10 Top Wine Bars in Biarritz

Biarritz has some exquisite wine bars | Pexels
Biarritz has some exquisite wine bars | Pexels
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20 July 2017

Whether you prefer it red or white, chilled or aged, or with some tapas on the side, a glass of fine wine in a cozy setting is the prefect way to transition from day to night. When in Biarritz, there is certainly no shortage of delicious wine, and we’ve selected the ten best wine bars that will help set the tone for a smooth and joyful evening.


Considered by many to be the best winery in town, L’Artnoa is so much more. The exquisite selection of wines is renewed every week, accommodating every taste and budget. You will certainly enjoy tasting different wines while nibbling on some delicious tapas. To make the experience even more memorable, why not book this unique venue and have your own private soiree one evening? The team will be more than happy to tailor a wine tasting menu for you and your guests. L’Artnoa is also a wine shop, so don’t forget to buy a bottle on your way out.

A closer look at some of L’Artnoa’s unique collection | Courtesy of L’Artnoa

Le Cellier des Docks

Meeting people passionate about their work is always fascinating and even more so when their passion is wine! Le Cellier des Docks‘ team makes quality control and ethics its priority. Each wine is selected based on its quality, but also based on the winery’s eco-friendly practices and the working conditions of its producers. Customers applaud the staff’s dedication to help you find what best suits your taste and your budget. Definitively worth a visit!

Le Cellier des Docks, 5 Bis Rue Luis Mariano, Biarritz, France, +33 5 59 23 68 46

Les Contrebandiers

Restaurant, French, European, Wine, $$$
Great wines and a fine charcuterie plate to share at Les Contrebandiers
Great wines and a fine charcuterie plate to share at Les Contrebandiers | Courtesy of Les Contrebandiers
Les Contrebandiers is a fantastic place to sit on the terrace with your friends and choose from a large selection of wines while enjoying some excellent tapas. Regulars praise the quality of the wines, the affordable prices, the cordial ambience, and the helpful staff that’s always willing to guide you if you’re unsure about what to drink.

L’Art dit Vin

L’Art dit Vin is a perfect combination of casual and chic, where you can pick from a wide range of wines and have a wonderful time trying them out. In addition, the chef’s unanimously acclaimed talent to make the excellence of his dishes look effortless will surely enhance your experience.

L’Art dit Vin, 15 Avenue de Verdun, Biarritz, France, +33 5 59 23 73 74

Chéri Bibi

Bar, Wine Bar, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, French, $$$
Wine and romance are a perfect pairing
Wine and romance are a perfect pairing | Pexels
Plan a romantic escape or a catch-up session with a close friend in Chéri Bibi, a cozy wine bar close to the mythic Côtes des Basques beach. If you’re not a wine expert, don’t hesitate to ask for advice. They are very knowledgeable and if you taste something you enjoy, feel free to buy a bottle to bring back home.

Les Vins de Vincent

Want to do some wine tasting with a world expert? In that case, book a tour with Vincent Damestoy, who won the award for France’s Best Wine Merchant and came close to winning the world’s competition, finishing second in 2015. Based in Anglet, his company, Les Vins de Vincent, offers classes to improve your oenology competence, organizes corporate events, and you can purchase wines from all over the world through their online boutique.

Les Vins de Vincent, 13 Avenue d’Espagne, Anglet, France, +33 5 59 03 68 39

Wine picnic by the ocean | Pixabay

Puig & Daro

Located in the vibrant Les Halles neighborhood, Puig & Daro is the place to be to get quality wine and in the mood for an exciting night out on the town. Order a large plate of marinated anchovies and some xistora (fast-cured sausage) while drinking some txakoli (local wine).

Puig & Daro, 34 Rue Gambetta, Biarritz France, +33 5 59 23 30 45

Le Bar de la Côte

Restaurant, Bar, European, French, $$$

Enjoy a wine selection of more than 70 wines at Le Bar de la Côte, this restaurant and winery right in front of the iconic Côte des Basques beach. The laid-back atmosphere and the incredible scenery make it the perfect spot to meet up with friends. Come early in the evening so you can catch the sunset.


Laureano Perrone is a known advocate for non-chemically treated wines and for promoting local producers in his winery. If you’re up for something unusual, you will be delighted to come here for a night and taste wines that will surprise you and give your palate some finesse.

Tsukemono, 13 Rue Jean Bart, Biarritz, France

The Wine Shop

Wine bars are favorable to intimacy, but there is nothing wrong with staying home every once in a while. For a chilled-out get-together with your favorite people, grab a bottle (or two) at the Wine Shop in Saint Charles, one of the quieter districts of Biarritz. You will be in good hands with the owner, who has world-class knowledge, so you can’t go wrong with your choice. Upon request, the Wine Shop can also plan a wine tasting for you (up to 6 people).

The Wine Shop, 14 Rue de la Bergerie, Biarritz, France,+33 5 59 24 71 87

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