Restaurants

Top Choice French in Chamonix

Le Cap Horn

Housed in a candelit, two-storey chalet decorated with model sailing boats – joint homage to the Alps and Cape Horn – this highly praised restaurant, opened in 2012, serves French and Asian dishes such as pan-seared…
French in Chamonix

Les Vieilles Luges

This 250-year-old farmhouse, strung with farming tools and vintage sledges, can only be reached on skis or by 20-minute hike from the Maison Neuve chairlift. Hunker under low wood beams to savour diots (smoked sausa…
Fusion in Chamonix

Munchie

Franco-Japanese-Scandinavian fusion may not be the most obvious recipe for success, but this casual, Swedish-skippered restaurant has been making diners happy since 1997. There's a sharing plate concept with sushi p…
Scandinavian in Chamonix

Le Comptoir Nordique

This design-conscious diner marries Scandinavian style with crisp Nordic flavours. Within, the Comptoir is defined by clean lines and slate tiles. Seafood rules the menu, with the likes of fisksoppa (fish stew) and …
Pizza in Chamonix

Pizzeria des Moulins

Cham's best pizzas, piled with buffalo mozzarella, forest mushrooms and Savoyard ham, puff up in the oven of this little gourmet joint. Reservations are essential for dining in, but you can always get takeaway if (o…
French in Chamonix

Crèmerie du Glacier

A wooden forest chalet is the setting for Chef Claudy's croûte aux fromages (bread drenched in a secret white-wine sauce, topped with cheese and baked) and other cheesy Savoyard delights including gratin d'oeufs (cr…
Deli in Chamonix

Hibou Deli

This minuscule shopfront kitchen nourishes fondue-weary diners with big portions of sticky miso aubergine, cauliflower korma and other earthy dishes inspired by North African and Asian cuisine. There are a few tiny …
French in Chamonix

Le Panier des 4 Saisons

Brimming with chatter and bonhomie, this semiformal, wood-panelled establishment serves substantial, Italian-influenced dishes such as deer with polenta gnocchi and vegetable and ricotta tart, along with Savoyard cl…
Deli in Chamonix

Le GouThé

This relaxed, welcoming tearoom serves more than a dozen kinds of hot chocolate including cardamom-spiced, Grand Marnier–laced and 'chocomiel' (with a dash of honey). Salads, quiche and savoury crêpes are also offer…
French in Chamonix

Le Chaudron

Making stylish use of a 100-year-old mule stable (the faux cowhide recalling its rustic origins), the Cauldron offers Savoyard cuisine with a twist, in a cosy setting. There's fondue (of course), while dishes like s…