map placeholder

Adam Reid at The French

The Midland, Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS

(((() British
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
  • Adam Reid at The French - Manchester
Opening hours
Tuesday to Thursday: 17:30 - 21:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 13:30 & 19:00 - 21:00.


David Woolley 10 September 2017
from Manchester

View all 522 reviews

Adam Reid at The French perfectly marries the old and new, and is a dining experience to be remembered. While the restaurant is steeped in history, the menu offers modern British food that delivers consistently excellent flavours, made using only the very best seasonal produce available.

The French offers outstanding levels of service, warmth and elegance that in turn, create a relaxed and friendly atmosphere like no other in Manchester. Guests can choose from 6 or 9-course tasting menus and wine flights, offering supremely elegant tasting journeys.

The French restaurant boasts 4 AA Rosettes and features in the Good Food Guide 2018 at Number 17, the only restaurant in the Greater Manchester area to make it into the top 50 of the prestigious guide. The French also ranked 79th in The National Restaurant Awards 2016.

Located in Manchester City Centre, The French is 8 minutes’ walk from Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station.

The dress code is smart casual.

Adam Reid at The French

The Midland, Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS

Contact +44 1612354780

Make a booking

See all restaurants in Manchester

See all restaurants in Manchester City Centre

Customer reviews for Adam Reid at The French

4.6 (((() (based on 522 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
  • Food (((()
  • Value ((((*
  • Ambience (((()
  • Location (((()
  • Service (((((
  • Drinks (((()

Recommended for

  • dinner (382)
  • luxury (355)
  • romantic (284)
  • lunch (203)
  • private dining (140)
  • business (82)
  • trendy (55)
  • value (35)
  • afternoon tea (31)
  • entertainment (16)
  • large parties (11)
  • child friendly (3)
  • views (3)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 18 September 2017 by NJD from Lancashire

    Fantastic evening, fantastic food, fantastic service.
    Dined at the chefs counter which adds to the experience. Two of us dined and could not fault the restaurant in any way. Having the opportunity to chat to Adam at the counter was an added bonus. Given the pressures of a live kitchen on a Saturday evening, Adam and his staff all had time to chat openly and explain the dishes and the ideas behind them.
    Amazing evening.

  • ((((( 10 September 2017 by David Woolley from Manchester


  • ((((( 9 September 2017 by John from Wilmslow

    A memorable night out for a special occasion. The ambiance is perfect, the staff attentive and helpful. The food is excellent, in preparation, presentation and taste, with many generous extras. Hard to say which course was best as all were amazing! It's our second visit this year, and we will be back!

  • ((((( 8 September 2017 by Neil Patel from Manchester

    One of the best meals I have had in Manchester. We were a party of 6 entertaining guests from Tokyo. Beautifully decorated restaurant with great ambience. Tasting menu really showcased talent of chef. Every dish was beautifully presented and equally delicious. Particular favourite was the strawberry dessert.
    What really made the evening was the incredible service delivered by the young lady with dark hair and cool glasses (sorry we forgot your name). We all commented on how courteous, professional and friendly she was - real asset to your team.

  • ((((( 8 September 2017 by Fergus Kilroy from Stockport

    Truly wonderful dining experience. The waiter was the best ever we have had.

  • ((((( 6 September 2017 by Ross Jackson from Stoke

    All round positive experience

  • ((((( 3 September 2017 by Marjorie Thomson from Mold

    We thoroughly enjoyed our experience; the food, the service, the ambience were exemplary. The icing on the cake was sitting by the food preparation area chatting to Adam Reid and watching him prepare a Golden Empire dessert especially for us.

  • ((((( 3 September 2017 by Michelle Adams from Manchester

    Excellent food, great atmosphere and fabulous service. We had a lovely evening.

  • ((((( 3 September 2017 by Shaun Lyons from Manchester

    First and foremost the service was excellent! It was Dubai standard. The 9 course taster menu was excellent. I can't say I liked all 9 dishes but that's just personal taste and no reflection on the food. My wife loved all 9 for me it was 8! The restaurant itself creates a very nice vibe of elegance and relaxation. However I didn't like the tables as they were round and where positioned I could not sit close to my wife. I also didn't like how they were decorated vs the actual room. I will stress again great the service was every waiter/waitress!

  • ((((( 1 September 2017 by Rebecca Hawkes from Manchester

    Wonderful evening of amazing food and service.
    Adam and his team produced cleverly complex and beautiful tasting dishes in the opulent surroundings of The French restaurant, yet did so with a northern flair completely suited to demonstrate to the clientele Adam's approach and roots. Sitting at Chef's Table was an amazing experience and allowed a novel view as a customer on just how talented the chefs are. All the staff were very friendly whilst supremely competent. We will definitely be returning for more!

Nearly done! Please enter your details

  • Guests:
  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Menu:
Change Booking reference:

Your Contact Details

  • Name:
  • Email:
  • Phone:
* required
Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter a valid email
Please enter a valid phone number

Please email me the latest promotions and deals from

By completing this booking, you are accepting the Terms and Conditions associated with it.


Booking confirmed

An email confirmation has been sent to

  • Guests:
  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Menu:
Change Booking reference:

Restaurant details

Book this restaurant again Close and return to restaurant


There was an error completing your booking.
This table is no longer available or cannot be booked at this time. Please search for a new table.

Nearby restaurants

Book this restaurant