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High Club

High Club (45 Promenade des Anglais, Nice) – this nightspot attract a mainly 20-something year old crowd, playing a mix of R&B Soul, Hip Hop, and House music, as well as booking on occasion big-name DJs, like Benny Benassi, Hardwell, Avicci, and others. There is also an adjoining bar called “Studio 47” (which caters a […]

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Chez Wayne’s

Chez Wayne’s (15 rue de la Prefecture, 06300 Nice) – located in the heart of Nice’s old section, this is a theme restaurant & bar of sorts (with lots of British and American memorabilia on its walls). A large expat British crowd tends to hang out here for the drinks. In addition, live rock bands […]

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Blue Cargo

Blue Cargo (plage d’ilbaritz – 64210 Bidart) – this is a beachside restaurant in Biarritz that attracts a mature (30 and above) upscale crowd that come here for both seafood and local dining, as well as its seaside nightlife (occasionally booking popular DJs like David Vendetta, among others).

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Billionaire Club

Billionaire Club (Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel, 12 Avenue des Spélugues, Monaco) – launched by Italian entrepreneur and former Renault Racing Team boss Flavio Briatore, this has become a must-see stop in the South of France’s trendy club circuit. Briatore intended to draw into his club some of the world’s estimated 1,645 billionaires, which he certainly […]

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Bar L’Univers Speakeasy

Bar L’Univers Speakeasy (16 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 44000 Nantes) – this is one of Nantes’ more popular bars – adapting a Prohibition era 1920s Chicago gang life theme. Along with serving 60 different types of cocktails, it’s known for serving 50 different brands of whiskies (from Ireland to Japan). Since this is France, wine is […]