Where to Enjoy Raclette or Fondue with Friends in Paris?

Raclettes Et Fondues

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Val Thorens, Méribel, or La Clusaz missing you? Dreaming of revelry at La Folie Douce and cozying up in a chalet? Craving a terrace tartiflette or savoring fondue in freezing weather? Without a ticket or ski pass, the best of skiing is within Navigo pass reach. Follow the guide to the best raclettes and fondues in Paris.


Roch Hotel & Spa

Raclette and fondue at Roch&Hotel spa

Why you'll love it: Ideal for groups of friends, Le Petit Chalet, nestled in its suspended garden amidst a mini forest of illuminated fir trees, resembles a stylish Santa Claus wooden house. Interior features include poufs, iconic Sarah Lavoine armchairs and lighting, exquisite tableware, vintage skis, sleds, and a fireplace to warm hearts around a large table for up to 10 people.

On the menu: A high-quality program curated by Chef Serge Jouanin. Juniper vegetable broth, Savoie IGP raw milk raclette (can be swapped for goat cheese), artisanal charcuterie, homemade pickles, smoked broth-cooked ratte potatoes, salads, a shared blueberry tart, all accompanied by mountain wines. You'll feel transported.

Lunch from Monday to Friday, 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM, dinners from Tuesday to Saturday, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Petit Chalet au Roch Hotel, 28 Rue Saint-Roch, Paris 1st. €67/person excluding drinks.

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chiquette at the Le Cinq Codet

Raclette and fondue at Chiquette, Hôtel Le Cinq Codet

Why you'll love it: Among beautifully decorated Christmas trees, a fireplace, and cozy blankets on sofas, Chiquette, the restaurant of the chic Le Cinq Codet hotel near Les Invalides, dresses up for the year-end festivities, creating a cocooning atmosphere worthy of a mountain chalet.

On the menu: An XXL raclette (€55 per person) served at the table with a choice of classic, smoked, and wild garlic cheeses (our favorite). For charcuterie, a very generous plate of amazing coppa, mortadella, and white ham accompanied by a selection of fingerling potatoes, seasonal vegetable pickles, and a green salad to freshen up the palate. Did we mention it's all-you-can-eat?

Chiquette, Hotel Le Cinq Codet, 5 Rue Louis Codet, Paris 7th. Raclette on the menu until December 22 and from January 8 to February 29, 2024. Online reservation.


Plaza Athénée

Raclette and fondue at Chalet du Plaza Athénée

Why you'll love it: Wildly exotic and magical, the chalet at Plaza Athénée, set in the heart of the sublime Cour Jardin, faces an ice rink where skiing enthusiasts can attempt a few tricks before dinner. Inside the chalet, a cozy-chic ambiance around a large communal table for up to 24 people. Special mention for the tableware signed by the French excellence manufacturer Mauviel 1830.

On the menu: A Savoyard dinner crafted by Chef Jean Imbert (starting from €200 per person) begins with an aperitif, a glass of champagne, and three shared starters (gratinated scallops à la Granny, root vegetable broth, crunchy endive salad, blue Auvergne cheese, and walnuts). Following this, a choice of several fondue recipes: traditional, with porcini mushrooms, black truffle, and champagne (our favorite), accompanied by a selection of charcuteries. To finish on a sweet note, a reinterpretation of the iconic Mont Blanc by the hotel's pastry chefs arrives in a cauldron filled with chestnut cream topped with a thin layer of crunchy meringue and instantly topped with blackcurrant jam: irresistible, even after fondue!

Chalet du Plaza Athénée, 25 Avenue Montaigne, Paris 8th. Until January 20, 2024, from Wednesday to Sunday. 01 53 67 66 20.

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Station Babines

Raclette and fondue at Station Babines, Hôtel Grand Quartier

Why you'll love it: For the cool and laid-back atmosphere. Set in the courtyard of the Grand Quartier hotel in the 11th arrondissement, four wooden chalets with kitschy/vintage decor, red checkered tablecloths, blankets, and vintage items each host a beautiful dining table for 6 to 8 guests.

