Nothing works up an appetite quite like a morning on the slopes, meaning a hearty lunch is essential. And we think nothing quite compares to enjoying delicious local cuisine with a stunning mountain backdrop. With restaurants in the mountains being built on platforms and carved into the mountainside, nothing quite compares to dining in the sky.
To create the perfect mountain escape, your dining experience is just as important as the skiing. We have put together a mouth-watering list of the best mountain restaurants providing delicious food, stunning views and plenty of atmosphere. From simple mountain huts to world-class eateries, you will be truly spoilt for choice!
Named as one the best mountain restaurants in the world by The Telegraph. Enjoy a warm welcome, genuine hospitality, and a breathtaking view of the Matterhorn. Chez Vrony, at 2130 metres, is one of the few restaurants still serving organic home produce from livestock raised solely on alpine grass, serving delicious traditional recipes passed through generations.
A true winter and summer paradise, set in a mythical spot of the Tignes – Val d’isere ski area, it is a truly unique restaurant. Le Panoramic serves gourmet food and spectacular views, sure to leave you satisfied and ready for the slopes.
Le Rok, Meribel
Prepare to be blown away by the picturesque view of the valley and buzzy atmosphere. Le Rok is the perfect mountain stop off, accessible for both skiers and pedestrians. Le Rok serves simple, home made dishes enjoyed by all members of the family!
With its cosy chalet-style dining room and large terrace providing views up towards Les Menuires valley and down to St Martin, this restaurant offers the ideal lunch spot for all weather conditions. Providing simple and tasty mountain cuisine, using carefully selected produce to make unique memories with friends or family.
For those in search of some authentic mountain charm, Le Pilatus is a perfect lunchtime stop off. The menu is based on fresh products, local specialties and outstanding meat dishes. Choose to dine on the beautiful terrace of the panoramic room offering a charming view of Mont Blanc.
A historic restaurant situated at the bottom of the Cervino, boasting a large terrace, Chalet Etoile has earned a reputation as one of the best Italian side mountain restaurants. The food is unmissable, and the service is swift. Be prepared for an incredible lunch experience.
With 250 years of tradition and known for its exquisite cuisine, Rud-Alpe reflects the best of rustic hut ambiance. Enjoy the cool atmosphere, beautiful views and authentic Austrian cuisine. The convenient location makes this restaurant easily accessible, even during rush hours.
Situated on the mythical face of Bellevarde, at the heart of the Val d’Isere ski area, this restaurant offers not only great food but also fantastic views in a stylish environment. The hearty portions will refuel you for the whole afternoon.
Whether you choose the sunny terrace or cosy interior dining area, Le Rouge offers refined cuisine and après-ski with a difference. Boasting a roaring fire, luxurious leather sofas and time-honoured beams, the Club and terrace on the upper levels of Le Rouge is the perfect place for an aperitif or to round off your evening.
We have a whole host of fabulous Luxury Ski Chalets on our website, so please do not hesitate to get in touch. We are waiting with plenty of knowledge and inspiration to help you organise your dream ski holiday.
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