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Restaurants with Michelin Stars with French influence

London is one of the world’s best places for fine dining and it has some amazing Michelin-starred French restaurants. In this guide, we’ll highlight where you can dine like the French, whether you’re in London for business or pleasure.  

Club Gascon, Smithfield  
One Michelin star 

Owned by chef Pascal Aussignac this high-end restaurant celebrates the gastronomy of Gascony and France's southwest. It has an award-winning wine list and is “a place of serious food & serious intent.1” 

Le Dame de Pic, Aldgate  
One Michelin star 

La Dame de Pic is the first UK restaurant from Anne-Sophie Pic. She is the only current French female chef to hold three Michelin stars. The restaurant has carved woodwork, bevelled mirrors and curved leather banquettes. 
Galvin La Chapelle, Spitalfields  
One Michelin star 
This impressive restaurant has been leading the way for over a decade. It has marbled pillars, a vaulted ceiling and arched windows. It was awarded its first Michelin star in 2011 and it has retained it ever since. It is the third restaurant that Chris and Jeff Galvin’s opened, and service is under the direction of Alex Piombino.  

One Michelin star 

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon is a luxury 3-floor brasserie with open kitchens and terrace. Joël Robuchon is the world’s most Michelin starred chef and this restaurant is part of a chain which also includes restaurants in Paris, Las Vegas and Taipei. 

Celeste, Belgravia  
One Michelin star 

The menu at the Celeste is overseen by Éric Fréchon, head chef of Le Bristol in Paris and the setting is delightful. There are crystal chandeliers, fluted columns and Wedgwood blue friezes. 

La Trompette, Turnham Green  
One Michelin star 

A high-end, stylish, modern French food restaurant, La Trompette is famed for its charcuterie and foie gras dishes. It is owned by Nigel Platts-Martin and Bruce Poole, the duo behind Chez Bruce in Wandsworth and The Glasshouse in Kew. It was first awarded a Michelin star in 2008 and has a warm and relaxed atmosphere. 
 
One Michelin star 

This gilded, 9-table restaurant is headed by William Drabble, who has been at the helm for the last decade. He is influenced by classic French cuisine and only uses the best British ingredients. The restaurant’s interior focuses on bright fabrics and jewel inspired colours.  

Trinity, Clapham  
One Michelin star 

Trinity is a privately-owned neighbourhood restaurant, in the heart of Clapham. Head chef Adam Byatt focuses on classic flavour combinations and prime ingredients. Time Out describes Trinity as “the best restaurant in Clapham, balancing smart decor with friendly service.”

Le Gavroche, Mayfair 
Two Michelin stars 

With a long history stretching back to 1967, Le Gavroche is headed by Michel Roux Jr. This fine dining restaurant shares its name with a street urchin from the musical Les Misérables. The restaurant’s antique bar and double doors were brought over from Paris, it’s a little piece of France in London. 

Two Michelin stars 

A feast for the senses, this intimate restaurant is a delight. Andrew Baker in his review for The Telegraph wrote “it’s difficult to beat Hélène Darroze at the Connaught. A glass of champagne in the shimmery glamourous bar, then two-Michelin-star French cuisine in comfortably chic surroundings with seamless traditional service and charm.”3 

The Ledbury, Westbourne Grove  
Two Michelin stars 

Chef Brett Graham's innovative cooking sets this restaurant apart. Michelin inspectors agree, stating “Brett Graham's husbandry skills and close relationship with his suppliers ensure the quality of the produce shines through and flavour combinations linger long in the memory. Game is always a highlight; Sika deer is raised on their own small estate. This smart yet unshowy restaurant comes with smooth and engaging service.”

Claude Bosi at Bibendum, South Kensington  
Two Michelin stars 

A fine dining restaurant in the iconic Michelin building, specialising in simple French cuisine. Light floods into the art-deco dining room through the Michelin Man-stained glass windows. Michelin inspectors believe “Claude Bosi's cooking shows a man proud of his French heritage and confident of his abilities. His dishes are poised and assured.”

 

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