39 0473 278180
Restaurant Pizzeria Martinsstube, Via Paese 1, 39010 Verano

If a traditional pizza is what you are looking for in Italy then you have come to the right place! Head to Verona for a feast.  

Restaurant Schmitte

+41 33 854 58 58
Restaurant Schmitte, Romanktik Hotel Schweizerhof, Grindelwald, Switzerland

This is a very fine dining experience located in the luxurious Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof, Grindelwald. You can be sure of a wonderful meal if you are in the mood for a celebration, you will need a healthy budget but they are open for lunch as well as dinner.  

Restaurant Stockhorn

Good choice for children

+41 27 967 1747
Riedstrasse 11, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

A good value grill restaurant with a lively ambiance. A perfect place for taking the children to try some traditional alpine food. Cheese fondues and raclettes make for an entertaining meal for older children. Eat upstairs if you don't like the very strong smell of cheese fondue! Open 6.30-10pm.

Resto-Bar

Good choice for children

+43 5446 26259
Sport and Adventure GmBH, Bahnhofstrasse 1, St Anton

This bar is the catering side at the Arlrock Centre, the new rock and ice climbing leisure centre. Located just next to the train station the reviews of the food are very good. Good kids options and evening menu. The lunchtime menu is more relaxing. Our researcher recommends a visit.

Rhododendrons

+33 4 50 53 06 39
Le Praz, 73120 Courchevel, France

Situated at the base of the Flegere cable car in Le Praz, this bar/restaurant boasts a large sunny terrace with fantastic views.  Food served 12-9pm, burgers, wraps, pasta, salad and traditional dishes such as tartiflette. With daily happy hour and live music 3 times a week.

Rimrock Cafe

Rimrock Cafe, Rimrock Resort, Banff, Canada

This cafe is in the Resort of the same name. They serve a great range of coffees and pastries. Open 6.30am - 10pm daily.  

Ristorante del Falco

+39 122 850580
Restorante del Falco, via Assietta 20, 10050 Sauze d'Oulx, Italy

Located in the old part of town and run by an ex-pat who has lived in Sauze for over 20 years, this restaurant serves excellent locally produced food in a warm and friendly atmosphere.  Booking is essential - Open 12.15 - 2.15 and 7 - 11pm.  Well known locally for the duck dishes.

Rockford Wok Bar and Grill

+1 250 837 7160
Rockford Grill, 1220 – 2950 Camozzi Rd, Revelstoke BC, V0E 2S1

A wonderful restaurant in Revelstoke, very friendly and welcoming staff. The menu is a great mix of simple but excellent dishes, from shared plates and wok dishes. There are booths or more casual larger tables, ideal for families or big groups to enjoy the food and soak up the atmosphere.  

Romantic Burg

+43 5446 31440
Romantic Burg, Nassereinerstrasse 49, St Anton, Austria

With both a fancy-looking dining room and an authentic Tyrolean stube, the owners take great pride in both their hospitality and food. Good choice for vegetarians. There is a cover charge of around €4 but it is still worth it. Located on the Nassereinerstrasse, half-way up the street.

Romantica

+43 5256 63550
Romantica, Gurgler Straße 116 A-6456 Obergurgl Austria

This charming Italian Restaurant is attached to the Hotel Madeleine in Obergurgl, there is a wonderful ambience and the unbeatable taste of pizzas cooked in a genuine wood burning oven.

Rose & Crown pub

+1 403 762 2121
Rose & Crown, 202 Banff Avenue, Banff, Canada

The Rose & Crown pub has been open since 1985, making it the oldest in Banff! There is a great choice of drinks and the food menu has the usual pub grub as well as some innovative dishes to tempt you. Live music events take place 7 nights a week. Open 11am - 2am daily  

Rua Thai

MadDogSki Favourite

+41 27 966 6181
Hotel Albana Real, Schluhmattstrasse 19, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

A huge menu containing delights such as fried ravioli or chicken with hot basil and chilli means deciding what to have can be difficult. The atmosphere is fantastic and it's a welcome change from the usual traditional restaurants. Service can be a little slow at times. Open 11.30am-2pm, 6-10pm.

