The 10 Best Bars In Antibes, France

Antibes, Absinthe Bar
Antibes, Absinthe Bar | © adam w/Flickr
Christina Zoga

The city of Antibes is not well known for its nightlife. However, this ancient Roman city actually has a lot to offer its visitors when the sun goes down. Magnificent wine and cocktail bars scattered around the city specialize in traditional and contemporary wine and cocktail flavors with a touch of enchanting French sophistication. Here’s some of the best places to experience the nightlife in Antibes.

Drinkers Club

The Drinkers Club is a lovely and elegant cocktail and wine bar which distinguishes itself with its superb live music. The relaxed and cozy atmosphere reminds you of Anglo-Saxon-inspired bars. Decorated with neon-colored lights, its exquisite vaulted ceiling is adorned with eye-catching light-colored stones. In the heart of Antibes, the Drinkers Club gives you the opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine while you are listening to guitars or vocal concerts on Fridays. Its outstanding collection of cocktails and wines is always accompanied by delicious foie gras, cheese and bruschetta.

12 rue Aubernon, Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, France, +33 49 33408 12


1. Pam Pam

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, Irish, French

Created in 1927, PamPam is a top destination in Antibes for those who adore drinking Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail. This popular and unique bar was the first in Europe that launched Caipirinha in 1979. Exotic cocktails, Brazilian dancing and exotic shows, fresh and high-quality food and lots of fun define this bar as one of the most lively and popular entertainment spots in Antibes. As a part of the culture and history of Antibes, PamPam is definitely worth a visit.

2. ZaZen Lounge & Music Bar

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, French

Antibes, Absinthe Bar
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With live music and DJ’s on weekends, ZaZen welcomes its customers to its cozy and welcoming bar. In the center of Antibes, this lounge and music bar is an ideal choice for those who love to enjoy their cocktails fresh, and served alongside beautifully prepared Italian, Spanish and Thai dishes. For those looking for something small to accompany their drink, ZaZen offers a variety of starters such as tapas and bruschettas. The atmospheric and discreet lighting, the elegant and comfortable sofas and lounge chairs, as well as the minimalist and relaxed environment, makes ZaZen ideal for a night out with friends.

3. Absinthe Bar

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, French

Authentic and popular, Absinthe Bar is one of the historic hotspots in the city of Antibes. Well-known for its wide variety of white, green and premium absinthe, as well as its selection of hats that cover the walls, this bar is a one of a kind experience. Wearing cute hats, customers often sing along with the piano jazzy tunes. If you love to get involved with a raucous crowd, then Absinthe Bar is the place for you.

4. L'Enoteca

Bar, Wine Bar, French, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, Pub Grub

Antibes, le soir, les pubs, les restaurants
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This fashionable and chic wine bar located in the heart of Antibes is definitely one of the most elegant places to enjoy your drink in Antibes. Serving an outstanding selection of wines and champagnes, L’Enoteca is a great place to enjoy your summer evenings relaxing on the street side tables. Ideal for all occasions, you can also enjoy your romantic moments tasting gourmet and local dishes accompanied by a bottle of wine from their selection in the wine cellar.

5. Les Larmes de Bacchus

Bar, Wine Bar, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, Pub Grub, French, Irish

If you love good wine and delicious tapas, Les Larmes de Bacchus is the right place to be. This wine bar is one of the coziest places in Antibes to hang out with friends. A relaxed atmosphere, friendly and welcoming service and a perfect selection of wines promise to make you feel at home enjoying every moment you spend at the bar. The carefully selected background music in combination with a tastefully decorated, elegant setting has earned a loyal following not only of the locals, but also tourists.

6. The Quay's Irish Bar

Bar, Pub Grub, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Irish

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In the center of Antibes, next to the marina, you will find this traditional Irish Bar. The Quay’s promise to make your evenings special. Giving you an authentic Irish experience, with lots of alcohol, beers and wine tasting with live music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night, and karaoke night every Thursday. The Quay’s relaxing and warm lounge and its friendly staff will make you forget all those busy days and let you enjoy the moment while drinking and singing with friends.

7. Le Zinc

Bar, Restaurant, Mediterranean, French, European, Vegetarian, Wine, Beer

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One of the chicest bars in Antibes is Le Zinc. This bar treats its customers with a remarkable collection of wines and cocktails always accompanied by southern French style specialties. An imaginatively prepared mix of local and seasonal dishes always fashionably presented, and prepared with locally-sourced ingredients which produce flavorful sensations with every bite. This complex and intriguing combination of tastes, flavors and texture make Le Zinc Bar a place not to be missed.

Le Cosy

Built in a cave, this wine bar distinguishes itself with its light stone walls and cozy couch area. Le Cosy has a romantic, relaxed and friendly environment full of colorful cushions and light-colored lightings ideal for a romantic night out. Being the right place if you want to get away from the crowd, you can chill while enjoying delicious and well-prepared cocktails or tasting a delicious dinner in the heart of Antibes listening to jazz and blues vibes.

3 Rue du Migrainier, Antibes, France, +33 6 51 47 32 20

8. Le Happy Face

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, Irish, French

Le Happy Face is one of the most popular and trendy bars in the old Antibes. With DJ’s playing every Thursday and Saturday, you will find this bar open daily from 4pm to 2am. Le Happy Face is the right place to chill, dance and drink and have an unforgettable night out. Delicious and well prepared exotic cocktails, beers, a variety of wines and Le Happy Face’s popular chilli shots will definitely help you realize your own inner happy face.

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