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Le Namasté

Its name means ‘Welcome’ in Hindi and it's always packed. Jean-Louis – a metal sculptor who creates fantastical beasts from old tools – and his wife Annick are the creative energy behind this cosy mountain cabin at …
Mountain in Verbier

Mont Fort Sunrise

Nothing stirs the soul quite like seeing the sun rise from the top of Mont Fort, at a panoramic 3329m. The Médran cable car offers departures on Thursdays in July at 4.45am and in August at 5am. The trip cost covers…
Swiss in Verbier

Chez Dany

On a sunny plateau at 1720m, high above Verbier village between Les Ruinettes and Médran, this buzzy chalet is a celebrity favourite for juicy steaks on the slopes. The terrace affords sweeping views to the Massif d…
Club in Verbier

Farm Club

A legend in its own right, this swanky club beneath the Nevaï hotel has rocked since 1971. Look gorgeous to slip past the velvet rope and mingle with socialites out spending daddy’s (or sugar daddy’s) pension on Moë…
Pub in Verbier

Pub Mont Fort

In winter, this après-ski heavyweight near the Médran cable car station apparently sells the most beer in Switzerland. Its shots and shakers are equally popular. Enough said.
Cafe in Verbier

Milk Bar

Old but gold, this mythical hut – around since 1936 – is justifiably famous for its grands crus de cacao (hot chocolate), thick fruity milkshakes, homemade tarts and crêpes dripping in homemade caramel. The atmosphe…
Brasserie in Verbier

Le Bec

This Verbier hipster, with big bold windows and stylish outside seating on Place Blanche, is the place to be seen. Its modern kitchen cooks up quinoa-style salads, bacon burgers with handcut fries and other contempo…
Bar in Verbier

Off Piste

With its comfy sofa seating, cocktails, music and light bites – not to mention the summertime sandy beach with potted palm and olive trees – this outdoor bar run by the W Verbier hotel is seriously hot stuff. Watch …
Pizza in Verbier

Fer à Cheval

Thank goodness for the Horseshoe, an affordable, down-to-earth pizzeria with sunny terrace, electric atmosphere and fabulous food any hour. Find it footsteps from Place Centrale, towards the Médran cable-car station…
Music in Verbier

Verbier Festival

Summer’s high-profile classical-music festival lasts for two weeks from July to early August. There are plenty of free events during the fringe Festival Off, alongside the official fest.