Visiting the Shapko Bar is a must for any lovers of jazz and blues. The casual, yet vibrant atmosphere combines well with and a good range of cocktail favorites. This is the place to go for any tourist wishing to escape the bustling bars on the promenade strip. Come and enjoy a classy evening with good music in this beautiful, seaside town.
5 rue Rossetti, 06300 Nice, France, +33 9 54 94 69 31
With views of the romantic Mediterranean sea, the Hi Beach bar is perfect for visitors wishing to kick back and watch time pass by. With a variety of drink options including wines, cocktails and the usual soft drinks, this bar is a firm favorite for anyone wishing to remain close to the seafront in the evening.
47 Promenade des Anglais, 06000 Nice, France, +33 4 97 14 00 83
Situated in the southwest of Nice, on the borders of the old town, the King’s Pub provides a vibrant atmosphere for an upbeat night out. Well loved by tourists, this bar seeks to provide a glimpse into the international club-music scene, while catering for the drinking requests from the mixed crowd. You may wish to come early, for ‘happy hour’—5pm to 8pm.
15 rue Prefecture, 06000 Nice, France, +33 4 93 62 17 11
A Cuban restaurant and cocktail bar in the evenings, this is a popular destination for visitors looking for an energy-packed night out. La Havane promotes a friendly and hugely social atmosphere where it is easy to meet new people. Their wide selection of rum-based cocktails makes them a firm favorite with rum lovers.
32 rue de France, 6000 Nice, France, +33 4 93 16 36 16
While Nice has no shortage of cocktail bars, Chuptio Loco has become a preeminent location by serving tapas alongside beers, liquor and cocktails. This makes it a popular option for people wishing to start their night with some nibbles. Their signature cocktails and original shots are highly recommended and you’re guaranteed a party atmosphere with upbeat music to go along with your drinks.
7 rue Raoul Bosio, 06300 Nice, France, +33 4 93 81 20 61
An exquisite wine bar tucked into the quaint and culture-packed streets of Nice’s old town, Yolo is the perfect location for anyone wishing to retreat from the main tourist nightlife spots. This bar offers a good selection of French wines and champagne. There is also the option to order a luxurious cheese or salmon platter to accompany the wines.
10 rue Marechal Joffre, 06000 Nice, France, +33 4 93 88 53 07
Well known locally for hosting some of the best and most vibrant nights for students and those wishing to meet people from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities, the Le Ghost pub is a music bar committed to providing all guests with an enjoyable late-night experience. They offer a variety of liquor-based drinks as well as a host of popular European beers.
3 rue Barillerie, 06300 Nice, France, +33 4 93 92 93 37
Au Fut et a Mesure
Au Fut et a Mesure stands out from the other venues that make up the surrounding nightlife district, by operating as a beer bar. It offers a range of charcuterie options to complement the drinks. Here, a host of international and local beers are reinvented for guests to enjoy in a variety of cocktail beverages.
2 rue Jules Gilly, 06300 Nice, France, +33 4 93 55 29 75
The Akathor pub caters to international as well as local guests, welcoming a mixed crowd with its friendly pub atmosphere. This is seen as the ideal place for visitors wishing to enjoy an evening of acoustic live music. They serve a variety of pub snacks alongside their drinks. Apart from live music, they also organize parties and events. This is a good spot to come and watch European football games.
32 Cours Saleya, 06300 Nice, France, +33 4 93 80 89 22