RESTAURANTS CAP D'ANTIBES & JUAN LES PINS

A five minute drive away

Plage Keller & Le Restaurant C├ęsar

Plage Keller is one of the Cote d'Azur's most beautiful beach restaurants and Le Restaurant Cesar perched above the sand offering wonderful panoramic views of the Garoupe Bay and beyond Enjoy seafood lunchtime and evening. 1039, chemin de la Garoupe, Baie de la Garoupe Cap d'Antibes. Tel: 04 93 61 33 74. www.plagekeller.com

Le Bacon

Internationally renowned one Michelin starred restaurant specialising in fish and bouillabaisse. Run by the Sordello family for over 60 years, gourmets and celebrities alike flock to the tastes of the sea and seaviews. Expensive but very good. Boulevard de Bacon in Cap d'Antibes Tel: 04 93 61 50 02. Website: www.restaurantdebacon.com

Le Rocher

You can't miss Le Rocher's red and white umbrellas on the rocks at the beginning of the Garoupe beach. This casual reasonably priced snack bar/restaurant is great for a coffee, salad or something more substantial as you take in the beautiful bay. 925, Chemin de la Garoupe, Bay of Garoupe, Cap d'Antibes. Tel: 04 93 67 51 36.

La Voile Blanche, Juan les Pins

Wonderful beach restaurant with its chic navy blue umbrellas, run by Nathalie Romano and her parents all experienced restauranteurs. Gourmet lunch with a nicely priced menus and beautiful setting on the beach looking towards the Lerins Islands. Our favourite place in Juan les Pins. Open in the evenings in July and August. Tel: 04 93 61 52 18. Website: www.plagevoileblanche.com

Restaurant Plage Belles Rives and La Passagere, Hotel Belles Rives, Cap d'Antibes

The Belles Rives hotel offers two superb choices. Restaurant Plage has a waterfront terrace serving light seasonal selections and is one of our favourite spots for lunch. While La Passagere is an exceptional gastronomic restaurant with stunning terrace and inside dining boasting sparkling chandeliers, gilded columns and unique hand painted plates on which exquisite dishes are served by chef Yoric Tieche. 33, bd Edouard Baudoin, Juan les Pins/Cap d'Antibes. Tel 04 93 61 02 79. Website: www.bellesrives.com

Bijou Plage, Juan les Pins

Just as you are heading out of Juan le Pins towards Golfe Juan on the beach road you'll spot the blue and white tiled restaurant, another favourite of ours. Fish, seafood, bouillabaisse and some well priced menus are to be savoured as you look out towards the Lerins Islands. Nice bar and lounging areas too. Boulevard du Littoral, Juan les Pins. Tel: 04 93 61 39 07. Website: www.bijouplage.com.