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Rifugio Belvedere

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Alpe Salerno Val D'Ayas, 11020 Ayas, Italy
+39 392 999 1103
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant used to be a favourite for lunch when skiing but seems to have changed hands. We had a watery soup and a near tasteless ravioli. It could just be bad luck of course but Interesting to note there were no Italians eating either inside or out, all ski tourists. There is much better food to be had in... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Belvedere looks quite modest and is typical of the great refuge restaurants you could ski past, but don't. Great for a coffee on the sunny terrace, but also return to treat your selg to a gorgeous mountain lunch. This is quality local dishes and really friendly service!

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Thank Justin P
Milan, Italy
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to relax don't stop here. The way they treat their customers is rude, not educated, and really bad. Food is quite good, but it happens that you wait for half an hour and then your table is taken from someone just arrived.... because they don't manage the queue ! And if you try to complain about it... More 

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Toulouse, France
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113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

We stopped here for lunch on two occasions. The experience was great. The Belvedere prides itself that the food provided to its customers is local sourced and prepared in house. The focus for the owner is to provide local organic ingredients. We were a party of six and each of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The venue offers a good... More 

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Milan, Italy
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Located along Belvedere slope we have organized a company dinner up there. Food was great, interesting wine selection (mainly from Piedmont region 👍) and warm and friendly atmosphere. It was snowing therefore we cannot enjoying Matterhorn view but it was great for going down skiing to Champoluc after dinner. Logistic very well organized for those without ski too.

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Bransgore, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

We stopped for lunch here for 3 consecutive days. The staff were very friendly and served up a good menu of local food and decent wines. There is loud music on the outdoor terrace, but it is quiet and pleasant in the restaurant area. We spent a happy time in both areas. The restaurant seats about 30 people on 3... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This was an excellent hike up from Crest but some minor words of caution: This rif' advertises home brewed beer but none appeared available. Although I enjoyed the experience of a Grand Cru Moretti on the one hand, it was far too strong @ 6.8% (!) particular @ that height! ;-)

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Thank Philip Anthony G
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

We have had several bombadinos in this place but I really enjoyed having a hot chocolate with cream "corrected" with eau de vie - yum! That's reserved for the end of the day. My husband and I shared a lunchtime platter of cold meats which were delicious and plentiful while the daughter had delicious fresh pasta. Might try and stay... More 

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Sweden
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

Just before the end of a great skiers day we found this place for a refreshing beer. The sun, the music and the beer made us feel very good. Just one short slope left and the day will be perfect.

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Sala, Sweden
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253 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

Great place to stop for foods and drinks directly on the slopes in Champoluc. Situated on top of the very slow 2-chair lift when heading towards Champoluc. Rather slow service, and you get the feeling that there is a reason for this. Is everything people smoke here legal? Anyway; you can get a burger and traditional dishes. Had a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alpe Salerno Val D'Ayas, 11020 Ayas, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Valle d'Aosta  >  Ayas
  • Phone Number: +39 392 999 1103

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?