132 years of history
Created in 1889, and formerly pavilion of the Opera, it is the oldest beach in Nice.
A FAMILY HISTORY
The Opera beach, formerly pavilion of the Opera, is the oldest beach in Nice. Located on the famous ‘Promenade des Anglais’ since 1889, the Opera beach is above all else a family history.
« Perpetuating 120 years of tradition and offering a contemporary experience, constitute a way of life: that’s the Opera beach experience! »
Opera Beach owner
JUST A STONE’S THROW AWAY FROM THE OLD NICE
From generation to generation, the Maiffret family turned the Opera beach into an address of choice on the Cote d’Azur. Or passed on from generation to generation, the Opera beach is one of the best address on the Cote d’Azur nowadays. Today, Michel and his wife Chantal offer a sunny chilling place just a stone’s throw away from the old Nice.
« We are offering a selection of wines of various aromatic intensities and origins. Our blackboard menu will be monthly enriched with new wines with character. »
Fresh and authentic
The Opera beach proposes a nice eating area for lunch and dinner, as well as a freshly refurbished outside seating area to enjoy a wonderful view of the famous ‘Baie des Anges’.
Tradition allied to modernity for your greatest pleasure
Our attentive staff is present
to meet your every need.
A masseur is available
our sales assistant will
display her collection.
French and international
press delivered in
Our staff speaks French,
English, Italian, Russian
Don't hesitate to reserve your table ``with your feet in the water`` in order to make the most of our restaurant area.
The service is provided every day from 12:00 am to 5pm.
Grilled sea bass
Fresh sea bass grilled at your table/just in front of you (for 2 personnes), served with ratatouille and truffled mash. OU with ratatouille and truffled mash as side dishes.
Our hallmark dishes
The restaurant’s speciality allies freshness and love of good food; composed of zucchinis and carrots in remoulade dressing, served with tomatoes, cocktail sauce and our famous marinated prawns.
Unique meat speciality, i.e. dried beef from Entrevaux, served with tomatoes and mozzarella, hot goat cheese and French fries.
Mix of fresh sea products according to the Chef’s mood: prawns meet salmon and other Mediterranean fishes, such as St Pierre.
Your Opera instant
Open every day from 9am until 20pm (available deck-chair from 9am to 18.30pm)
The meal service is opened every day from 12:00 am till 5:00 pm
Opening in the evening according to the events and on reservation
Wine of the moment
Appellation : IGP côte de Provence
Blend : 60% Grenache 40% Cinsault.
Tasting notes : Elegant pink salmon colour with a powerful nose of white peaches. This is a well-balanced wine that is both crisp and breezy and full of delicious red-berry fruits. Great fullness in the mouth, a rich wine with great character and excellent aromatic length.
Wine paring : Apertif, salads or fish
Alcool : 12 %
Serve chilled : 07 à 09 degrees.
Keep : Drunk in the year
Available In 50 cl, 75 cl, 150 cl
A real jewel in the setting of the Bay of Angels, the Opera beach is located between the hills of the castle and the sea full of ships. Television and radio broadcasts, theme evenings, fashion shows, festivals, shows, openings, conventions, weddings… Over the years, events have come and gone but they have never been the same.
Numerous stars, athletes and artistes have visited and do still patronize this legendary place.
- Organisation of events for up to 1000 people.
- Possibility to privatose the Opera beach on request (including security service).
- From June on, come and share an unforgettable evening by candlelight with friend or family.
The restaurant opens its doors every evening from Tuesday to Saturday, come and taste our dishes with your feet in the water while enjoying the bands or the resident DJ to liven up your nights. Every Thursday evening from mid-June onwards, come and eat with your feet in the water to the sound of the saxophone of the musician « Saxolove”!