Courchevel 1850 Luxury Ski Chalets
The number one destination in Les 3 Vallées, Courchevel 1850 is world class on and off the ski slopes.
World renowned, glitzy, glamorous and expensive but with some of the most beautiful skiing in the world, Courchevel 1850 is sure to take your breath away. Fashion boutiques, luxurious chalets and Michelin-starred restaurants abound in this winter playground. The haunt of the wealthy and glitterati, this is the place to be seen.
The retail therapy that is in abundance in Courchevel 1850 is unashamedly luxurious in nature. Nestled in amongst the most stunning Courchevel luxury ski chalets and eateries you’ll find an endless array of high-end boutiques, including Fendi, Dior, Gucci, Chanel, Cartier.
If you can tear yourself away from the shopping, the skiing is simply outstanding. The perfectly groomed green and blue pistes that spread out from the centre of the resort will build confidence in beginners. Further afield, the full extent and variety of the terrain will delight all, from long sweeping runs such as Cruex and Park City to the couloirs of the Saulire.
The skiing in the Courchevel valley goes from 2,739m down to 1,300m and with endless pistes and lots of off piste and tree runs there is plenty to explore. Head over from the Saulire and you can access the rest of the 3 Valleys ski area including Méribel, Val Thorens and St Martin de Belleville. With 600km of pistes and 2 glaciers, you never have to ski the same run twice and can choose a different area to ski each day.
For those lovers of fine dining restaurants, Courchevel is well blessed with numerous Michelin stars. Le 1947, holder of 3 stars, provides an unforgettable gastronomic experience with the restaurant welcoming only a limited number of guests per night; whilst the 2 starred Le Chabichou provides a more classic restaurant experience with refined and classic dishes.
Courchevel 1850 is home to the worlds most luxurious and opulent ski chalets, with many tucked away just off the pistes, offering a ski in ski out location. Add in beautiful spa facilities with swimming pools, hot tubs and steam rooms to mention but a few facilities and you can find a property that will match all your dreams.
Courchevel chalets provide extremely high levels of client service and discretion as well as outstanding fine dining cuisine that you come to expect from this world famous resort. Similar to Megève, the original jet-set French ski resort destination, Courchevel has its own altiport so that you can transfer directly to resort by helicopter or light aircraft.
- Resort Altitude: 1850m
- Ski Elevation: 1260m - 3230m
- Ski Domain: Les 3 Vallées
- Pistes: 600km
- 13% Green runs
- 39% Blue runs
- 38% Red runs
- 10% Black runs
- Chambery (CMF): 1h 45m / 110km
- Grenoble (GNB): 1h 50m / 130km
- Geneva (GVA): 2h 30m / 190km
- Lyon (LYS): 2h 30m / 190km
RESTAURANTS & NIGHTLIFE IN COURCHEVEL 1850
The Luxury Chalet Book guide to the best on-mountain and in-resort restaurants, bars and nightlife in Courchevel 1850.
Le Chalet de Pierres is in the Jardin Alpin area on the Verdons ski slope. This restaurant is the perfect place to meet your non-skiing friends and can be accessed by foot or by ski. You can enjoy traditional fine dining on their sunny terrace or upstairs by a roaring fire. Their menu is varied allowing you to choose from traditional French cuisine, Savoyard dishes, and Italian classics. You can finish off your meal with something sweet from their famously large dessert buffet. This restaurant also has an amazing children’s play area with a variety of activities such as games, snowball catapult and free popcorn and candy floss, leaving parents to enjoy a long and peaceful lunch. It is a popular restaurant so booking is advisable.
La Cave des Creux can be found at 2,112 meters on “La Caves des Creux” slope. This restaurant is run by two young local former ski instructors who have created a menu of regional specialities and Asian fusion dishes. Their south facing terrace has an outdoor fire where you can enjoy the panoramic views across the Courchevel valley and to Mont Blanc, all whilst you indulge in a special treat from the large dessert buffet.
Restaurant Le Pilatus is situated next to Courchevel airport with direct access to the Pralong ski slope. This restaurant is easily accessible for non-skiers and by car too, so a great meeting point for the whole group. Inside the restaurant you will find a warm and welcoming atmosphere while you tuck into their Savoyard dishes. You can also enjoy watching light aircraft take off or land while out on the vast sun terrace. This is a very popular restaurant so booking is advisable.
Les Verdons is found at the top of the Les Verdons bubble and the bottom of the Saulire bubble. Non-skiing friends can come up on the bubble to meet you here for lunch and enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains and ski slopes. Les Verdons has a huge sun terrace and for colder days has a large indoor restaurant. The menu is varied, offering international cuisine as well as traditional Savoyard dishes. It is very popular during peak periods, so booking is essential.
La Soucoupe is located at the top of La Loze with the most impressive vista of Courchevel. This rustic restaurant serves a wonderful selection of grilled meats from an open fire along with a great wine menu. You are given a friendly and warm welcome here and can enjoy your meal on their sunny terrace or in their cosy interior. It is very popular, so booking is advisable.
This is the oldest altitude restaurant in Courchevel 1850 and is located next to the Altiport. The restaurant boasts a large sunny terrace where you can watch the planes land and take off from the airport. Easy to get to by both foot and skis, Cap Horn specialises in seafood and sushi dishes, matching up with the mariner décor. They also serve a good selection of grilled meats, pastas, salads, and burgers. Cap Horn is famous for its big Christmas and New Year parties and regularly has DJs outside creating a more party atmosphere. It is essential to book here.
L’Équipe is a very lively and fun bar located near the centre of Courchevel 1850. The friendly staff welcome you into the bar with its rustic features and cracking fire creating a great atmosphere. You can enjoy tapas and burgers while watching live sporting events. There are live DJs every night so you can dance away your cares into the small hours.
