Calgary / Southern Alberta French Restaurants

Calgary / Southern Alberta French Restaurants
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Blink Restaurant
Northwest | Calgary
152 reviews

Through a unique blend of texture and colour, Executive Chef Chris Dewling combines slow food cooking techniques with local flavours, allowing each delicious menu selection to evolve with the changing seasons. Traditional and modernized cooking techniques combine with a wide range of carefully selected grape varietals and vintages to offer an unmatched European fine-dining restaurant experience sure to impress even the most sophisticated palate.

We are very excited to have been recognized as 4th Best Restaurant, and Best Dessert by Avenue Magazine in 2014

As we endeavor to use only local and fresh ingredients, we do not allow any outside food in the restaurant. Should you require anything above and beyond what is on our menu, including cakes, please feel free to contact us directly.

Corkage Policy: Our corkage fee is $20 and we allow 1 bottle per group

downtownfood
Contemporary American | Calgary
127 reviews

Located on Stephen Ave’s west end theatre district,

This modern bistro on 8th is the home to some of the most innovative cuisine in Calgary. A forward thinking restaurant with an eye on sustainability dtf proudly plays host to our great cities first fully integrated rooftop ecosystem the urbanagproject. From which the restaurant sources its honey and over 40 different types of vegetables, herbs and fruits. More here #growfooddowntown

As seasonal restaurant dtf’s menus changes regularly in order to explore and serve and showcase ingredients at their best. downtownfood makes everything in house and lovingly supports local, organic and small producers. This philosophy culminates in our “true Canadian cuisine” by utilizing canada’s ethnic heritage we can apply those flavours to Canadian sourced produce. In this way downtownfood aims to achieve true innovation harmony and fusion in our cuisine

Carino Japanese Bistro
Japanese | Downtown
54 reviews

Japanese Geisha married to Italian man. She moved to Italy and tried to make Japanese food. But no one got interested in her food at that time. She missed Japanese food but couldn't make it. Her challenge had started to make "Japalian" food....

Bistro Rouge
French | Aspen / Strathcona / West Springs
158 reviews

At Bistro Rouge, the foundation of our food begins with the best ingredients. We partner with local food growers. Preparing these quality ingredients with respect and expertise gives our French cuisine its regional flavor.

Black Pig Bistro
Spanish | Calgary
114 reviews

Black Pig Bistro is charming 50 seat restaurant situated in the heart of the bright community of Bridgeland. Serving European influenced bistro fare, inspired by Spanish, French and Italian cuisine, Black Pig’s menu will feature a varied mix of both classic and new dishes. Black Pig Bistro uses many ingredients that are both locally sourced and imported.



The name is derived from the Black Iberian Pig, which roams free and feeds in the vast pastures of western Spain. The Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, commonly called Pata Negra, is widely considered the cream of Spanish ham. Black Pig Bistro proudly offers a top quality dining experience with exemplary service at a moderate price.

Le Beaujolais
French | Banff
12 reviews

“Le Beaujolais, an elegant oasis of fresh flowers, outstanding wines, great food and fine service, and has been parked above the corner of Banff and Buffalo since 1980. I've never been disappointed. Le beaujolais is a classic. “

John Gilchrist CBC Radio Restaurant Critic


The Menu offers something for everyone; AAA Alberta Beef, Elk Osso Bucco, Duck, Veal and a variety of Seafood entrees including Butter Poached Lobster, Arctic Char and Dover Sole. The restaurant also offers an extensive wine list. Renowned Restaurant critic, John Gilchrist, sums up Le Beaujolais best by stating "I just can't believe how reasonable the prices are for the quality, the service, the room, the food and the location.


AAA Four Diamond Award Winner since 1991

Laurier Lounge
French | Calgary
58 reviews

This 100 year old heritage building was the boyhood home of George F.G. Stanley, designer of our Canadian flag. It is a very casual eclectic restaurant where the food is excellent but not pretentious and their standards are extremely high. When you enter the upstairs dining room you can see why it has won awards for best 'romantic' and best 'first date', as well as 'best fondue experience'. This is an establishment, tucked into the heart of urban Calgary, where you can enjoy an intimate meal, just kick back in the comfortable bar, or spend the day on one of the coziest and sunniest patios in town.

