Evening Restaurant Guide
Meribel is a large resort with many warm, inviting restaurants and bars to welcome you on your chalet nights off. Everywhere offers something slightly different but if you are looking for something traditionally French and Savoyarde you will be within a stone's throw of many excellent traditional restaurants.
If you're staying in one of our catered chalets then rest-assured that our driver service can happily accommodate whisking you back to your Chalet if you choose to eat somewhere in Meribel other than Les Allues.
Meribel Les Allues
Tsaretta Bar & Restaurant
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 61 00
Recently refurbished, the all improved, Tsaretta is a cosy little bar and restaurant, with friendly staff and a good village atmosphere. The bar offers a great menu, including pizzas which are also available to take away, and there is live music during the week. For something special there is an a la carte restaurant upstairs with a lovely setting. It is just a stone’s throw from all our Meribel ski chalets. Tsaretta offers a great place to dine for your chalet night off.
Check out the website and menu, with a choice of a la carte and bar snacks: www.tsaretta.com
En’k Cafe & Bar
+ 33 (0) 4 79 01 13 75
Tucked away just above the old stone bread oven in the village of Les Allues, this is a family run business, and very popular with the locals. It has a little bar for sipping an ‘apero’, a chilled kir or a local beer. It’s appeal is the homecooking, very reasonable prices and simple French cafe style atmosphere. Again very accessible from all our Meribel ski chalets, you may want to dine here on your night off from the chalet, takeaway is also available.
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L’Arbe Restaurant & Bar
+ 33 (0) 4 79 01 12 70
If you want to try local dishes in the heart of Les Allues, L’Arbe is a traditional savoyarde restaurant, with a lovely rustic atmosphere, serving traditional cuisine at very good prices. Once again a family run business specialising in grilled meats, fondu savoyarde, & fish dishes. There is also a little bar if you want to pop in for a drink, open log fire to relax by and they also do great coffees in the morning time.
Hotel La Croix Jean Claude Restaurant & Bar
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 61 05
This historic bar-hotel-restaurant located in the heart of the village of Allues is one of the oldest establishments (since 1878) in the valley - in 1938 it witnessed the opening of the resorts first ski lift, right outside its doors. Today, la Croix Jean-Claude is the heart and soul of this mountain village. Gérard, the host, and his team welcome you in and invite you to taste the refined cuisine sourced from products fresh from the market. The restaurant has a very warm atmosphere, with a choice of a la carte or set menu and a good selection of wines from the Rhone Alps. The bar is traditional and busy with locals. See it's website here: The Hotel Croix Jean Claude
Lodge Du Village/ La Terrasse Du Village
+ 33 (0) 4 79 01 03 55
The heart and soul of Meribel Village, LDV sits at the edge of the Lapin piste. While the upstairs is a big hit with the apres crowd, La Terrasse Du Village is the more upmarket restaurant that sits underneath across a large expanse of terrace. The restaurant offers a modern menu for a reasonable price alongside classic savoyarde dishes such as Fondue and Raclette. See the menu on their website: https://laterrasseduvillage.com/
Le Bo A Mil
+ 33 (0) 4 79 00 75 48
Le Bo A Mil is one of Méribel’s best secret restaurants. Tucked behind Lodge Du Village on the Méribel Village roundabout, this Savoyard restaurant will not disappoint. A wooden clad, stone vaulted restaurant with classic French dishes you can get a good steak at a reasonable price. All this comes with fast, attentive service and a good wine selection.
+ 33 (0) 4 79 00 41 06
Barometer is newly refurbished and has a lovely sunken bar for a sophisticated drink before enjoying your evening meal. Barometer has a great range of fresh pizzas and pasta dishes as well as modern continental meals all set in a warm, welcoming candle-lit atmosphere.
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 53 90
Best known for its pizzas and Italian-style menu, this restaurant also serves a choice of burgers, steaks and salads. A modern interior showcases a 'real' igloo that can seat a large party and is very popular with the children! L'Igloo can get very busy so it is essential to call or book in advance.
