The Best Nightlife Spots in Monaco

The nights are always young in the Principality and one comes from afar, Italy or France, to partake in Monaco’s clubbing and nightlife’s scene. Since the XIXth century the Opera de Monte-Carlo has been a major draw for the well-heeled and the big wheeled and since it opened to rock and jazz concerts, it has extended its aficionados further. Monaco also boasts some of the most famous night Clubs on the French and Italian Riviera where the beautiful people of the world gather for fun, flirt and Monaco spritz before or after swinging by the Casino de Monte-Carlo and its sassy happenings.


Inaugurated in 1993, the Sass Café proposes a unique concept in the Principality of Monaco – a restaurant, a piano bar and a nightclub – that makes it a must-visit during your Monegasque sojourn. In a refined décor with subdued lights, you can appreciate a traditional Mediterranean and Italian cuisine. Sassa, Yolande and their son Samy, owners of Sass Café, welcome you in this exclusive and mythical place, amongst international superstars and sports stars like Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Lady Gaga and Usain Bolt.

After dinner, the Sass Café spirit goes into overdrive. The musicians arrive with their captivating voices and the resident DJs begin their eclectic mixes to lead you on until the end of night. Sass Café is also internationally known for its exclusive parties.

11 Avenue Princesse Grace
T. +377 93 25 52 00


Buddha-Bar Monte-Carlo is an experience of awe and magic like no other. The menus are filled with innovative, appetising, flavoursome dishes inspired by Asian classics like curry, Kimchi and Sushi.
At the Lounge Bar, a sophisticated mix of lounge and world music expertly blended with electro and tribal beats keeps guests in the groove all night long. Buddha Bar’s playlist is carefully curated by resident DJ Donato Papadia (DJ Papa), a nightclub legend famous for his minimalist ethno-beat music style, who also has his own music show on Radio Monte-Carlo, a prestigious European broadcasting network.

Place du Casino MC 98000 Monaco
T. +377 98 06 19 19


Open only during the summer season, Jimmy’z is the most sought-after VIP nightclub in the entire French Riviera. For more than 40 years, Jimmy’z legendary club has attracted celebrities thanks to its outstanding setting, electric atmosphere and cutting-edge programming. Some of the hottest names in electronic dance music hit the turntables of the club including Robin Schulz, Michael Calfan, Lost Frequencies, Martin Solveig, FatBoy Slim, Big Ali…

Apart from its signature dance floor, lush garden and the unobstructed view of the Mediterranean Sea, the BOOM BOOM Room furnished by extravagant German fashion designer Philipp Plein offers an exclusive ‘private’ space for bona fide VIPs. This space is specially decorated with Swarovski Crystals, crocodile-style leather and the emblematic giant skull by Philipp Plein.

26 avenue Princesse Grace MC 98000 Monaco
T. +377 98 06 70 68

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