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La Grande Ourse

rue des Lessieres | 1 Rue des Leissieres, 73150 Val d'Isere, France
+33 4 79 06 00 19
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“roast chicken” (2 reviews)
“tartiflette” (6 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
rue des Lessieres | 1 Rue des Leissieres, 73150 Val d'Isere, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New owners have taken over this delightful place. The Chalet is still the same wonderful Chalet, and the view is still the best in town. They have kept some of the must have Grande Ourse dishes, and have added a few interesting dishes (for example...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn’t be served outside. Had to get sausages at the grille place next to it. Only choice they had was 3 type of sausages. After some time we see a different couple getting food outside. Terrible. €9 voor bottle of water

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Allard T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the ski slope, this old fashioned restaurant is usually a lunch stop. However, we went for an evening meal. It was quiet but inviting. The menu has plenty of local food plus pasta and burger. It’s not cheap but the food is good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brianbG8503BU
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Our hotel recommended this restaurant, but it is very average and was disappointing. Can you believe it? They didn't serve champagne by the glass, not even a French Cremant, but instead, offered Prosecco (which was too warm). Most of our table ordered the roast chicken...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lulu66London
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Visited La Grande Ourse for the first time and were impressed with the setting (lovely decor and we had a great spot by the fireplace), service (very attentive staff) and most of the food. The sirloin steaks weren't quite up to the standard we were...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank RobBos2018
Reviewed 25 March 2018

within walking distance to the chairlifts and gondolas; excellent food; the owner also makes his own wine (wines from Domaine André) I had the white wine with my meal; the menu has two types of dessert section; the first dessert section is what appears to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Caren J
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Very charming and perfectly located little restaurant located at the foot of the slopes. Old School and charming indoor decor. Service was just ok and charming. Food was quite average going towards below average. Prices are reasonable for what you get i think. (This is...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Tartiflette0450
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Recommended by the hotel we were staying at. Nice warm interior, relaxed and a little more space than some of the restaurants we visited. Excellent friendly service, the food was beautifully cooked (we all had 3 courses and all different) and really nice wine. Thoroughly...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank RLAT
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

A very charming restaurant that serves excellent food and wine. Reservation a must to avoid disappointment.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Antony W
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Dinner but also open during the day .. right next to the slopes in town - Great food and lovely atmosphere - recommend the Tartiflette.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bonchero
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue des Lessieres | 1 Rue des Leissieres, 73150 Val d'Isere, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Savoie  >  Val d'Isere
  • Phone Number: +33 4 79 06 00 19
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La Grande Ourse is a restaurant in an chalet on the front de Neige since 1936. It has been part of the history of Val d'Isere since the vilage became a ski resort. Come and enjoy the sun on our terrasse for lunch or a dinner by our fireplace. We serve daily specials, French cuisine and local specialities. La Grande Ourse, since 1936
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