L’Octave Café (Traverse de la Garonne, Saint-Tropez) — With an intimate ambience and an interior that resembles castle walls, this local café is quite chic. The Octave Café features jazz musicians in a small back bar area, a friendly atmosphere in its main bar room, and regional touches like Mediterranean lanterns throughout although there is […]
L’Esquinade (2 rue du Four, Saint-Tropez) – unlike some of the other seasonal hotspots in Saint Tropez, this one is open all year round, and is one place partygoers can dance til dawn. Popular with both locals and visitors.
Ice Kube (13 Chemin du Rogon de la Valette, Saint-Tropez) – as the name implies, this underground bar is actually a subzero room made of ice. The €38 admission includes 25 minutes time in a parka and four Grey Goose vodka cocktails.
Club 55 (Blvd. Patch, Plage de Palpelonne, Ramatuelle) – this is one of the most popular beach clubs in the Saint-Tropez area. The food served here runs from appetizers like tuna carpaccio, breaded calamari and Beluga Caviar, to entrees like beef filet, roasted chicken, pastas and lunch salads. No doubt, many patrons are more interested […]
Brasserie des Arts (5 Traverse des Lices, Saint-Tropez) – although it has a highly-recommended restaurant, many patrons come here to party. In fact, Brasseries seems to be one of the “must go” places for partying in Saint-Tropez, catering to well-heeled visitors.
Spoon Byblos (Hôtel Byblos, Av. Paul-Signac, Saint-Tropez) – this restaurant, launched by acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse, makes an effort to offer a menu more diverse than most of the restaurants in Saint-Tropez, in offering items with influences from Catalonia, Andalusia, Lebanon, Greece, and Italy. This restaurant is helped in offering over 300 wines from around […]
Sénéquier (Place Aux Herbes, Saint-Tropez) – this is a popular place for coffee, breakfast food, and local pastries like the tarte tropézienne (a large cream bun) and Glace Fruits. One thing that makes this place popular is the occasional celebrity that shows up here – from fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, to model Kate Moss, to […]
Salama (1 rue des Tisserands, Saint-Tropez) – for a change of pace away from the typical French bistro food, this restaurant offers exotic Moroccan cuisine – ranging from appetizer samplers of meat pastries, roasted-pepper pastes, and powdered-sugar Moroccan egg rolls, to couscous, kebabs, and tajines (slow-cooked Moroccan stews). The restaurant’s bare stone walls, and tables […]
Plage des Jumeaux (Chemin Epi, Route des Plages, Ramatuelle) – this is a popular restaurant along Pampelonne Beach. It stands out because it’s family-friendly, complete with a children’s playground on the premises, along with a children’s menu.
Le Sporting (42 Place des Lices, Saint-Tropez) – this port side restaurant offers a varied menu from hamburgers to freshly-caught fish.—at reasonable prices, including a “plat du jour” which goes for €14.60 (which is unto itself remarkable, considering its location). The pricing also explains why there’s always a crowd here – budget tourists in force […]