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Chilling out at Baoli Beach Club, Cannes

Just a short walk from our hotel on a clean, uncrowded beach with a view of the brilliant blue sea, cruise ships and beautiful people is Baoli Beach Club. With not much else planned and a chilled day stretching before us we decided to pop down there for lunch…

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It wasn’t too noisy, just relaxed and laid back; exactly the kind of vibe that we were looking for.

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Though the beach club is 1000 square metres and on the biggest pier of the Croisette, there was still an effect of intimacy on that pretty stretch of sand.

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Of course holiday cocktails were practically an necessity and it was a Rossini cocktail for me, a deliciously refreshing blend of champagne and fresh strawberries. Mr S chose a champagne Mojito to kick off our lunch.

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With the day being an absolute scorcher over 30 degrees, we wanted to keep our choices very light, which was pretty easy with a choice of Mediterranean seafood on the menu.

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I was really happy with my beautifully fresh starter of salmon tartare, the light flavours and textures being just what I was craving.

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Mr S loved the beautifully crispy prawn rolls that he’d selected for his starter too.

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Main course for him was a whole sea bass, a dish we ordered several times while on holiday but nowhere was it more perfectly cooked than at Baoli Beach club – though admittedly he looks a little angry!

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Initially planning on only getting the crunchy Asian vegetables as a side dish, he of course got major food envy when he saw the fries on the table next to us and had to order them too!

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As  I really couldn’t cope with too much food in that heat I ordered a small portion of maki rolls to follow my tartare and actually it all perfectly filled me up. I mean…I *might* have got frozen yoghurt afterwards but that definitely sent me over the edge!

Mr S and I loved Baoli Beach club, it was one of my favourite restaurants that we visited when we were in Cannes. I’d definitely recommend it for delicious and fresh food with a lovely chilled out vibe.