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Refuge de Platé Restaurant

© Refuge de Platé Restaurant - Romain Bonnet
  • © Refuge de Platé Restaurant - Romain Bonnet

Come and discover the Platé desert (one of the largest lapiaz in Europe), Romain and his team welcome you for lunch to enjoy a moment of relaxation on the terrace. At noon, catering and drinks on site, without reservation.


Possibility of catering in the evening, without overnight stay, only by reservation.


  • Terrace

Complément accueil

Please note that the Refuge de Platé is located in the mountains, so you will be asked to leave with your own waste during your stay. Thanking you for your understanding.


  • Mountain location
  • High mountain
  • Isolated


Adult menu: Evening menu, by reservation only.
Children (0-8 years): €18.
Young people (8-18 years): €20.
Adults: €22.

Payment methods

  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Cash

Opening period

From 03/06 to 23/09, daily.
Open 24/7.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Adapted tourism

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair


In summer, you can park for free in car park P2, at Flaine Forum. From the resort centre, at Flaine Forum, take the cable car up to the Grandes Platières (900m vertical drop), open from 01/07 to 27/08/23 from 9am to 5pm. There is only around 1 hour of gentle downhill walking left.
To return to the Grandes Platières cable car (DMC), allow around 1 hour and 30 minutes for the ascent.
To get to the refuge from the DMC, follow the red dots on the ground.

In winter, you can park in car park P2 (at a charge), and take the Grandes Platières cable car, open from December 16th, 2023 to April 21st, 2024, from 9am to 4pm.


Pets allowed : Yes

Pets accepted at extra cost : No

Pets are not allowed in the Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval / Passy Nature Reserve, and in the Grandes Platières cable car.
On the other hand, dogs are authorized outside these limits, on a leash and on the terrace only.

Watch out for herds and herding dogs.

Refuge de Platé Restaurant
  • Mountain restaurant
Désert de Platé 74300 Flaine