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Petit Paris

38-40 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU, Scotland
+44 131 226 2442
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion soup” (45 reviews)
“lamb stew” (44 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38-40 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I know, I know. You go to France for French cuisine and Scotland for food on a dare, I know. But one can only eat so much haggis and besides, these days even Scotland has a growing trend of inventive chefing. Edinburgh and Glasgow are...More

Thank Ali G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quite a small restaurant where the tables are very close. But that just seems to add to the buzz - quite noisy with conversations. The food is superb. I ordered the (safe French) onion soup and coq au vin and they were fantastic. Prices were...More

Thank billdobson
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As soon as you enter Petit Paris you feel you are in a small Parisian restaurant. There were five of us and we were shown into the basement, where there were already other diners. Plastic chequered tablecloths decked the tables. The food quality was very...More

Thank WanderingJJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a French girl living in UK and I have to admit that I miss the food of my country sometimes... I discovered Petit Paris with a friend and we had a wonderful time ! It was proper delicious French food, respecting the traditions...More

Thank Camillesud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bitter Edinburgh day and we wanted real food for lunch. Stumbled in and it felt exactly as expected. Checked table cloths, smart waiters all speaking French and delicious smells. Onion soup was perfect and lamb stew sumptuous. Tumblers if wine, fast efficient service and well...More

Thank Lindseybythesea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Losing count of how many evening meals at one of our favourite restaurants in Edinburgh 😊always a pleasure great ambiance lovely service fab food ! What more can I say Bon Appetit 😍

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Petit Paris on the 21st Feb 2018 This is a lovely restaurant with a good atmosphere but even better food. Would highly recommend

Thank NigelMedia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What fantastic food and great service. We ate here on Monday night. All of the food was excellent and the service was at just the right level not rushed and not too slow. Fantastic find

Thank enginesalt
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Small but perfectly formed. The tables are close together but do you know what ? It didnt matter and everyone got one with chatting and eating the delicious food. I would recommend this lovely little restaurant to anyone.

Thank icelandworker
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Saturday night meal for two couples - very good fish soup, excellent lamb casserole, service good ambiance very hectic but it was a rugby weekend and Scotland won!! Really enjoyed our meal which was really good value. Salmon was a bit on the mean side...More

Thank Clive T
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 2442
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