Where to celebrate Christmas and New Year in Cannes?

Where to celebrate Christmas and New Year in Cannes?

Immersing yourself in the magic of Christmas and ringing in the New Year in Cannes is an exceptional experience, but choosing where to dine can be tricky, especially when traveling. 

The city, famous for its elegance and refined cuisine, offers a plethora of tempting options for Christmas and New Year's evenings. From prestigious restaurants to intimate atmospheres, thanks to this guide, travelers and Cannes locals alike will be able to find the option that suits them best to end the year in style.


1 Dinner at a Casino in Cannes 

For gambling enthusiasts, the casinos of Cannes are going all out to welcome you at the end of 2023. 

The Barrière and Le Prince casinos are offering exceptional Christmas and New Year's dinners. The Barrière casino also offers brunches on December 25 and January 1. 

2 Spend Christmas or New Year's Eve at a Palace in Cannes 

The Carlton Hotel also offers Christmas dinner, New Year's dinner, and January 1st brunch. Find out more here

The Majestic group offers a New Year's Eve dinner at Fouquet's, as well as a New Year's Day brunch. Find out more here.

At Martinez, the Le Sud restaurant offers Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve dinners, as well as brunches on December 25 and January 1. La Plage offers a New Year's dinner, and a party will be held in the lobby on the evening of December 31, 2023, from 11:30pm. Free admission, no reservation required, à la carte consumption. More information here

3. Dinner at the restaurant on New Year's Eve

Le sens, a curious, minimalist address in the heart of Cannes, is offering a surprise 7-step tasting menu, executed by chef Numa Muller on the 31st.
For more info, click here or on insta.

Rosana embodies the Californian spirit with hearty dishes designed to be shared. During the festive period, the restaurant offers 24 hours of celebration:

  • December 31st Brunch*

  • December 31st dinner: A complete gastronomic experience including a glass of champagne, amuse-bouche, starter, main course, and dessert**.

  • Disco party* 

  • January 1st Brunch*

*Reservations recommended

**Reservations by phone or on-site only, with full payment on booking. For more information, click here or insta

Astoux et brun for seafood lovers, Astoux is a must. Established in 1953, Astoux offers fresh, high-quality products in a friendly atmosphere. Open December 25 and 31. A la carte menu, no reservations required. 
It is also possible to order their seafood platters for December 24, 25, 31 and January 1 from December 16. For more information, click here!

4 New Year's Eve at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes with style and entertainment. Choose between a Gala Dinner and a Prestige Dinner, both of which promise an exceptional culinary experience. 

The event begins with a festive welcome with champagne and a surprise gift. Enjoy the "Paris Rêverie" cabaret show and let yourself be carried away by the musical ambiance of the 10-artist Impulsion Orchestra. Cocktail or evening attire is required for this elegant evening, offering a memorable way to start the New Year. To find out more, click here.

5. And to extend New Year's Eve in Cannes 

Au comptoir will be open on December 31st with DJ entertainment until 3:30 am. More info on their insta


Whatever your choice, don't miss the Charlie Chaplin-themed New Year's Eve Fireworks on Sunday, December 31 at midnight on the croisette.  

The 7Art team wishes you all the best for the festive season.