5 Celebrity Spotting Bars in Cannes

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Cannes is a wonderful destination all year round. Here are some tips on luxurious hotel bars where you might rub shoulders with a  film star if you are there during the Cannes Film Festival.

Hotel Carlton

It was here that the actress Grace Kelly met her future husband, Prince Rainier of Monaco. Make a toast with a “Lady Carlton” – champagne with pressed strawberries. During the film festival actors Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn and Clint Eastwood keeps themselves entertained in the bar before they go on the red carpet.

Hotel Martinez

“Le Bar Admiral” entertain you with music on a grand piano six nights a week. The drink to order is “Le Martinez” – champagne mixed with exotic fruits. Hotel Martinez bartenders have won several bartender championships. The directors Woody Allen and Tim Burton with actor Jude Law is just a few of those who enjoy the bar’s atmosphere.

Hotel Majestic Barrière

The Fouquet’s is a famous bar on the Champs Elysees in Paris, which now also is available at the hotel in Cannes. Director Lars von Trier, the actor Will Smith and singer Björk, who also acts in front of the camera, have all been here.

The 1835 Radisson Blu Resort & Thalasso

Lounge Bar “360” you will the seventh floor. The roof terrace is spacious and has lovely views over the Mediterranean and the Esterell mountains. There is also a small bar inside. Here you find food and drinks inspired by the sea. The son of the actor Jean-Paul Belmondos is among the people you can mingle with here.

Le Five

Le Five is on the hotels fifth floor overlooking the city. Here are the businessmen, and 2012 is the first year the bar is open during the film festival. “Le Five” is the bar manager Christophe Duvergers creation – a cocktail including passion fruit and Swedish Vanilla Vodka. Here is also a roof top pool where you can enjoy your drinks.

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