Bars and Clubs in French Riviera

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  • Bar / Lounge

    Le Ghost - Bar | Lounge in French Riviera.

    Party Earth Review A popular nightspot for locals, Le Ghost is usually packed with a boisterous and fun-loving crowd, all dimly lit by the antique lamps that are the bar’s only source of light. One of the city’s hidden gems, the lounge looks closed from the outside, but guests need only ring the doorbell to call a bouncer who will usher them ... more

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    Les 3 Diables - Bar in French Riviera.

    Party Earth Review Les 3 Diables (The Three Devils) attracts a young and rowdy crowd in the mood for sinning and helps that urge along with dark red lighting, loud music, and cheap drinks. Although the music is a variety of rock, house, techno, and other dance music, this cheerfully divey bar is most well known for its Wednesday night karaoke ... more

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  • Absinthe Bar / Historic Bar

    Absinthe Bar - Absinthe Bar | Historic Bar in French Riviera.

    Party Earth Review Patrons will stroll into the past at Absinthe Bar, a museum and bar tucked away in an intimate cellar complete with dizzying posters of Van Gogh and the Green Fairy. The original 1850s bar adds to the authenticity and ambiance of the place, which also features four-spigot water fountains, delicate sugar spoons, and an antique ... more

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  • Beach / Beach Bar / Outdoor Activity

    Le Rêve Plage - Beach | Beach Bar | Outdoor Activity in French Riviera.

    Party Earth Review Patrons will have to walk down the stairway to heaven at Le Rêve Plage, a truly dreamy private beach and bar decked out in strikingly white tables, chairs, floors, and furnishings. By day, a pampered and bronzed crowd fills the luxurious white beach chairs to enjoy a meal right on the sand or to sip cocktails and peer ... more

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  • Club / Cuban Restaurant / Live Music Venue

    La Havane - Club | Cuban Restaurant | Live Music Venue in French Riviera.

    Party Earth Review Just a little way past the pedestrian walkway of Rue Masséna sits La Havane, an upscale salsa venue offering live Latin music and dancing almost every night of the week. Tiki-style umbrellas on the patio put the high energy patrons in an island state of mind, while inside, the red lighting, Latin beats, palm trees, tropical ... more

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  • Gay Club

    Le 6 - Gay Club in French Riviera.

    Party Earth Review Although a Club Privé sign hangs on the door of this gay-friendly club, patrons need not be shy about ringing the doorbell at Le 6 – within seconds a friendly bouncer will gladly usher visitors inside. Small and crowded, the club nonetheless provides a fantastic, fun-loving vibe for a night of dancing amid a fashionable ... more

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Browse French Riviera Bars and Clubs by Category

For those who wish to indulge in some glamorous nightlife, there are plenty of high-end bars and clubs in the French Riviera where exorbitant bottle-service prices, tight door policies, and a crowd made up of models, actors, athletes, and wealthy business people are the norm.

A night spent in a swanky lounge in this gilded paradise can be reminiscent of a fashion show or Hollywood movie premiere, and usually includes moving on to the late-night clubs to dance until dawn.

Besides the club scene, invite-only parties see French Riviera jetsetters living it up at the rooftop bars above five-star hotels or on the decks of formidable yachts docked in the harbor.

Yet more accessible and affordable options exist as well, from the bars and lounges in Nice with their international flair to the casual but animated pubs in Antibes, it’s usually easy to find a spirited party taking place in a variety of settings. No matter which bars and clubs, lounges, or pubs people find themselves in, after last call it’s not uncommon for everyone to continue the festivities on the beach.

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    Sports? Pub crawls? Rowdy bars? Good beer? Then check out these suggestions from Lucas:

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    Exclusive hotspots? Chic crowds? Bottle service? Posh shopping? Then check out these suggestions from Adriana:

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    Eclectic crowds? Authentic bars? Live music? Nothing mainstream? Then check out these suggestions from Jonah:

    Jonah Likes: Live Music Eclectic Indie Alternative Non-mainstream Laid back Conversational Creative / Art / Music Types

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    Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:

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