Best French restaurants in Edinburgh

Best French restaurants in Edinburgh

Le Roi Fou

From classic Parisian cookery to Michelin-starred greatness


The culinary Auld Alliance continues to blend classic French technique with the best of Scotland's larder. Whether it's a charming bistro full of familiar regional dishes, or polished fine dining matching precise cuisine to a bountiful Gallic cellar, Edinburgh's French offerings continue to be one of the city's most compelling collaborations.

L'Escargot Bleu
A skilful kitchen fine-tuning familiar classics in a delightful bistro setting with lashings of Gallic charm.

Restaurant Martin Wishart
Bravo! Almost 20 years of precise cuisine, Michelin-starred sparkle and meticulous attention to detail.

Le Roi Fou
Modern French/Swiss fine dining with an unpretentious attitude and thoughtful sourcing of ingredients.

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

25th Edition published April 2018. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
A L'Escargot Bleu
56 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA
Delightful Broughton Street bistro with a skilful kitchen fine-tuning familiar classics and sourcing well.
B Le Roi Fou
1 Forth Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3JX
Fine French dining with exemplary execution and a friendly face.
C Restaurant Martin Wishart
54 The Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6RA
Michelin-starred flair and precision in one of the city’s most celebrated fine dining destinations.

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