Chamonix Bars and Restaurants

chamonixChamonix is arguably the worlds most famous ski resort. Nestled at the bottom of the Chamonix Valley, below the towering peaks of Mont Blanc, Chamonix has become a must visit resort for any mountain enthusiast. The Chamonix Valley is made up of numerous separate villages and resorts, the largest and most central of these being the town of Chamonix. Around an hour’s transfer from Geneva Airport, Chamonix has retained much of its character and charm and has excellent facilities for shopping, eating-out and après-ski.

Unlike many other smaller ski resorts Chamonix has a genuinely impressive array of restaurants to choose from. Many restaurants in Chamonix, such as La Bergerie, will specialise in excellent traditional Savoyard cuisine. However, what makes Chamonix really stand out for its restaurants is the range on offer, here are just a few examples;
Alan Peru – Next to the Aiguille du Midi cable car, serving a fusion of Asian flavours.
Le Munchie – Fast become one of the most popular restaurants in the Chamonix valley. Described as ‘new school food’ with a friendly atmosphere.
Restaurant L’Impossible – An 18th century farmhouse holds this magnificent organic restaurant.
Mat’Cha – A Japanese Tea Room centrally located in Chamonix.
The Cantina – Mexican restaurant with its own nightclub.

Just like with its restaurants, Chamonix’s bars and nightclubs offer something for everyone. Entertainment goes on from late afternoon après ski, into the early morning. Here is a selection to get you started;

MBC – A micro brewery and restaurant, with evening entertainment including live music and DJ’s.

The Clubhouse – A members’ bar famous for its cocktails.

Chambre Neuf – Après ski, live music and DJ’s and an outdoor terrace.

No Escape – A relatively new, chic club in Chamonix that goes on until 4am.

Le Garage – Chamonix’s largest nightclub, very lively and popular with tourists and seasonaires alike.