On the menu: A trio of Swiss fondues concocted by the chef Théophile Eymard (formerly at Gare au Gorille), also in charge of the gourmet menu at Babines restaurant. Prepared in the traditional way, combining Gruyère and Fribourg Vacherin AOP cheeses, the super creamy fondues come in natural version (€25/person), with morels (€30/person), and with truffle (€38/person). To start, opt for the curly endive salad, bacon, croutons, and garlic vinaigrette (€7). As accompaniments, three options: charcuterie plate (€15), roasted potatoes (€10), or sautéed mushrooms (€14). And be sure to save some room for the amazing mandarin crème brûlée to share (€16).

Bonus: for those looking to go all out, there's a "Montagnarde Escape in Paris" package including a Cosy Queen room at the Grand Quartier hotel, fondue dinner at Station Babines, buffet breakfast, and late checkout (starting from €289).

Station Babines, Grand Quartier Hotel, 15 Rue de Nancy, Paris 10th. Until March 2024, Tuesday to Saturday, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM.

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Park Hyatt Paris

Raclette and fondue at Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme

Why you'll love it: Set in the courtyard of the most fashionable palace on Place Vendôme, the wonderful Chalet du Park instantly transports you to the heart of a Swiss forest, resembling a luxurious shepherd's cottage. A beauty to be privatized with your friends, ideally for 12 people at once, where attentive service and the cozy feel genuinely make you feel far, far from Paris. A hint of vacation, in short.

On the menu: An exceptional banquet designed by Chef Jean-François Rouquette, starting with a gravlax salmon and light lovage cream appetizer. For the main course, a true palace raclette is served with three Saint Niklaus cheeses (natural, smoked, and wild garlic), fingerling potatoes, a nice salad, an abundance of charcuteries, and a perfect Montbéliard sausage. Special mention for the fresh and delicate Granny Smith apple dessert, smoked vanilla ice cream, and pine bud concocted by pastry chef Naraé Kim, just crowned Pastry Chef of the Year 2024 by Gault & Millau.

Available for private hire: for lunch (€120 per person excluding drinks) for a minimum of 4 people, and for dinner (€210 per person excluding drinks) for a minimum of 6 people. Maximum capacity 12 guests. Information and reservations at 01 58 71 10 60 or by email at reservations.restaurants@hyatt.com

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, 5 Rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris

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Raclette and fondue at Monbleu

Why you'll love it: Because this ultra-swanky cheese shop on Grands Boulevards reinvents the genre with a cool and stylish restaurant. After its brunch and fantastic on-site raclette packages (starting from €27), Monbleu launches its "Raclette Shop," an online service that delivers everything you need at home to enjoy with your friends in Paris in just 2 hours.

On the menu: Two hassle-free kits where you just tick the number of guests. A raclette kit (€8 per person) with three cow's milk cheeses (natural, smoked, and Morbier), or the raclette & charcuterie kit (€15 per person) with farm ham, smoked ham, and rosette. For those who want to create their own raclette, the online cheese selection offers a festival of flavors: truffle raclette, pepper raclette, Espelette pepper raclette, wild garlic raclette, Morbier (starting from €7/250g). The same goes for charcuteries with truffled white ham, mortadella, bresaola, coppa... (starting from €6/120g). Potatoes and pickles are also available for order. Bonus: you can even rent a raclette machine (€10).

Monbleu, 37 rue du Faubourg Montmartre, Paris 9th. 01 45 89 23 96.


Quai Ouest 1200

Raclette and fondue at Quai Ouest

Why you'll love it: Because this XL venue allows you to gather your whole crew for a serious feast on the west side of Paris. Completely redecorated in a mountain refuge atmosphere, Quai Ouest 1200 showcases sheepskins, fir trees, wooden sleds, vintage skis, retro posters... and features a real wood fire and a cute little curling track.

On the menu: Wednesday raclette with an all-in-one formula, mixing natural and smoked cheese, accompanied by good artisanal charcuterie from Maison Conquet, fingerling potatoes, and the little green salad that ensures a touch of freshness (€24.50/person). To savor even more cheeses, try the reblochon tartiflette with porcini mushrooms (€24) or the oven-roasted Mont d'Or served with the same accompaniments as raclette (€39).

