Mountain restaurants

St Foy has a good on-slope dining.  At the top of the Grand Plan chairlft you’ve got Les Brevettes (+33 6 76 35 21 70), which is serves delicious omelettes, and Chez Leon (+33 6 09 57 23 88). For a great place at the foot of the pistes, in typical 16th century Savoyard farmhouse style, try Les Maison a Colonnes (+33 4 79 06 94 80), which has a huge sunny terrace. A good  pit stop is  Chalet La Foglietta (+33 6 17 36 10 88) at the top of the Arpettaz chair, which serves  paninis, lasagne and other snacks to take away and has a few picnic tables to sit at. A new restaurant is now open at the foot of the Marquise chair. And with a guide you can ski offpiste to the wonderful Chez Merie in Le Miroir  - the perfect setting for wonderful, relaxed lunch.

Village restaurants

There are several good quality restaurants in Sainte Foy. La Maison a Colonnes is a beautifully restored 16th century chalet serving local delicacies such as raclette. It serves all the traditional fare, fondue and pierrade as well as raclette, and is the best place to go in the ski station for traditional atmosphere. L’a Coeur and La Bergerie are the other options. The Pitch does pizza, including to take away. It can be possible to arrange nights out at Chez Leon up at Plan Bois.

Après-ski & nightlife

In terms of après ski, St Foy is quiet.  The liveliest place is L'Apres, which sometimes has live bands. There’s also L'Iceberg ( +33 (0)4 79 04 14 86), by the ESF offices at the end of nursery slope,  which sometimes has live music concerts in the evening. Many restaurants also have bars, such as  Le Monal (+33 (0)4 79 06 90 07; in Ste Foy Chef Lieu and La Bergerie (+33 (0)4 79 06 25 51).  La Grange (+33 (0)4 79 06 97 30), also in Chef Lieu, a wine and tapas bar, that also serves up wood fired grills. But actually your nightlife options are not limited to the village here.  A taxi up to Val d’Isere is an option when you do feel like partying into the night.