French cuisine is recognised the world over as being very exciting. It is very varied and each region is proud of its very different dishes. Amsterdam has a large French community and many restaurants that serve French cuisine. French chefs are always pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Indeed, nouvelle cuisine is French! That said, the French chefs are also great traditionalists and love to use the recipes handed down over generations. the grandmother’s recipes are they are so often called with great affection. 

Here are a selection of the best French restaurants in Amsterdam, so you can enjoy some classic French dishes.