Besides offering world-class skiing, Tignes boasts a very healthy après and nightlife scene. In all areas of the resort, bars are plentiful in supply and there is always a party going on somewhere.
There’s no better way to celebrate a great day on the slopes than with a few well-earned après ski drinks amongst friends. Whether you prefer to soak up the last of the afternoon sun with a quiet beer or dance on the tables in your ski boots, Tignes has no shortage of great spots on which to set your sights when the lifts shut for the day.
Le Loop Bar: In Le Lac is a lively après bar with a sunny terrace which makes it a great spot for ending the day with a cold beer or two. Overlooking the Trolles black run, the off-piste Lavachet Wall and the Rosset learner slope you can kick back and watch the action from your deckchair. Later in the evening they frequently have live music and DJs which makes it a busy bar for later on in the night too.
The Marmot Arms: For slope side convenience and a more traditional pub feel in Tignes Le Lac situated at the bottom of the Palafour lift, you can enjoy sports on the big screens, draft beers and a simple menu. They also have live music and DJs so it is a great place to go from après into the late evening.
Jam Bar: Right next to the Marmot Arms, a great place to have a chilled out drink and bite to eat whilst making use of their WiFi, it's a great spot for a relaxing drink with friends and family.
Saloon Bar: For more of a party atmosphere in Val Claret, try this spot where you can dance to the live DJs and the occasional band and enjoy their fantastic happy hour between 15:00 and 17:00.
Couloir Bar: The recently renovated and newly owned bar is also definitely one to try, with fantastic food on offer and a selection of beers on tap. They show football matches on TV and have happy hours throughout the day and night.
Le Whitney Bar: In Val Claret for those searching out a more stylish après and a cosy drink by the fire, this is a place to try. Enjoy fine wine and gourmet snacks and settle into the comfy sofas.
Bar Hors Piste: Alternatively, also in Val Claret, a warm crackling log fireplace and comfy sofas are offered to enjoy an après ski cocktail or warm up with a hot chocolate. A relaxing and intimate bar perfect for a quiet drink with friends and family.
Le Brasero Bar: In Le Lavachet this lively place is popular with English-speaking visitors and has historically been popular with British skiers.
So Bar: If you are after something a bit smarter or more 'up-market' then head to where you can enjoy excellent wines, beers, spirits and food. Open until 02:00 in the morning, it's perfect for a quiet après drink or a more lively late night glass of wine.
Le Moose: In Les Brévières with fantastic après and live music on most days. An ideal spot for re-hydrating after a hard day skiing.
The Boot Room: Also in Les Brévières and usually full of thirsty skiers.
For all the late night party people out there, Tignes has three nightclubs, each with their own distinct look, clientele and atmosphere.
Caves du Loop: Since Jacks Club changed hands and then sadly closed, this is now THE late-night dancing venue in Le Lac, found underneath the ever popular Loop Bar. This upmarket wine and cocktail cellar bar hosts regular happy hours and live bands and plays funk, soul and upbeat vibes into the small hours.
For clubbing in Val Claret, all your DnB, electro & hip-hop needs are met by Melting Pot, or try Blue Girl, a slightly more hidden away spot playing Euro-pop most nights, but watch out for the ‘adults’ show on Tuesdays!
Le Whitney Bar: Think France and you immediately think of cheese, skiing and of course, wine, so what would a ski resort be without the odd wine bar. In Le Lac, this bar has a great selection of wines and is a cosy, fire-lit spot to enjoy at any time of day or night.
La Pignatta: In Val Claret, this restaurant has a wide variety of wines to satisfy your pallet. With amazing food on offer too, why not try out the menu while you sample a bottle of their best.
The live music scene in Tignes is huge and never disappoints, there are always great bands and singers for you all to enjoy. Most bars will have live music playing at après to get you in the mood for a great night early on.
Le Brasero Bar: In Le Lavachet and often has live bands, singers or DJ’s playing in the evening, it's a lively place at après ski time that is popular with both locals and tourists.
Le Loop: In Le Lac this bar has in the past brought in big acts such as Ben Howard and Sunset Suns, so look out for anything they might have on the cards.
Melting Pot: In Val Claret, also hosts 'Bass Station' once a month with some of the best DJ’s lined up to play. The resort is always buzzing for the next one to come around, it's a live music event that you don’t want to miss.
Best of the rest
There are plenty of other bars tucked away all over Tignes. With most places offering happy hours and great deals during the season, sometimes it's best just to take a wander through the streets and see where you end up.
La Queue de Cochon: In Lavachet, a slightly more elegant bar and restaurant offering some of the best food in Tignes and also with live music on once a week.
Keep an eye on our Events Calendar for all the latest parties and events in Tignes.