Villa HippoCampo

Restaurants with Views

The French Riviera is known for beautiful vistas and picturesque towns, but the cuisine is one of its greatest appeals. Healthy, flavorful, locally sourced foods are abundant here. When you book a holiday rental at Villa Hippocampo in Villefranche-sur-Mer, you’ll have an exclusive opportunity to enjoy some of the best cuisine that France has to offer.. Of course, your experience will also be accompanied by some of the most beautiful views of the Cote D’Azur. Please follow our guide to some of the most noteworthy restaurants with views near Villefranche-sur-Mer.


Villefranche-sur-Mer has an incredible location as an important fishing port, nested in the Bay of Villefranche, which boasts an abundance of fish and seafood you can taste at La Mere Germaine. Located right on the water’s edge, this restaurant offers excellent views of the harbor and features fantastic local food, focusing primarily on fresh fish, seafood, and much more.

La Mere Germaine started its tradition in 1938, amassing almost a cult following. Once favored by the US Navy’s Sixth Fleet sailors, La Mere Germaine attracted many patrons over the years. Apart from the good tables right on the water, the view of the bay, impressive hospitality, and gastronomic specialties like fish, shellfish, and their staple bouillabaisse, you can also glance at the visitor’s book and read through the names and see past visitors like Jean Cocteau himself.

Le Restaurant des Rois


The name of the Beaulieu-sur-Mer literally means the Beautiful Place on the Sea, and it features beautiful views of the Mediterranean. When planning your Cote D’Azur stay at Villa Hippocampo, you should put Beaulieu-sur-Mer on your schedule and book a dinner at the impressive Le Restaurant des Rois at the La Reserve de Beaulieu.

This palace-like luxury hotel and the opulent restaurant provide an unmatched dining experience topped by incredible views of the Mediterranean. Book your dinner and enjoy Michelin-star-quality dining while overlooking the sea through the large bay windows and terrace, fully experiencing the smells and flavors of the Mediterranean.

La Table du Royal


Right in between Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Villefranche-sur-Mer, you will find Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, which you can easily reach by foot, taxi or private car.. Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat does not disappoint but offers fantastic views of the Mediterranean and has so many culinary delights to offer.

One of the most famous dining experiences is at the La Table du Royal, a part of the Royal Riviera Hotel. Dining at the La Table du Royal will provide you with a one-of-a-kind experience: delectable gastronomic delights, an excellent wine list, and an incredible view from the terrace over the sea.

La Reserve de Nice


Nice is famous for many things, and the local cuisine is one of these staples you must experience firsthand when you book your stay at Villa Hippocampo. You must not miss the freshest fish, seafood, and the traditional Salade “Niçoise”--named after Nice.

However, you must not forget the impressive views of the Bay of Anges, and you can do all this by booking your dining experience at the La Reserve de Nice. The luxury gourmet restaurant delights with its offerings: Art Deco dining rooms, large bay windows overlooking the sea, open terraces, and exceptional dishes. You should also experience the rooftop de La Reserve during the high season, with live music, incredibly delicious foods, and a fantastic sea view.

Riviera Restaurant Cannes


Cannes may be mainly associated with the rich and famous, and it offers many luxury hotels and restaurants. One of the staples in Cannes is the Promenade de la Croisette, the prominent road along the coastline. One of the legendary buildings right on the Croisette is the Riviera Carlton Cannes Hotel which features the Riviera restaurant.

The opulent marble-clad dining room provides a dining experience like no other: Mediterranean cuisine prepared with fresh local and seasonal ingredients and, more importantly, a stunning view of the Promenade’s palm trees and the sparkling Mediterranean as a backdrop.