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Top 5 Ski Restaurants for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

Over the Valentine’s period, love is definitely in the air on the mountainside. Pack your skis and head to the picturesque snowy peaks for a truly romantic getaway. Here are our favourite Valentine’s Day restaurants on the slopes. If you’d like us to book these for you our client concierge team are here to help.

Le Bel Air – Courchevel, France

Perched at the top of l’Ariondaz gondola, Le Bel Air is perennially popular, so it’s worth making a reservation. The three-tiered terrace offers spectacular views over the valley. Guests can be sure of a warm welcome from longstanding owner, Christophe Gormier. Expect hearty mountain dishes, with a focus on French classics such as Alpine saucisson, sirloin steaks and escargots.

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The Ariondaz gondola and ski school meet point are also just 200m from the property. Rest your muscles after a long day on the slopes in the sauna and steam room.

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Chez Vrony – Zermatt, Switzerland

A rustic family-run restaurant in a converted farmhouse. Chez Vrony has been a fixture on Zermatt’s dining scene for over a hundred years. As a result of its position at 2,130m, the restaurant has fantastic views of the majestic Matterhorn. It is also one of the only establishments in the area to use its own organic produce, such as its dry-cured meats. Be sure to try the famous Vrony Burger, topped with succulent bacon and crunchy coleslaw.

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Hotel Alex has been in the Perren family for generations and year after year guests are drawn back to the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere that the family have worked so hard to create.

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Cloud Nine – Aspen, USA

This chic restaurant is perched atop the Aspen Highlands in a former Ski Patrol hut. It is often selected as one of the best mountainside dining destinations in the world. Daily specials include delicacies such as elk stroganoff and black truffle gnocchi. An open kitchen sits between the interior dining room and outside terrace. They both have wonderful views of the Maroon Bells – the USA’s most photographed peaks.

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Formerly the Ritz Carlton, this luxury hotel enjoys a great position at the base of Ajax mountain in Aspen.

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Chetzeron – Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Standing at a lofty 2,112m, the Chetzeron hotel is housed in a former cable car station. Either ski in from the top of the Cry d’Er cable car or dinner guests can opt to be collected from the Crans-Montana station by snowcat. A terrace extends over three levels and features an open fireplace on the top deck and sophisticated Valais sheepskins scattered over lower decks. The menu focuses on ‘Alpine refined’ cuisine, with specialities such as rack of lamb with thyme and lentils, alongside a selection of French and Italian wines from its natural cellar.

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For the ultimate indulgent stay, visit Hotel Crans Ambassador. With the biggest spa in the ski resort and an exceptional location, you’ll be spoiled when staying here.

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L’Edelweiss – Val d’Isère, France

With a slope-side location partway down the Mangard piste, L’Edelweiss enjoys panoramic mountain vistas from its spacious terrace. Inside, the rustic wooden interior, with roaring log fire, makes a cosy and romantic retreat from the cold. The lunch menu of gourmet French cuisine includes dishes such as duck breast with honey and Sichuan peppercorns. We recommend you book in advance.

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Hotel Le Blizzard has a beautiful chalet feel with wooden beams, an open fireplace, comfy sofas, and one of the best bars in town.

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To find out more about booking a Valentine’s ski getaway, call our ski experts on 0207 471 7700.

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