Sometimes when traveling, you just want to splurge. The Michelin Star rated Restaurant Francais located in the Steinberger Frankfurter Hof Hotel in Frankfurt Germany offers the kind of experience that is worth saving your pennies and your calories to fully enjoy. Quiet and elegant ambiance, outstanding service, and creative, delicious cuisine make Restaurant Francais a standout in global fine dining.
The service is impeccable. The amuse bouche are lovely and you will receive a “butter tasting” to go with your choice of assorted breads to whet your appetite. Palate cleansers are offered between courses as well as expert counseling in wine and food selections. The pace is relaxing, never rushed.
Chef Patrick Bittner offers options for a la carte ordering as well as 5 or 7 course tasting menus, which may be taken with wine pairings. The menu changes occasionally, and also includes new interpretations of local delicacies.
On a recent visit, the Menu Petite Decouverte (5 course) included salmon with tomato and oregano, scallops with pine nuts, chicory and truffle, European Crayfish with sunchoke, duck ravioli and pineapple, Iberico Bellotta pork with sweet potato plum and amarettini and quince yogurt with rose hip and chestnut for dessert.
Other dishes offered were Alsatian goose liver with artichoke and pata negra, Breton wintercod with celery and red onion, white alba truffle guinea fowl egg “Benedict” and Scottish partridge with black salsify, treviso radicchio and grapes.
These lovely food offerings included notable wine parings from the Francais’ more than 400 bottles. Sommelier Franck Mouzon treated with delicious wines from Rheingau Riesling to Pfalz Dornfelder and more.
The Christofle cheese trolley holds a variety of cheeses and additional sweets. You can pair your sweet together with coffee, tea or a special after dinner drink from the digestif trolley to finish off your evening.
The restaurant offers a Cooking Class and Chef’s Table if you want to see everything up close. They also will prepare the special Frankfurther Hof-Cake for your special occasion.
THE QUICK BITE: The Michelin Star rated Restaurant Francais located in the Steinberger Frankfurter Hof Hotel in Frankfurt Germany offers the kind of experience that is worth saving your pennies and your calories to fully enjoy.