Saint Jacques

+33 4 79 06 48 33
Val Claret, Tignes, France

A Belgian restaurant that specialises in fish, seafood and beer with around 40 or more different beers to try. As well as mussels and chips, Belgian style, Saint Jacques also offers a well-cooked range of local food such as roast duck and steaks. Great for a boozy night. Open 12-3.30pm, 7-11pm.

Saltlick Steakhouse

+1 403 762 2467
Saltlick Steakhouse, 221 Bear St. PO BOX 1288 Banff, AB T1L 1B3

This is a great steakhouse in Banff who pride themselves on good quality food. Their wine cellar offers plenty of local wines to ensure your meal is enjoyable.  

Salz & Pfeffer

+43 5444 591856
Salz & Pfeffer, Silvrettaplatz 4, 6561 Ischgl, Austria

Good quality pizza and pasta dishes served in a modern dining room. This is a good spot for an informal lunch or evening meal.  

Scott’s Bar

Budget

+33 4 79 08 64 60
Main Square, Meribel, France

In the main square, near the Tourist Office. Popular bar with sofas serving American-style snacks including pizzas and nachos. Budget prices. Open from 4pm to 1.30am. Occasional live music.

Scotty’s

+33 479 06 56 78
Toviere, Tignes, France

A lively spacious English-style pub filled with guests from the hotel and other Brits. Regular promotions on their food including Mexican nights, English breakfasts and roast dinners. Sport is often shown on their TVs, and live bands play regularly.

Scotty’s

+43 5446 2400
Scotty's, Gemeindegasse, St Anton

A great foodie hang out for the young revellers who are heading into the Bar next door. Food is mainly pizzas and quality can vary, but it's a fun place to be. Restaurant open 11am-11pm, Bar open until 1am  Located just before the Sport Hotel in the Hotel Rosanna.  

Sidan

Budget

+43 5285 63698
Sidan, Muhlbach 291, 6283 Mayrhofen, Austria

Italian restaurant in Mayrhofen with great variety of food on offer, good for groups with differing tastes. Pizzas are the best to be found on the valley floor.  They also do a speedy take away service.  

Sina’s pub and pizzaria

Good choice for children

+41 33 855 31 72
Sina's Pub & Pizzeria, Wengen, Switzerland

Sina's bar is situated in Wengen at the top of the main street. It is a popular venue for live music on Friday nights as well as karaoke, salsa and disco evenings, with something different on every night. If it is cheap and cheerful that you are after then Sina's basket meals in the bar are hard to beat.  

Singapore

+43 5285 63912
Singapore, Scheulingstrasse 371, 6290 Mayrhofen, Austria

This chinese restaurant in Mayrhofen is a gem of diversity, and lies amongst the pizzerias and Austrian restaurants. It is expensive for the area, however there is a reduced lunchtime menu on offer. Vegetarians well catered for and take-away is avaialble.

Ski Hutte

+41 27 958 92 80
Ski Hutte, Saas Fee, Switzerland

The Ski Hutte has a great location, with tables on a terrace outside to enjoy the afternoon sun. The menu selection isn't the best however. They have some traditional specialities like fondue, and some alternative dishes, but you aren't stuck picking between too many

Slope Side Cafe & Deli

Slope ide Cafe & Deli, Kicking Horse, BC

This is a great place to stop and have a bite to eat their menu starts with breakfast from 8-11am and the full menu from 11am - 4pm. There are the usual suspects of sandwiches, soups and salads with hot and cold drinks. They also have a selection of cakes and sweet treats to keep the children    

Smithy’s Tavern

+33 4 76 11 36 79
7 rue du Cairou, 38860 Les Deux Alpes, France

A busy restaurant in Les Deux Alpes which looks like a traditional chalet but hides a spacious bar that is the best place to party later on. They serve excellent char-grilled meats and fish in very generous portions. Their bar downstairs is the best place to party later in the evening (open until 2am).

