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The famous Courchevel 1850; a luxury ski resort sparkling with diamonds and wrapped in fur. It’s one of the world’s ultimate luxury ski resorts with the reputation as the ski capital of the Three Valleys. In addition, Courchevel 1850 also holds the trophy for the ski resort with the most Michelin starred restaurants. Showcasing 11 stars from 6 of its restaurants, it’s clear to see why! Across the whole of Courchevel, there is an impressive 13 Michelin stars across 8 restaurants. They all maintain alpine culinary traditions, incorporating locally sourced produce in the finest form. Get ready for your taste buds to be tingling as we present our top Michelin restaurants in Courchevel 1850…
Baumanière’s colourful cuisine features the finest produce in the region, integrated with strong Mediterranean influences. Located in the mountains, this stunning restaurant is found to the side of the Cospillot piste, in the heart of Courchevel, boasting stunning mountain views.
The restaurant is managed by Thomas Prod’homme who plays with simple flavours to bring them to life. Expect exquisite dishes featuring truffle, seafood and giant crabs, finished with delicate French pâtisseries for afterwards. There’s no better place to enjoy delicious moments with loved ones than this Michelin star restaurant in Courchevel 1850.
Le 1947 à Cheval Blanc is the only 3 Michelin star restaurant in Courchevel 1850, run by Yannick Alleno. This exclusive restaurant lies within the 5* Hotel Cheval Blanc. Named after Château Cheval Blanc’s most prestigious and sought-after vintage wine, Le 1947 creates a personalised dining experience for each guest; your main course selection determines the courses that will be served around it, so each harmonises with the others. Definitely a must-visit for the refined pallet.
Being a member of the elite circle of the world’s greatest chefs, Yannick pays tribute to the national treasures of the mountains in Le 1947, gathering together local produce for a quest full of harmonious tastes and flavours. Catering to just 25 guests in one sitting, per evening, means you will get to experience an intimate and timeless gourmet adventure in this Courchevel 1850 Michelin star restaurant.
Le 1947 fuses modern and contemporary décor with elegant detailing, from fur throws to porcelain dinnerware designed by Sylvie Coquet. What better place to experience Yannick Alleno’s gastronomic genius after a hard day on the slopes?
Le Montgomerie** is named after the mountaineer who baptised the K2 mountain in 1856. Dutch Chef Pieter Riedijk leads the kitchen at this 2 starred restaurant within the 5-star Hotel Le K2 Altitude. The hotel sits in a ski-in, ski-out location on the Pralong piste, featuring 9 large chalet-style buildings comprising 32 rooms/suites.
Pieter is renowned for combining and enhancing an array of exquisite flavours inspired by the Rhone-Alpes region. Prepare to be taken on a gourmet journey, tasting the true passion behind Pieter Reidijk’s technique, flavours and magical combinations. He wouldn’t be able to do it without the assistance of very talented and creative pastry chef, Sébastien Vauxion, producing a selection of delightful desserts.
The cosy and intimate lounge invites you to luxuriate in a relaxed, chic atmosphere in Le Montgomerie. Enjoy the privilege of exquisite dining looking out to stunning, panoramic views over the peaks and pistes in here. It is definitely one to add to your Michelin restaurants in Courchevel bucket list!
4* Le Chabichou is a beautiful, chocolate-box, family-run hotel featuring one of the largest spas in the French Alps at an impressive 1,100m²! One of the select hotels to open during the summer months in Courchevel, you are able to dine at the gourmet restaurant of Le Chabichou in July and August, as well as throughout the ski season. A great excuse to visit the Alps in the summer and experience what they have to offer in warmer months.
Le Chabichou boasts two Michelin stars and features in the “Gault Millau” and “Bottin Gourmand” guide books. The Rochedy family, originally from Ardèche, settled in Courchevel in the 1960’s to innovate the restaurant; renowned within France simply for their love of food! The restaurant boasts an open kitchen, or if guests prefer, there is an extensive sun terrace with stunning mountain views. For inquisitive guests and true foodies, Le Chabichou offers the chance to catch more than a glimpse of their chefs in action with an extraordinary cooking class.
Head Chef Stéphane Buron has been at the helm since the late 1980’s, striving for excellence in every dish. As an evening guest, you are able to enjoy the culinary delights of typically 5 to 7 courses. Or step it up for the full gourmet dining experience with 9 courses! Each dish combines flavour sensations from across the globe with local produce actually picked from Michel Rochedy’s own garden. All dishes are complimented perfectly by a fantastic wine list. Stephane’s signature dish is the “nose to tail” free-range mountain pig – a fusion of pig cheek confit with Savoie wine, gratin of crozets and Beaufort cheese. You can’t get a better blend of traditional and gourmet than that!
With 29 stunning hotel rooms and suites, and six exceptional chalets, Hotel Le K2 Palace is the prestigious sister of Hotel Le K2 Altitude. It is arguably the most exclusive luxury 5* hotel in Courchevel. Occupying a place in the K2 Palace, Le Sarkara is the world’s first 2 starred dessert-only restaurant. Sébastien Vauxion produces outstanding desserts; he rips up the rule book, offering bold, high-quality pâtisserie. If you have a sweet tooth, you won’t want to miss this Michelin restaurant in Courchevel.
Showcasing the very best products, Sébastien Vauxion successfully experiments with a variety of textures and combinations including Cuban grand cru chocolate, Taha’a vanilla, and Courchevel elderberries. It begins with an invitation into the garden, followed by a main, hot course and pâtisserie to end. It’s a truly unique experience!
We feature six of K2’s private chalets on our website. Each combine the intimacy of a private residence with a high standard of service and available to rent throughout the season. Showcasing ski in ski out luxury with absolute privacy and breathtaking panoramic valley views, what more could you desire? Click the chalet names to browse the K2 Chalets in our Ultimate portfolio: Abruzzes, Baltoro, Karakoram, Muztagh, Hidden Peak and Panmah.
Chef, Sylvestre Wahid, provides an unforgettable and intimate fine dining experience, in a truly exclusive setting within the Grandes Alpes Hotel***** in Courchevel.
Up to 20 guests are taken on a private gastronomic journey from the Alpilles to the Alps. The experience takes you across a generous, signature tasting menu, utilising some of France’s best seasonal produce. The chef illustrates colourful and characteristic cuisine, engulfed in sauces and seasoning and produced in the open kitchen before guests. There is also the chance for guests to benefit from dedicated room service in the Grandes Alpes Hotel*****. This means you experience the tastes of a Michelin star restaurant in your own private luxury ski accommodation!
To experience this first-hand, explore the collection of Grandes Alpes Hotel properties featured on our sister brand, Ski In Luxury. We currently feature Grandes Alpes Empyrèe, Emerald Apartment, Ruby Apartment, Serpentine Apartment, Onyx Apartment, Amethsyt Apartment, Beryl Apartment, Jade Apartment, Topaz Apartment and Garnet Apartment on our portfolio.
That concludes our selection of the best Michelin star restaurants in Courchevel. We’re not sure about you, but all of that has made us extremely hungry! Should you wish to visit any of the Michelin star restaurants featured on our list, then our selection of ultimate luxury chalets in Courchevel 1850 offer the perfect base for your stay. Start planning your next luxury ski holiday in Courchevel by sending us an email or giving us a call on +44 (0)1202 203653.