Food at Le Sarkara, a Michelin Star restaurant in Courchevel 1850 at the Hotel Le K2 Palace.

One of the most important aspects to any luxury ski holiday is the food. There are many fine dining establishments all across ski resorts, many of which are hotel restaurants. That’s why a hotel with a Michelin Star restaurant stands out above the rest. Internationally recognised as the crème de la crème, a Michelin Star highlights quality, consistency and mastery of cooking.

While we specialise in luxury ski chalets, we also work closely with a select collection of the best luxury ski hotels in Europe. Whether you are there for a full week or just staying for an extra day or two at the start or end of your luxury ski chalet holiday, luxury ski hotels come with a plethora of amazing features and facilities, including some of the best restaurants in the Alps. With that in mind, we have compiled a list of hotels with Michelin Star restaurants in ski resorts. These are some of the best restaurants in the Alps, where globally-recognised quality and gourmet delicacies are assured.

1. Le Sarkara**, Courchevel 1850(Hotel Le K2 Palace)

Sébastien Vauxion putting the finishing touches on a dish at Le Sarkara, a 2 Michelin Star restaurant in Courchevel 1850.

Courchevel 1850 is a paradise for gourmands. The resort is famous for many reasons, including its high concentration of Michelin Star restaurants. We have a guide covering the complete list of Michelin Star restaurants in Courchevel 1850. However, with a focus on hotels with Michelin Star restaurants, we will look at one of these incredible establishments called Le Sarkara. Le Sarkara is a 2-star Michelin restaurant in the 5* Hotel Le K2 Palace, a luxury ski in/ski out hotel located on the blue Cospillot piste. The restaurant has a warm, modern and cosy feel, a perfect setting to experience both indulgent and creative dishes.

Le Sarkara’s chef, Sébastien Vauxion, has recently been recognised as the world’s best restaurant pastry chef. As such, he will undoubtedly take you on a tantalising gastronomic journey. Indulge in magical, sweet-tasting creations based on fruit and vegetables. Innovative, modern and creative, the dishes here will astound with their flavours and leave you eager for more.

Hotel Le K2 Palace

One of the most exclusive 5* palaces in all of Courchevel 1850. Hotel Le K2 Palace offers 29 rooms/suites with a distinctive style blending Alpine charm and Himalayan decorations. The hotel has a wondrous spa area and a private nightclub, as well as an extensive selection of drinking and dining options.

Enhance your holiday at this luxury ski in/ski out hotel in Courchevel 1850 by staying at one of their exceptional chalets, connected to the hotel via underground passageway. For groups of 6 guests, Chalet Suite K3 is just one of 6 incredible Chalet Suites, triplex chalet-apartments at Hotel Le K2 Palace. For the ultimate holiday, the hotel also has 6 luxury catered chalets with swimming pools, including Chalet Muztagh and Chalet Abruzzes.

2. After Seven*, Zermatt(The Backstage Hotel)

The unique design of After Seven, a Michelin Star restaurant in Zermatt at the Backstage Hotel.

Zermatt is another world-renowned ski resort with several Michelin Star restaurants. One of four in resort, After Seven is a Michelin Star restaurant located in the Backstage Hotel. While Michelin Stars are handed out solely for the quality of dishes, it’s hard not to be impressed by the restaurant’s avant-garde architecture and décor. Designed by Heinz Julen, a famous Zermatt-born artist and architect, the restaurant’s design is a unique symphony of classical and modern styles.

The inventive flair for design is matched only by the creativity of Florian Neubauer and his exceptional team. The restaurant offers a markedly unique surprise menu. Guests will receive a menu listing key ingredients, and then it is left to your choice how many courses you opt for. With an open kitchen, you even get to experience watching the mastery of cooking as they prepare each delectable dish.

The Backstage Hotel

The Backtage Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in Zermatt of 20 rooms. The hotel has been designed in Heinz Julen’s signature style, with a great central location and a spa themed on the Book of Genesis creation story. There are also lots of entertainment options at the Backstage Hotel, including a cinema, club and art gallery.