Snow Food

Budget

+33 4 79 08 48 99
73120 La Tania, France

Formerly known as the ‘Pit Stop’ this is a takeaway with a few tables on the terrace. Open lunchtime and evenings and offers a good range of low-cost snacks (by ski resort standards!). A decent sized pizza costs around 8 euros

Snowboat

+41 27 967 4333
20 Vispastrasse, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

An Asian restaurant, conveniently located at the bottom of the Sunnega slopes. The Boat, is designed by local artists Heinz Julen. Best cocktail shaking in town, great live bank at apres ski and tasty Pan Asian cuisine with bento boxes for around 39€ - make this spot a popular and friendly place to be.

Spaghetti and Pizza Factory

Good choice for children

+41 27 967 1931
Hotel Post, Bahnhofstrasse 41, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

This chilled out pizza place in Zermatt is in the Hotel Post, a fun and lively restaurant with a huge menu of pizza and pasta dishes - something to please everyone.  Vegetarians have a good choice of pastas as well. Open 6pm - 1.30am.

St Martin Hotel

+33 4 79 00 88 00
73440 St Martin de Belleville, France

Not the cheapest of places for a drink in St Martin but very nice if you just want to relax and have a quiet drink in classy surroundings. The hotel rooms are all individually decorated and the apartments are great for groups/families.

Steakhouse

+43 5446 3111
Steakhouse, Dorfstrasse, St Anton, Austria

Another good restaurant within one of St Anton's more established hotels - the Sport Hotel. Smart, with good service, the meat is from local produce and despite the American overtones of a 'steakhouse', the restaurant is distinctly European with a strong Austrian flavour. Open 11am-11pm.    

Steinerwirt

+43 6542 7250
Steinerwirt, Schlossplatz 1 5700 Zell am See, Austria

They have been serving meals here since 1493. The house speciality is Sirloin Steak, Vienna style – served with onions and dumplings. The hotel offers modern comforts and facilities to make your ski holiday go smoothly.

Stoker Bar and Restaurant

+1 970 879 6111
Stoker Bar & Restaurant, 2305 Mt Werner Cir, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487, USA

A fun and relaxing restaurant and bar in Steamboat, all the usual suspects of nachos, wings, ribs, wraps and sandwiches washed down with beverage of your choice. The staff are friendly and you can catch your breath and enjoy the amazing views of the Yampa Valley stretching out below you.

Sushi Village

+1 604 932 3330
Sushi Village, Whistler, Canada

This is Whistler's most well known Japanese restaurant has been going for over 20 years. The food is varied and the atmosphere very informal with friendly staff. Why not go and try one of their legendary 'sake margaritas'... Opening daily 5.30pm until late.            

Swiss Chalet

+41 27 967 5855
Bahnhofstrasse, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

Traditional Swiss restaurant set just off the main thoroughfare of Zermatt, the Swiss chalet serves an interesting take on the usual fare of fondue: curry, pineapple and cheese fondue. Other dishes include port steak with herb butter. Open 6pm-midnight.

Table du Roy

+33 4 79 00 04 78
Hotel Fitz Roy, Val Thorens, France

An upmarket restaurant connected to the Hotel Fitz Roy. The atmosphere is sophisticated and romantic, maybe a great choice for a special occasion, and the menu will only really suit lovers of fine French cuisine.

Taiga

Good choice for children

+33 4 79 08 80 33
73125 La Tania, France

Leather sofas, stone walls and a fire provide a comfortable place for happy hour cocktails (4-6pm). TV screens show videos and sporting fixtures. Live music once a week. The restaurant provides classic French and Savoyarde dishes. Open 10am-2 am, food served 12-2.30pm, 7-10pm.

Talvo by Dalsass

+41 81 833 44 55
Talvo, Via Gunels 15, 7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland

A Relais and Chateaux restaurant in Champfer combines rustic interiors beautifully with white tablecloth style dining. Renowned for its local venison and game dishes this place is the sort that you will need to book several days in advance and don’t expect it to be cheap. Take-away available.

Tauernalm

+43 3687 61672
Tauernalm, Rhoormoosstrasse 208, 8970 Schladming, Austria

Attractive Austrian restaurant in Schladming, that is popular both in the day for a relaxing lunch on the terrace and also in the evening when things liven up. Although slightly further out, this bar is usually busy all night as the sledgers drop in to dance in their ski boots. Good food is served until 9.30pm.

