The French often say “Mangez bien, riez souvent, aimez beaucoup,” which translates to “Eat well, laugh often, love abundantly” in English. In Amsterdam, there are numerous French restaurants to do exactly that – eat, laugh and love. 10Best narrowed down the selection and summarized the crème de la crème - the best of the best – that the city has to offer.
These top-notch restaurants provide fresh, high-quality ingredients, the finest wines and superb, friendly service. Whether you are looking for classic French dishes or simply want to be surprised with something new and innovative, these restaurants will exceed your expectations. Many of the meals are even works of art.
Three of the restaurants in the list have Michelin stars, Ciel Bleu in the Okura Hotel, Vinkeles in the Dylan Hotel and Le Restaurant in De Pijp. Ciel Bleu provides a beautiful panoramic view over Amsterdam, while Vinkeles allows you to dine in a historic setting. At Utrechtsedwarstafel and Restaurant La Vallade, the menus change daily, so you are truly in for a delicious surprise. De Struisvogel is known for its relaxed atmosphere and reasonable prices, and Le Petit Latin, run by a father and son, transports you to France. Whatever restaurant you decide to visit, you will truly enjoy a magnificent meal. Bon appetite!