The hotel also offers some splendid luxury chalets in Zermatt to stay in. Located between the centre of resort and the main Klein Matterhorn Express gondola, the Backstage Chalet and Backstage Loft are two impressive options, both for 10 guests.

3. Da Vittorio**, St Moritz(Carlton Hotel)

The elegant and cosy dining room of Da Vittorio in St Moritz.

St Moritz is home to many of the best hotels in the Swiss Alps. This historic resort has hosted all manner of royal, rich, and famous names over the years. As a result, it has some incredible hotels with Michelin Star restaurants, well-suited to the glamorous reputation that St Moritz has established. One such impressive spot for dining is the distinguished two Michelin Star restaurant Da Vittorio, in the Carlton Hotel. The restaurant has also received 18 prestigious Gault Millau points.

Elegantly patterned interiors and furnishings set the scene for dishes of the finest Italian haute cuisine. Da Vittorio in St Moritz is an offshoot of the three Michelin Starred Da Vittorio in Brusaporto, Lombardy. As a result, you may be lucky enough to experience the signature dishes of the parent restaurant in St Moritz! Discover delectable pasta and fish specialities, or truffles and caviar for those of a richer palette. Guests can enjoy all this and more in the cosy, welcoming dining areas that overlook the beautiful Lake St Moritz.

Carlton Hotel

The Carlton Hotel in St Moritz first opened in 1913, designed by architect Emil Vogt. From the moment you enter, the luxury is clear. There are 60 spacious, opulent suites, with a monumental 1,200m² wellness area for pure indulgence. The hotel also offers chic bars and restaurants, incredible views of Lake St Moritz, and the palatial Empire Ballroom for all your events and celebrations. The premier suite for the most lavish of holidays is the 386m² Carlton Penthouse on the top floor, sleeping 6 guests.

4. L’Ekrin*, Méribel(Hotel Le Kaila)

Gourmet food set out on a table at L'Ekrin in Hotel Le Kaila, the only hotel with Michelin Star restaurant in Méribel.

While Courchevel 1850 is certainly the capital for fine dining in the Three Valleys, there are still delightful establishments elsewhere in the ski area that demand a visit. The luxurious Hotel Le Kaila is home to the sole Michelin Star restaurant in Méribel. The hotel, and therefore restaurant, is in an unbeatable location by La Chaudanne. In the hotel you will find L’Ekrin, a gourmet restaurant with one Michelin Star. L’Ekrin is a classy, intimate dining space that perfectly fits in with the 5* luxury of the hotel.

The chef in charge, Laurent Azoulay, delivers a spellbinding selection of inventive modern dishes. Bold combinations of traditional ingredients take you on a journey, from Provence to the Savoie region to the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy French cuisine with ingredients supplied by local producers and suppliers, providing an authentic experience of incredible quality.

Hotel Le Kaila

Offering 43 luxurious rooms, Hotel Le Kaila is a luxury ski in/ski out hotel in Méribel. The hotel has an elegant alpine style with a great range of facilities. Unwind in the aquatic wellness area, with a massage treatment, or in the inviting hotel lounge bar. Perfect for families, the hotel also has a kid’s club. Conveniently, there is a ski shop on-site with a friendly team to assist in all your ski needs, before heading out directly onto the main snowfront of Méribel, La Chaudanne.

5. Restaurant Sylvestre**, Courchevel 1850(Grandes Alpes Hotel)

Grandes Alpes Hotel in Courchevel 1850, where the one-Michelin Star Restaurant Sylvestre is located.

Grandes Alpes Hotel is a stylish, 5* ski in/ski out boutique hotel in the very heart of Courchevel 1850. In addition to its fantastic location, the hotel boasts an incredible Michelin Star restaurant in Courchevel 1850, Restaurant Sylvestre. The two-Michelin Starred restaurant is named for the head chef, the award-winning Sylvestre Wahid.

At Restaurant Sylvestre, diners will embark on a three-hour long gastronomic voyage. A highly exclusive experience, there are just four tables in the dining room, seating around 8-20 people. Restaurant Sylvestre has a set menu of 10 dishes, which include signature delicacies like Roscoff crab and risotto with lobster (fregola Sarda), served with foie gras from the Landes region. In addition, the open kitchen allows you to witness Sylvestre and his exemplary team display their impressive technical ability as they craft these flavour sensations.

