Stylish Ski-Resort Restaurants.

As the ski season kicks in and ski addicts pack their gear and head for their favourite mountain destination, why not give a thought to where you can combine culinary delights with a hard day on the slopes? We’ve searched the web and come up with 3 top restaurants, from the Daily Telegraph, where you can flaunt your healthy mountain tan over lunch or dinner.


One of six restaurants in the Corviglia ski station (pictured), high on a mountain top and served by a funicular railway, La Marmite serves exclusive dishes such as lobster bisque, tuna sashimi with black truffles, salmon caviar and rack of red deer in a herb crust, served at tables with white cloths and silver candelabra. A three course meal with wine starts at £60 per person but beware: the sky's the limit (www.mathisfood.ch).


Dress to impress and people-watch for celebrities and Muscovite millionaires in the nautical themed, 300-seater dining area of this former mountain refuge. Unexpectedly in a snowy mountain setting, the seafood comes highly recommended. Try the Le Panier Rouge, Canadian lobster, crab, Dublin Bay prawns and pink shrimps for two. From £70 per person with wine. (www.le-cap-horn.com/uk).

CHALET ETOILE, CERVINIA, Italy Ski down to this restaurant from Zermatt and see what’s on the menu, which changes daily. A recurring special is fish soup, filled with mussels and langoustines and, of course pasta is always present with mushrooms, with lobster or with clams. Main courses include a juicy steak or slow-roasted pork. Prices from £55 per person including a free grappa, which comes with your bill. (00 39 0166 940220, no website).

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