Quai Ouest 1200 , Quai Marcel Dassault, Saint-Cloud. 01 46 02 35 54.


Schuss by Rural

Raclette and fondue at the Schuss by Rural

Why you'll love it: Because Marc Veyrat, "the" great Savoyard chef, imported an old-fashioned inn worthy of the most beautiful alpine chalets to Paris with the help of Benjamin Patou (big boss of MOMA and Parisian trendiness). A perfect place to satisfy the mountain cravings of Parisians in need of good products and ski resort restaurants, all in a fantastic setting.

On the menu: All the favorite products and family dishes of the great Marc Veyrat, starting with the péla, better known as Veyrat-style tartiflette (€25) or the Fondue de nos montagnes served with country bread (€32 per person).

Schuss by Rural, 2 Place de la Porte Maillot, Paris 17th. Wednesday to Saturday night from 9:30 PM. Reservations only at 01 72 69 03 03.


Chez Monix

Raclette and fondue at Monix

Why you'll love it: Welcome to this 2.0 ski resort 10 minutes from Porte Maillot. Put on your puffer jacket and moon boots to rush into the heart of this Christmas village worthy of a movie set. Vintage eggs and cable cars, snowmobiles, chalets, fireplaces, vintage skis, cauldrons... A unique and highly Instagrammable experience!

On the menu: The Savoyard formula with tartiflette, fondue, or raclette, signature cabbage filled with praline, and a delightful selection of clementines (sharing dish + dessert €39.90 per person). And for meat lovers, there are always good slow-cooked dishes (Bourguignon) or grilled barbecue dishes.

Chez Monix, at Splash, Port Van Gogh, 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine. 01 47 98 30 45


pain, vin, fromage

Raclette and fondue at Pain vin fromage

Why you'll love it: No time to go to Gstaad? Phew, Le Marais houses one of the cutest and most picturesque inns in Paris in a small 17th-century vaulted stone cellar with French tiling.

On the menu: Pain Vin Fromage lives up to its name. A space wine list, raclette (starting from €19), and Savoyard fondue, camembert, goat or roquefort (€21), tartiflette (€18.50), baked Vacherin (€53 for 2 people). But also the famous country crusts (starting from €15), hyper gourmet hot toasts on Poilâne bread... And for the more adventurous, the curry fondue will meet expectations!

From Tuesday to Saturday, from 12:00 PM to midnight.

Pain Vin Fromages, 3 Rue Geoffroy l'Angevin, Paris 4th. 01 42 74 07 52

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les fondus de la raclette

Raclette and fondue at Fondue de la Raclette

Why you'll love it: Because this kitschy spot with the look of a Savoyard chalet with wooden benches and snowshoes on the wall continues to be a delight for cheese addicts. Like a little hint of "Les Bronzés font du ski" in Paris!

On the menu: Be warned, here, you come for a real feast. This means a genuine raclette with its share of charcuterie and potatoes, or you can opt for the three-cheese Savoyard fondue (Beaufort, Abondance, and Savoie wheel) with its little green salad to give us good conscience (menu € 29,50).

Les fondus de la raclette, 209 Boulevard Raspail, 75014 Paris, 01 43 27 00 13. Open every day from 11:45 am to 11:00 pm.


le chalet de neuilly

Raclette and fondue at Chalet de Neuilly

Why you'll love it? Because this legendary restaurant in the western part of Paris has turned this charmingly rustic chalet into a worldly headquarters where people have been gathering for decades to satisfy post-ski cravings. What's on the table? A gratin of celebrities, politicians, and business figures, along with their golden children, in a relaxed atmosphere.

On the menu: the Savoyard fondue with three cheeses often gets unanimous approval (€20.50), as does the smoked salmon raclette (€28.50) or the tartiflette (€19). In this upscale neighborhood, you'll also find surprising options like grilled swordfish steak à la carte (€19).

Chalet de Neuilly, 14 Rue du Commandant Pilot, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine. 01 46 24 03 11.

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