To celebrate the return to normal life, Love Spots gives you its best addresses in Aix and it's surroundings for your summer aperitifs. Whatever your mood - country or urban, party or chilled - follow our guide for guaranteed moments of relaxation!
In country mode: Terre Ugo
This beautiful address in the Aix countryside invites you to APÉROS D’UGO every Thursday of the summer, from June to August; come and relax in the lavender fields! On the menu are tapas prepared by Mana, cocktails from the Léon Cocktail Bar, a Wine and Beer Bar, and live music to provide the ambience.
1885 Route du Puy Sainte-Réparade, 13540 Aix-en-Provence
Tariff: €7/pers (free for the under 12s) / Reservation required
In relaxed mode: Apéros Bulles de Provence
During the summer season the Bulles de Provence brasserie – on the aptly named Quai des Bulles – welcomes you to taste the house beers with a cold meats board, play pétanques with friends, and to listen to live music.
15 Chemin de la Valentine, 13540 Aix-en-Provence
More info to come…
In contemplatory mode: Le Relais de Saint Ser
In Puyloubier, in an exceptional setting at the foot of Sainte Victoire, Le Restaurant du Relais de Saint Ser is set up in the “Jardin”. Colourful mezzes, and savoury summer platters to share from June to August, from Tuesday to Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Avenue Paul Cézanne, 13114 Puyloubier
In urban mode: Les Jeudis Chill de Rue Piétonne
To celebrate summer, Rétronome & Rue Piétonne invites you to their afterwork evenings. A chilled atmosphere, good live music, a few creators, and a quality aperitif menu. This is the combo that Rue Piétonne has chosen to enliven summer Thursdays in central Aix-en-Provence. Every Thursday from 7 pm to 10 pm, from June 10 to July 22.
59 Boulevard de la République, 13100 Aix-en-Provence
Info and reservation here.
In drinking mode: Le Méli Mélo
Good family cuisine, a great countryside setting, pétanque grounds and the broadcasting of all Euro matches … what more could you ask for to have a good summer evening with friends!
Open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner.
1020 Chemin des Figons, 13090 Aix-en-Provence
Reservation advised on 04 42 58 76 74
In vineyard mode: les Nocturnes de la Brillane
Come to admire a magnificent sunset surrounded by vineyards and facing the Sainte-Victoire, to taste the estate’s wines, and also to have a bite to eat at the food truck of La Verdine Comptoir Ambulant. Then surround yourself with DJ sets or live music.
Free entrance / every Friday evening from 18 June to 13 August from 18:00.
Reservation on Insta or 07 69 55 40 91
In lounge mode: Soirées Jazz à Caumont
La Café Caumont, located on the ground floor of the superb Centre d’Art in the Mazarin district, offers jazz evenings in its French garden. On the programme is jazzy musical evenings throughout the summer and a selection of gourmet dishes.
From 19 June to 11 September, Wednesdays and Saturday evenings from 19:30 / Reservations here
3 Rue Joseph Cabassol, 13100 Aix-en-Provence
In Arty mode: Dîner à Gallifet
From the beginning of July to the end of September L’Hôtel de Gallifet invites you to relax in the poetic setting of its garden where you can have lunch or dinner under the stars or sip a glass of wine at aperitif time.
52 Rue Cardinale, 13100 Aix-en-Provence
Reservations 09 53 84 37 61
By Chloé Jacquety