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10 places to eat... French

Yelp has sifted through the bon mots of fellow Yelpers in Glasgow and Edinburgh to bring you some of the best places to butter your baguette.

So let's get going, tout suite!

La Vallee Blanche

360 Byres Road, Glasgow

"If you're trying to impress the woman in your life with a cosy restaurant with great food and wine, this is the place," recommends Greg M. "Low lighting, great food and wine, and the feeling that you could be eating in the alps somewhere!"

B'est

16 Drummond Street, Newington, Edinburgh

"Oh hello tasty food", says Kristin C to her meal - a "huge portion" for her mussel starter, and as for the pork loin main, it was "so tender, so moist, the spices were perfect".

Brian Maule at Chardon d'Or

176 West Regent Street, Glasgow

"I had the prawns to start and cod for main which came with a lovely sauce," says Hayley M. With "great service and atmosphere, the waiter was really lovely and attentive. Brian Maule also came out at the end of service to speak with customers which was a nice touch."

Café St Honoré

34 Thistle Street Lane North West, Edinburgh

"The setting feels like a village bistro in the Loire valley," says Jurgen D of this restaurant with its regularly changing menu. The hot smoked mackerel salad offered on the night he went left him lost for words: "The balance of the flavours with the peppery rocket was well.... nom!! Not the most eloquent word but you get it."

Le Bistro Beaumartin

161 Hope Street, Glasgow

Gavin W enjoyed "the French onion soup - subtle, but very tasty" and the sea bass is "incredibly soft! The restaurant just felt right, the service was excellent and the food was very good."

L'Escargot Blanc

17 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh

This "gorgeous French bistro, complete with rustic charm" has won Claire C's heart - and stomach! By the time she'd finished, she felt so full she could hardly move! Her highlight was "salt on the crust of the creme brulée, giving it an added dimension of crunch and taste".

La Bonne Auberge

161 West Nile Street, Glasgow

Couples can opt for a romantic night out with 3 courses for two people, and a bottle of wine for £49.95. Michelle M says it's "cosy yet spacious!"

Maison Bleue

36-38 Victoria Street, Edinburgh

Rayan D is delighted to report that "a wonderful lunch was had", in particular his duck confit, which was "cooked to perfection and was falling apart underneath the roughly mashed potatoes". His summary: "fabulous!"

Patisserie Valerie

23 West Nile Street, Glasgow

Sampling the "double chocolate gateaux" Christina M says "chocolate overload anyone? This cake was so amazing that it had extra cake on top, in the form of a profiterole!"

Café Marlayne

76 Thistle Street, Edinburgh

The "smitten" Ben B "couldn't decide on starters as they all sounded too good". The answer? "Order every single starter, and I mean every single one". Sure enough, they were so good that he wants to go back with friends and he certainly wouldn't be mad at himself if he went all starters again!

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