Les Deux Alpes is famous for having one of the liveliest après scenes among resorts in France. After an afternoon party, the town has as many as 30 bars to choose from, and if you’re in dance camp until dawn, you won’t be disappointed.
For more Les Deux Alpes inspiration, see our guides to the resort’s best lodging and restaurants.
Le Motown Cafe
Le Motown Café is a lovely little bar to sip cocktails and enjoy (complimentary) homemade tapas to Motown music.
To contact: 00 33 4 76 80 55 47; facebook.com/motowncafe
Le Pano Bar
On the mountain, opposite the Jandri Express mid station, Le Pano Bar is where the afternoon party starts and the DJ plays from 3 pm to 5 pm. The action then moves to about 30 bars in town.
To contact: panbar2alpes.com
A late-night crowd-pleaser, L’Avalanche Club has been running for the best part of 20 years and is open from 11:30am to 6am. It offers a mix of dance and house music with themed nights and competitions.
To contact: 00 33 4 76 80 52 44; facebook.com/lavalanchenightclub
Smithy’s Tavern is a massive wooden chalet with a restaurant and bar that is particularly popular with British visitors for its artisanal beers and homemade ‘genepi fusion’.
To contact: smithystavern.com
Chez Nous 2
A new tapas bar run by two enthusiastic ladies, Ophélie and Sophie. They offer local products as well as specialties from their homeland in the southwestern part of France. Located on Place de Venosc, Chez Nous 2 is a friendly and cozy place for a drink and a bite to eat.
To contact: 00 33 4 76 79 07 34; facebook.com
Located on the Rue des Vikings, K.ré is known for its huge menu of 150 shots to choose from. In the early evening, ‘acid jazz’ music turns to electro at the end of the night.
To contact: 00 33 6 30 93 45 00
Bistrot Chamois Lodge
Located on the ground floor of the hotel of the same name, Le Bistrot du Chamois Lodge has a warm and cozy atmosphere with an extensive cocktail list, including a weekly special. Huge plates of local cheese and meats can be ordered, and there is a wonderful outdoor terrace with heaters and open fireplace.
To contact: chamoislodge.fr
It claims to be the first bar built when the establishment opened, and Pub Windsor still holds its own. The atmosphere is inviting and there is a selection of 100 beers. Open until 2.
To contact: 00 33 9 60 45 80 81; facebook.com/PubWindsorLesDeuxAlpes