The best restaurants in Les Arcs

Belliou la Fumée, Les Arcs - the best restaurants

Belliou la Fumée, Les Arcs – the best restaurants

Each village of Les Arcs has typical options for pizzerias and traditional Savoyard places. The resort’s restaurants are mostly uninspiring, but there are some really good places to look out for. In the mountains, choice and quality has steadily improved over the years and there is now a wide choice.

For more Les Arcs inspiration, check out our guides to the best lodging and après-ski resorts.

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Le Bulle Café

With its huge terrace, often with live music, and its iconic transparent igloo, Le Bulle sits just above the bottom of the Arcabulle chairlift above Arc 2000. Pizzas here are huge, cheap and enough for two, and sandwiches and snacks are also available amazing seafood platters.

Price: £
Contact:
00 33 4 79 09 96 50; facebook.com/bullecafelesarcs

Le Bulle Café - mick allouis

Le Bulle Café – mick allouis

Les Chalets de l’Arc

With its atmospheric, wooded interior with high ceilings and expansive outdoor terrace, Les Chalets de l’Arc, just above Arc 2000, is very popular. Waiters in berets add to the atmosphere, and on the extensive menu you can find their specialty: homemade bread stuffed with delicacies such as ham, cheese, mushrooms and sour cream.

Price: £££
Contact: 00 33 4 79 04 15 40; maisonfalcoz.com/les-chalets-de-l-arc

La Folie Douce

Atop the Villards Gondola above Arc 1800, the après-ski franchise La Folie Douce has taken over the sleek, modern building that used to be the Lodge, and is now home to three different restaurants run by Franck Mischler, a two-Michelin-starred chef. La Petite Cuisine is a mid-range, contemporary self-service restaurant that prides itself on quality food. The menu includes items such as carbonara, roast chicken, soup and quiche. From its terrace you can watch the famous cabaret show Folie on the deck below.

Price: ££
Contact: lafoliedouce.com

La Folie Douce, Les Arcs

La Folie Douce, Les Arcs

Belliou la Fumee

Beautifully restored, built in stone, Belliou la Fumée, near the bottom of the Pré Saint Esprit chairlift below Arc 1950, is delightfully rustic with a large fireplace and large terrace. It serves traditional French cuisine such as oeufs cocotte au foie gras, tartare de boeuf, magret de canard and delicious blueberry or apple tarts.

Price: £££
Contact: bellioulafumee.fr

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L’Ancolie

A great traditional inn below Peisey-Nancroix and accessible off-piste from the La Plagne ski area, L’Ancolie is a family-friendly destination offering excellent traditional French food and reasonably priced lunchtime menus. Wonderful homemade terrines (you can help yourself to your heart’s content) and a delicious raspberry gratin are the specialties.

Price: ££
Contact: 00 33 4 79 07 93 20

Le Madly

In Arc 1800 Le Madly has a small basic interior and terrace. Later it sells pancakes and waffles, and from 11:00 to 15:00 it is a good cheap lunch stop for “plat du jour” or salads, burgers, steak fries, croquettes and sandwiches.

Price: £
Contact:
lemadly.com

Le Madly - Mick Allouis

Le Madly – Mick Allouis

Savoy

Le Savoy in Arc 2000 has a typical French brasserie atmosphere which has separate bars and restaurants and is served until midnight. The extensive menu includes delicious steaks, escalopes of veal and lamb shank, as well as traditional Savoy dishes such as fondue and tartiflette. Good wine list too.

Price: ££
Contact:
00 33 479 07 73 00; maisonfalcoz.com/le-savoy/

Savoy - Mick Allouis

Savoy – Mick Allouis

Plumes et Cassolettes

Chef Plumes et Cassolettes is highly praised for its daily changing menu, which includes such French classics as veal ragout, beef cheek bourguignon and lamb curry. Simply decorated, the food is beautifully presented and there is a good selection of French wines. In Arc 1600 it’s worth a visit if you stay in one of the other villages.

Price: ££
Contact:
00 33 479 22 86 45; facebook.com/plumesetcassolettes

La Table de Lys

Offering refined food in a small and cozy environment, La Table de Lys specialties at Arc 1950 include foie gras with ginger, pineapple and mango chutney; spicy king prawns in shells with squid ink risotto and Parmesan cheese; and beef tenderloin with Sichuan pepper sauce. The chocolate ball with raspberry and blueberry mousse is also delicious. Savoyard dishes and burgers are also available.

Price: £££
Contact:
latabledeslys.fr

La Table de Lys, Les Arcs - mick allouis

La Table de Lys, Les Arcs – mick allouis

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