Best places to eat in and around St Martin de Belleville

UPDATED for winter 2021/22

A lot has changed after Covid hit nearly 1.5 years ago but we are glad to say that most restaurants have survived and are keen to open their doors in winter 2021/22. Some are under new management and others have used the time to update, renovate and improve their restaurants / bars.

We have therefore updated our list of recommended places to eat, drink and relax in St Martin de Belleville.

What’s new?

  • Lodji – hotel, bar and restaurant by the gondola
    Complete refit, renovation and extension of the previous ‘Alp Hotel’
  • L’Art B – bar and restaurant by the drag lift
    The previous ‘L’Eterlou’ bar has been renovated to a stylish and comfortable bar offering cocktails and a great selection of wines and craft beers.
    In collaboration with the restaurant on the first floor, charcuterie and cheese boards can be ordered for peckish guests!
  • Maya Altitude Restaurant – Alpine restaurant and bar at the top of St Martin Express
    We are waiting for confirmation of what exactly this newly renovated Alpine restaurant will offer this upcoming winter season. There are rumours of it being a fantastic après-ski venue that will offer live music in the afternoons. Fingers crossed!

Best Places to Eat in St Martin de Belleville: Breakfasttop

La Rissole

This bakery is great for grabbing a coffee, delicious fresh croissants or ‘pain-au-chocolat’ in the morning to fuel you for a day on the slopes. Eat-in or take away from their delicious selection of cakes, pastries and breads. Or, in Summer you can grab an ice cream!
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Best Places to Eat in St Martin de Belleville: Lunch on the slopestop

Le Corbeleys – on the slopes

A lovely, traditional mountain restaurant next to the St Martin Express lift, Le Corbeleys offers quick, efficient service and tasty ‘Plats du Jour’. Perfect for a meal before or after hitting up the slopes. 

The chalet setting of the restaurant is packed with family history, with the building used as a mountain pasture for over 100 years before being converted to its modern setting by the great-grandchildren of the original owners. 
Relax on their lovely terrace whilst enjoying a meal from their wide selection of local dishes.
Price Range: €€-€€€
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La Loy – on the slopes

The best place for a last drink at the end of the day, La Loy can be found on the ‘Biolley Run’, halfway between the top of the gondola and the village.
Offering great-value meals including traditional dishes, ribs, steak, sausages, fries… etc. you can also enjoy the views from their south-facing terrace whilst relaxing on a deck chair.
Price Range: €€-€€€
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*NEW* Maya Altitude – on the slopes

The previous Alpine restaurant ‘Cêtes des Tougnettes’ has been completely renovated and renamed the ‘Maya Altitude’.
Michelin-starred chef “Akrame Benallal” and executive chef Christophe Dupuy from Maya Collection have combined their culinary talents to create an exceptional menu offering high-end brasserie-style cuisine, with traditional mountain specialities sublimated by a coal-fired oven for authentic flavours.
Maya Altitude boasts a 360° panoramic view of Mont Blanc and the Alpes from its spectacular terraces, worth the trip on its own.
Price Range:  TBC
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La Ferme de Reberty – in Les Menuires

Located at the top of Les Menuires in Reberty 2000, this is a fail-safe option for delicious food and generous portions! The staff at La Ferme de Reberty are longstanding and professional offering great, friendly service.

Easily accessible, you can ski to the restaurant (blue slope) and enjoy your meal on the gorgeous terrace, or head inside to enjoy the cosy interior and huge central fireplace.
The choice of food and drinks on their impressive menu can make deciding difficult but don’t worry; whatever you choose will be delicious!
Price Range:  €€€
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Le Simple & Meilleur – close to slopes in Saint Martin

Le Simple & Meilleur has established itself as a go-to for delicious tapas and lovely evening meals in a charming décor. Highlights include the top floor bistro’s beautiful sun terrace which offers breathtaking mountain views. NEW this season is the special Spa + Bistro offer (giving you access to the Bouitte spa + 25 minute massage + 3-course lunch at Simple + Meilleur).
You can also buy fresh, home-made bread and pastries from 8am every day.
The venue also offers convenient ski-in ski-out access and pedestrian access from the Grangerais area, near the St Martin de Belleville gondola. 
Price Range: €€€€
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Le Simple + Meilleur is also a great option for dinner!


Best Places in St Martin de Belleville for Apres-skitop

Le Pourquoi Pas – bar in village centre

A favourite place to enjoy a drink in St Martin de Belleville. With a cosy atmosphere, live music three times a week, a fabulous log fire, and a great selection of wines and craft beers this is a great watering hole to head to after a busy day on the slopes.

The bar is under new management and we are waiting to hear whether it will be opening this season.