Taverne

Budget

+33 4 50 79 00 79
Place de l'Office de Tourisme, Morzine, France

Great for people who like a quiet place with table service. Traditional French ambience in Morzine.  Located opposite the Tourist Office.

TC’s Bar

+33 4 79 06 46 46
Le Lavachet, Tignes, France

The 'local' for many of the resorts' French and British workers, this small and friendly bar has an English pub feel including large screen TV. Budget but good bar food is served including English Breakfasts at the weekends. Open 4.30pm - late daily, from 10am for Breakfast on Saturday.

Testa Rossa

Testa Rossa, Dorfstrabe Street, St Anton

With long opening hours this is more of a coffee bar from home rather than a cafe on the mountain. There are snacks available all day with an Italian menu in the evening. Open 8am - 10pm. On the Dorfstrasse, towards the eastern end of the pedestrian zone.

The Brasserie Central

+33 4 50 21 22 44
18 rue Charles Feige, Megeve, France

Located right in the centre this is very reasonable, the service is quick and the food is very good.

The Brickhouse Bar & Grill

+1 250 423 0009
The Brickhouse Bar & Grill, 401 2nd Avenue V0B 1M0, Fernie, BC, Canada

This restaurant is in Fernie town and offers a lively evening scene with a great atmosphere. With 'concept' kitchens that are open to view from the bar area, always nice to see what you are going to eat.The prices are a little steeper than the other pubs in the area but the whole experience is well worth it.

The Burger Place

Budget

+33 450 74 71 30
Morzine, France

Phillipe and his team provide the very best homemade burgers - primarily for take-away but there are also a few tabels. A generous burger, fries and beer at a great value price. Located next to the main road and directly in front of the main Pleney slopes.  Open 9am - 9pm.

The Curry Bowl

+1 250 423 2695
The Curry Bowl, 931 7th Avenue, Fernie, BC, Canada

If you are craving a curry fix on your trip then try the Curry Bowl. They have a great mix of Thai, Indian, Japenese and Vietnamese dishes to choose from. They don't take reservations and take aways are available, time permitting. Open daily 5 - 10pm.  

The Fernie Hotel and Pub

+1 250 430 7028
The Ferne Hotel and Pub, 691 1st Avenue, Fernie, Canada

With a central location it is a good, reasonably priced base for your ski holiday, giving access to the bars and restaurants of Fernie in the evening. The bar is a good locals pub at lunchtime and more of a travellers retreat in the evenings. The menu is pub food that is filling and good value.  

The Floor

+33 4 79 00 42 75
The Floor, Rue de la croisette, 73120 Courchevel 1850, France

A great lunch spot with a sunny terrace just a short walk form the slopes. Great pizzas and meat dishes to choose from. Great value for lunch but the menu changes in the evening. Good value but definitely more in the expensive bracket rather than budget. Open 12pm-2.30pm, 7pm-11pm.  

The Northern Bar

+1 250 423 3075
The Northern Bar, 561 - 2nd Avenue, Fernie, BC, Canada

In downtown Fernie, this is a great venue for a night out. You can dine here at either lunch or evening and at night the place comes alive with live bands so you can rock well into the night.  

The Posthotel

+43 3687 22571
The Post Hotel, Hauptplatz 10, 8970 Schladming, Austria

This 4-star hotel is based in the centre of Schladming and has traditional charm and clean, comfortable accommodation. The restaurant offers a simple Austrian menu with a few international dishes and vegetarian options. Located in the pedestrian zone and a 3 minute walk to the Planai lifts.  

The Pub Bar and Grill

+1 250 423 6871
The Pub Bar and Grill, 742 Highway #3, P.O. Box 2560 V0B 1M0, Fernie, BC, Canada

This pub in Fernie town, in the Park Lodge Hotel, has both a lunchtime and evening dinner menu. The pub has been running for over 20 years and they serve bears from a local brewery. To keep you entertained there is a pool table, big tv screens for sporting events and live entertainment.    

