Nice – Rooftops x 4

La Terrasse du Plaza

Location: In Nice center, on top of the Hotel Plaza Nice (formally known as the Boscolo Hotel Plaza)

View: Sea, mountains & city

Dress code: Casual / anything πŸ§£πŸ§€πŸ‘–πŸ‘—

Vibe: Quiet (winter)

Prosecco price: 🍾🍾🍾

Food available? Yes but we just had drinks

Booking needed? No (closed currently till May 2020)

Visited / Photos taken: 2018

Rooftop review: Its set back from the sea front which means it’s one of the rare rooftops that has a view that suits everyone! There is a causal bar one side and more formal dining the other. It’s one to watch the world go by and chat into the night with all city lights around you.

Address: 12 Avenue de Verdun, 06000

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Rooftop extra tip: If you like this rooftop then you might also like: Le 360 In Cannes


La Calade

Best for: πŸ₯‚πŸΎβ˜•οΈπŸ½

Location: Far end of the promenade

View: The whole bay of angels

Dress code: πŸ‘•πŸ‘–πŸ‘š

Vibe: Friendly, chilled

Prosecco price: 🍾🍾🍾

Food available? Yes – it’s a Resturant as well

Booking available? Yes – just for the Resturant

Smoking allowed? Yes

Last visited /photos taken: 2019

Warm/dry weather only? Yes. Though there is a beautiful indoor Resturant should it be too cold or wet for outside.

Rooftop review roundup: What a fabulous addition to the coast line. The areas are small: pool, bar area and resturant but big views – they have even identified the best spot for that all important snap with a selfie spot! The food and service is fabulous with lovely attention to detail – like your bread is wrapped in a paper bag to stop the birds swooping down on you!!! The only possible downside is the location. It’s a good half hour / 45 min walk from the old town back towards the airport. Though to walk along the promenade, on a sunny winter day, was certainly not the worse way I’ve spent a Saturday! And there’s a tram that runs really close behind it if you don’t fancy the stroll back. Definitely one of my all time favs.

Address: 223 Prom des Anglais

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Rooftop extra tip: If you like this rooftop then you might also like: Radisson in Cannes!


La Terrasse

Location: On the sea front, on top of Le Meridien hotel

View: Coast line & ocean

Dress code: Smart casual πŸ‘—πŸ‘”πŸ‘ πŸ§£πŸ‘•πŸ‘šπŸ‘Ÿ

Vibe: Fun and decadent

Prosecco price: 🍾🍾🍾

Food available? Yes πŸ˜‹

Booking available? Not for the bar but yes for the restaurant.

Winter & dry weather options: The resturant is covered though the huge windows fold open in the summer. The bar though doesn’t have heaters or cover however have been there in winter – just need to wrap up!

Visited / Photos taken: 2015 & 2018 & 2019

Rooftop review: This is one of my all time favs – been far too many times an various trips. Food is fabulous, the sea view stretches for miles and you really could just spend an entire day sitting here. There’s a pool for hotel guests and a weather safe Resturant should the rain gods arrive. The sunset is the best time of day to go – worth a trip up for just that.

Address: 1 Prom des Anglais

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Rooftop extra tip: If you like this rooftop then you might also like: The Top in New York


Splendid Hotel & Spa

Best for: πŸ₯‚πŸ·β˜•οΈ

Location: Avenue Victor Hugo – 10 min walk to the sea front

View: Nice city and mountains

Dress code: πŸ‘šπŸ‘–πŸ‘•

Vibe: Chilled tunes all day from 7am 😎

Prosecco price: 🍾🍾🍾

Food available? Yes

Booking available? No

Smoking allowed? Yes

Last visited /photos taken: 2019

Warm/dry weather only? No there’s a part under cover and worse case you can hide indoor if the rain lashes in though there’s no heaters – a hot tub but no heaters!

Rooftop review roundup: As the name suggests – a splendid little find. What I loved most was being able to have a morning coffee with such incredible views. Staff are kind and friendly and service with a smile. The indoor part isn’t that fancy so I would really recommend it for the rooftop – and there’s levels to it! One with a small pool & jacuzzi, one with dining and one small square for uninterrupted 360 degree views. As we were staying so close it became our go to first coffee and our night cap regular.

Address: 50 Boulevard Victor Hugo

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Rooftop extra tip: If you like this rooftop then you might also like: The Top in Barcelona


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