CRYSTAL BAR AT LE HERMITAGEDine on lobster and foie gras from the kitchen of top chef Joël Garault accompanied by wines selected by sommelier Jean-Michel Chapuis; or take a liqueur and cigar surrounded by a plush club atmosphere. But don’t forget to come smartly dressed – jackets are obligatory in this most elegant of settings. Open all year round, from noon to 1am, with wines by the glass drawn from
the renowned cellars of the Hôtel de Paris.
Square Beaumarchais; Quartier Monte-Carlo; Tel: +377 98 06 98 98
With its striking red-and-gold theme and four-foot high Buddha, this brand
new development features a 160-seat mezzanine, access to two terraces and
the Casino Gardens. Asian cuisine is a centrepiece of the Buddha brand, and
an evening here includes a superb menu of Japanese, Thai and Chinese food,
served up in the serene atmosphere of the house brand of ambient music.
Place du Casino; Quartier Monte-Carlo; tel: +377 98 06 19 19
Under its new manager Antonio Ierone, Jimmy’z remains one of Monaco’s most exciting clubs. There’s a vibrant ambiance throughout the year, but specially on warm summer evenings. Whether you’re chilling in the Japanese garden with its Pagoda bar, admiring the breathtaking views of Monte Carlo, or dancing to the sound of world-class DJs, you won’t forget your night at Monaco’s premier club.
26 Av Princesse Grace; Quartier Larvotto; Tel: +377 98 06 70 68
Sipping a cool mojito on the terrace overlooking the even cooler blue of the Mediterranean, or gazing up at the glass atrium of the famous Grimaldi Forum, you’re in good company with Zelos, the ancient Greek god of ecstasy. This restaurant, lounge bar and club is centrally placed on the seafront and the perfect venue for a night out. Just one question: with hours of music and entertainment through the night, who needs Olympus when you can have Monte Carlo?
10 Avenue Princesse Grace; Quartier Monte Carlo; Tel: +377 99 99 25 50
‘Before’ is a brand new tapas bar and club on the ‘Darse Sud’ of Port Hercule. Specifically designed for the ‘after work’ crowd, expect to find office, management and banking types unwinding after a hard day at the desk. But what may start as a relaxing ‘apero’ soon becomes much more lively with house DJs every evening from 6pm till 1am. The bar has its own wine cellar, and serves cocktails and spirits as well as light snacks.
6 Route de la Piscine; La Condamine; Tel: +377 97 97 07 07