Presqu'île de St-Tropez drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in St-Tropez


Sartre wrote parts of Les Chemins de la Liberté (Roads to Freedom) at this portside cafe – in business since 1887 – which is popular with boaties, bikers and tourists. Look for the terrace crammed with pillar-box-re…
Top Choice Club in St-Tropez

Les Caves du Roy

The star-studded bar at the infamous Hôtel Byblos remains the perennial champion of nightclubs in St-Tropez, if not the whole Riviera. Dress to impress if you hope to get in and mingle with starlets and race-car dri…
Club in Presqu'île de St-Tropez

Le Club 55

The longest-running Pampelonne beach club dates to the 1950s and was originally the crew canteen during the filming of And God Created Woman. Now it caters to celebs who do not want to be seen. The food is – remarka…
Club in Presqu'île de St-Tropez

Nikki Beach

Favoured by dance-on-the-bar celebs, and those who just want to be seen, Nikki can become a beachside bacchanal to match most fantasies. The debauchery ends surprisingly early.
Cafe in St-Tropez

Café de Paris

The terrace is the place to sport your new strappy sandals at afternoon aperitifs. Service is the friendliest along the port.
Bar in St-Tropez

White 1921

Blindingly white and appropriately expensive, White 1921 is owned by Louis Vuitton. It’s a chic alfresco champagne lounge in a renovated townhouse on place des Lices. Can’t make it home? Stay over in one of the swan…
Bar in St-Tropez

Bar du Port

Young, happening harbour-side bar for beautiful people, with chichi decor in shades of white and silver. It's been run by the same family for 50 years, who maintain its antique sense of dignity.
Bar in St-Tropez

Bar at l’Ermitage

Escape the crowds at the laid-back Ermitage, kitted out in distressed ’50s-modern furniture, with enchanting views of the rooftops of old St-Tropez and the sea.
Cafe in Ramatuelle

Café de l’Ormeau

This lovely vine-covered cafe terrace in the very heart of Ramatuelle is great for coffee or light meals (mains €15 to €18).
Club in St-Tropez


Where the party winds up when you want to dance until dawn. The Tropéziens’ top choice, it's also distinctly gay-friendly.