Restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Lac d'Annecy

Yoann Conte

Virtuoso chef Yoann Conte nods to regional cuisine with smoked féra (white fish from Lake Léman) and cornflour farfalle (butterfly pasta) with morels, while Corsican citrus and Greek olive oils widen the balance of …
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…
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 Gastronomy in Thonon-les-Bains

Restaurant Raphaël Vionnet

This lakeshore restaurant, managed by Michelin-starred chef Raphaël Vionnet, places an emphasis on just-caught lake fish but dabbles in southern French produce and occasional vegan dishes. Char with lemon confit – i…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Val d’Isère

L’Atelier d’Edmond

Candlelight bathes stone walls, low beams and family heirlooms in this gorgeous double-Michelin-starred restaurant, where locally sourced ingredients are imaginatively transformed into dishes such as pork and snail …
Top Choice French in Chambéry

Les Halles

Swift service and charmingly retro decor set the tone at Les Halles, where regional and classic French dishes are executed simply and with finesse. Risotto of Parmesan and Savoyard ham, steak tartare, and a cinnamon…
Top Choice French in Parc National de la Vanoise

La Cabane

Juicy diots (local sausages) in white wine are most popular at this welcoming wood-walled den, but the range of Savoyard cheese dishes is highly worthwhile. Try moelleux de revard (baked, spruce-wrapped cheese), or …
Gastronomy in Lac d'Annecy

Auberge du Père Bise

Whether by the shimmering lakefront in summer or in the elegant salon in winter, dining at Père Bise is never less than extraordinary. Double Michelin-star-awarded chef Jean Sulpice prepares local ingredients with v…
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…
Market in Annecy

Food Market

Snaking along rue Ste-Claire, this open-air food market reels you in with the scent of garlic-fried frogs' legs and Savoyard cheeses. Honey, homemade gingerbread and mind-boggling quantities of saucisson sec (dried …