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. Decor is stylishly retro, with attention-grabbing objets d'art including a tableau o…
Top Choice Modern European in Cannes

Table 22

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 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 (€5.30; a gargantuan bun filled with tuna, onion…
Bistro in Cannes

Le Grain de Sel

Vietnamese-born, French-trained chef Nhut Nguyen is at the helm of this delightful new bistro on Cannes' pedestrianised restaurant row. The high-ceilinged interior dining room, done up with modern lighting and faux …
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, …
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…
Fusion in Cannes

Le Roof

Perched on the Five Seas Hotel's 5th floor, this bistro with sublime panoramic views has recently given its menu a complete makeover. Highlights include lunchtime 'roofbowls', health-conscious mixes of fresh veggies…
Bistro in Cannes

Côté Jardin

Craving a break from Cannes' glitz and grandiosity? This down-to-earth bistro on a residential backstreet is the perfect antidote. Enjoy superb-value plats du jour in an enclosed garden overhung with flowering trees…
Italian in Cannes

Noisette Café et Cuisine

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 …