Eat, drink, and be merry in the Principality!

Publication date: 16/08/2023
In the Principality, there are so many places to choose from for a gourmet lunch, dinner, or simply music and cocktails with a sea view. Follow us, as we take you on a tour of some of the best!

Monaco is home to a plethora of sumptuous Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurants that need no introduction, such as the Louis XV d’Alain Ducasse, the Blue Bay, Les Ambassadeurs by Christophe Cussac, and La Table D’Antonio to name but a few.

But there are other wonderful eateries that may have escaped your notice, and are well worth a visit! So to ensure you don’t miss a morsel of the best food and drink Monaco has to offer, make a note to look up the following addresses.

Sun-kissed dining experiences...

Orange Verte 

For a taste of the exotic, visit the Orange Vert at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. Its refreshing “bistronomic” cuisine will transport you to far-flung places, with fabulous dishes to enjoy on the terrace or in the winter garden.

Le Deck 

Take a seat on the terrace of the Monte-Carlo Beach hotel’s own brasserie, called Le Deck. Leave the bustle of the city behind, and enjoy the stylish and relaxed vibe overlooking the hotel’s Olympic size pool surrounded by palm trees, all with glorious views of the Mediterranean.

Las Brisas  

Get away from it all for an hour or two, and discover the sun-drenched Mediterranean cuisine created by chef Marcel Ravin at the Monte-Carlo Bay & Resort. Take a moment out of time, relax, and admire the sea view. If you’d like something livelier, try the musical lunches every Sunday during the summer period.

Well-kept secrets...

Les Perles de Monte-Carlo

As the locals will tell you, Les Perles de Monte-Carlo is the place to go for seafood lovers. The authentic restaurant, located in a sheltered spot at the end of the breakwater at the Port of Fontvieille and below the Prince’s Palace, serves exceptional oysters “Made in Monaco”.

Le Castelroc

Nestling on the Rock of Monaco, as if suspended between sky and sea, discover Le Castelroc and its Mediterranean cuisine inspired by Monegasque traditions. Take a moment out of time in an idylllic setting, facing the Prince’s Palace and with unrivalled views over the Port of Fontvieille.

Malizia Mar
A little corner of paraside on the water’s edge at the solarium on Quai Casiraghi. Its fresh, Mediterranean-style menu will delight your tastebuds.

La Terrasse - Oceanographic Museum

Did someone order lunch with a view? At La Terrasse, the restaurant perched on the roof of the Oceanographic Museum, the panorama is spectacular! Enjoy a meal 85 metres up, at the very top of the Rock, as you admire the incredible 360° view.

La Condamine Market

For an authentic slice of local life, visit the popular beating heart of the Principality, La Condamine Market. Fall under the spell of its colourful stalls, red cobblestones, and friendly traders. Settle down at a table on the square and take in the views of the Rock, do some people watching, and admire the market stalls laden with a wide variety of local specialities.


Bouncing bars…

Le Blue Gin 

Le Blue Gin, also known as “The Waterfront”, guarantees a great night out with music courtesy of a house DJ, splendid views of the Mediterranean, a selection of creative cocktails, and a menu designed by top chef Marcel Ravin.

Le Duke

The perfect place to start your night out with friends, around delicious cocktails and generous tapas. There’s also live music with bands performing a variety of styles to suit all tastes. For budding talents or simply to experience the joy of signing together, Le Duke also holds karaoke nights. So grab the mic!


Bars with a view...


Fall under the spell of Le Bar at the Hôtel Columbus, at its summer home on the hotel’s terrace. Relax and sip a classic cocktail as you peacefully enjoy the views of the Princess Grace Rose Garden.

Alang Bar - Méridien Beach Plaza

Located on the private beach of the Méridien Beach Plaza hotel, the Alang Bar will carry you to distant shores with its exotic decor and sun-infused cocktails, to be sipped to the rhythmic sound of the waves until twilight.

Le Rouge & le Blanc

Take a stroll along the quay at the Port of Fontvieille, and you’ll come across “Le Rouge et Blanc”! A friendly and convivial place where those in the know come to enjoy great food and wines, in an authentic setting with views of the yachts moored in the port.