So another year goes by in Verbier and what’s changed for the Verbier 2012 – 2013 winter season. New restaurants, new lifts, new gym, new chalet rental companies, new owners of Public/Cashbah. And the ski lifts are opening this weekend 2nd November.
The first opening party is the La Channe – 17th November
The ATeam opens in new premises (By Alp food) 02/11/2012
Le Rouge opens Wednesday 7th November 2012
Le Pub Mont Fort opens 2nd November 2012
The Lounge (Farinet hotel) opening TBC
Hotel Farinet Après ski bar opens Mid December (Once the renovation is complete)
Le Dahu will open as soon as there is enough snow to ski to it.
La Vache (The old powder spirit bar) opens ………..(TBC)
Karting Extreme Verbier is open on the Ice Rink, the outdoor track should be open mid Dec.
Fer a Cheval will open for the weekend of the 23rd November
JC’s bar – Name TBC (the old Casita) will open early December as a Sushi bar.
Other Verbier news
Casbah has gone and has been replaced by the trendy The Pot Luck Club.
La Ruinettes restaurant is opening under new management.
The Ice Cube (At La Ruinettes) is under new managment, Zak from the Sandwhich bar is now running the Ice Cube with our lovely Jo Swannell finally getting a day light job!
The Loft is open again this year, so yes another closing party for Kevin and the boys..
Quintessential Estate office has closed, and is now called ROCKEFELLER ESTATES run by Annable Waite.
The famous Offshore restaurant/bar by Medran has been sold, and will be under new ownership for this winter.
La Ruinnette, in Le Chable, is now open and is taking weekly bookings in what was the old Max and Milly’s Bed and Breakfast.
The Wholey Cow. At last we have a new gym function room to do exercise, from circuit training, pilates, yoga and something that the owner won’t tell us about.
New Bruson ski lift is finally approved – Should be ready for the 2013 winter season.
Snow cannons on Savoleyres. Work is on going to get water up to Savoleyres to finally give our racers some hard snow to race train on. (they are also putting snow cannons closer to Le Rouge.
Bonjour! – The first intensive French course of the Verbier winter season is on from the 5th until the 16th of November from 10.00 until 12.00. The price is 180.- per week (or 36.- per day). Contact VLS if you’re interested: email@example.com or call them (0041) 079 693 49 85.