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Restaurant Le Stem

Taste the Savoyard specialties made of artisanal products

Sit down at the table of a family restaurant in Contamines Montjoie with a warm and alpine decoration, taste the dishes of a menu composed of fresh and regional products, labelled Maitre Restaurateur

The Stem Kitchen

In a warm and cosy setting, plunge into the heart of Savoyard folklore and discover our alpine gastronomy. On the menu, a selection of cheese dishes made from regional cheeses from the fruit cooperative and the mountain pasture of Mont aux Contamines Montjoie.

Taste an unavoidable Savoyard fondue but also a raclette fondue à l’ancienne or a rich dish for winter like a tartiflette with farmhouse reblochon.

Located at the foot of the Loyers slope, rediscover the authentic taste. Situated at the foot of the Loyers slope, rediscover the authentic tastes of the region on the south-facing terrace or in the restaurant with its Montagnarde decor.

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+33 (0)4 50 47 02 72

Restaurant Le Stem les Contamines

Reserve a table at the restaurant for lunch or dinner to enjoy our specialties.

Restaurant labeled Maître Restaurateur

Label maître restaurateur restaurant Le Stem

Overview of the restaurant menu

Our specialties

Our cheese specialties are served with steamed potatoes, green salad and an assortment of local charcuterie.

Le Petit Fondant d'Arly

A creamy cheese made by the the coopérative en Val d’Arly, baked directly in the oven in its spruce box.

Le Berthoux de Ruffin

Individual container of organic Morbier cheese and wine broiled in the oven.

Le Bonnevalain

Cassette of Bleu de Bonneval-sur-Arc with cooked wine.

La Matouille des Loyers

Tomme de Savoie melted with garlic and white wine.

Our Tartiflettes

Tartiflettes are so much more than simply potatoes au gratin. Layers of potatoes, smoked bacon and pan-fried onions are topped with Reblochon cheese and grilled in the oven. Served with a green salad.

Traditional Tartiflette

Local smoked bacon, cream and onions.

Vegetarian Tartiflette

Fresh mushrooms, cream and onions.

Tartiflette chevrotin

Goat’s cheese and onion reblochon.

Our Raclettes

Traditional raclette from Savoie, melted straight from the wheel and scraped onto your plate. Served with steamed potatoes, green salad and an assortment of homemade charcuterie.

Traditional Farm Fresh Raclette

Smoked Farm Fresh Raclette

Chef Suggested Raclette

Our fondues

Fondue made with Meule Mille Fleurs (special category Beaufort), served with bread pieces and green salad.

Traditional Meule de Savoie Fondue

Fondue with Fresh Mushrooms

Fondue with Smoked Bacon

Our Croûtes

Our croûtes are made in the same way as our great-grandfathers did : a large slice of country bread topped with an egg and Meule Mille Fleurs cheese, broiled in the oven. Served with a green salad.

Traditional Croûte Savoyarde

Croûte Stem

With fresh mushrooms.

Croûte montagnarde

With onions and lardons.

CHEESES AND DESSERTS

Les faisselles

Plain, With fresh cream, With Blueberry Jam.

Cheese Platters

Assortment of local cheeses.

Nos Glaces artisanales

Sweet treats, With Alcohol, The Classics.

Gâteau de Savoie with Génépi flavored whipped cream

Fresh seasonal fruit salad

Blueberry tart

Chocolate fondue made with 64% cacao dark chocolate

Served with seasonal fruit and toasted brioche.

Practical information about the restaurant Stem

The Stem welcomes you to Contamines Montjoie for lunch and dinner during the seasons. You can choose to sit inside or on the terrace to enjoy the mountain sun.

Opening periods of the restaurant

During the opening periods the restaurant is open every day from Monday to Sunday. Winter :
The Stem welcomes you from December 12 to March 31 to April 20. Summer :
The Stem welcomes you from June 12 to September 17 for dinner.

Book a Table

+33 (0)4 50 47 02 72

Book a TableRéserver une table

For the guests of the hotel Le Christiania preferring the half-board you will have the choice between our menu of the day or a Savoyard speciality from the menu ordered the day before.