Cafes & Bakeries
The W cafe opposite the Medran lift station offers a great coffee and a selection of pastries, this can all be enjoyed in house or on the go. It is a very chic but relaxed place that you can really settle in to. To sit down in more of a cafe atmosphere, the Michellod bakery in Verbier Village has slightly dated indoor seating, but has a wonderful terrace and you can sample some great patisserie's here.
Restaurants with children's menus that serve dinner in Verbier include Al Capone (pizzeria), Brasserie le Bec (international), La Promenade (traditional), and Offshore Cafe (burgers).
Le Dahu is a mountain restaurant at the bottom of La Chaux ski area, and is a great spot for families for lunch or afternoon snacks. It has an awesome terrace with a fabulous view and a soft play area indoors for kids. The Swiss / Italian food is self-service downstairs and more refined upstairs.
Namasté is another mountain restaurant, although it can also be accessed by car. It has a fabulous view over the Combins from the wonderful terrace, perched in between Savoleyres and the Médran. The food is good too and you can really appreciate the family-run atmosphere. It is a great spot during summer for families as there is plenty of space to run around and has unusual toys to play with.
Les Gentianes is a Téléverbier run mountain restaurant on the way down from Mont Fort and facing the Bec des Rosses mountain. There is a big play area for children outside on the terrace. Lunch is traditional and simple or you can just stop for a coffee and a patisserie. Closes at 4pm.
Restaurant Le Chamois, tucked away on the road to Médran, is worth seeking out for unquestionably the best steak in town.
For a casual bite to eat, Fer à Cheval is always packed; this bar and pizzeria serves reasonable food at reasonable prices. And then you can party on into the night!
Le Sonalon restaurant is perched high up above the town of Verbier (accessible by road) that over looks the pistes and the resort. It's specialities include regional produce, cheeses and locally reared beef and veal.
L'Ecurie is a family run restaurant linked to a hotel and they describe themselves as rustic. Head here for a good atmosphere in the evening and to sample traditional fare.
Le Carrefour is a long standing favourite in Verbier and recently renovated to make it bigger and funnily enough, safer - it is situated on the ski slopes in an avalanche zone, but the commune have put some protection in place so there is no need to worry! Good selection of fondue, rösti, soups, salads and food served on the hot stone. You can access the restaurant on skis or by road, and we recommend booking in advance to be sure of a table.
Au Vieux Verbier serves traditional fare, with a professional and speedy service, situated at the Medran lift station, this restaurant is great for lunch and evening meals. The 'Potence' is the speciality here and comes highly recommended (meat served on a hot metal spike with a wonderful selection of sauces and accompaniments).
Le Caveau is situated on Place Centrale; it is hard to miss this restaurant and is always a favourite. Go here to try a fondue!
Relais des Neiges has a traditional décor, mountain cuisine (fondue!) and a nice terrace for sunnier days. The food is warm and filling and there are varied 'Menus de Jour' for lunchtime.
In addition to restaurants in resort, there are plenty of mountain restaurants you can access from the ski slopes.
La Marlenaz isn't top rated on Tripadvisor for nothing! The best view, the best food, the best service. And you have to walk or snowshoe here - so you work up an appetite on your way. Alternatively you can book the snow taxi to take you and your luge up to the restaurant for some hearty and delicious tucker, lots of wine and Williamine and then attempt to sledge back down - head torches are highly recommended, together with a sense of adventure, and good accident insurance!
Namasté has a fabulous view over the Combins from the wonderful terrace here perched in between Savoleyres and the Médran above Verbier. Despite the exotic name, the menu features many local dishes such as croute and fondue in a rustic chalet setting.
Cabane de Mont Fort is an unbeatable high mountain refuge. The views are understandably exceptional and you can eat true traditional mountain food.
The Mouton Noir is at the top of the Medran gondola. It has a huge sun terrace and live entertainment / cabaret acts to keep you entertained, as well as serving a range of mountain food, either from the menu or self service.
Italian & Pizza Restaurants
La Pergola serves real Italian food - freshly made pasta, risottos, antipasti, carpaccios and more, and it has a good reputation in town. Centrally located with an authentic atmosphere and large dining room, they can easily cater for large groups as well as intimate soirées.
You'll get a warm welcome at Al Capone - Christian is always at the door to greet you with a handshake and a smile and I doubt that any regular visitors will have missed this spot. There is something on the menu for everyone - good salads, lots of pizzas, pastas and the Chicken in a Basket is finger-licking good!
Chez Martin is another restaurant with an emphasis on pizzas, and is a good family option with an extensive menu. There is plenty of seating both inside and out and they do a nice selection of lunchtime menus. And don't forget to go for an apéro downstairs in the much loved wine bar Cav&Art where the hugely knowledgeable Bernard will serve you some quality wines both local and from further afield.
La Table d'Adrien at the 5* Chalet d'Adrien is the proud holder of one Michelin star and is great for lunches with really high-end service. The food is probably the best in Verbier. Order carefully to avoid a huge bill or alternatively just splash out and enjoy the treat.
They may not have any Michelin stars (yet) but La Grange and Cordée des Alpes both have strong reputations for excellent gourmet cuisine. La Grange has really wonderful food; the seven course evening 'Menu Gourmand' is sensational and priced at around 130 chf and there is an extensive wine list. Expect to be well looked after in this proud family-run establishment.
