Drinking & Nightlife

  • Beer District With 16 constantly changing taps, you'll never run out of new beers to try.
  • Rosalina Bar An early pioneer in revitalising Nice's port, Rosalina remains one of the neighbourhood's finest bars.
  • Les Distilleries Idéales Perfectly placed on a busy corner, this is one of Vieux Nice's best all-around bars.
  • La Part des Anges Serious wine aficionados love this relaxed refuge with hundreds of bottles in the cellar.
  • La Ronronnerie Cuddle a kitty along with your coffee at this pet-friendly cafe.
  • La Movida Sip cocktails on the balcony, savour the sunset and survey the waterfront beach action.


  • Workhouse Cafe American-style breakfasts and some of Nice's best coffee.
  • L'Altra Casa Perfectly placed for people-watching, between Libération's market and its newly revitalised train station.
  • La Ronronnerie Cats clamber overhead as captivated children share hot chocolate with their parents.

For Beer

  • Beer District Pick a tap, any tap: 16 draught beers, constantly rotating, and free tastes to boot!
  • Brasserie Artisanale de Nice Truly artisanal beer made with an unexpected, traditional Niçois ingredient: chickpeas!
  • Ma Nolan's A good old-fashioned, rollicking Irish pub not far from the cours Saleya market.
  • Snug & Cellar Near the cathedral, this corner bar features beer on tap and sports matches on TV.

For Cocktails

  • El Merkado Cocktails and tapas are the twin draws at this lively bar near Nice's opera house.
  • La Movida Score one point for the cocktails and 10 points for the full-on waterfront views.
  • Rosalina Bar Aperitif time here means delicious treats like homemade tapenade to accompany your cocktails.
  • Le Café des Chineurs In an unbeatable people-watching location, where place Garibaldi and rue Bonaparte come together.
  • La Shounga Hidden away on the back side of Castle Hill, perfect for mojitos overlooking the port.

Wine Bars

  • La Part des Anges Snack and sip wine all evening at this wine bar run by a true aficionado.
  • L'Autre Part Worth seeking out for its well-stocked wine cellar and prime rue Lascaris location.
  • Café Paulette Chic and sophisticated, with a superb wine list and tasty tapas to accompany every glass.
  • Rosé! Dedicated to the proposition all wines are not created equal; everything revolves around rosé!