The 10 Best Restaurants In Antibes, France

Photo of Christina Zoga
9 February 2017

Michelin Star restaurants, fresh seafood, views of the Mediterranean Sea, and a variety of innovative and traditional cuisines complete the flavorful culinary scene in Antibes. Here are the 10 best restaurants in Antibes.

Beautiful scenery of Anbites | © 外国人-君 / Flickr

Le Figuier de Saint-Esprit

Creative and pioneering cuisine distinguishes Le Figuier de Saint-Esprit, as an inspiration which came into life by the hand of Head Chef Christian Morisset. This gourmet restaurant is a gastronomical paradise on the rampart of the Old Antibes, awarded with 1 star Michelin. A favorite of locals and celebrities, the restaurant’s authentic cuisine with a touch of contemporary flavors help explain its stellar reputation. Housed in a rustic residence, the atmosphere can be characterized as elegant and inviting, giving emphasis to the diners’ needs and aesthetics.

Watch out for: The excellent selection of wine.

Restaurant de Bacon | ©Navin75/Flickr

Restaurant de Bacon

Restaurant, Mediterranean, French, European, Seafood, $$$
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A spacious and impressive dining room full of white and light-colored works of art, is the first thing that you gives you an idea of the luxurious atmosphere of Restaurant de Bacon. The menu is based on one of the best selections of fresh fish on the French Riviera, as an ode to Mediterranean tradition. With spectacular views to the Baie des Anges and 1 star Michelin, Restaurant de Bacon guides you to the glamour of Antibes introducing you to house specialities and exquisite gastronomical experiences.

Watch out for: The bouillabaisse, a house speciality!

Les Pêcheurs

Restaurant, Mediterranean, French, European, Fast Food, $$$
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French cuisine: this dish consists of marinated crayfish on gazpacho asparagus and watercress
French cuisine: this dish consists of marinated crayfish on gazpacho asparagus and watercress | © Arnaud 25 /WikiCommons
At the water’s edge, Les Pêcheurs specialises in grilled Mediterranean fish with herbs. This superb 1 star Michelin gourmet restaurant introduces its diners to remarkable flavors of the South of France with its creative and innovative cuisine. The new chef of the restaurant, Nicolas Navarro, is masterful in combining different and contradictory flavors and textures into Mediterranean dishes prepared with local ingredients. Also, the panoramic terrace and sea views are yet another reason to make make the journey to this gem of an eatery.

Watch out for: Fish specialities.

Le Comptoir de la Tourraque

Restaurant, French, European, Fast Food, $$$
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Fishy something ©TTA
Fishy something ©TTA | @ India/Flickr
Hidden in the heart of the old town of Antibes, Le Comptoir de la Tourraque will amaze you with its charming, rustic décor focused on big and imposing old wooden doors and cozy furnishings. This restaurant is definitely a love at first sight. The love at second sight will certainly be the delicious and carefully selected menus of thoughtful French cuisine. You can barely notice this little hidden gem of Antibes, though once you taste its treasures you will never forget it.

Watch out for: Reasonably priced and delicious menus.


Restaurant, Seafood, French, Mediterranean, European, $$$
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L’oursin is located in the heart of Antibes, and has been since 1962. This fish and seafood restaurant has become an institution and you can easily realize why the moment you walk in. The unique design of the restaurant gives emphasis to sea-life and a wide range of fresh fish, seafood pasta, risottos with oysters, clams and lobster complete this imaginatively and intriguing setting. Delicious oysters are also served on ice with fresh crusty bread, making L’oursin the real deal for seafood experiences.

Watch out for: Fresh fish and seafood, once again!

Chez Lulu

Restaurant, French, European, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Fast Food, $$$
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This lovely French restaurant is located in the heart of the old town of Antibes. Chez Lulu distinguishes itself with its semi-gourmet twist on home-style cooking. The charming and cozy environment, the friendly and attentive staff and the retro-inspired interior and furnishings create the ideal environment to relax and enjoy your dinner with family or friends. Funny, inventive and creative French cuisine is always accompanied by a perfect selection of wine and lots of fun as the menu varies each night. If you wish to enjoy a brand new experience in Antibes, Chez Lulu is the right place for you.

Watch out for: Delicious puddings. Yummy!

Le Vauban

Restaurant, French, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, $$$
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Valhrona Chocolate-Caramel Pot de Creme medium res
Valhrona Chocolate-Caramel Pot de Creme medium res | © Kurman Communications, Inc. /Flickr
Le Vauban proposes a pioneering approach to French seasonal cuisine. Fresh products and ingredients, seasonal and carefully selected menus and a magnificent selection of wines wait for you to discover them at this charming restaurant. The talented chef Thierry Alix shares his gastronomical secrets and dreams with the diners, offering them a unique gastronomical experience. Reasonable prices, high-end dishes, elegant and warm environment and a very welcoming staff complete the imaginative setting of Le Vauban.

Watch out for: Bottle or glass of wine!

Le Petit Restaurant

Restaurant, French, European, Fast Food, $$$
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Le Petit Restaurant is a small gem in the heart of the city. LePetit carefully selects their suppliers and the quality of the products, focusing on high-end quality standards for its French cuisine. The French menu is carefully adapted to all preferences and offers a variety of beautifully prepared French specialities. Affordable quality cuisine and original French products in the heart of Antibes – what more could you ask for?

Watch out for: The salted caramel pot de crème.

Le Carnet de Bord

Restaurant, Mediterranean, French, European, Contemporary, 0
Fusion cuisine
Fusion cuisine | @ Pixabay
This lovely and cozy restaurant serves a very interesting combination of Mediterranean and French cuisine, focusing on meat and fish dishes. The friendly and attentive service, the relaxing and charming environment and the carefully prepared dishes with fresh and aromatic ingredients make Le Carnet de Bord one of the favorites of local diners and tourists. Characterized as another hidden gem of the city of Antibes, this little flavorful secret of the old town should not be missed.

Watch out for: Exceptional flavors and reasonable prices!

Restaurant La Cafetiere Felee

Restaurant, Fusion, Asian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Fast Food, $$$
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Your fusion gastronomical adventure starts as soon as you walk in to Restaurant Le Cafetiere Felee. This restaurant in a hidden street in the heart of Antibes distinguishes itself with its innovative and pioneering approach to French and Asian cuisine. A exquisite mixture of different flavors and textures, with respect to the concept of fusion cuisine, promises to introduce you to a remarkable world of taste and gustatory emotions. Are you ready to dive into the fusion paradise? We definitely are!

Watch out for: The fondant de Chocolat.
-By Christina Zoga

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