Cannes is packed with well-known bars and clubs, which compete for customers on the La Croisette. Many people visiting the resort, however, might be looking for bars and clubs that are bit more exclusive or local. So, here are some great hidden bars and clubs in Cannes to visit:
This bar is located on the rue du Commandant André, the center of the Cannes nightlife scene and the place to go for late night entertainment. Bar Lalu is open all day, so you can enjoy a Bloody Mary with your lunch then grab an afternoon cocktail before settling down in the bar for the evening. The venue is somewhat of a loved mini-institution.
Le Roof at the Five Seas Hotel
Unlike other hotel bars, this rooftop bar is accessible to those who aren't staying at the hotel. The bar offers great views of the French Riviera and serves light bites. You do still need to make sure you dress up to visit so you don't look out of place.
Le Sun 7
This club caters to a hip younger crowd with a cozy dance floor and live DJ sets playing till the early hours. Le Sun 7 is open 7 nights a week and mainly specializes in cocktails, but you can buy wine and beer at the bar. You can find out about upcoming DJ appearances by visiting the bar's Facebook page.
Le Brown Sugar
This bar is a quirky joint that has lamps and bicycles decorating the walls. It's a small imitate venue that's typically playing piano-bar music. On some nights, however, there is a DJ set. Le Brown Sugar specializes in mixed grill and barbecued food. It closes at 2:30 am.
This bar has a New York-style setting with exposed brick walls and an urban interior. It's more hidden away than other bars in Cannes and is situated in a building that used to be a garage. It's a laid-back venue that aims to attract a trendy crowd. The restaurant serves luxury organic beef dishes. Le Tube opens at 7 pm and closes at 12 am 6 nights a week. The bar is closed on Sundays.
If you are looking for the best clubs in Cannes for raving and partying, you need to stick to some of the more mainstream venues. There are many nightclubs that are just a short taxi ride away. They host DJs and light shows from around the globe.
The KA Club, formerly Les Marches, has two resident DJs in France. After midnight you can experience electric clubbing experience like no other and it is a perfect spot for French Riviera partying. The KA Club is open year-round and has an impressive cocktail and wine menus. Some well-known brands have hosted promotional events at the venue including Vice, Google and Villa Schweppes. You can book a private party at Le Ka, but the maximum capacity of the venue is about 500. In general groups of all sizes are catered for and it's a great place to dance and party the night away.