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The Best Bars and Restaurants in Morzine

Discover the best bars and restaurants in Morzine, on and off the mountain.

Resort Guides
Published at: 14 Mar 2022
Last updated at: 6 Feb 2023

When it comes to booking a Morzine ski holiday, you won’t be disappointed with the choice of dining options on offer. Whether you are enjoying a stay in a catered chalet in Morzine or a self-catered apartment, you’ll find a wide variety of restaurants in Morzine from traditional Savoyarde mountain eateries to modern fine dining options. Take a look at our guide to the best restaurants in Morzine for a guaranteed gourmet experience.

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Best Mountain Restaurants in Morzine

Luxury Chalets in Morzine

Cookie Cafe
Located at the top of the Mossettes chairlift at over 2000 metres above sea level, this is one of the highest altitude restaurants in the Portes du Soleil with incredible panoramic views and a superb sun terrace. As well as being an ideal pit stop for coffee, the restaurant is known for its delicious gourmet burgers handcrafted by a local Swiss butcher. Homemade soups, salads, pizzas and fresh milkshakes are also on offer here.

Chez Nannon
The ideal spot for a long lunch over a few bottles of wine, Chez Nannon is without doubt one of the best mountain restaurants in Morzine. Reached by either the Ravarettes or Troncs Express chairlifts in Morzine’s Nyon sector, this classic Haut-Savoyard restaurant serves up incredible Tartiflette served in a bubbling pan to your table. Also on the menu are burgers and steaks whilst the braised knuckle of ham with mustard sauce is also a firm favourite.

Le Vaffieu
Within walking or skiing distance from the top of the Pleney cable car, Le Vaffieu is a popular Morzine restaurant for locals and visitors alike. Serving mouth-watering regional fare on a sunny terrace overlooking Morzine and the rest of the valley, Le Vaffieu is a fantastic place to meet for lunch. During your Morzine ski holiday, enjoy bubbling plates of melted cheese, tender lamb cutlets and impressive dishes of fish and scallops. What’s more, you can ski all the way back to the village from here so it’s perfect for a long lingering lunch

Restaurant Les Mouilles
Located on the piste going down to Morzine from the bottom of the Nabor lift, Les Mouilles is a friendly mountain restaurant with exceptional views and sumptuous cheese-based specialities including tartiflette and fondue. Also on offer at this family-friendly Morzine restaurant are fantastic burgers, children’s dishes and homemade desserts.

Top Mountain Chalets in Morzine

  • Alpine Retreat - a tranquil mountain retreat with a Jacuzzi, cosy TV area and five en-suite bedrooms.
  • Chalet Joux Plane - modern chalet with a 23 metre indoor-outdoor pool, cinema room and playroom,
  • Chalet Tataali - a brand-new chalet located near to cross-country trails with a games room featuring monkey bars on the ceiling.
Alpine Retreat in MorzinePhoto: Alpine Retreat
Chalet Joux Plane in MorzinePhoto: Chalet Joux Plane
Chalet Tataali in MorzinePhoto: Chalet Tataali
Hotel Le Samoyede in Morzine home to restaurant L'AtelierPhoto: Sam Ingles

Fine Dining Restaurants in Morzine

Tucked away at the back of the Hotel Le Samoyede, L’Atelier is without doubt the best restaurant in Morzine town centre. After working in top restaurants in Geneva and Courchevel, chef Alexandre Baud-Pachon returned to his roots in Morzine. Combining local ingredients with exotic influences, enjoy a three or four-course menu which changes every day in line with the season.

Best Restaurants in Morzine Town Centre

La Chaudanne
A popular and long-standing restaurant in Morzine town centre, La Chaudanne has an extensive menu, cosy atmosphere and refined Savoyard dishes. Downstairs you will find a vaulted wine bar with glass front cellars; the perfect spot for an aperitif. Try the Chaudanne burger for a mouth-watering combination of rosti, duck breast, pan-fried foie gras and morel sauce. They also have several fish dishes as well as a children’s menu.

Ferme de la Fruitière

Belonging to one of the most celebrated cheese producers in Morzine, Ferme de la Fruitiere is heaven for cheese lovers. Choose from local cheese specialities such as Berthoud and relax in the wood-panelled interior beside the crackling fireplace. The portions are generous and the desserts are all handmade.

La Chamade
In a modern setting enjoy traditional Savoyard dishes at La Chamade restaurant in Morzine which also has a wine and cheese bar. The menu is based around local products according to the seasons and features everything from fried scallops and roasted cod loin to wood-fire oven cooked pizzas, savoury crepes and fondue.

Popular with families and larger groups, L’Etale covers all bases with its extensive menu. From pizzas to steaks and fish soup to fresh mussels, vegetarian dishes as well as more international plates, everyone is catered for here.

Top Chalets in Morzine Centre

  • ZEMS Lodge - a designer chalet with epic views, a bar area with a pool table and musical instruments, cinema room and swim spa jacuzzi on the huge south-facing terrace.
  • Chalet Bouquetin - a 10-minute walk from most of our recommended restaurants, this family-friendly chalet has an outdoor hot tub & barrel sauna.
  • Apartment Les Abeilles - this chic apartment is within a five-minute walk of a variety of restaurants including L'Atelier, La Rotonde and L'Etale.
Spa at ZEMS Lodge in MorzinePhoto: ZEMS Lodge
Chalet Bouquetin in MorzinePhoto: Chalet Bouquetin
Apartment Les Abeilles in Morzine centrePhoto: Apartment Les Abeilles

Best Bars in Morzine

Le Tremplin
Situated at the bottom of the main Pleny slopes, Le Tremplin is one of the best Morzine apres-ski bars. Kicking off from 4 pm daily, enjoy live music, DJs and drinks until 8 pm.

Bec Jaune
This popular micro-brewery is a great choice for a relaxing evening in Morzine. All of the craft beers are brewed on-site and they also provide a range of organic wines and a cocktail of the day. If you’re feeling a little peckish, choose from the Asian-influenced menu of burgers, skewers and large plates from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Coup de Coeur
A fantastic option for an afternoon vin chaud, Coup de Coeur is located on the main street with a large terrace overlooking the ice rink opposite. There is an extensive selection of wine, some interesting whiskeys and accompanying tapas too.

Tibetan Cafe
Previously known as the Buddah Cafe, this Morzine bar combines Indian and Asian decor and offers live music and live sport from 4 pm to 2 am during the winter season. Peruse the sophisticated cocktail menu whilst listening to some classic rock.

Bar Robinson
Established in 1926, Bar Robinson is one of the oldest bars in Morzine. Located at the bottom of Rue du Bourg, “Robbos” is known for its Mützig lager (usually drunk in half pints due to its strength..!) Popular with seasonnaires and locals, the bar closes at 8 pm so is ideal for a pre-dinner drink or two.

Red wine in MorzinePhoto: Boutique Chalet Company

Best Nightlife in Morzine

The Cavern
One of the liveliest bars in Morzine, The Cavern is open every day from 4pm to 2am in the winter. The place to go for fun, cheesy music courtesy of Resident DJs Ronnie and Disco Stoo, The Cavern is a popular Morzine apres-ski bar with “Happy Hour” every day from 4pm to 6pm.

Cafe Chaud
If you’re looking for a more alternative music scene in Morzine, Cafe Chaud plays upbeat house and funk on Wednesdays and drum and bass on Sunday evenings. There’s also the infamous beer pong championship every Tuesday.

Morzine’s most popular nightclub, L’Opera is open from 12am to 5am and is likely to be your last stop of the night. The music is a blend of cheesy pop and French techno which may not be to everyone’s taste but by 5am you might not mind too much..!