• Best for French food

Best for… French food

Best for… French food

With just two weeks to go until Euro 2016 kicks off in France, travelling supporters will be looking forward to sampling plenty of the local cuisine alongside the footballing feast. If you’re not lucky enough to be heading across the Channel yourself, you can enjoy the next best thing here on Merseyside with our pick of the top three spots for fantastic French fare.

Wine and dine

Caveau, Woolton Village
Named after the French word given to a small cellar used to house fine wine, this intimate venue prides itself on using only the freshest ingredients to produce contemporary cuisine which has been uniquely designed by chef Dave Roberts.

Best for French - Caveau

Proper pancakes

La Crepe Rit, Albert Dock
Located on Albert Dock, ‘The Laughing Pancake’ offers visitors an authentic taste of classic French crepes alongside an extensive selection of ‘galettes’ – large buckwheat flour pancakes native to Brittany filled with a range of tasty ingredients including egg, meat, cheese, fish and vegetables.

Best for French - Le Crepe Rit

Star attraction

Fraiche, Oxton
No list of Merseyside’s best French restaurants would be complete without this exclusive Oxton eatery which has proudly held a prestigious Michelin star for the past eight years. Chef patron Marc Wilkinson caters for just 12 diners at a time and with such an exalted reputation, reservations are at a premium.

Best for French - Fraiche

About Author: Lawrence Saunders

Lawrence is a journalist at Move Publishing. He can be contacted via email at lawrence@movepublishing.co.uk or by phone on 0151 709 3871.