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Les Vieilles Luges Restaurant, Les Houches

A 'must visit' mountain restaurant in Les Houches

An authentic Alpine farmhouse with a charming ambience and great food. Located right in the middle of Les Houches ski resort, this chalet serves delicious home-cooked local produce.

This old mountain chalet on the slopes of Les Houches serves delicious lamb shank, fondue and home-made genepi. The cosy interior, with warm wood and beautiful rustic decoration, makes for a romantic evening.

Only accessible on foot or skis, in the winter it is open daily for lunch and by reservation only in the evenings. In summer, open only by reservation for groups over 25 people, or some weekends for lunch (booking needed).

A great option for a special evening out, it can be reserved for parties of up to 40 people by prior arrangement.


Visitor comments

Read our review of this restaurant.

  • "Hidden but accessible either by foot or on skis via an off piste track, Claude and his team serve amazing food for the hungry skiers in an authentic traditional chalet steeped In History with a lovely terrace for sun worshippers. All the dishes are delicious with great wine selection and Vin Chaude is Claude's speciality" - Trip Advisor
  • "Thank God for the sign on the piste because otherwise you would not see the restaurant at all. Short trail into (or is it through) the woods. Excellent menu, great wine by the glass. Reputedly the best on this part of the mountain - Les Houches. If you are skiing here you must stop." - Trip Advisor
  • "Wonderful location accessed on snow-shoes. Amazing menu of cheese start to start which was absolutely delicious, then guinea fowl served with their delicious speciality 'farcon', veg and gravy. Blueberry tart finished it off, and a shot of Genepi. We had a wonderful evening. Thanks Claude and Julie." - Trip Advisor

Getting Here


You will see it as you head up the Maison Neuve chairlift. To access the restaurant you will need to hang a left into the forest off the blue piste Les Aillouds.


  • Families & Kids
  • Children welcome
  • Accessibility
  • No smoking
  • Pedestrian access
  • Pets welcome
  • Ski to door


  • Open Seasons
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Address
  • Les Houches
  • 74310