The Red Frog

+33 4 76 79 23 28
1 Place de Venosc, 38860 Les Deux Alpes, France

Popular restaurant with a sun terrace, internet access and WiFi, live football and a great chef serving his PDJ as well as Cottage pie, salads, paninis and burgers. They are open from 7am until 2am and it's a lively place to go and have a coffee or an Full English breakfasts, served until 3pm.

The Rusticana

+33 4 50 55 88 28
216 Rue Charlet Straton 74400 Argentiere, France

Known affectionately as 'The Rusty' in Argentiere is beloved of local, seasonaires and tourists alike. A great spot to meet friends or family, or enjoy a night of cocktails, music and partying. Great food and the best fish and chips in the area. Big screen TV for all major sporting events.

The Wildflower Restaurant

+1 604 938 2033
The Wildflower Restaurant, Upper Village, Whistler, Canada

A very popular restaurant with locals and visitors to Whistler. They showcase dishes inspired by local ingredients along with innovative classics and accompanied by an extensive wine list. Their Sunday Brunch is a great tradition and booking is definitely recommended.    

Tignes Cuisine

Budget

+33 4 79 06 44 44
Tignes, France

Tignes Cuisine offer great value food for take away or delivery.  If you fancy a change from fondue check out their menu for some chinese wings, malaysian curry or that favourite Tikka Masala! Available at lunchtime and evening.  They will deliver in Tignes Le Lac, Val Claret and Le Lavachet.  

Time Out Sports Bar and Grill

Good choice for children

+41 27 967 2626
Branchschenhaus 18, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

This lively sports bar in Zermatt is a great place to go to watch live sports - from Rugby and football to the Olympics. There are also the usual Pool, darts, air hockey games to play with your mates on a long evening. They have a good menu of bar snacks, beer and wine. Open 4pm to 2am weekdays, 2pm at weekends.  

Tocade Next Bar

Budget

+33 4 79 41 15 41
Val d'Isere, France

A place to cure those late-night munchies, the Tocade is always busy with burger, pizza, kebab and chips orders after the bars and clubs of Val close. You must try their American sandwich (chips and burger in pitta bread). Not for vegetarians or anyone on a diet. Open 9am-4am.

Torrent

+33 (0)4 50 58 92 21
18, rue Ambroise Martin, Megeve, France

Opposite the Mont Blanc hotel in the centre.  Beautiful surroundings and plates full of deliciousness - not the cheapest but great for a special occasion.

Trattoria

+33 4 79 00 74 23
La Croisette, 73440 Les Menuires, France

Newly revamped pizza restaurant located in the La Croisette sector of Les Menuires with a large sun terrace. One of the more popular pizza places in resort with a traditional French ambience.

Tremplin

+33 4 79 08 06 19
Place du Tremplin, 73120 Courchevel 1850, France

Long-established restaurant with an emphasis on fish and shellfish. Lunchtimes there is a slightly lighter menu. evening dishes include Risotto with Foie Gras, fish stew and seafood sold by 100g weight as well as substantial steaks. Lunch 12-4pm, dinner 8-10.30pm.

Tschuss

Budget

+33 4 79 06 43 28
Palafour parade, Le Lac, Tignes, France

This is a small snack bar with a big menu; choose from home-made burgers, chips, rotisserie chicken, paninis and pizzas. Be prepared to wait a while for your meal as everything is home-made and cooked to order.

Tuxer Grillkuchl

+43 5287 87640
Tuxer Grillkuchl, Lanersbach 381, 6293 Tux, Austria

A varied menu offering a bit of everything from Tyrolean dishes to spaghetti Bolognaise in the village of Lanersbach. Open every day in winter with food cooked until 10pm.    

Ugo’H

+33 4 50 63 13 66
248 route des Grandes Alpes, 74220 La Clusaz, France

Fun, lively brasserie in La Clusaz, reasonably priced for lunch or dinner. Great pizza, pasta and steak, they describe themselves as a cross between Savoyarde and Italian cooking.

