Adam Reid at The French

(837 Reviews)
The Midland Peter Street, Manchester, Lancs., M60 2DS
British, Gourmet

Top offer

Signature menu £90 per person

We require the table back 3 hours after your booked time.

Opening hours

Tuesday & Wednesday: 18:00 - 20:30
Thursday: 12:00 - 13:00 & 18:00 - 20:30
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 13:00 & 17:00 - 21:30.

Restaurant description

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 small, medium or large set menu and wine flights, offering supremely elegant tasting journeys.

The French restaurant boasts 4 AA Rosettes and features in the Good Food Guide 2019 at Number 13, 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.

Customer reviews for Adam Reid at The French
(based on 837 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (45)
  • breakfast (2)
  • business (113)
  • child friendly (4)
  • dinner (617)
  • entertainment (27)
  • large parties (18)
  • lunch (271)
  • luxury (561)
  • private dining (216)
  • romantic (471)
  • trendy (97)
  • value (58)
  • views (5)
  • By Sam G from Manchester
    18 September 2019

    The atmosphere was perfect, the service was amazing and the food was the best I have ever eaten. It was all absolutely perfect and this restaurant is something special.

  • By Janet J from Manchester
    14 September 2019

    Excellent service, gorgeous food, much more than we expected. We had the 2019 Great British Menu, and the wad amazing. The star of the day was the starter. Highly recommend, and we will be back.

  • By stuart lawler L from Manchester
    14 September 2019

    I visit this resturant every year for our wedding aniversary. It's not disapointed so far and we always enjoy our experience. Fingers crossed Manchester finally achieves a Michelin star restuarant and the French should be the one to get it!

  • By Mike H from Bolton
    11 September 2019

    Simply amazing in every way :)

  • By Marta B from Manchester
    7 September 2019

    Amazing food with perfect wine pairings. Attentive and relaxed service

  • By John I from st andrews
    6 September 2019

    good food fresh ingredients, seasonal.

  • By Fabian T from Manchester
    6 September 2019

    From start to finish, dining at The French was amazing. The restaurant interior harks back to a grandeur of times gone by with an ornate interior, the likes of which are never seen anymore. The taster menu was quite possibly the best meal my friend and I have ever had. Every course was exceptional! Even the beef butter blew our minds... The best dining experience we’ve ever had!!!!

  • By Deryck T from Worsley
    6 September 2019

    An excellent overall experience from arriving to leaving. Nothing was too much trouble. The pre meal drinks were delicious (my wife had the non alcoholic elderflower which looked and tasted fabulous). Each course was very expertly explained on its arrival. The balance of food was superb and beautifully cooked, presented and served. There was nothing negative to make a comment about we left feeling we had had a very satisfying time.

  • By Adam G G from Manchester
    5 September 2019

    The entire dining experience was nothing short of exceptional. We had wanted to try the GBM menu since it first launched as we are such big fans of the show and it certainly did not disappoint. Food was sublime (the chicken in particular if I had to pick a favourite!), the knowledge and friendly manner of the chefs and front of house team was superb and the restaurant itself is ambient and beautifully designed. Temperature was just right too!

  • By John M from Manchester
    5 September 2019

    Lovely venue with a good ambience. All the staff from receptionist to servers, young chefs and the wine waiter were attentive and excellent. We had the signature menu with wine flight to celebrate a special occasion. It is very expensive but worth the money as each course was brilliant enhanced by superb accompanying wines. The two desserts were amazing. Should have a Michelin star !

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Adam Reid at The French
The Midland Peter Street, Manchester, Lancs., M60 2DS

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