Quite Simply French

“French favourites and local produce” - VisitEngland Assessor


Lancaster, Lancashire

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Quite Simply French is a long-established restaurant-with-rooms specialising in rustic food with a distinctly Gallic flavour. Local ingredients are at the core of the French classics served in the characterful dining room. Expect frogs’ legs in white wine, garlic and parsley butter followed by lamb Bourguignon. Leave room for the crème brûlée.

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Quite Simply French
27a St George's Quay, LANCASTER, Lancashire, LA1 1RD


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Days closed: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day
  • Closed for lunch: We are open for Sunday lunches only. For evening dinner we are open 7 nights per week
  • Lunch served from: 12pm
  • Lunch served until: 1.45pm
  • Dinner served from: 5pm Mon-Sat & 6pm on Sunday
  • Dinner served until: 9pm Mon-Thu, 9.30pm Fri & Sat, 8.30pm on Sundays
Food and Drink
  • Cuisine style: French
  • Local ingredients
  • Local suppliers
  • Vegan dishes
  • Dietary requirements dishes: Gluten free,Nut free

About the area

Discover Lancashire

Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.

The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.

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