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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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“lamb stew” (43 reviews)
“onion soup” (44 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
38-40 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a lunch on a Friday afternoon with my partner and was amazed by the place. Very friendly staff, charming interior, felt like we were actually in France. We had some butternut squash & sweet potatoe soup and salmon for main, both were...More

Thank Tamas B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped into Petit Paris and found a table for two, even though they were very busy. It is a cosy place on two floors. The restaurant looks, feels and tastes like a traditional French bistro. The helpful waiter also recommended a suitable bottle of wine...More

Thank whinfellwanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Petit Paris is in a quaint location. The decor is okay, a little old fashioned, however it had a charming ambience about it. The staff were welcoming and pleasant. I took the special of the day which was sea bass risotto with a saffron and...More

Thank Elle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant is opposite the Apex Grassmarket where we stayed. We were actually having difficulty finding somewhere reasonably intimate to eat at, what with most eateries being large Pubs. We had a delicious Parsnip soup and croutons at lunchtime and liked the atmosphere so...More

Thank Angus M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great find tucked away in Grassmarket. All French staff , delicious food and very good for me eating on my own, thank you so much

Thank Bethebest21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for lunch on a sightseeing trip into Edinburgh having booked (advisable) after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. Grass market restaurants and bars can be very busy. The staff were very helpful and considerate. The menu very interesting and the dishes of the...More

Thank Ugandalad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived early evening, checked into hotel and 200 yds away find Petit Paris. Beef bourguignon so tender excellent. So was chocolate tarts made by my server. Not cheap and not expensive and quality of service and food really good.

Thank Alan L
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
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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