*NEW* L’Art B – in village centre

L’Art B is the former Eterlou which has recently been taken over by two locals. Showcasing its brand new renovation, the bar is cool and cosy, serving all your favourite drinks and planchas of meats and cheeses. TVs are also a feature here for those important sporting events!
Upstairs is the restaurant and terrace, serving a mix of traditional and local dishes. A warm welcome awaits you in L’Art B, named after ‘Arbé’ which means mountain chalet in patois (the local dialect).
Price Range: €€-€€€
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The ‘L’Art B’ restaurant is also a great option for lunch and dinner!


Best Places to Eat in St Martin de Belleville: Lunch + Dinner in the villagetop

Le Montagnard – village centre

Probably the most cosy Savoyard restaurant in the village, Le Montagnard offers oodles of charm and incredible food. Located in a converted barn and with a unique decor of slate and mountain stone, pictures and family heirlooms, the restaurant reflects life in the village, both past and present.

With numerous awards won for its fantastic service and equally impressive, traditional food, this restaurant is always sure to impress. Be sure to book as spaces are limited.
Price Range: €€€€
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La Voute – in village centre

Standing within old vaulted stables and centrally-located in the heart of St Martin de Belleville since 1985, this restaurant offers something for everyone. Discover a menu boasting a wide variety of dishes from pizzas to traditional meals and local Savoyard specialities. 

La Voute is open year-round and directly accessible from the village drag lift, conveniently situated in the village centre surrounded by shops. Their sun terrace will also offer great views of the Belleville Valley and Saint Martin’s church.
Price Range: €€-€€€
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Le Grenier – village location

Part of the 3 Star ‘Hotel Saint Martin’ but also open to the general public, Le Grenier is one of the hidden gems of Saint Martin de Belleville. Whether you visit for a delicious lunch whilst enjoying the sun on the large terrace or a cosy evening meal, you can enjoy friendly service and a great-value-for-money 3-star menu.  

Le Grenier offers convenient ski-in access direct from the slopes so a perfect stop for lunch. For evening meals, access is via the main hotel entrance.
Price Range: €€€
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*NEW* Lodji – hotel, bar, restaurant by the gondola

A complete refit of the previous Alp Hotel by the same Belgian owners means we are all very excited about the new 4* Lodji! Choose from the Toré bar for a cosy and relaxing drink; the Volle Petrol snack bar for a quick bite to eat in a stylish location; and the Au Toré restaurant for a mouth-watering meal by the roaring fire inside, or on the stunning south-facing terrace… Come and check it out this winter.
Price Range: €€€€
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Best Places to Eat in St Martin de Belleville: Gastrotop

La Bouitte

La Bouitte - One of Saint Martin's most famous restaurants with 3 Michelin stars
A fine dining experience in the 3 Michelin Star restaurant ‘La Bouitte’

A place for special occasions, this 3 Michelin Star restaurant can be found in neighbouring Saint Marcel. La Bouitte’s multiple awards mean food lovers visit from far and wide (sometimes via helicopter) to taste the fine dining menu and experience the breathtaking mountainside venue. There is also the added bonus of a free shuttle service included to and from the restaurant for guests. 
With innovative culinary creations, impeccable service and a vast selection of homemade cheeses wheeled out to you on a trolley, this restaurant offers a real special treat. 
Price Range: €€€€€
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L’Etoile des Neige

Conveniently located just metres from the slopes and village, this authentic, family-run restaurant offers fine dining and great service.

With a reputation for quality, L’Etoile des Neige offers a delicious menu and has a huge terrace – perfect for enjoying the sun and panoramic mountain views during the day – as well as a traditional interior for eating a heart-warming meal in the evening.
Price Range: €€€
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Best places in St Martin de Belleville for a ‘Unique dining experiencetop

Le Trait d’Union

An unforgettable dining experience in the refuge “Le Trait d’Union”

For a unique experience, visit Le Trait d’Union. Set off the beaten track in a stunning location just after the St Martin 1 gondola arrival, this new refuge offers two different simple menu options. 

Expect a friendly welcome and heaps of rustic charm. Guests can also walk up in snowshoes, and enjoy a delicious Savoyard meal – either for lunch, dinner or for an overnight stay in one of their tasteful rooms. There is also the added bonus of stargazing from their outside hot tub, or exterior barrel sauna!
Price Range: €€
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Chez Pépé Nicolas – between Les Menuires + Val Thorens

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See the stunning setting of the restaurant ‘Chez Pépé Nicolas!
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A unique, family-run restaurant set in a stunning location between Les Menuires and Val Thorens, Chez Pépé Nicolas is another local gem. Open for lunch 7 days a week and dinner every evening except Sunday. 

Run by the grandchildren of its namesake, the restaurant offers a combination of contemporary cuisine mixed with traditional Savoyard dishes – all created using local produce and ingredients. As well as great food, the restaurant offers evening activities and entertainment for guests including bonfires, fireworks and the opportunity to view the farm’s cattle herds.
Price Range: €€€
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We hope you enjoyed our blog post about “The Best Places to Eat and Drink in St Martin de Belleville”.

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