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Bambou Plage

 

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Between Fabron and Lenval public beach, Bambou Beach is a private beach-restaurant. It's a tranquil option but relatively pricey considering its distance from central Nice. Note that this is a lunch only restaurant. There's no evening meal or nightlife here. See more about private beaches and beach-restaurants and see my review.

Hotels

There are two good budget options near Bambou Beach: Quality Suites towards the west and an Etap hotel nearby on ave de la Californie.

Access

Bambou Plage is right across from Lenval Hospital and at the Lenval/Promenade bus stop. You'll find buses 8, 11, 52, 59, 60, 70, 94, 98, 200, 230, 400, 500.

Bambou Beach Information

Address: 165 Promenade des Anglais
Telephone:
04 93 86 64 15
Beach Opening Hours: April through September 8am-7pm, depending on weather
Beach Prices: Lounge chair €12/€15 without/with a foam mattress; umbrella €5; towel €5
Restaurant Style: Traditionally French with fish specialties
Restaurant Opening Hours: April through September lunch only, drinks only after 3pm, breakfast in season
Restaurant Prices: Pan bagnat €10, breakfast €9.50, mussels €17

Menu Sample

Bambou Plage menu sample

Review

Sometimes you wonder what possesses people who hate people to open a restaurant. I asked myself this question when confronted with the most unwelcoming proprietor of any Nice beach restaurant. Any small request was met with an indignant "Non!" without even a semblance of politeness. Once the owner and her equally indignant daughter were out of the way however, other employees treated us well and kindly. I had the artichoke salad (a Nice specialty) which was a fairly tasty composition of raw, sliced artichoke hearts and parmesan cheese. My companion ordered the fresh fruit dessert which was also well put-together. The mojito cocktails with champagne were delicious and the facilities were clean and modern but there's no interior shower. Jeanne June 27, 2012

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