1. L Abbaye
A lovely restaurant with upstairs seating, on a balcony with the most beautiful view over the Old Town Square and clock tower. You can get a few different set menus to try from at great value, including fresh local ingredients. They sell the local dish the Socca pancake here.
2. Fennochio’s Ice Cream
If you’re craving a sweet finish to your meal, stick around the Old Town and hit up the most popular place to get an ice cream. Fennochio’s has over 100 flavours with all the usual favourites, and some for the thrill-seekers such as tomato and basil, avocado, lavender and beer!
This restaurant is a big hit with the locals as well as the tourists that flock to the historic Acchiardo for its simple, tasty food. Beautiful local dishes such as fish soup, basil soup, grilled vegetables or stuffed vegetables as well as some just plain old favourites like lamb chops or a big steak.
4. La Table Alziari
This is a small café off the beaten track run by the Grandson of the Alziari olive oil family. Here you can try local specialities such as morue à la niçoise (cod served with a tomato sauce), daube (fish stew) or grilled goats cheese just to name a few.
5. Lou Pilha Leva
Very authentic, classic street food and the closest thing you’ll get to a fish and chip shop in Nice. This small establishment has a few outdoor wooden tables underneath an awning where you can enjoy the bustling atmosphere. There is an assortment of tarts to enjoy, stuffed veggies, courgette fritters, sugar-beet pie, pesto soup and much more.
A favourite backpacker pub in Nice, Wayne’s is a great place to hang out, meet some fellow travelers and share stories. They play a wide range of music and have live bands each night.
2. Master Home
A French style backpacker pub with just a touch of class, Master Home is a great place to meet other travelers. When ordering drinks you also get a few small dishes of nibbles to go with it.
3. High Club
High Club is the perfect place for dance music lovers with multiple dance floors and top DJ’s playing until the early morning. Some famous names that have played here include Steve Aoki, Lil John and Fat Man Scoop…even Timmy Trumpet!
4. Le Feeling
Le Feeling is a fun filled club with multiple events throughout the week. They have theme nights, RnB nights and even karaoke nights, so make sure to check the program so you know what you’re getting in to!
5. Bull Dog Pompei
The Bull Dog Pompei is a grungy bar that has locals flocking to hear the great rock music that blares out from this crazy venue.