Bar Fitzgerald, Hotel Belles Rives

Sip champagne, a Bellini or your favourite cocktail in the beautiful piano bar or on the terrace with stunning panoramic sea views. Best to reserve a table. Tel: 04 93 61 02 79 Website:

Absinthe bar, Vieil Antibes

In an underground cave near the market in Rue Sade, this bar (and museum of all things absinthe during the day) serves absinthe and wines in a convivial atmosphere with pianist and all styles of quirky hats to try on and pass around. 25 Cours Massena, Vieil Antibes. Tel: 04 93 34 93 00.

L'Enoteca, Vieil Antibes

Wine and champagne bar serving quality wines and delicious tapas in the old town just down from the market walking towards the port.