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Brilliant brunches in Cannes

Where to bag a good breakfast & soak up the atmosphere in Cannes

Pam Williamson | Cannes Editor | Published: 2 May 2017


Brilliant brunches in Cannes

A freshly baked buttery croissant and a good coffee is a real treat when you are on holiday in France - for some reason it makes us feel almost 'French' as we sit back and relax at a cafe on La Croisette, watch the sun come up over the Palais des Festivals and check out the morning joggers as they trot past.

But to be honest, as good as croissants and coffee can be, nothing beats a long and lazy Sunday brunch with family or friends where you can eat good food and enjoy great company. We have a few favourites, but this is just scratching the surface of the great places to eat in Cannes.

L'Ecrin Plage Beach Club


Open all year (during the day) the restaurant of L'Ecrin Plage beach club serves up a delicious brunch each and every Sunday. Served up buffet style you can eat as much as you want of entrees, main course and dessert, all for €45 (drinks not included). All of this and with your feet in the sand, the sound of the waves lapping and views over to the stunning Lerins Islands, what more could you ask for?

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Armani / Caffe


What could be more glamorous than having breakfast in front of the Armani boutique on La Croisette in Cannes? The chic Armani/Caffe restaurant serves food daily from 08:30 until 20:00 offering you the perfect start to your day of shopping and sightseeing. The service here is impeccable and the ambience as chic as you would expect from anything Armani. Sit outside on the terrace to truly appreciate the early morning rush hour of Bentleys, Ferraris and Mazaratis in the calm lush gardens on the Croisette.

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JW Grill at the JW Marriot Cannes


The name might be suggestive of a steak house but to our delight, the JW Grill in the JW Marriot Hotel is open for breakfast Monday to Friday from 06.30 until 11;00 and on Saturday and Sunday from 07:00 until 11:00. The restaurant's terrace, situate on the first floor, offers perfect views over La Croisette, the beach and pontoon of the Baoli Beach Club. You can enjoy your coffee with a view!

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Le Roof at Five Seas Hotel


Weekends at Le Roof restaurant of the Five Seas Hotel mean only one thing -Le Brunch. On the fifth floor of this hotel, overlooking the rooftops of Cannes and the Eglise Notre Dame de Bon Voyage, you can enjoy a delicious brunch with family and friends. Both buffet and à la carte are on offer and you can have your eggs done to perfection, just as you like them. Served Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 until 15:00, and don't forget to mention the code word 'Sparkling' on a Saturday for your free glass of champagne.

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More inspiration...

For more cafes and restaurants, or advice on where to eat in Cannes be sure to check out our top picks.