5 romantic restaurants in Nice for an intimate meal

5 romantic restaurants in Nice for an intimate meal

Are you visiting Nice for a romantic break? With its beautiful beaches and sublime sunsets, Nice is the most romantic city on the Côte d’Azur. What better way to enjoy some quality time away with your other half than at a great restaurant in a fabulous setting? The Best Western Plus Hôtel Brice Garden Nice in central Nice has picked out 5 restaurants for you to make memories together. 

Nice is a gourmet city and packed with amazing eateries. No matter if it's Mediterranean food, French classics or innovative cuisine, you'll fall head over heels for Nice's restaurants. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want to share an experience you'll never forget with your loved one, any excuse goes for feasting on dishes made by our Nice chefs

Hit pause and get away from it all on a delicious culinary adventure. All aboard the love train... 


There's nowhere quite like this restaurant... in the middle of the sea. Le Plongeoir is a slice of paradise where you can count on a romantic meal with your special someone. Sitting on its rocky island lapped by the waves, Le Plongeoir's breathtaking views and finely crafted dishes will melt your heart. 

Tuck into roasted sea bass or carnaroli risotto with pan-fried prawns 6m above the sea. The intimate setting makes you feel like you're the only people in the world.

Chef Gregory Mélani and his team serve sun-drenched, indulgent food made with love. On the menu: courgette flower fritters, seared tuna in sesame, citrus fruit, grapefruit gel and avocado cream, roasted sea bass in chimichurri sauce, carnaroli risotto with seasonal mushrooms etc. 

The dishes are made using premium fresh and local produce.

It's a very popular spot so ask hotel reception to book you a table. 

The lounge bar (Le Vivier) opens on May 26th 2023. It's time for cocktails by the sea!

Le Plongeoir - Credit : Summer Hotels

If you like truffle and foie gras then you're going to love Le Boudoir.

The soothing setting and soft lighting in the snug dining room with thirty covers set the tone for your date in Nice. Le Boudoir serves cool and creative dishes. The menu may change with the seasons but truffle and foie gras always have starring roles. On the menu: duckling fillet with timut pepper, ricotta and truffle ravioli, truffle croque-monsieur in a cream sauce etc. Yum! 

Chef gives the ingredients his own signature spin that diners adore.

Bonus: the service is friendly yet unassuming, ideal for quality time together.  


La Langouste is a fantastic restaurant for your romantic meal in a cosy setting. It's a haven of peace in central Nice. La Langouste whisks you away to a magical world with a leafy garden and fire in the hearth. It makes the dishes taste even better!

La Langouste gives a fine dining twist to Mediterranean cuisine. It's hard to choose what to eat. Start your meal with a delicious foie gras terrine in Port and hibiscus jelly. Indulge in the seafood platter with king prawns, half a lobster, linguine and bisque foam, scallops with black rice and champagne foam with mature parmesan, or plancha-grilled lobster.

The chef takes the already first rate seafood to another level. The beautifully-dressed and delicious dishes are equalled by unassuming yet professional service to make your date magical


Aurèle Gasperoni's dishes will tantalise your tastebuds a few minutes from Nice port. The homegrown food lover worked for the biggest names before opening his own restaurant to he share his passion for cooking. Prepare for an eye-opening experience! When you try the dishes at Influence Nice, you realise how creative and bold food can be. What better way to experience new flavours than together? From original dishes to fresh spins on classics, you'll get butterflies in your stomach. The cosy and calming interior is ideal for your date.  

What makes our heart beat faster? The passionate chef who comes out of the kitchen to present his creations to diners. A tailor-made and unforgettable experience. 


La Réserve is an institution in Nice. You're in for a mouth-watering and magical experience on the edge of the port in a beautiful 19th century building with fabulous views of the entire Baie des Anges.

Chef Jérôme Cotta introduces you to the Côte d’Azur with his delicate and delicious Mediterranean dishes. He believes you should "cook with a light touch". Sole with braised salsify and lemongrass/ginger, seared whole red mullet with a delicate paprika tartlet… Its bright colours and subtle flavours make La Réserve one of the big names on the Côte d’Azur restaurant scene

There's also a rooftop to end your evening on a high with sea views.

If you want your romantic meal to be in an awe-inspiring yet intimate setting with outstanding dishes, there's no doubt about it. Book La Réserve!


You're spoilt for choice with excellent restaurants for romantic meals in Nice. Outstanding cookery and idyllic settings come together to make your date night a success. Keep the magic alive with a stay at the Hôtel Brice Garden. Its prime location and private garden make this 4* hotel the perfect place for a romantic break. Now you just have to choose your room... and your restaurant!