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Val Thorens restaurants

There is a wide choice of good restaurants in Val Thorens. You can find the local Savoyarde specialities - fondue, raclette and pierrade - but there are many other options too. They include French cuisine, Thai curry, steak, and pizza. Johns have a Scandinavian and an American restaurant. The quality of Val Thorens restaurants is excellent.


Val Thorens restaurants: location map

Val Thorens restaurants, resort map showing the location of restaurants in Val Thorens  Find the restaurants on our Val Thorens restaurants map.

Val Thorens mountain restaurants

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Val Thorens restaurants: rue de Gébroulaz/ Galerie Péclet

There are a number of restaurants in this area of Val Thorens. The restaurants are listed starting at the top of the hill, and working down through the Péclet shopping centre, towards the place de Caron.

John's Scandinavian

John's Scandinavian restaurant, rue de Gébroulaz, Val Thorens

John's Scandinavian is a friendly place, owned and staffed by Swedes and Danes. There's a cosy atmosphere, and the food is excellent. They have a varied menu, but specialize in fish and seafood. There is also steak. Expect to pay around €30 for a main course. It's not only a restaurant, there's a small and convivial bar too.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 01 43

Les Clarines

Next door to John's, Les Clarines is a French restaurant that offers a reasonably priced set menu, as well as dishes a la carte, including the Savoyarde specialities (fondue, raclette, tartiflette). A friendly welcome and good service.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 03 53

Steak Club

Val Thorens restaurants, rue de Gébroulaz, the Steak Club

As you might guess, beef steak features prominently on the menu at the Steak Club (€30-40). It's nicely decorated inside, with modern touches in a traditional wooden Alpine setting. 

Tel: 00 33 479 01 31 19

Le Panda

Le Panda, Val Thorens, restaurant and bar

Le Panda is mainly a lively bar, but it does also serve food. It's been here a long time - it was Val Thorens' first restaurant, le Gloulou, and more recently it was called El Gringos, then Le Pandora until 2013. It is under new management for winter 2013-14, so it'll be exciting to see how it turns out.

Tel: 00 33 669 04 59 35

Les Saints-Peres

Val Thorens restaurants, Galerie Péclet, les Saints Peres

In the Galerie Péclet, Les Saint-Peres is a nice, unpretentious, French-run restaurant, which is popular with locals and season workers, and serves reliably good food. They do French cuisine, pizzas, and Savoyarde specialities. It has a sunny terrace outside.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 02 92

Kinabalu

Also in the Galerie Péclet, they offer Thai curry, and Malaysian and Indonesian specialities, as well as fondue.

Tel: 00 33 479 06 48 83

Cafe Peclet

Val Thorens restaurants, Cafe Peclet

New in 2012, the Cafe Peclet is a restaurant which is open lunchtime and evenings, with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Read more about the Cafe Peclet...

Le Portillo

Just down from place Péclet, Le Portillo has 3 restaurants - La Pause (informal, and also a bar), La Grange de Pierrette (a semi-gastronomic (!) restaurant), and Le Dérochu (Savoyarde and Breton specialities).

Tel: 00 33 479 00 00 88

John's American

Val Thorens restaurants - John's American

The sister (or brother) restaurant to John's Scandinavian, John's American is located next to estate agents Immo 3 Vallées, and is a Danish owned Tex-Mex. They serve home-made burgers, spare ribs, steaks, fajitas, nachos, and more. Also open for lunch.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 05 15

Val Thorens restaurants: place de Caron, and rue piétonne de Caron

La Fondue

A cosy Savoyarde specialities restaurant, La Fondue belongs to the Hotel Val Thorens, and is therefore well-run and professional. Opposite the church.

Face West Café

Cafe Face West terrace, Val Thorens restuarant

Arguably the best restaurant in Val Thorens, the Face West Café is in an excellent location, in the centre of resort; the décor is stylish and recently updated; and the food is consistently excellent. Read more about the Face West Café...

La Maison Blanche (formerly le Galoubet)

La Maison Blanche, Val Thorens

The other big restaurant in the place de Caron, la Maison Blanche (formerly le Galoubet), has a large terrace too. It was renovated outside and in over summer 2013, and now looks very smart. The menu has fondue from €23.50 per person, entrecote at €27, as well as different types of pasta and pizza. Read our article about la Maison Blanche following the renovation...

Tel: 00 33 479 00 00 48

Délice café

Val Thorens restaurants, place Caron, Café Délice

Small but welcoming, the Délice café specializes in pancakes - savoury galettes and sweet crepes. They serve some of the best hot chocolate in Val Thorens.

Tel: 00 33 479 01 15 68

Le Tivoli

Opened in 2011/12, in the former premises of the Chantaco bar, it is a reasonably-priced pizza restaurant. 

