Cocktail Bars in French Riviera

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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


1 Rue Sade
06600 Antibes

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Zapata - Tequila Bar in French Riviera.

Party Earth Review In the heart of the chaos of Juan-les-Pins stands Zapata, a bar where fun-loving people gather to drink tequila in the most imaginative ways. The bull skull hovering over the entrance may seem out of place in this town of glitz and glamour, but the hip yet boisterous crowd doesn’t seem to mind. Inside, the décor of high ... more


Carrefour de la Nouvelle Orléans
06160 Juan les Pins

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French Riviera Cocktail Bars Overview

Absinthe Bar - Absinthe Bar | Historic Bar in French Riviera

In a place like the French Riviera, there are obviously swanky spots in which to drink. From Monaco and Cannes to Nice and Antibes, you’ll always find cool cocktail bars with creative concoctions to wet your whistle.

Every great cocktail bar has a number of things in common. First, they make for great date places as they’re typically intimate affairs where conversation is easy. Second, there are usually incredibly knowledgeable bartenders who can whip up just about any drink imaginable. And third, they’ll get you buzzing for a much longer night ahead.

One of the best and likely most fun cocktail bars in the French Riviera is Absinthe Bar. Tucked away in an intimate cellar, the bar is filled with dizzying posters on the walls and the employees encourage customers to wear one of the many strange hats that are hanging about.

Another stellar cocktail bar is Zapata. Different than Absinthe Bar, this place specializes in tequila, tequila, and more tequila. All types stroll into this Juan-les-Pins favorite as shot girls pass around the agave nectar.

All along the Mediterranean there are French Riviera cocktail bars just begging for you to come in and try something different. So find a good bartender and ask them to whip you up something original, you might just find yourself a new favorite drink.

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