Grandes Alpes Hotel

Comprised of 9 separate apartments that can be configured as 30 luxury bedrooms and suites, Grandes Alpes Hotel oozes boutique luxury. The hotel is in a ski in/ski out location at La Croisette, right in the heart of Courchevel 1850. Its facilities include the sumptuous Bellefontaine spa, classy bars and restaurants, and a hotel ski room/boutique.

Larger groups can also book the 9 apartments of Grandes Alpes Hotel individually, should they wish to. Each apartment is named for a precious gem, which goes hand in hand with their luxurious qualities. There are 6 three-bedroom apartments, such as the elegant Amethyst Apartment. Of the remaining 3 four-bedroom apartments, the 300m² Emerald Apartment is the most enticing option.

6. The Japanese**, Andermatt(The Chedi Andermatt)

Seating area in The Japanese in The Chedi Andermatt, a hotel with Michelin Star restaurant in Switzerland.

The Chedi Andermatt is almost certainly one of the best hotels in the Swiss Alps. An incredible 5* luxury hotel, The Chedi is home to an immense offering of top-class facilities, services and restaurants, with perhaps the highlight being the wonderful 2-Star Michelin restaurant, The Japanese. Additionally, The Japanese also boasts an impressive 17 Gault Millau points.

The head chefs, twins Dominik Sato and Fabio Toffolon, deliver an unforgettable Japanese culinary experience. The focus here is on the open kitchen, where you can watch the meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence that goes into creating the innovative offerings. The highlight is the four to six-course modern omakase menu, paired with a range of sake options. Of course, there is also a small à la carte menu, as well as sushi and sashimi plates.

Breathtaking views and delicious food at The Japanese by The Chedi at Gütsch in Andermatt.

Furthermore, you can find a sister restaurant on the slopes at the top of the Gütsch Express gondola. The Japanese by The Chedi at Gütsch holds one Michelin Star and 16 Gault Millau points. Located at 2,344m above sea level, the chefs pair world-class cuisine with the most magnificent of Alpine views; it’s a breathtaking dining experience like no other.

The Chedi Andermatt

It is hard to put into words the magnificence that is The Chedi Andermatt. The focal point of the charming Swiss resort of Andermatt, The Chedi has an unbelievable list of amazing features and facilities. This architectural masterpiece brings Asian influences to the Alps, and boasts a staggering 118 rooms and suites. The 2,400m² spa has an endless list of facilities, with the hotel having a similarly impressive number of drinking and dining options. Towering glass cases of wine and cheese only add to the spectacle. In the winter, The Chedi Andermatt transforms its courtyard into a traditional alpine village. The hotel is also ideal for corporate retreats.

A number of special suites are also on offer at The Chedi Andermatt. The Gemsstock Suite is well-suited for romantic getaways, while families will love the Gotthard Suite. For a holiday for 6-8 guests with a private spa area, the duplex residence of the Furka Suite is the perfect choice.

7. La Table de l’Alpaga*, Megève(Alpaga Hotel)

A succulent dish at the one Michelin star restaurant, La Table de l'Alpaga in Megève.

La Table de l’Alpaga is a one Michelin Star restaurant in Megève, the main restaurant of the 5* Alpaga Hotel. Undoubtedly one of the top luxury hotels in the French Alps, the Alpaga is brimming with rustic charm and understated elegance. The Michelin Star hotel restaurant maintains authenticity with its selection of quality, regional Savoyard cuisine.

La Table de l’Alpaga is a simple and snug restaurant with the highest quality of food. The young head chef, Alexandre Baule, draws inspiration from the mountain environment to create expert dishes with plants at the forefront. With ingredients gathered from the garden, delicate flavours and bold, colourful meals lead the way. These ingredients additionally accentuate the flavours of fish and meat dishes for a unique, inventive take on traditional Savoyard dining.

Alpaga Hotel

This luxury 5* hotel in Megève contains 33 delightful rooms and suites. The Alpaga Hotel expertly combines luxury with authenticity. The hotel has rustic mountain charm in abundance. In addition to being a hotel with a Michelin Star restaurant, the Alpaga has a tranquil spa area and seminar space for corporate events.

