Restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Cannes

Bobo Bistro

Predictably, it's a 'bobo' (bourgeois bohemian) crowd that gathers at this achingly cool bistro in Cannes' fashionable Carré d'Or (Golden Sq). Decor is stylishly retro, with attention-grabbing objets d'art including…
Top Choice Modern European in Cannes

Mantel

Discover why Noël Mantel is the hotshot of the Cannois gastronomic scene at his refined old-town restaurant. Service is stellar and the seasonally inspired cuisine divine – Mantel's food maximises local ingredients …
Top Choice Bakery in Cannes

La Boulangerie par Jean-Luc Pelé

This swanky bakery by Cannois chocolatier and pâtissier Jean-Luc Pelé casts a whole new spin on eating cheap in Cannes. Creative salads, sandwiches, wraps and bagels – to eat in or out – burst with local flavours an…
Top Choice Sandwiches in Cannes

PhilCat

Phillipe and Catherine’s prefab cabin on the waterfront is a perfect lunch spot. This is fast-food, Cannes-style – giant salads, toasted panini and the best pan bagna (€5; a gargantuan bun filled with tuna, onion, r…
Modern French in Cannes

L’Affable

Fine dining with a price to match, run by experienced chef Jean-Paul Battaglia. The setting is formal – beige chairs and banquette seats, tasteful art on the walls – and suited to Battaglia's intricate modern food, …
Fusion in Cannes

Sea Sens

Perched on the 5th floor of the Five Seas Hotel, this single-Michelin-starred restaurant blends French gastronomy and Asian elegance with panoramic views of Le Suquet and Cannes’ rooftops. Pastry chef Jerôme De Oliv…
Italian in Cannes

Noisette Cafe

There's not a soupçon of pretension about this cosy little Italian tucked away between La Croisette and Rue d'Antibes. With its sea-blue furniture and sunny walls, the setting feels summery and the food is authentic…
French in Cannes

Aux Bons Enfants

A people’s-choice place since 1935, this informal restaurant cooks up regional dishes, such as aïoli garni (garlic and saffron mayonnaise served with fish and vegetables), daube (a Provençal beef stew) and rascasse …
Brasserie in Cannes

New York, New York

Very trendy, very popular, this Manhattan-style diner is a favourite hang-out for Cannes' young and beautiful crowd, who tuck into huge pizzas, steaks, club sandwiches and gourmet burgers. The bare brick and industr…
Italian in Cannes

La Casa di Nonna

Flowers on the tables, fresh floral decor, Italian food just like an Italian nonna makes and delicious homemade cakes make this hybrid restaurant-tearoom a real hit in Cannes. Be it breakfast, mid-morning coffee, lu…