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 60 19
Newly refurbished, The Den is one of the favourite local hangouts above O'Sullivans in the centre of Meribel. The new menu offers something slightly different from traditional Savoyard with a great selection of craft beers, ales and all important Smokehouse dishes. If you enjoy BBQ food this really is the place for you, try the mixed sharing platter for pulled pork, ribs and brisket. If you would like to eat in the chalet you can also order a takeaway online to collect and take home with you.
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 51 26
A unique experience in Meribel, the sister restaurant of Tsaretta in Les Allues showcases modern, authentically cooked Indian dining. Their highly trained and experienced chefs have created a unique menu, complemented by a selection of fine wines and beers. Takeaways can also be arranged!
Aux Petits Oignons (Morel Area)
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 64 62
This bistro style restaurant has long been a favourite of many Meribel returners. There is log fire in the centre of the room which is always crackling away and very friendly management will always welcome you in with a smile. The food is excellent with a good choice of fish and meat main courses plus a different chef's special every evening. Petit Oignons feature many French specialities such as snails, foie gras, and also serve a hearty 'worker's lunch' so they really do do traditional fare! Aux Petits Oignons is also extremely good value and is always very popular - booking is a must!
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 55 48
This is the no. 1 stop in Meribel for Cheese Fondue or Raclette. A brilliant rustic cellar restaurant situated under a superb cheese shop this restaurant can get very very busy so make sure you book early. Don't be put off by the smell, it is very cheesy here!
+ 33 (0) 4 79 00 32 45
One of the most popular spots in town – the bar is very busy and right in the heart of Meribel Centre opposite the Tourist Centre. La Taverne's terrace is a real sun trap however their gem is the bistro hidden downstairs and away from the main pub. Serving good quality, modern, hearty food this restaurant is good value and a great place for those older teenagers who enjoy the pub atmosphere. Use their website to book online.
Chez Kiki (More Area)
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 66 68
Meribel's oldest steakhouse, Chez Kiki serves a mean selection of steaks with a great wine menu to match. A fantastic rustic setting, Chez Kiki is a wonderful place to relax and eat some very good French food. This is not the cheapest option, but is also good value for what you get and can be a lovely night out.
+ 33 (0) 4 79 00 31 70
Meribel's original Italian, La Flambee does a wide range of Italian dishes in a classic Italian setting, right down to the candles in wine bottles. All meals are prepares to order so it can get quite busy. They also have a good range of seafood dishes.
Le Close Up
+ 33 (0) 4 79 00 74 69
Tucked away in the Galerie des Cimes, Le Close Up is one of Meribel's hidden gems. Serving very high quality food in a cosy and inviting setting Le Close Up offers traditional Savoyard dishes and classic French dishes. They also have a magician on hand which is always great fun and gives you something exciting to watch at the dinner table.
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 53 90
La Galette is right in the centre of Meribel and is a cosy Savoyard restaurant. A great, budget friendly restaurant where you can try all of the typical Savoyard classics like Fondue and Raclette this restaurant can get very packed so booking is a must!
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 61 97
Le Refuge is an established restaurant in Meribel centre serving pizzas to order and a variety of Savoyarde specialities. Good with children and reasonably priced this is a good option for a range of dishes.
+ 33 (0) 4 79 41 69 35
Unlike our cousins in Courchevel who have a multitude (13!) of Michelin-starred restaurants, l'Ekrin is Meribel's newly opened Michelin-starred restaurant. The Head Chef Laurent Azoulay creates sophisticated and tantalising dishes for a more discerning guest. This is by no means a cheap option for dinner but somewhere to go if you are looking for something really special.
+ 33 (0) 4 79 08 89 23
La Kouisena is a typical beautiful Savoyard restaurant with several wonderful log fires dotted throughout. Food is traditionally Savoyard cuisine, specialising in cheese dishes and grills. It has a rustic charm and traditional feel.
While the restaurants in Meribel are all generally very good at catering for dietary requirements it is always best to discuss any dietary needs you may have with the restaurants directly in advance.