Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Val d'Isere

La Grande Ourse
As one of the most renowned restaurants in Val d'Isère, La Grande Ourse offers gourmet grub beside a roaring open fire.
Le Grain de Sel
It's all about the five-course evening menu at Le Grain de Sel, the in-house restaurant at the five-star Le Savoie Hotel.
The Pedrix Blanche
They say that variety is the spice of life, and that's certainly the case at The Pedrix Blanche with everything from fish to meat on its mouthwatering menu.
Lo Soli
Lo Soli offers a gorgeous menu of homecooked food, views overlooking the Tignes Valley and one of the best hot chocolates on the mountain.
Jean Sports
Shop 'til you drop at Jean Sports, which offers everything the serious skier needs for a season on the slopes.
Hotel Christiania
A mere snowball's throw from the nursery slopes, the family-owned Hotel Christiania is comfortable and elegant.
Le Blizzard
Chalet chic meets retro kitsch at Le Blizzard, with amenities that include an outdoor hot tub for relaxing in after a long day on the slopes.
Le Moris Pub
Le Moris Pub is one Val d'Isere's original - and most atmospheric - pubs. Party with the best of 'em.
Hotel Le Tsanteleina
Hotel Le Tsanteleina is a centrally located grande-dame with cosy but oh-so comfortable rooms. Check in and check it out.
The Fall Line
A small walk away from the action is awarded here with nightly drinks promotions and a foosball table – what more could you want?
The XV Bar
The XV Bar is a rugby-themed bar that offers beer, matches on-screen and plenty of attitude.
Victors
Expect daily 2-4-1 cocktail promotions and modern Asian fair at this Scandinavian-owned den.
L’Edelweiss
L'Edelweiss is a serious restaurant for serious foodies; be sure to book, even when the resort is quiet.
The Restaurant
Bananas
Comprising two separate bars - one for beer and one for spirits - Bananas caters to a crowd of hardcore drinkers.
La Poudreuse
Those who are as serious about their style as they are their ski head to La Poudreuse for upscale clothing, accessories and equipment.
L’Atelier d’Edmond
Decidely upscale, L'Atelier d'Edmond is a restaurant with a past in the hamlet of Fornet.
The Underground
The Underground is the new kid on Val d'Isere's block; venture into its basement setting for drinks, darts and dance.
Pier, Paul & Jack
Pier, Paul & Jack; three restaurants under one roof, three different ways to dine, all of them excellent.
Etoile des Neiges
Etoile des Neiges is a foodie haven, with a menu that tours the globe and views of the dam at nearby Les Boisses.
Sur La Montagne
With its beautiful sunbathed terrace, diverse food options and a colourful play area for children, this ‘On The Mountain’ outlet is perfect for long lazy lunches
Hotel Le Brussel’s
Le Brussel's is the oldest family-run hotel in Val d'Isère, with the most enviable location to boot.
Snowberry
Voted the best rental shop in Europe, Snowberry certainly has a lot to live up to; and it does, with an excellent array of equipment and accessories.
La Fruitière
Decked out like a traditional Alpine milking parlour, La Fruitière is all about dairy.
Cafe Face
Stripped brick walls, comfy couches and low lighting add charm to the Euro beats and sliding scale of drink prices...

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