Food tour in Nice

Food tour in Nice

Nice is famous for its great weather, iconic Promenade des Anglais, luxury shops and countless tourist attractions plus its delicious speciality dishes. The Best Western Plus Hotel Masséna Nice brings you its must-visits for a seriously delicious Food Tour exploring Nice's neighbourhoods. Take the tour on foot, by bike or tram from your city centre hotel! The hardest thing will be trying everything...


After a delectable breakfast at the Best Western Plus Hotel Masséna Nice, set off to explore Nice's tastiest spots:


The Libération neighbourhood

Just a 20 minute walk or 10 minute tram ride from the Best Western Plus Hotel Masséna Nicethe Libération neighbourhood is the perfect place to start your Food Tour. Nice's trendiest new area has undergone extensive regeneration work.

Start your culinary tour with a compulsory pit-stop at the famous Chez Tintin stand for its signature pan bagnat and salade niçoise

Venture a little further to Gare du Sud, your ticket to a gourmet adventure! The large indoor market plays host to twenty-odd food stalls. There's something for everyone: local specialities, Mexican, Italian, Japanese etc.

Before heading down towards Avenue Jean Médecin, cool off at the amazing Arlequin Gelati ice cream shop. Enjoy your Italian ice cream made exclusively from organic ingredients!

Chez Tintin – 3 Place du Général de Gaulle, 06100 Nice
Gare du Sud - 35 Avenue Malaussena, 06000 Nice
Arlequin Gelati - 9 Avenue Malaussena, 06000 Nice


Avenue Jean Médecin and Place Masséna

Make the most of your foodie walk to window shop on the biggest high street in NiceAvenue Jean Médecin.

Before you reach the famous Place Masséna, sate your sweet tooth at Confiserie Ballanger that's been serving its signature waffles and churros since 1926. Enjoy your sweet treat in a "girly" funfair interior!

Confectionery Ballanger - Food Tour Nice - Credit selinbalarisiii
Confectionery Ballanger - Food Tour Nice - Credit selinbalarisiii

Go down Rue Gioffredo, opposite your 4* hotel and you'll find Pâtisserie LAC. It's won the "best of the best" chocolatiers in France award four times so indulge in their delicious chocolates or one of their irresistible pastries. 

Confiserie Ballanger – 13 Avenue Jean Médecin, 06000 Nice
Pâtisserie LAC - 49 Rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice


The Vieux-Nice neighbourhood

Cross Promenade du Paillon to reach Vieux-NiceNice's old town is a favourite among locals and tourists for a wander any time of day.

Start your trip with a foodie break at Emilie & the Cool Kids, a cosy boutique exclusively selling 100% homemade artisan pastries. Indulge in their incredible hearty cookies served with a glass of cold milk!

Head to the Nicolas Alziari shop near Cours Saleya to try their olive oil and tapenade made using delicious olives that have soaked up the Nice sun.

End your Vieux-Nice tour on a high at Chez René Socca where you'll find regional classics: socca, pissaladière and petits farcis(stuffed vegetables). It's counter service but you can settle into the tables provided to enjoy these Nice specialities to share with friends (or not)!

Chez René Socca - Food Tour Nice - Credit chaisesbleuesartnice
Chez René Socca - Food Tour Nice - Credit chaisesbleuesartnice
Emilie & the Cool Kids– 1 Rue de la Préfecture, 06300 Nice
Nicolas Alziari - 14 Rue Saint-François de Paule, 06300 Nice
Chez René Socca - 2 Rue Miralheti, 06300 Nice

Place Garibaldi

Last stop of the day: Place Garibaldi, fall for its magical ochre buildings and beautiful fountain in the centre.

Make your way to Café de Turin, a must among locals for over 100 years, for a seafood platter and glass of white wine on the terrace. 

Café de Turin - Food Tour Nice - Credit elena.stogova
Café de Turin - Food Tour Nice - Credit elena.stogova

End your food tour with a chill-out at the Old Sport bar. Away from prying eyes, this bar tucked away in central Nice, is the perfect place to unwind at the end of the day with one of their delicious cocktails. Be warned, you need to book before you can get the highly sought-after address!

Café de Turin – 5 Place Garibaldi, 06300 Nice
Old Secret bar – Shh….

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