If you’re up for a good party then Méribel is definitely the resort to be in! One of the liveliest ski resorts in the alps, it’s a firm favourite with British skiers and boarders. Between it’s 20 bars and 3 night clubs, Meribel has enough après to keep you going seven days a week, all hours of the day.

Where to Après in Méribel

Après on the slopes in Méribel

The Folie Douce

Why not begin your apres on the slopes before skiing down into town? Everyday at 13.30 and 15:30 the now world-famous Folie Douce with it’s sunny outdoor terrace and gorgeous mountain views puts on a show to remember. Choreographed sets from dancers and DJs as well as copious amounts of champagne being sprayed on the crowd keeps the atmosphere electric. The Folie, it’s it’s affectionately called, is firm favourite with table dancing, fun-seeking seasonnaires and holiday makers alike.

Situated at the Saulire mid-station, it’s perfect for access by foot as well.

Apres Ski Ronnie Meribel

An afternoon at the Rond Point. Photo from osullivans-pubs.com

The Rond Pont aka The Ronnie

No desecent into Meribel would be complete without an après trip to the Ronnie. Perfectly placed on the final bends of slope that takes you back to Meribel, as well as being on the bus route, this bar is always overflowing with people enjoying the joy of apres ski. Depending on the day of the week you’ll find a mix of local bands and DJs performing on the outside stage. Again, expect dancing on the tables and a buzzing atmosphere.

Après In Meribel Centre

If you manage to make it back into Meribel in one piece, and want to keep the party going, head to one of these many hot spots.

Jack’s Bar

Located near the Chaudanne, Jack’s Bar is a fab option for a few post-ski drinks any day of the week. With and eclectic range of live music Monday through to Friday from 5pm as well as a happy hour deals from 4pm, you don’t want to miss out this Meribel favourite. Jack’s has also introduced comedy nights with some of the UK’s leading comics bringing a new dimension to the apres scene.

La Taverne aka La Tav

La Tav is situated in central Méribel, opposite the New Gen shop. And things kick off a bit later in this traditional looking pub. From 10pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays stick around to hear to hear everything from dub and reggae to deep house and soulful funk. While you’re there, be sure to try the infamous Méribel Caliente – a shot of rum accompanied by a shot of espresso.


Brand new this season, Copina is a tapas and pinxos bar specialising in world wines, craft beer and cocktails. It’s small size gives it an intimate atmosphere and it’s the perfect place for a calm and relaxed vibe after a day on the slopes.

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Photo from Lodge du Village Facebook page.

Lodge du Village (LDV)

Ski down to blue piste Golf into Meribel Village and you can reward your efforts with a drink at Lodge du Village. This local watering hole has an array of local bands and DJs on throughout the week. Tuesdays and Thursdays are the days to be here with live music kicking off from 4pm. If you find all that dancing around has worked up an appetite, then head downstairs to the restaurant La Terrasse du Village where you’ll find a delicious menu and a sun-filled terrace.

The Doran Pub

The Doron Pub is the oldest bar in Meribel and due its central location, it’s busy every night of the week. Early on in the evening it’s pretty relaxed with people playing pool and watching extreme skiing on tv however from 10pm -1.30am it gets pretty wild with seasonaires and holiday makes busting out the moves to live bands and DJs.


If youFor those that want to party until the early hours this is the place for you. Just outside meribel center in Mussillon, it’s open till 5am and a mix of local and international DJs will keep you dancing until dawn.

Which is your favourite spot to après in Méribel?

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