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Bighorn Bistro Restaurant

American cuisine, craft beers, cocktails, and homemade baked goods

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Bighorn Bistro opened its doors in 2015 with hopes of becoming a staple in the local and tourist communities with their fresh homemade food, artisanal beers and a friendly service. They did just that.

This spacious yet cosy restaurant is run by an American family who grew up skiing, climbing and running the steep slopes of the Chamonix valley.

The family originates from the North and wild west of America. The interior décor comes from Cody and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, giving the authentic feel of a rustic western ski lodge with the sophistication of a downtown gastro-pub found in the menu. 

Bighorn caters to large groups, families and discerning beer and burger lovers, as well as those looking for vegetarian, vegan and healthy options amongst the cheese and meat of the French Alps! They're also happy to cater for dietary requirements, so don't hesitate to ask what they can do to suit your needs.

Sunday Brunch is a must for anyone visiting town, bringing together the most traditional brunch items including eggs benedict, huevos rancheros, freshly baked cinnamon rolls and buttermilk pancakes, all freshly home-made on the day. They also offer a loaded Bloody Mary that will cure any hangover and a fresh squeezed mimosa to share with your friends after an early ski or late lie in!

Bighorn has a draft beer list that offers every style, flavour, strength and country brew. With an ever-rotating list, there is always something new to try.

Located in Chamonix Sud with an unbeatable panoramic view of the Mont Blanc Massif mountain range, it has uninterrupted afternoon sunshine and sits in a bustling pedestrian square with neighbouring bars and restaurants within walking distance. 

They are open Wednesday to Sunday.

Worth knowing

Bighorn has hosted a whole range of events from magazine launches to children’s parties, film screenings, evening cocktail parties and much more. What's next? decide. They would love to help you plan your perfect event in their fantastic space.

Who should go

Anyone! They have made it their mission to create a venue that suits all ages and tastes, whether for lazy morning coffees or brunch, long lunches, delicious dinners, homemade cakes, après-ski beers or even cocktails and dancing, Bighorn has it all. I guess you need to go along and try it to find out what suits you.

The neighbourhood

Located in the heart of Chamonix Sud in the very good company of Beckett & Wilde, South Bar and Monkey Bar, they contribute to the regeneration of Chamonix Sud and have helped transform the microcosm into a diverse, international and exciting place to go.

The Bar

In the bar, you will find a unique selection of craft beers on tap and by the bottle, including a selection from the Brooklyn Brewery and Farmhouse Ale from the Boulevard Brewing Company. They also offer an extensive cocktail menu served by trained mixologists.


Open Days
  • Tuesday

  • Wednesday

  • Thursday

  • Friday

  • Saturday

  • Sunday


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