Top Travel Tip, La Part des Anges

Today’s tip: La Part des Anges, Nice France

la part des Angles

Finding a good place to eat in Nice can be a challenge.  While there are an incredible number of cafe’s, brasseries and restaurants in this city it’s hard to separate the tourist traps and rip offs from the gems.

This cosy wine bar is definitely the latter.  From the street, it just looks like a wine shop, but once inside and through the set of archways separating the room, there are a handful of tables and chalkboard menus on the walls.

The food options consist of some high quality cold dishes like cheese and charcuterie plates and a few rotating hot dishes like beef bourguignon and ossobuco as well as some house desserts.

la part des anges map

But the main attraction here is the incredible wine selection.  The walls are lined with hundreds of bottles of wine from all of France’s wine regions and beyond and they serve both bottles and by the glass.

The small staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the vast amount of wine on offer, and the place is homey and welcoming.  The atmosphere is somewhere between a coffee house and a wine bar and it gets kind of lively on weekends and evenings when the tables fill up.

This is exactly the type of place I’ve been looking for in Nice and I can’t wait to go back.

[19 rue des Gubernatis – +33 04 93 62 69 80]

4 thoughts on “Top Travel Tip, La Part des Anges

  1. Oh, I wish i ad known about this place when I was in nice a few years ago. I found the whole restaurant experience there so hit and miss.. I would’ve loved to have tried something a but more “authentic” to the area… thanks for this! I will keep it on my list of places to visit!

    • Yes Nice can be a minefield when it comes to restaurants. I’ve had more than my share of bad dining experience here. But there are some fabulous finds too. I will be posting a lot more travel tips for Nice soon so stay tuned. And what a wonderful blog you have too! Can’t wait to read more.

  2. Katie Beck, i want to drink french wine and eat french cheese with you! heads up, the pic at the top isn’t appearing for me on (cough) internet explorer. miss you!

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