For extra privacy, the hotel also offers accommodation in a hamlet of chalets, located alongside the hotel’s main building. Chalet Balthus is one of 6 traditional chalets in the hamlet, for anywhere from 6 to 12 guests.

8. Sommet*, Gstaad(The Alpina Gstaad)

Fine dining at one of the best hotels in the Swiss Alps in the restaurant Sommet, at The Alpina Gstaad hotel.

Gstaad has a truly magical selection of some of the best luxury hotels in the Alps. Though surprisingly, the resort only has one Michelin Star restaurant. Sommet is located in the fairytale palace of The Alpina Gstaad. This 5* hotel houses three incredible restaurants, all supervised by the executive chef, Martin Göschel. Although, it is Sommet restaurant which stands out above all others, earning itself a coveted Michelin Star.

Sommet is special for a number of reasons. Firstly, the food is delightful, with either set or à la carte menu options that pay homage to the culinary heritage of Switzerland. The finest products are provided by local suppliers, predominantly from the Saanenland region, with fish and meat from farms solely based in Switzerland. The restaurant’s style perfectly blends rustic and modern influences. Furthermore, due to the hotel’s prime location, the panoramic views are simply wondrous. In addition to its Michelin Star, Sommet has also received an impressive 18 Gault Millau points.

The Alpina Gstaad

56 rooms and suites are available at The Alpina Gstaad. This hotel offers an eclectic mix of styles across its facilities, ranging from traditional Swiss mountain charm to lavish, opulent luxury. On top of its three restaurants, the hotel also includes a 2,000m² spa, a private cinema, and a kid’s club. The hotel is also extremely well-equipped for corporate group holidays to Gstaad. Sleeping 6-8 guests, The Panorama Suite is the standout choice for accommodation at The Alpina Gstaad.

9. Cà d’Oro*, St Moritz(Kempinski Grand Hotel)

Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains is a hotel with Michelin Star restaurant in St Moritz.

The Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains is another hotel with a Michelin Star restaurant in St Moritz. Cà d’Oro is an elegant dining room befitting the luxurious resort of St Moritz. A refined style and graceful chandeliers set the mood for a fine dining experience of exemplary quality. This one-Michelin Star restaurant in the Swiss Alps also boasts 17 Gault Millau points.

At Cà d’Oro, guests can indulge on modern cuisine of Mediterranean influences. Mediterranean and international markets are scoured for the best quality ingredients. Head chef Leo Ott creates stunning menus that exhibit creativity and consistency in dishes of remarkable texture and taste.

Kempinski Grand Hotel

Like a lot of accommodation in St Moritz, the Kempinski Grand Hotel is one of historic glamour. The iconic hotel was built in the 19th century, and has an amazing 224 rooms, suites and residences. The hotel is in a premium location in St Moritz Bad, opposite the road from the Signal cable car station. It also features a spectacular spa area with a comprehensive list of facilities. In addition to Cà d’Oro, there are several further glamorous restaurants and bar areas. The hotel has a fantastic array of services, and also offers access to tennis and squash courts next door.

Ranging in size from 100m² to 545m², with one-, two-, three-, four- & five-bedroom options available, the Kempinski Residences are your opportunity to luxuriate in privacy. A brilliant selection of apartments with access to all the hotel’s facilities for your next luxury ski holiday in St Moritz.

While not a completely comprehensive list, we have highlighted some of the finest Michelin Star restaurants in the best luxury hotels in Europe. Hopefully this will inspire your next luxury ski holiday in the Alps.

Of course, not all Michelin Star restaurants in ski resorts can be found in hotels. There’s a superb assortment of Michelin Star restaurants in the Alps. Our sister brand, Ultimate Luxury Chalets, has already covered the top Michelin Star restaurants in ski resorts, including some from the hotels on this list.

If you’re interested in staying at any of the hotels mentioned, or interested in learning more about ski resorts for Michelin-level fine dining, there’s no one better to speak to than one of our Ski Specialists. Simply send us an email or give us a call on +44 1202 203650.