5 High-Altitude Restaurants in the French Alps

A number of hidden restaurants is located on the many peaks of the French Alps. These are perfect shelter and dive into the local gastronomic traditions.

The well-named

The restaurant Antigel (antifreeze), which offers traditional dishes with the best both from the culinary traditions of the Savoie and Val d'Aoste, is found in a nice tree house. And whether you are sitting by the fireplace or on the terrace overlooking the Tarentaise Valley the food is always fresh.

La Rosière 1850 - 73700 La Rosière
Réservation : + 33 (0)6 23 94 92 07 - contact@lantigel.com (External link)

The high altitude

This restaurant, located at 3032 meters altitude on the glacier La Grande Motte, boasts a 360° panoramic view. Here you will be served delicious dishes known from Savoie's traditional cuisine. And if you want to stop by, you can either come on ski or take the funicular. Up there you will find three different menus; "Food to go", "Traditional" and "Cantine des Bouvier".

Le Panoramic
Glacier de la Grande Motte - 73320 Tignes
Réservation : + 33 (0)4 79 06 47 21

The elegant

At Jean Sulpice in the heart of Trois Vallées, which has received two Michelin stars, you are welcome even in your ski clothes! The kitchen is both traditional and modern at the same time. Classic dishes from the chef's childhood has been given a modern twist along with mountain herbs.

Restaurant Jean Sulpice
Résidence l'Oxalys - 73440 Val Thorens
Réservation : + 33 (0)4 79 40 00 71 - contact@jeansulpice.com (External link)

The «Best»

La Bouitte is primarily a story about a family. The restaurant is managed by both René (father) and Maxime (son) Meilleur (best). The concept is to serve traditional dishes from the region, which are conjured up in a new and surprising edition at the restaurant housed in a Savoie Cottage.

La Bouitte
Hameau de Saint-Marcel - 73440 Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
Réservation : + 33 (0)4 79 08 96 77 - info@la-bouitte.com (External link)

The pure

L’Atelier d’Edmond boasts its second Michelin star, which it was awarded in 2015. The restaurant is even at the foot of the slopes and just above the city of Val d'Isere in 1850 meters altitude, surrounded by beautiful white peaks.

L’Atelier d’Edmond
Le Fornet - 73150 Val d’Isère
Réservation : + 33 (0)4 79 00 00 82 - restaurant@atelier-edmond.com (External link)

The exclusive

Le 1947 welcomes a limited number of guests every evening, to give each individual a unique experience. The creative and unconventional chef Yannick Alleno, who has two Michelin stars, welcomes you in his dazzling white universe in surprising and innovative ways.

Cheval Blanc Courchevel – 1947
Le Jardin Alpin - 73120 Courchevel 1850
Réservation : + 33 (0)4 79 00 50 50 - info.courchevel@chevalblanc.com (External link)

Val d'isère