French in London
Are you a French expat or tourist living in London? Or someone who is looking to experience French culture in the capital? If so, here is where you will find everything related to France in London.
Population: Estimated 300,000
Main Areas: Kensington, Fulham, West London
Embassy: 58 Knightsbridge London, SW1X7JT, Ph: 0207 073 1000
Famous/Inspirational Stranger: Thierry Henry (Footballer) brought a smile to the faces of Arsenal fans with many a goal, assisting the decoration of their trophy cabinet. Along the way he has also won the respect of many non-Arsenal fans with his brilliance.
French Community in London: There are lots of French living in London, as well as many a French restaurant and cafe. The community blends into London pretty well, with West London, Kensington being a particular hotspot.
French Restaurants and Bars in London
Balthazar From New York to London, this French bistro serves classic French dishes. Adjoining is a boulangerie offering take-away and deliveries.
Chez Bruce Chez Bruce aims to serve first class food and wine in a professional yet relaxed environment. Basing their food on classical French and Mediterranean cuisine, their specialities include slow cooked braises and offal.
Soif Soif is a British take on a Parisian bistro serving rural French cuisine. Although the menu changes daily, cheeses, charcuterie, and an extensive organic wine list are always available.
Coq D'Argent With a roof top lawn boasting a jaw dropping and unique view across London, it is a great place to enjoy a glass of champagne and eat a knockout meal.
La Bouchée Serves rustic French cuisine and quality wine in a cosy and antique candle little setting.
Ladbroke Arms Is not a French pub but is a magnet for the French community in London, who have fallen in love with the rib eye steak the pubs signature dishes. French tourists and expats should come here and check it out.
FrenchClick.co.uk is an online French supermarket selling products such as cheese, meat, charcuterie, yoghurts, biscuits and more.
French Services in London
ICI Londres: French magazine for expats living in London
French Community Groups/Schools/Charities in London
French Chamber of Commerce: Trade and investment forum that provides information and networking opportunities, as well as running events for businesses trading in the United Kingdom.
Lycee Francais Charles De Gaulle De Londres: Primary school in Kensington, Fulham, Clapham and Ealing. Secondary school in Kensington. For more details click on the link.
College Francais Bilingue de Londres: French primary/Secondary school based at Kentish Town.
Ecole Jacques Prevert: French primary school based in Brook Green, Hammersmith
France in London: Online community blog website providing information for the French community in London.
Société Française de Bienfaisance: Is a charitable organisation set up to help any French nationals living in the UK who are in need. They support the elderly in particular.
French Sports Clubs in London
London French Rugby Club: Play Rugby in London with other French expats.
Other Sports Information: Go to our Play sport in London page.
Association Sportive de l'Ambassade: Is a sports club that welcomes all French people wishing to play football and join in other events and activities.