French Cuisine on New Providence Island

While staying in the Bahamas, you'll be impressed by the delicious array of restaurant gems preparing local ingredients. But guests who seek French cuisine in particular will want to visit those restaurants that do it best. You and your hungry sidekicks will find quite a broad selection of restaurants serving this style.

With choices such as the informal setting of Brasserie des Arts to the crave-inducing dinner and lunch at Montagu Gardens, you may very well stumble upon something that tempts your taste buds.

Restaurants Map

Below, you can browse the restaurants throughout the Bahamas that offer French fare. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to learn more about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.


Paradise Island | (242) 363-3000

Dune is located in the vicinity of downtown Nassau. Beautiful seafood and French flair play nicely together at this much-loved fine dining establishment.

The food at Dune is truly something unique. French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has created a menu of French, Asian, and Caribbean fusion that can not be found elsewhere.


Downtown Nassau | (242) 302-9150

Graycliff, which is part of Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant, is situated in downtown Nassau, along the northern outskirts of Nassau. Fresh fish and French flair share the same plate at this popular fine dining establishment.

Heavy, old school Bahamian dishes are on the menu here, with the shining star being the seafood and of course, the catch of the day. The wine cellar boasts over 200 thousand bottles of vintage wine.

Cafe Martinique

Paradise Island | (242) 363-3000

Positioned 1.4 miles east of downtown Nassau, Cafe Martinique is on the same premises as Atlantis Harborside Resort. At this restaurant standards and expectations are high, which means guests who aren't opposed to splurging on French culinary creations should make the trip.

Mahogany finishes, etched glass windows, and a fabulous wrought-iron elevator give this spot an elegant feel.

The Blue Sail Restaurant and Bar

Olde Town Sandyport | (242) 327-7111

Located just outside the heart of Cable Beach, The Blue Sail Restaurant and Bar is on West Bay Street. Visitors that want pizza will particularly enjoy eating here during a visit to Olde Town Sandyport.

The Blue Sail is well known for their local Bahamian favorites and pizzas from wood burning ovens.

Brussels Bistro

Downtown Nassau | (242) 326-4523

Located in the heart of downtown Nassau, Brussels Bistro is a logical selection for vacationers visiting this neighborhood or nearby. When you and your party have a desire to combine French cuisine with Belgian panache, this restaurant is serving up both.

The menu at Brussels Bistro is filled with French and Belgian classics. In order to keep things fresh and exciting, Brussels offers daily specials as well as a different lunch menu for each week of the month. Brussels also offers a selection of Belgian beers.

French Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Blue Caviar on the Beach 1.2 mi. West of Central Cable Beach French (242) 327-7111
Brasserie des Arts 1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Cable Beach French (242) 677-9000
Brussels Bistro Downtown Nassau Belgian, French (242) 326-4523
Cafe Madeleine 1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Cable Beach French (242) 677-9000
Cafe Martinique 1.4 mi. East of Downtown Nassau French (242) 363-3000
Dune 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Nassau Asian Fusion, French (242) 363-3000
Graycliff Downtown Nassau Caribbean, Continental, French (242) 302-9150
Montagu Gardens 2.0 mi. East of Downtown Nassau French (242) 394-6347
The Blue Sail Restaurant and Bar 1.2 mi. West of Central Cable Beach French, Mediterranean (242) 327-7111

Similar Food

Mahogany House

For something different in the same ballpark, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Cleo (242) 677-9000 Mediterranean 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Cable Beach
Casa D'Angelo (242) 363-3000 Italian 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Nassau
Bennigan's Nassau 394-4880 Irish 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Bennigans Nassau (242) 394-4880 Irish 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Via Caffe (242) 322-7209 European Downtown Nassau
Domino's Cable Beach (242) 677-7200 Italian 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cable Beach
Capriccio Ristorante (242) 327-8547 Italian 0.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cable Beach
Amici A Trattoria (242) 327-6000 Italian 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach
Mahogany House (242) 362-6669 Italian 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gambier
Carmine's (242) 363-3000 Italian 1.5 mi. East of Downtown Nassau

Some of the most unique foods in the Bahamas are the ones that you decide upon spontaneously while walking around during the day. But, noting the contact info for at least two interesting-sounding restaurants on your itinerary, will keep your mind at ease. To find out more regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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