French Restaurants in London

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Looking for French restaurants in London? The finest French restaurants in London are not only to be found in central London. Wherever you live in the capital, chances are you'll only be a short journey from one of the restaurants on our round up of recommended French restaurants in London. Bon appetit!
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#1

20 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9HP
(020) 7924 6055

Adventure Bar is a small group of bars attracting a young and friendly crowd. They offer a wide choice of cocktails, a selection of food and a lively, upbeat atmosphere.

  • Great place to eat, drink & party any day of the week
  • Classic tunes spanning 6 decades at the best party bar
  • The friendliest bar staff in Covent Garden
  • Adventure Time Daily - Like a Happy Hour... but Better!
  • Extensive cocktail menu plus food served daily

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La Buvette

#19

Old Church Refectory, 6 Church Walk, Richmond, London, TW9 1SN
(020) 8940 6264

La Buvette is an intimate French restaurant located in the heart of Richmond. This bistro style venue offers classic dishes from regional France. A comprehensive choice of wines are available to complement your meal.

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Augustine Kitchen


Showcasing truly authentic French cuisine, Augustine Kitchen focuses on serving good quality dishes with fresh produce.

63 Battersea Bridge Road, Battersea, London, SW11 3AU
(020) 7978 7085
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The Balcon

The Balcon

#1354

Sofitel London St James, 8 Pall Mall, St James's, London, SW1Y 5NG
020 7389 7820

The Balcon, situated within the Sofitel London St James hotel, is a grand brasserie offering French-British cuisine overseen by head chef Vincent Menager. Menu highlights at The Balcon include braised Devon lamb; North Sea cod fillet, red lentil curry & spinach leaves; and smoked haddock kedgeree with organic soft boiled egg.

Balthazar

#1828

Open in the old Theatre Museum in Covent Garden, Keith McNally brings his New York brasserie Balthazar to London. The French brasserie-style menu is available for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, with brunch at the weekends.

4-6 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7BN
(020) 3301 1155

Boulevard Brasserie

#392

This Covent Garden favourite remains very popular with anyone looking for some corking French fare.

40 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7BD
(020) 7240 2992

Brasserie Vacherin

#798

One of Malcom John's acclaimed venues, this Sutton restaurant is brilliant, with a host of very impressive and very authentic French dishes.

12 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1HN
(020) 8722 0180

Chez Bruce

#265

Award winning French and Modern European cuisine in Wandsworth.

2 Bellevue Road, Wandsworth Common, London, SW17 7EG
(020) 8672 0114

Chez Lindsay

#3025

This charming French restaurant is a favourite amongst Richmond folk, who recommend it constantly for its quality Brittany fare.

11 Hill Rise, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6UQ
(020) 8948 7473
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Chez Mal Brasserie

Chez Mal Brasserie


Malmaison London, 18-21 Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6AH
(020) 7012 3717

Chez Mal is a fresh mix of traditional steakhouse and classic French brasserie, with bold flavours and a fun, upbeat atmosphere. The interiors combine urban style with a touch of Moulin Rouge and a dash of Las Vegas, featuring exposed brick walls dark wooden tables and floors, and plush leather seating.

Club Gascon

#4341

Exceptional French cuisine on West Smithfield. We recommend trying the amazing five course seasonal menu.

57 West Smithfield, Barbican, London, EC1A 9DS
(020) 7600 6144

Colbert Chelsea

#3151

Just like traditional cafés in France, Colbert Chelsea is the perfect spot for evening drinks, a light snack or a full French meal.

50-52 Sloane Square, Belgravia, London, SW1W 8AX
(020) 7730 2804

Coq d'Argent

#1244

Lavish food with sensational views of the Square Mile from the roof terrace, Coq d'Argent is a wise choice in the heart of the financial metropolis.

No 1 Poultry, The City, London, EC2R 8EJ
(020) 7395 5000

The French Table

#4141

Right in the heart of Surbiton, this popular restaurant comes recommended, with some very good French dishes complementing a selection of those from further afield.

85 Maple Road, Surbiton, London, KT6 4AW
(020) 8399 2365

Gauthier

#2219

Alexis Gauthier cements his excellent reputation with this brilliant French restaurant in Soho. An equally excellent wine list awaits too.

21 Romilly Street, Soho, London, W1D 5AF
(020) 7494 3111

L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon

#243

More top quality French cooking in Soho with this reputed venue from the celebrated chef Joel Robuchon.

13-15 West Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NE
(020) 7010 8600

Le Boudin Blanc

#912

Nestled in the old part of Mayfair, Le Boudin Blanc is one of the capital’s hidden French culinary treasures. It’s the perfect spot for a romantic, candlelit dinner a la francaise.

5 Trebeck Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7LT
(020) 7499 3292

Le Cafe du Marche

#4195

Le Cafe du Marche is one of London's most charming restaurants, with food to more than match its exquisite atmosphere.

22 Charterhouse Square, Charterhouse Mews, Barbican, London, EC1M 6AH
(020) 7608 1609

Le Colombier

#1619

French restaurant Le Colombier has been a favourite with Chelsea residents for more than ten years.

145 Dovehouse Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 6LB
(020) 7351 1155

Les Deux Salons

#5166

From the brilliant hands of Will Smith and Anthony Demetre comes this very fine restaurant on the Strand. Perfect for pre-theatre dining.

40-42 William IV Street, Strand, London, WC2N 4DD
(020) 7420 2050

The Little French Restaurant

#739

Combining good cooking with top-notch service, and a good sense of value, The Little French Restaurant is a little slice of Paris that could easily become a favourite.

18 Hogarth Place, Earls Court, London, SW5 0QY
(020) 7244 6082

Ma Cuisine

#2728

Right near Kew Gardens, Ma Cuisine offers the kind of French food that is easy to recommend. Very good wine list too.

The Old Post Office, 9 Station Approach , Kew, London, TW9 3QB
(020) 8332 1923

Palm Court Brasserie

#826

This Covent Garden stalwart offers a fascinating selection of authentic, regional French food in an atmospheric little setting.

39 King Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8JS
(020) 7395 5803

Pied a Terre

#983

Fine dining in Soho courtesy of the Michelin starred Pied a Terre on Charlotte Street.

34 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 2NH
(020) 7636 1178

Retro Bistrot


An award winning restaurant in Teddington, this very fine restaurant offers classic French cuisine and some incredible wines.

114-116 High Street, Teddington, TW11 8JB
(020) 8977 2239
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Searcys St Pancras Restaurant and Bar

Searcys St Pancras Restaurant and Bar


St Pancras International Station, Grand Terrace, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4QL
(020) 7870 9900

Searcys St Pancras Restaurant and Bar is a glamorous venue serving Modern European cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients, and a wine list which has been carefully selected to complement the food. The restaurant has been designed to make rail travellers feel as welcome and as comfortable as possible, with a dedicated room for luggage.

At over 90 metres long, the Searcys St Pancras Champagne Bar is the longest champagne bar in Europe. Located on the Rendezvous level of St Pancras International, the bar showcases up to seventy bins and offers something for everyone, from a post work glass of bubbly to celebration bottles costing up to £6,500.

Terroirs Wine Bar

#732

A great place to try warming French dishes or just sample some interesting, unusual wines, Terroris provides a friendly atmosphere and prices that won’t break the bank.

5 William IV Street, Strand, London, WC2N 4DW
(020) 7036 0660

Toulouse Lautrec

#1952

A cosy and quiet French brasserie, Toulouse Lautrec is a welcome addition to Kennington.

140 Newington Butts, Kennington, London, SE11 4RN
(020) 7582 6800