The best coffee in Nice. What else?

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Enjoying a coffee out on a cafe terrace is one of life’s great pleasures. So whether you’re here for the weekend or planning a longer stay, you’ll want to know the best places in Nice to find a good cup of coffee.

The Hotel Le Royal in the heart of Nice is here to help make your stay as enjoyable as possible. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of our top ten cafes to visit while you’re in town.

Our top ten cafes to visit in Nice

Hard Rock Café : Located not far from your hotel on the Promenade des Anglais in central Nice, this iconic establishment had to feature our list. The atmosphere at the Hard Rock Cafe is as American as it gets, from the music they play to the cocktails they serve. Prepare to be transported to the land of burgers and shakes.

Nice Cat’s Café : Originally imported from Japan, the concept of the cat cafe is proving a big hit in Nice. So what’s it all about? The idea is you have a coffee in the company of the cafe’s resident cats. If you’d like to try this paw-some experience, it’s a good idea to book ahead. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm, the Nice Cat’s Café is a great way to spend a few hours in Nice.

Café populaire Nice : The place to go if you’re looking for somewhere serving good food as well as coffee.

Swag café : If you’re a fan of foosball, this is where you’ll want to head. Open Monday to Saturday, the Swag Café is the perfect place to get a drink while at the same time honing your table football skills. They also hold tournaments, if you fancy a challenge.:

Café Gecko : he array of mouthwatering dishes on the menu at this café-restaurant will have you coming back for more.

Columbus Café : The French chain recently opened a cafe in Nice, so you’ll now be able to choose from their selection of coffees and tasty treats while you’re in town. The cafe is currently closed but will reopen its doors on 25 August . Worth popping in if you’re in Nice then, but if not, you’ll find a Columbus Café in plenty of other French towns and cities.

Le bar de l’hôtel Royal*** : Elegant surroundings, sea views and an extensive menu can all be found at our hotel bar. Treat yourself to something special during your stay in Nice.

Café Massena : After a stroll around Place Massena, what better place to recharge the batteries than this cafe on nearby Rue Massena? And why not round off the day with a visit to the Massena Museum?

Café de la Place : Watch the world go by as you enjoy a coffee out on the terrace of this cafe on Place Garibaldi. Or perhaps you’ll allow yourself to be tempted by something from their food menu.

Café du Palais : Located close to the Palais de Justice, this cafe-restaurant has something for everyone, and is open seven days a week.

With all these great cafes to choose from, you’re sure to find some of the best coffee Nice has to offer!