Lava Dining
French | Kensington
19 reviews

Combining the best of French and Asian cuisine, Lava Dining strives to bring you fine dining in a casual and economic experience. From basic pickled vegetables and breads, to the more complicated pastas and sausages and meats, a majority of our ingredients are homemade in order to give you the freshest and the highest quality food we can while also delivering the passion of our chefs to your taste bud. Using only the best, the freshest seasonal products, each dish is guaranteed to impress.

Q Haute Cuisine (formerly La Caille)
Contemporary French | Calgary
62 reviews

Q Haute Cuisine offers a seasonally inspired singular dining experience based on the freshest local produce. Our goal is to create a place with flavours in movement, where senses are stimulated, and products are as sustainable as possible. Choose between our Natura and Voyage menus, ranging from $99 - $129, not including Sommelier selected wine pairings. With advanced notice, we are able to cater to any dietary aversions. Please allow up to 180 minutes for your dining experience. Daily gourmet express lunch, private rooms and catering services also available.

Chef's Table at The Kensington Riverside Inn
European | Calgary
47 reviews

Chef's Table represents a changing environment in the Calgary Dining scene. Recently attaining the coveted AAA 4-Diamond Rating, it is among only 7 such restaurants in Alberta, and 1 of 3 in Calgary! Voted Best Hotel Dining by Where Magazine for 3 consecutive years, 2009, 2010 and 2011, Chef's Table also received Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence in 2011 and 2012. Chef's Table features an intimate 40-seat dining room located in the 19-room boutique Kensington Riverside Inn that specializes in preparing fresh regional cuisine prepared using classical European methods. With a constantly changing five-course tasting menu, a la carte dinner, as well as our Fireside Lounge and Patio menu, diners can enjoy a new experience with every visit.
Chef's Table offers a full lounge with beautiful fireplace in the winter, and a sunny patio in the warmer months. Join us for breakfast, brunch or dinner to experience the evolution of Calgary Fine Dining.

Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel
French | Banff
63 reviews

Our AAA Five Diamond award winning restaurant is an exquisite dining experience, offering French cuisine with regional accents. Combined with Eden's Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence and ALTO Award winning service, this restaurant provides each guest with the finest in dining, service and scenic views in Banff. Sommeliers are on staff to offer the best wine pairing to compliment the experience. Eden is closed Monday and Tuesday or for private functions, please check reservation for availability.

50 West Bistro
French | Red Deer
30 reviews

50 West Bistro is a Canadian restaurant located in Red Deer’s Downtown Neighborhood.

50 West has become a staple for Red Deer’s local dining crowd, off-duty chefs, and visiting gastronomes looking for a great dinner. The menu features handmade pasta, charcuterie, farm-fresh produce, and a nose-to-tail approach to cooking. Beverages include handmade cocktails, a wine list featuring over sixty producers, and beers from around the world.

Your experience at 50 West will be met with a smile, warmed with hospitality, and filled with great food and drink. Reservations strongly recommended.

Bistro 2210
French | Calgary
29 reviews

We are a neighborhood bistro serving classic French bistro cuisine since 2005. Chef owned and operated, Jason Armstrong wanted to share his love for Parisian bistros and bring a little bit of France / Montreal to Calgary. Our menu includes items such as Alberta steak frites, chicken with spaetzle, Poutine, Coquilles Saint Jacques, Lamb Provencal, etc. The bistro is located in what is now called Restaurant Row but we know it as the original French Quarter of Calgary.

Wine is choosen to compliment the food...mostly French but a few new world wines to add some interest.

We have an extensive cocktail list with lots of bourbon, whiskey, etc. Jerry Thomas himself would be pleased to sit at our bar!

We only accept reservations for dinner...brunch is walk-in only.