Poirot Fabien (89 Avenue de la Muzelle; +33(0)476-8076-02) is open for breakfast every day and is great for a snack-on-the-go. Takeaway tea, coffee and breakfast pastries
Crepes a Gogo (118 Avenue de la Muzelle; +33(0)4-76-79-29-61) French creperie with an extensive menu of sweet and savoury pancakes. An ideal breakfast stop to load up on carbs before a day on the mountain.
Casanova Fabienne (75 Avenue de la Muzelle; +33(0)4-7680-5210) is open from 11am and is the place to go for traditional alpine fare: fondue, raclette, tartiflette, pierrade. Be sure to order something off the special pancake menu: buckwheat and sweet pancakes.
Diable au Coeur (+33 (0)476 799950) on the mountain, at the top of the Diable lift (2,400m), serves up traditional food and awesome views from the sun terrace. You can even enjoy a drink from the outdoor hot tub. Specialities include roasted marrowbone and mushroom cream, pike quenelle with crayfish, grilled chicken with truffle and mushroom cheese fondue.
Dode Aurelie (17 rue des Vikings, Hotel les Melezes; +33 (0)4 76 80 50 50) open daily from 12-3pm. Mountainside restaurant with sun terrace based on lower slopes next to the Viking ski lift. Brasserie style food with homemade desserts. Average €17 main course and dessert.
Drouffe David (70 Avenue de la Muzelle; +33 (0)4 76 79 06 44) is a restaurant and shop serving local products: local cheeses, cooked meats, wine. Eat-in or takeaway menu is mountain cuisine: fondues, raclettes, reblochonnade. Great quick option if looking for a tasty takeaway to take back to the apartment.
Restaurant & Bar La Grange (11 rue des Sagnes; +33(0)4-7680-5075) is located in the centre of town and serves great home-cooked dishes in a warm, family-friendly setting. Mid-range eatery ideal for family dining.
Smokey Joes (9 rue des Sagnes +33(0)4 76 79 2897) is a lively bar specialising in Tex Mex. Also features live music and sports action on the big screen. The best option for those looking for a tasty bite while soaking up the après-ski scene.
Mounier Alban (2 rue de la Chapelle, Hotel Chalet Mounier; +33 (0)4 76 80 56 90). Creative and refined cuisine made with regional products. A more expensive option costing €61-90 for the a la carte menu. Be sure to round-off the meal with the cheeseboard.
Les 2 Alpes has lots of lively bars to choose from. Some of the most popular include the Polar Bear Pub with just enough room for a boogie, Smokey Joes which has live music, and The Red Frog with its big-screen TV. Other favourites include O’Brians, open until 5am, Smithy’s Tavern and Mini Bar. Warm up with a shooter or cocktail at happy hour from 4-7pm at most of the bars in town. The Avalanche is the busiest nightclub.