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Top Choice French in Les Portes du Soleil

Le Clin d’Oeil

Armed with cornerstones of cuisine from France's southwest, like cassoulet (rich bean, pork and duck stew), Le Clin d'Oeil transplants southerly sunshine straight to the Alps. Venison, scallops and cheese-laden vege…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Les Portes du Soleil

Bec Jaune

Vats of home-brewed IPA, porter and German-style beer glint temptingly from Morzine’s trendiest expat hangout and après-ski joint, while vegetarian and vegan bar snacks (€5 to €11) are a boon for anyone suffering Sa…
French in Les Portes du Soleil

La Ferme de la Fruitière

Savoyard cheese becomes a high-end experience at this pine-walled dining room, arranged around a central fireplace. Mannerly service and a comprehensive wine list accompany exceptionally presented fondue and other A…
Music in Les Portes du Soleil

Rock the Pistes

Festival atmosphere, spring skiing euphoria and epic mountain views combine at this five-day live music event. There are five day-time concerts – pop, rock, soul, shoegaze, you name it – up on the slopes and dozens …
French in Les Portes du Soleil

Le Grenouille du Marais

At the top of the Super Morzine ski lift (1600m), dining tables spill from this chalet-style restaurant onto a pleasant terrace. The ‘Swamp Frog’ whips up great-value galettes (savoury buckwheat crêpes) and omelette…
Bar in Les Portes du Soleil

Le Tremplin

Skiers along Stade du Pleney and Piste B will see this colourful bar from the slopes as they glide back into Morzine village. This classic après-ski meet-up spot has speedy table service. There is an outdoor terrace…
Wine Bar in Les Portes du Soleil

Le Coup de Coeur

Wines by the glass at this classy little bar range from loyally Haute-Savoie varietals to Bordeaux and Bourgogne, a choice of 30 (or hundreds, if you're opting for a whole bottle). Sip them alongside with a plate of…
Abbey in Les Portes du Soleil

Abbaye d'Aulps

The eerie skeleton of an 11th-century Cistercian abbey stands on this hilly site, accompanied by a visitors centre that illuminates the daily lives of monks. By road, it's 8km north of Morzine.