Baby, it’s cold outside, but there’s no need to scurry for guests at the prestigious Albert 1er Hotel, with one of the classiest bars in Chamonix just downstairs. With lashings of après-ski style, at the Quartz Bar you can indulge in everything from tea to cocktails set against a backdrop of live jazz from Samir Hodzik.
Influenced by the likes of Quincy Jones and Ella Fitzgerald, the talented music maestro plays with his quartet of musician to maintain the bar’s sassy, sophisticated atmosphere. The bar itself has an impressive wine list, including little known regional bottles, vintages and a selection of Champagne that is sure to see any occasion off with a bang.
Try the extremely rare liqueur Chartreuse de Tarragon for a real treat! Along with your aperitif, enjoy appetisers such as charcuterie and cheeses and homemade foie gras tartines. Decadence just found a new home.