Le Tremplin is in La Croisette next to the tourist office in Courchevel. This restaurant has a very large terrace and indoor seating area offering great views of the ski slopes. You can enjoy a varied menu including seafood and sushi, as well as Savoyard dishes and steaks. A lively après ski party begins at 4pm until 8pm everyday with live bands or DJs. A great fun atmosphere to round off your day on the slopes.
A Chic and industrial décor styled restaurant found in the heart of Courchevel 1850. During the day you can enjoy lunch on their sunny terrace, including classic mountain fayre and Savoyard dishes. As night time comes you can book a table and enjoy traditional French cuisine in the high energy atmosphere inside. After dinner is finished the restaurant transforms into a nightclub with a live DJ and dancers. Enjoy the party atmosphere and dancing on your chairs until the small hours. Booking is essential.
This is a glamorous nightclub found in the heart of Courchevel 1850. This nightclub has many different theme nights and parties as well as famous DJs. Keep an eye on their social media pages for more information. You can also book tables by email or phone.
La Fromagerie restaurant can be found as you arrive into Courchevel 1850 beside the Club Hotel Maeva. This traditionally decorated chalet style restaurant is very cosy with its roaring fire and intimate atmosphere. The very attentive and welcoming staff will be delighted to serve you delicious Savoyard specialities such as Fondue, Raclette, and their popular meat fondues. This is a small restaurant that is extremely popular, so booking is essential.
Les Trois Bô can be found in the heart of Courchevel 1850. The staff welcome you into this elegant restaurant where you can enjoy your meal surrounded by 2000 bottles of French wine. Their menu offers refined traditional cuisine where your meats and lobster are grilled over charcoal. They have a very large selection of wines, and a sommelier can advise on the best to match with your meal.
The burger factory is in the centre of Courchevel 1850. Cecile and Jean-Luc offer a unique and friendly place where you can eat delicious homemade burgers using fresh and local produce. New to the resort last season, it proved a big hit with both ski instructors and holiday makers.
In the heart of Courchevel 1850 you will find the family run and traditional chalet restaurant, Le Genépi. They welcome you into their cosy chalet to enjoy a drink by the fire before being seated at your table. Chef Thierry Mugnier was born in Courchevel and will delight in serving you traditional gourmet French cuisine and elevated Savoyard dishes. This chic and intimate setting is the perfect place to enjoy a meal with your family or loved one. Booking again is advisable.
San Marco is found in the Saint Joseph hotel and here in a warm atmosphere you can enjoy Italian fine dining cuisine. Chef Cecilia invites you to indulge in her traditional Italian dishes that she has elevated to fine dining experience. The staff are very friendly and attentive, creating a warm and relaxed atmosphere. Booking is advisable.
Found the centre of Courchevel 1850 is the gourmet restaurant La Saulire. Chef Benoît Redondo pays homage to the black truffle, which is featured throughout many dishes, including a traditional fondue. His food is exquisitely presently and will be served to you by very friendly and welcoming staff. Booking is highly recommended.
BFire can be found in the Barrière Hotel where your food is cooked over open fires. The attentive staff welcome you into the chic mountain style interior, ideal for couples and families alike. This restaurant concept by 3 Michelin starred chef Mauro Colagreco delivers Italian-Argentinian cuisine served with exquisite presentation. Booking is strongly advised.
In the heart of Courchevel you will find the 1 starred Michelin restaurant Baumanière 1850, in Le Strato hotel. Chef Thomas Prod’homme’s food takes inspiration from the Mediterranean with a mountain touch. You can enjoy a more relaxed lunch menu too all with a mountain view on their sunny terrace. Booking is essential.
Le Chabichou by Stéphane Buron is a 2 starred Michelin restaurant found in the centre of Courchevel at Le Chabichou hotel. Chef Stéphane Buron uses fresh local ingredients to serve you a 4 to 9 course set menu that highlights ingredients from the region. The restaurant has a warm and welcoming atmosphere where you can enjoy the view of the snowy peaks of Courchevel during your gastronomic experience. Booking is essential.
📍 Le Kintessence**
This 2 starred Michelin restaurant is in Le K2 Palace hotel in 1850. This intimate restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere, and you will be given a very warm welcome by the front of house team. Chef Jean-Rémi Caillon creates dishes that pay homage to the Alps region using fresh seasonal produce to exacting standards. You are then treated to the finest desserts from pastry chef Sébastien Vauxion. This will be a meal you will not forget. Booking is essential.
Le Sarkara is a world’s first 2 Michelin starred dessert restaurant. It can be found in Le K2 Palace hotel. This magical, cosy setting invites you to enjoy this unusual, avant-garde experience by pastry chef Sébastien Vauxion. Open during lunch times only, this extraordinary meal begins with a light starter, a hot main and then you experience desserts that break all the rules providing you with a world of sensations and flavours. Booking is essential.
Le Montgomerie is named after the climber who named the mountain K2. This 2 starred Michelin restaurant is in Le K2 Palace hotel and offers a cosy and intimate setting for that special evening. Dutch chef Pieter Riedijk creates dishes that are inspired from the Rhône-Alpes region, using fresh regional produce where the flavours create gourmet memories. Your meal is rounded off with dessert from the famous 2 Michelin starred pastry chef Sébastien Vauxion. Booking is essential.
Courchevel’s only 3 starred Michelin restaurant can be found in the Jardin Alpin area of 1850. Le 1947 à Cheval Blanc is headed by prestigious chef Yannick Alléno. Chef Yannick will take you on a creative journey using finesse and playful innovation on his savoir dishes. He invites you to dine in a very intimate setting with only 5 tables, making this a truly unforgettable experience. Booking is absolutely essential.
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