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Enjoy the summer series: The Carlton Cannes


InterContinental Carlton CannesThe InterContinental Carlton Cannes offers its customers a very special experience this summer. It’s in the heart of the Bay of Cannes, overlooking the Mediterranean, that the Carlton welcomes you to enjoy “The Good Life”. A moto that will resonate with lovers of fine dining, cocktails, relaxation, fireworks and beach parties. 

This summer, drop anchor on the Croisette at The InterContinental Carlton Cannes to experience summer like never before. “The Good Life” concept is pretty simple: it is a question of maintaining a certain idea of luxury and French “savoir-faire” while relaxing on the beach at the Carlton Beach Restaurant, the Carlton Beach Bar or on your sun lounger at the Carlton Beach Club and Sunset Lounge. The summer is made for memories as customers will be taken into a sensory journey during the day as well as every night in July and August from 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm. 


Beachside Lobster rolls! Homer Lobster Roll at the Carlton Beach

Calling all Lobster Roll lovers on the French Riviera! The Carlton Beach restaurant and bar has a special offering of four exclusive and tasty lobster rolls. The lobster roll, quintessential street food of the East Coast of the US, is an important part of the American culinary culture. For the first time on the French Riviera, you are able to taste this iconic seafood roll thank to a collaboration with Moïse Sfez, the founder of “Homer Lobster.” Homer has wowed customers in Paris and his recipe, ‘The Connecticut’ has even won the title of “Best Lobster Roll in the world”. Teaming up with the Carlton, they created special recipes available only at the Carlton.

A young and talented chef is behind “Homer Lobster”. At only 23 years old, Moïse Sfez shatters the idea of a traditional lobster roll to reinvent new ways. He discovered this legendary sandwich seven years ago when on holiday in New York. Since then, this street food lover learned from the very best chefs in the world, working in prestigious establishments in Paris and London. He then decided to take a leap of faith and start his own business blending American culture with French fine-dining and quality products; such as fresh and French blue lobsters and delicious handmade brioche bread specifically baked for the occasion. 

Indeed, from this collaboration between “Homer Lobster” and the legendary hotel’s chef, Laurent Bunel, a “Carlton Signature” recipe was born. Inspired by the traditional American recipe with a little something more to it, accompanied by a mayonnaise with orange and sweet pepper ketchup. This very special lobster roll is served with homemade wasabi potato chips and a mesclun salad. All food lovers will highly appreciate this blend between American and French culture, all condensed in one sandwich. Their menu also offers three other lobster rolls, including The Connecticut, which has fresh-grated lime and a ‘secret blend’ of herbs This collaboration runs from June 7th until August 31st to dine in or take away, at the Carlton Beach Club or the Carlton Bar. It really is delicious, try not to miss this!

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Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Art

To go with this fine-dining experience, The InterContinental Carlton Cannes provides different events all summer long. The biggest event of the summer is the Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique, the international fireworks festival. The Carlton Beach Restaurant offers a special menu with a perfect view of the show, shot off from barges directly in front of the hotel’s beach. These fireworks will be on July 14th, 21st, 29th and August 7th, 15th, 24th. Then, the bay of Cannes will shine like never before for some of the most magical experiences on the French Riviera. 


Terrace 58 is another location of The InterContinental Carlton Cannes summer experience. Starting July 12th, every evening from 10 pm "La Côte" Terrace and “Terrace 58” pop-up summer bars invite you to enjoy a relaxing lounge evening with fresh summer cocktails and live DJ, in the heart of the bustling Croisette nightlife. Music lovers will be able to enjoy an acoustic atmosphere at the Carlton Beach Restaurant with the group "The Presidents". This live music show will last until midnight on July: 2, 3, 8, 12, 16, 22, 23 & 27 and on August 1, 3, 8, 10, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 22, 29 & 31. 

The InterContinental Carlton Cannes is happy to welcome its customers once again for luxurious events all summer long. With experiences in the heart of Cannes, on the glamorous Croisette, from fine-dining with delicious and exclusive lobster rolls to a magical and extraordinary nightlife on the establishment’s private beach.

 - Alexa Bouhelier-Ruelle