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Chapter Nine Eating and Drinking in Meribel

Lunch on the Mountain

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You burn a lot of energy skiing, and it's important to refuel. So embrace the time-honoured art of maximising your calories per Euro. You will never feel more justified in eating a burger that's bigger than your face.

Le P​lain des MainsLes Allues

Located at the foot of Mont Vallon, Le P​lain des Mains restaurant has an incredible terrace, a large area of deckchairs in the snow and also a fast food bar downstairs. Serving French and European cuisine

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Le Rond PointLes Allues

Known fondly as "The Ronnie", Le Rond Point is probably one of Meribel most famous après bars. Situated right in the sun in the afternoon on Saulire side of the mountain. Le Rond Point is also a great option as a Mountain Restaurant.

FR +33 47900 3751
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www.alpine-bars.com

Le Clos BernardRoute de l'Altiport

Le Clos Bernard is open every day for lunch and from Tuesday to Saturday for dinner. Whatever time of the year the terrace, on the edge of the forest, has a magical ambience to it. They specialise in wood-fire grilled meats and Savoie favourites.

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www.restaurantleclosbernard.com

Le Bouche a L'OreilleLes Menuires

Technically Le Bouche a L'Oreille is based in Les Menuires but is at the top of the mountain that borders with the Meribel Valley. The interior is sharp and modern with a friendly atmosphere. A wide range of continental cuisine.

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La Folie DouceSaulire Lift

Perhaps better know for a party atmosphere than a sit-down meal, La Folie Douce nonetheless serves great food in an incredible setting. Save the dancing 'til after dessert!

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www.lafoliedouce.com

La Terrasse du VillageMeribel Village

New to Meribel Village, La Terrasse du Village is proving to be a hugely popular spot during the peak season. They are also open from 11am during the summer and inter season. Free bus to Meribel and Les Allues every 20 mins.

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www.laterrasseduvillage.com

Le MonchuRoute du Belvédère

New! Formerly Le Coeur de Cristal, discover the restaurant Le Monchu on the ski slopes of Méribel. During the day, rest and enjoy our south-facing terrace. In the evening, book your evening in a mountain chalet for an unforgettable experience.​

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www.lemonchu-meribel.com

Le BlanchotRoute de l'Altiport

Le Blanchot is found just off the slopes on route to Altiport. On the menu you can expect to a find modern cooking style mixed with some Savoyard favourites. During the peak season it is advisable to book before arriving.

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www.leblanchot.com

Aprés Ski

Aprés Ski

Loosen your ski boots and pull up a deck chair. Meribel is well known for its aprés ski scene, and its top-quality live music has become real draw in recent years. Solo acts, DJs and full live bands. Listen out for the live music guide on R'Meribel radio station for the latest band listings.

JacksLa Chaudanne

The best-known bar in Meribel is also quite possibly just the best. Expect great live bands pretty much every night of your stay. Happy hour 16:00-17:00. Live music from 17:00. Extended aprés on Wednesday. Good food and cocktails.

+33 4 79 00 30 94
AM - 02:00
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www.jacksbarmeribel.com

MeribarLa Chaudanne

Meribar can go from very relaxed to super crazy depending on the time of the year and the time of day. The apres ski during peak season sees Meribar host all the resort's top live bands and draws a high-energy crowd.

+33 4 79 00 53 67
08:00-23:00
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Le Rond Point Les Allues

Known fondly as "The Ronnie", Le Rond Point is probably one of Meribel most famous après bars. Situated right in the sun in the afternoon on Saulire side of the mountain. Le Rond Point is also a great option as a Mountain Restaurant.

FR +33 47900 3751
09:00-late
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www.alpine-bars.com

EvolutionLa Chaudanne

Evolution is the quiet choice for a drink in the sun and to watch the world go by. Great location across the way from the four Meribel shuttle buses to Altiport, Belvedere, Mottaret and Les Allues. One more before heading back to the chalet?

33(0)47900 4426
08:30-01:30
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www.evolutionmeribel.com

Lodge Du VillageMeribel Village

There's more to the Lodge than just the top live music. If you're in Meribel Village and are looking for premium draught beers and top of the range spirits or just a place to chill out and enjoy some great food.

+33(0)47901 0355
12:00-02:00
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www.lodgeduvillage.com

La Folie DouceSaulire Lift

Not so much apres, La Folie Douce is open until 5pm with live DJ’s, dancing girls (and boys) and liberal champagne spraying!! Also makes a great Mountain restaurant option. It is situated just below the Saulire express mid-station.

+3347900 5831
09:00-17:00
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www.lafoliedouce.com

La TaverneMeribel Centre

Food is served at La Taverne all day and night. Pop in for a pre-ski breakfast, a lunch or an Apres-Ski snack. Enjoy live music and major sporting events on the big screen.

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07:30-01:00
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www.alpine-bars.com

BarometerMeribel Centre

Barometer serves a great range of wines, coffee and beer in a relaxed atmosphere. Showing live sports on big screens and a whole separate section for their pool tables.

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14:00-02:00
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www.meribelbarometer.com

Dinner in Meribel

Dinner in Meribel

If you're staying in a hotel or self-catered chalet, then dining out is likely to be a feature of your stay. In fact, that's true for everyone else, too, usually. If you're staying in a catered chalet, then your evening meals are provided except on Wednesday which is staff night off. Your chalet company might be able to help you book a restaurant that suits your location. But here's a list to get you started.

​​L'IglooMeribel Centre

Great for favourites like pizzas, salads, steak in a modern setting. Approx €25.00 a head.

+33 (0)4 79 08 07 84
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La GalletteMeribel Centre

great for cheesy goodness, raclette and fondue in a traditional setting. Run by the same people as L'Igloo. Approx €25.00 a head.

+33 479 08 53 90
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La FromagerieMeribel Centre

Great for, well can you guess?! Great fondue, raclette and delicious charcuterie in a traditional setting. Approx €30.00 a head.

+33 47908 5548
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​​Le SavoyMeribel Centre

Great for high-end bistro-style​ French​ food in a modern chalet style setting. Allow time for delicious cocktails in the bar downstairs before you dine. Approx €50.00 a head.

+33​47955 5550
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Chez KikiMorel

Great for grilled meats cooked on an open fire in the middle of the upstairs restaurant. Chez Kiki is a Meribel institution and although Monseir Kiki finally retired in 2015, his legacy lives on. Approx €40.00 a head.

+33 ​47955 5550
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T​saretta SpiceMeribel 1600

Great for something completely different! A contemporary Indian restaurant. Located up at Meribel 1600 opened to great reviews in 2017. We LOVE it! Approx €45.00 a head.

+33​ ​4 79 08 61 00
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Le CepeRond Point

Great for mushroom lovers! A mushroomy themed menu served at this lovely restaurant up at Meribel plateau, just below Rond Point​. They gather a lot of the mushrooms themselves and preserve them to serve on the winter menu​. Approx €55.00 a head.

+33​ 47922 4608
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Aux Petit OnionsMeribel 1600

Great for atmosphere! A real locals place serving French bistro style food. If you end up there for lunch... try the croque monsieur, it may be an old classic but it truly is awesome!

+33 4 79 08 64 62
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