Veltlinerkeller

+41 81 833 40 09
Hotel Veltlinerkeller, Via dal Bagn 11 7500 St. Moritz

A small but charming restaurant in the resort of St Moritz with a maximum capacity of just 30. Excellent homemade pasta and delicious specialities prepared on a charcoal grill. Less pretentious than many restaurants in this resort and the choice of many locals.

Victor’s

+33 4 79 06 67 00
Rue de Pigalle, Val d'Isere, France

Offering a refreshing change to other restaurants in Val. It feels like a London bar and restaurant, this is probably the nearest you can get to nouveau cuisine in resort and gives you a break from the Savoyarde fayre. They have the best cocktail 'hour' in the resort - 2 for 1 from 8-10pm every night.

Vielle creperie

+33 4 79 00 40 03
Centre Cial Mottaret, 73550, France

In Mottaret's shopping precinct, near the Sherpa supermarket. A wooden hide-away for snowy days with pretty much every crepe you can imagine. Open 12-10pm.

Vieux Four

+33 4 50 73 30 56
55 Route du Boude, 74390 Chatel, France

This is an old farm house in the centre of Chatel, serving up a good helping of rustic fare.  

Vieux Pommier

Good choice for children

+39 165 842281
Vieux Pommier, Pizzale Monte Bianco 25, 11017 Courmayeur, Italy

Come to this restaurant in Courmayeur for some typical Alpine fare of fondues, raclettes and brasserades. Other regional specialities include fonduta alla valdostana (an Aosta Valley version of fondue with fontina cheese) and Vieux Pommier chicken. Kids will love cooking their own food here.  

Village Cafe

Budget

+39 122 858660
Village Cafe, Via Miramonti, 10, 10050 Sauze d'Oulx, Italy

This informal eatery in Sauze differs from most in that whilst it offers basic Italian fare it also does a pretty good full English breakfast.

Walliserkanne

Good choice for children

+41 27 966 4610
Bahnhofstrasse 32, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

A mid-priced place for families and big groups, the Walliserkanne is a loud and busy restaurant with a varied menu from pizzas to pasta to steak. Vegetarians are well catered for in their pizza and pasta dishes with offerings such as cannelloni with ricotta and spinach. Open 6-10pm.

Wallner

BudgetGood choice for children

+43 6541 6234
Wallner, Oberdorf 153, 5753 Saalbach, Austria

Centrally located restaurant in Saalbach which is a popular choice for pizza and the entire range can be seen on the website. Very reasonably priced with a large pizza costing as little as €7. A nice option for families with inexpensive children's menus.  

Whymper-stube

MadDogSki Favourite

+41 27 967 2296
Bahnhofstrasse 80, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

Under the Monte Rosa hotel. When in the Alps, do as the alpine folk do, and eat fondue. The meaty fondue Bourguignonne and the luscious sounding gorgonzola fondue are just a selection of those on offer It is very popular so you will need to get in quick with your booking. Open 3pm-1am.

Woolsey Creek Bistro

+1 250 837 5500
Woolsey Crek Bistro, 604 Second Street West, PO Box 3168, Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0

A lovely little bistro in Revelstoke where you are sure to get a warm welcome. The menu is varied and they try to use organic and locally produced food, not only for the flavours but to try to keep their carbon footprint as low as possible.  

Yamagoya

+1 250 430 0090
741 7th Avenue V0B 1M0, Fernie, BC, Canada

This Japenese restaurant in Fernie town offers a full sushi menu as well as Teriyakis and Tempuras. You can also book a private tatami room for a more intimate evening and they welcome parties and group diners.

Zirmalm

Budget

+43 5336 5107
Familie Birbaumer, Zirmalm, A-6236 Inneralpbach 469 Alpbach

This charming restaurant is 3 km outside the main village at Inneralpbach and just 5 minutes walk from the Gondola. Beautifully rustic and known throughout the area for its genuine Tyrolean cuisine. Meals here are good value, cheaper than you would expect in a tourist resort.

Zur Murhle restaurant

+41 27 957 26 76
Zur Murhle, Saas Fee, Switzerland

This rustic restaurant in Saas Fee is a great place to relax on sheepskin covered chairs, sip a gluhwein and watch the world go by. Traditional meat and cheese fondues are a favourite here washed down with a Valais wine.