City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Restaurants: French

These are recently added Edinburgh restaurants. See also our latest Edinburgh Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant Namesort icon Type Description
Angels with Bagpipes restaurant front

Angels With Bagpipes

French, Scottish

"Mixing an atmospheric Old Town setting with chic, contemporary looks, Angels with Bagpipes was designed to be the sort of romantic Edinburgh restaurant where Rabbie Burns might take Sofia Lor

B'Est Restaurant, Edinburgh



A French Restaurant that lives up to the true French restaurant philosophy - high quality well cooked and affordable food

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Bia Bistrot


Fresh, seasonal, local, sustainable,homemade food offered at this Irish/French restaurant.

Bon Vivant

French, Scottish

Franco-Scottish eating and drinking establishment in Edinburgh's New Town, situated on a quiet street off George Street. Broad selection of wines and popular, tapas style snacks.

Photo of Cafe Rouge on Frederick Street, Edinburgh

Cafe Rouge

Breakfast, Cafes, French

Only two of the French restaurant chain's 121 Cafe Rouges are in Scotland. This is one of them (the other is in Glasgow).

Chez Jules (Cockburn Street)


Authentic French bistro food from the renowned Pierre Levicky in the Old Town.

Chez Jules (Hanover Street)


Authentic French bistro food from the renowned Pierre Levicky in the New Town.

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Chez Pierre


Pierre Levicky's French-influenced restaurant from the man who pioneered affordable gourmet meals with the Pierre Victoire chain.

cote brasserie edinburgh

Côte Brasserie

Breakfast, French

Côte Brasserie Edinburgh is inspired by the brasseries of Paris, championing relaxed all-day dining and serving authentic French classics made from great quality, fresh ingredients.

Hardrian's Brasserie - interior

Hadrian's Brasserie

French, Scottish

Traditional cuisine in the Balmoral Hotel on Princes Street with a French-Scottish twist.


French, Vegetarian

The sister restaurant of popular La Garrigue, L’Artichaut is a vegetarian restaurant with a French theme.

L'Escargot Blanc


Sister restaurant of Broughton's L'Escargot Bleu and also serving fabulous French food with fantastic friendly service and pleasant atmosphere.

La Garrigue


Award-winning French cuisine from Jean Michel Gauffre, formerly executive chef of the Edinburgh Sheraton.

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La Garrigue in the New Town


The sister restaurant of popular La Garrigue, this eaterie started life as L’Artichaut in 2009, a vegetarian restaurant with a French theme.

Photo of La P’tite Folie

La P’tite Folie


Well established French restaurant serving quality food in an authentic French atmosphere.

Le Cafe Gourmand

Breakfast, Brunch, Cafes, French, Takeaway

Café, creperie, croques, macarons, pastries, and cakes.

Le Sept


Authentically French bistro and brasserie located just off Edinburgh's Royal Mile.

Maison Bleue front

Maison Bleue

African, French, Scottish

Atmospheric restaurant specialising in French and North African cooking using Scottish ingredients.

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Petit Paris

Cafes, French

Grassmarket restaurant offering a little bit of the French Capital in the Scottish Capital, complete with iconic mini, delivery van.

Martin Wishart front of restaurant

Restaurant Martin Wishart

English, French, Scottish

No restaurant guide would be complete without Martin Wishart's eponymous restaurant in Edinburgh’s historic Port of Leith.