French Restaurants in Benidorm
French cuisine is synonymous with gastronomy and renowned across the world. Some of the most talented and creative chefs known to the catering industry have trained in the kitchens of French restaurants and gone on to establish, or practice their trade in, fine dining restaurants across the globe. Benidorm hosts a range of French restaurants to delight hungry visitors and residents alike.
Situated on Calle Palma in Benidorm’s old town, The Vagabond is a charming little French restaurant with a huge reputation. Awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for outstanding reviews by satisfied customers, this French eatery has a faithful following of regular diners. Open daily from 7pm till late, The Vagabond provides guests with a true taste of French cuisine in elegant surroundings.
The restaurant interior is tastefully decorated and its tables are exquisitely laid with pristine linen, crockery and glassware. The lighting is subdued to create an intimate ambience and diners are treated to impeccable service from the friendly waiting staff. Guests can choose from the classical French a la carte menu or the comprehensive and reasonably priced three course set menu. The menus feature many traditionally rich, creamy sauce accompanied dishes created using the finest cuts of beef, poultry, lamb, pork and fish. An attractive cocktail bar is situated at one end of the restaurant which dispenses a good selection of drinks and fine wines to compliment any meal. A fine dining experience and gastronomic delight awaits all visitors to this exceptional French eatery.
This rustic bistro style restaurant is situated in ‘tapas alley’ on Calle Santo Domingo. Bodega Bi-Arritz specialises in both French and Spanish cuisine which allows it to fall into the French restaurants category. It’s flamboyant and charming hostess, Annie, encourages all diners to try the fresh oysters, accompanied by a complimentary glass of dry white wine, as a starter. This is a dish, amongst other French classics, the establishment is renowned for.
Bodega Bi-Arritz is open for both lunch and dinner and boasts an interesting fusion menu featuring some classical French dishes. Specialities include fresh oysters, l’escargote (snails) and scallops, all freshly prepared and elegantly presented. The restaurant also offers a superb range of quality wines and fine French cheeses served by a small team of friendly and polite waiting staff. This enchanting bistro is very popular amongst the locals and surely rates as a must visit when in the old town.
Located on Calle Esperanto on the edge of the old town, El Estofado is a relatively new restaurant offering a mix of French and Belgian cuisines. This eatery is beautifully decorated and has a spacious, clean and bright interior and covered outdoor terrace.
The menu features many classical French dishes which are freshly prepared and elegantly plated and presented to diners. The hosts and waiting staff provide a friendly and attentive service helping to rapidly establish El Estofado as a fine dining, but reasonably priced, addition to Benidorm’s French restaurants.
By no means one of Benidorm’s classical French restaurants, Liberty Crepeire does, none the less, serve delicious French style crepes of all descriptions. Situated on Avenida Murcia, this trendy restaurant and bar attracts a youthful, energetic clientele with its vibrant decor, reggae music and tasty, well priced dishes.
Otherwise known as Liberty Benireggae, this restaurant has a huge local following. The owners and happy crew of staff are passionate about the food they freshly prepare in front of customers and clearly enjoy their work. Guests return time and again to enjoy the chilled music, relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and delicious, value for money food this establishment provides.