Cordée des Alpes has been recently modernized and has an open plan feel with an international menu. The prices are up there, but so is the experience. They have a private dining room for special gatherings too.
Modern European & International Restaurants
Brasserie Le Bec is modern, edgy and spacious with a well researched and thought out menu. This brasserie is open all day and does great lunches and after-skiing snacks. It is situated just opposite the W hotel in Place Blanche so an ideal hot chocolate spot waiting for ski pals to arrive, or for a business meeting.
Le Rouge at the foot of Le Rouge piste, is a dynamic après ski spot and always draws a crowd. Expect a party! They can also cater for private parties or a quiet dinner à deux, just make sure you are ultra trendy to fit in with the set.
L'Etoile Rouge is a supper club created in 2014 by the guys behind Le Rouge. This go-ahead gang have set up the dine to dancing concept in central Verbier so that you can eat and enjoy the evening turn into a show or a nightclub. Good entertainment in an imaginatively decorated space. Don't forget your credit card!
Le Millenium is popular as a middle of the road restaurant with a varied international menu. Good for lunchtime and evenings, it offers salads, pasta dishes, fish and grilled meats.
Pubs & Gastropubs
Pub Mont Fort is well known for its Apres Ski vibes but it also known for its tasty, filling, and very satisfying food. The Nachos are the best I have ever had and the burgers are very well known around the town.
Bars & Nightlife in Verbier
There’s no better way to celebrate a great day on the slopes than with a few well earned après ski drinks amongst friends.
Verbier has no shortage of great spots on which to set your sights when the lifts shut for the day.
Pub Mont Fort or the “Pub” as it’s referred to by locals, is open daily during the ski season from 3pm. With its large sunny terrace, weekly drinks promotions and a practically “ski-in” location just above Médran, it’s the perfect place to meet with friends to go over the events of the day. Fancy dress parties, sports on the big screen, a great snack menu with famous burgers, summer BBQs, all make the pub one of Verbier's favourite bars. Happy Hour runs daily from 16:00 - 17:00, half-price on beers, wines and soft drinks. They have regular live music from some of the best bands on the aprés scene too.
Le Mouton Noir is Verbier's equivalent of La Folie Douce & you'll find lots of great, live entertainment on their terrace all winter long. Happy Hour is every day from 15:00 to 16:00, and they even have a DJ and live performances on a regular basis! Just around the corner from Le Mouton Noir is the Ice Cube Bar, which has its own resident DJ. Open from 09:30 to 17:00 you can also grab a bite to eat here to keep you going. Happy hour here is also from 15:00 to 16:00.
The Farinet Lounge Bar offers a great range of cocktails and has to be one of the best places to stop off for an afternoon or as a late night venue to dance into the next day. There's a log fire to warm up next to and live DJ's every night during the winter until 02:00. Also at The Farinet is the aptly named Farinet Apres Ski Bar, which has live music every day of the week, open from 16:00 to 21:00.
Brasserie Le Bec close to the bottom of the Medran lift is a great place to drop into for apres ski drinks and snacks. Open every day from 08:00 to 19:00 in winter they have a good menu and a well wine list.
The Farm Club is one of the oldest and most well known nightclubs in the Alps, first opening its doors back in 1971. Farm Club's reputation as one of the best venues in the Alps remains unchallenged - no visit to Verbier would be complete without a visit to the Farm! Open daily throughout the winter season from 23:00 to 04:00.
Farinet South is the new kid on the block, opening for the first time in winter 2016. Catch a game of live sports action on the big screens, play a game of pool and enjoy one of their international or local craft beers. DJ's keep the party going until 04:00.
Carve nightclub is an exclusive bar and nightclub with a supper club tjhat opens from 19:30 to 22:30, serving classic Swiss cuisine with a contemporary twist. Then it's on to the bar where you can party the night away until 04:00 to the sounds of one of their resident DJ's.
Etoile Rouge Supper Club is a late night venue where you can dine and dance under the same roof. Expect to find a mix of Scandinavian and Eastern Europeans flavours on the menu, with seating for up to 60 guests. After supper you can move straight to the dance floor, cocktail in hand. Open from 20:00 to 04:00 every day during winter season.
Vinabagnes is the place to head to for a glass of fine wine, here you can find a spot with the locals on the sunny terrace or head indoors to discover the tucked away bar at the back of the shop. This is a small, sophisticated venue open from 10:30/12:30 and then again from 14:30/19:00. A great place to sample a few vintages before purchasing a favourite to accompany dinner.
Bottle Brothers is a new addition to the Verbier town but it has been tried, tested and very much enjoyed in the city of Geneva.They specialise in natural wines from the local regions as well as an extensive well crafted list of wines covering all areas of taste and flavour. Bottle Brothers is open from 16:00 until midnight, 7 days a week.
Central T Bar is the sports bar turned good, you will find live music played here regularly by the musicians on local scene often kicking off about 22:30. This bar is now offering the best Sushi in Verbier so you can grab a table, some Sushi and then have a dance to fantastic live bands. Open from 16:00 until 02:00.
Le Crock No Name is a trendy, stylish bar which offers live music from 22:30. It’s a great place to let your hair down and have a dance to one of their brilliant live sets. It is often away from the busy tourist crowds equating in plenty of space to enjoy the entertainment from bands and DJs alike. This opens at 17:00 and closes at 02:00.