LOULOU, casual elegance

Following the success of Loulou at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris and on the beach at Ramatuelle, this talented brother-and-sister duo have opened the restaurant Loulou in the mountains, at Airelles Val d’Isère.

They are Monsieur Bleu, Girafe, Perruche, Le Petrus. They are also Loulou. They have the knack of opening their restaurants in the finest places belonging to our historic and natural heritage. And of transforming these legendary addresses into institutions. Together, they came up with Loulou, a creative personality fond of travel, with a logo and menu designed by genius Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. “More than just a restaurant, Loulou is above all a modern vision of classic elegance representing a generous, hedonistic lifestyle,” says Gilles Malafosse.

Petit Loulou Portraits Benoit Dargere Gilles et Claire Malafosse 2
Petit Loulou Buffet dessert 1
Petit Loulou Plat 1

At Loulou, service is sophisticated, but with a touch of folly! “Loulou welcomes guests to its chalet in the mountains; it is elegant, delightful and lots of fun,” says Claire Malafosse with a smile. This former criminal lawyer joined the Loulou adventure and became its artistic director. She and her brother imagined a terrace with a dazzling view, “a family chalet atmosphere, somewhere between the Rocky Mountains and the Dolomites”.

“A modern vision at the service of classic elegance.”

Inside Airelles

A place to relax after skiing amidst natural decor comprised of custom-made larchwood furnishings, arts-and-crafts, warm traditonal fabrics, like a fantasy of mountain life. They had long dreamed of opening Loulou in Val d’Isère, having spent many holidays there in their childhood. The resort perfectly embodies Loulou’s values: family, friends, casualness, a taste for beauty and the good things in life.

The menu signed Benoit Dargère gives precedence to the Italy of the mountains with iconic dishes from the regions of Piedmont and Lombardy. Music is entrusted to guest DJs who add its beat to the view of the snow front. The aim is crystal clear: enjoy, savour, laugh, dream, love. Life is a ball at Loulou’s.

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