Tel: 00 33 479 23 42 06

La Chaumiere

Val Thorens restaurants, Caron sector, La Chaumiere

Open lunchtime and evening, and run by ski instructor Eric and his wife Marie, La Chaumiere has some good value specials. The plat du jour is €12.50, and menu skieur (main course and dessert of the day) €17. Savoyarde specialities and beef feature on the menu.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 01 13

Le Blanchot

Le Blanchot wine bar & restarant, Val Thorens

A Val Thorens favourite, the Blanchot serves French and Savoyarde cuisine.

It has an intimate atmosphere, part wine bar, part restaurant. The Blanchot is distinctive, and provides reliably good food, wine, and service.

The Blanchot should be high on your list of restaurants to visit during a stay in Val Thorens.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 05 91

Au Village

Val Thorens restaurants, Caron sector, Au Village

Right down at the end of the rue piétonne de Caron, au Village specializes in French country cooking. 

It's a little bit out of the way. Prices are modest.

Tel: 00 33 479 08 63 95

Val Thorens restaurants: Galerie Caron

La Paillote

Val Thorens restaurants, Caron centre, La Paillote

On two levels, the Paillote has a nice ambience, and reasonable prices. A varied menu includes pizzas (€11-13).

Tel: 00 33 479 00 01 02

La Piscine 

As it opens onto the shopping centre, it lacks a little atmosphere, but over the years it has served reliably good pizzas. It also has a crepe/waffle concession at the front, and free wifi.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 09 63

Pizzburger

Pizzburger, Val Thorens restaurant

Also open to the shopping centre, and with an unromantic name, Pizzburger attracts clients with cheap prices, free wifi, and big screen TVs that show music videos and sporting events.

Tel: 00 33 479 01 04 21

Val Thorens restaurants: Arolles sector (entrance to the resort)

Oxalys

Val Thorens restaurants, Arolles sector, Oxalys restaurant, chef Jean Sulpice

The Oxalys restaurant attracts diners from throughout the Three Valleys at lunchtime, and offers a refined dining experience in the evening. Read more about the Oxalys restaurant...

Val Thorens restaurants: rue du Soleil

There are a number of restaurants in the lower part of resort, which are convenient for the residences there (Temples du Soleil, Montana, Cheval Blanc, Silveralp, Chamois d' Or).

Le Chamois d' Or

Val Thorens restaurants, rue du Soleil, Chamois d' Or

A bar, brasserie, and pizzeria, the Chamois d' Or is by the piste and the rue du Soleil. It has a sunny terrace, and a large rustic-style restaurant inside. It serves Savoyarde specialities, steak, duck, and more.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 08 79

Le Rendez-Vous

Le Rendez-Vous has a large terrace for lunch, and a smart and modern restaurant for dinner. Risotto, pasta, steak, Savoyarde specialities, burgers, and pizzas are all available. 

Tel: 00 33 479 00 10 40

La Petite Ferme

Val Thorens restaurants, La Petite Ferme, rue du Soleil

Part of a big group (Restoleil), La Petite Ferme is a nice enough pizza restaurant.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 05 12

La Joyeuse Fondue

Val Thorens restaurants, rue du Soleil, La Joyeuse Fondue

Next door to La Petite Ferme, and part of the same group, La Joyeuse Fondue specializes in fondue, pierrade, and raclette.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 03 88

Les Flocons

Val Thorens restaurants, rue du Soleil, Les Flocons

Les Flocons is relatively new. Savoyarde specialities and more, and a range of organic wines. 

Tel: 00 33 479 06 40 13

Le Vieux Chalet

Le Vieux Chalet restaurant, rue du Soleil, Val Thorens

Le Vieux Chalet has a touch of class in its décor and food. It's owned and run by Belleville valley locals (Hudry is the most common surname here).

Tel: 00 33 479 00 07 93

Montana

Le Montana is the restaurant in the excellent Résidence Montana. Next door is the gourmet restaurant, L' Epicurien.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 21 30

Le Chaudron Magique

The restaurant in the Residence Cheval Blanc, Le Chaudron Magique has a relaxed atmosphere, and good, unpretentious food.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 03 74

La Grange

La Grange is a big restaurant in the Residence Temples du Soleil, that serves people on half board there (but is also open to anyone else). It is often very busy.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 05 19

Val Thorens restaurants: the Balcons area

L' Auberge des Balcons

L' Auberge des Balcons, restaurant in Val Thorens

The Auberge has a small bar and pool table by the entrance. The large restaurant serves Savoyarde and Italian food. It caters for clients in the Balcons apartments on half board, and for anyone else. It's often busy, the food is reliably good, and the service friendly and efficient.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 91 91

La Cabane

La Cabane restaurant, quartier des Balcons, Val Thorens

Also in the Balcons de Val Thorens complex, La Cabane is more expensive, and seeks to create high class, innovative meals.

Tel: 00 33 479 00 83 84

La Ferme de Rosalie

Part of the Chalets du Soleil résidence, it offers Savoyarde specialities.

Tel: 00 33 479 08 07 29

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We hope you enjoy great food and service in the Val Thorens restaurants of your choice, and wish you bon appétit.

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