Best French restaurants in Edinburgh

Best French restaurants in Edinburgh

Le Roi Fou

From classic Parisian cookery to Michelin-starred greatness


From fine dining to bistro-style plates, the French restaurants of Edinburgh offer a mixed bag of traditional cooking, influences of North Africa and some Scottish twists. With a range of venues that cover every price point, expect some of the best cooking that the city has to offer.

L'Escargot Blanc and L'Escargot Bleu
Blanc ou bleu? With a passion for sourcing, flair for menu design and pure Gallic love of food, there's nothing between these two snails.

Restaurant Martin Wishart
Do believe the hype … the excellent food, the sommelier, the faultless service – the whole experience is worthy of it's almost-mythical status.

Le Roi Fou
With much experience from the fine dining world, chef-patron Jérôme Henry offers accomplished cooking in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

A L'Escargot Bleu
56 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA
Delightful Broughton Street bistro with good sourcing and a skilful kitchen fine-tuning familiar classics.
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.