Restaurants and Dining
Another great option if you’re self-catering in Les Saisies is Huski, the mountain food and drink delivery service. Spend more time enjoying the slopes, après and great company on your ski trip and let Huski do the hard work for you. Huski offer local specialities like tartiflette made by hand using local ingredients in their kitchen in the Alps as well as a range of curries, cakes and desserts! Worried about allergies or other preferences? Huski have a range of tasty options for vegans and vegetarians as well as those who are dairy free or gluten free. We’ve teamed up with Huski to offer Powderbeds’ clients some free Chablis white wine with every order over €200, simply follow the link below or use the code “POWDERHUSKI” at the checkout.
There are four mountain restaurants locally and with the Diamant pass you can ski on to find others at adjacent piste and lift-linked resorts. Le Benetton (+33 (0)4 79 38 92 61) on the Col de la Lézette piste is particularly good with rapid service and a large terrace for sunny days. Le Panoramique (+33 (0)4 79 38 94 73) at the summit of Bisanne is also good with a variety of eateries and spectacular 360 degree views.
Restaurants in Town
There are about 20 places to eat in Les Saisies, almost all serving up traditional Savoyard favourites, normally using local ingredients, particularly the omnipresent locally produced Beaufort cheese. Typical in every respect is the homely La Taverne Savoyarde (av. des Jeux Olympiques; +33(0)4 79 38 25 18) and La Cachette Gourmande (Centre commercial le Dahu, Place Berthod; +33(0)4 79 31 72 28) is another good choice. Les Arcades (473 av. des Jeux Olympiques; +33(0)4 79 38 90 65) offers more of the same, with fondue a speciality, from its neat wood lined restaurant bedecked with regional memorabilia. But if you just want a quick snack delivered at an affordable price, it has to be pizza, brought to you by Speed'Za (442 av. des Jeux Olympiques; +33(0)4 79 39 96 92).
Les Saisies has a strong French foody ethos so rest assured this is a great place to stay if you want your morning baguette and your evening tartiflette. The local Beaufort cheese is a big part of life in Les Saisies from farms to restaurants, and there’s a major production facility and shop in the village, the Fromagerie des Saisies Guiguet (55 place Jean berthed; +33(0)4 79 38 90 39). Other good choices for local food include Le Gourmet Savoyard (av. des Jeux Olympiques; +33(0)4 79 38 98 98) and La Montagnette (477 av. des Jeux Olympiques; +33(0)4 79 38 91 95
For regular food shopping there are several mini supermarkets including Supérette Vival (35 rue des Près; +33(0)4 79 37 56 80), an 8 a Huit Mini Market (+33(0)4 79 38 91 60) and several outlets of Supérette Proxi Services (+33(0)4 79 39 94 56). There’s also a larger Intermarché supermarket at nearby Villard-sur-Doron (+33(0)4 79 38 35 79).
There’s no market in Les Saisies itself but if you take your back pack when you’re out skiing you’ll find one in Crest-Voland all day long on both Friday and Sunday or on Monday morning in Notre Dame de Bellecombe.