French Caribbean Cuisine

We look forward to welcoming you in our restaurant.

Edinburgh’s only restaurant offering French Caribbean Cuisine.
Do join us, you will be most welcome.

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Closed as per government directive,
please listen to the news as to when
we are likely to open

Possible Food Allergens:

Please ask a member of staff for any possible allergens that may be amongst the ingredients we use in some of our dishes.


What People are Saying

Five Stars

“A warm welcome, attentive (but not intrusive) service and delicious heart warming food. Relaxed, down to earth and friendly. A very easy place to eat alone but would also be great with a group!”


Five Stars

“The service and food in this place are superb the waitress was just herself but very attentive. Little touches like the complementary spicy garlic bread were a welcome treat and I found it good value for the quality and quantity! ”


Five Stars

“My slow cooked mutton ragout was melt in the mouth – delicious! A really great vibe and a wonderful way to end the week.”


Five Stars

“Had the pleasure of eating some amazing food at Riverlife whilst away on business. The staff were incredibly friendly and provided me great guidance on what to order. Will definitely return.”


Hours of Operation

We are able to accommodate reservations of 10 or more people, outwith our normal hours and days of operation….. all you need to do is ask

Sunday 9th February & Sunday 8th March

The above dated Sundays fall during international rugby matches being played at Murrayfield.


Monday 6th to Thursday 23rd April

The restaurant will be closed between Monday the 6th April and Thursday the 23rd of April, reopening on Friday the 24th of April at 6pm

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Reservations or Enquiries:

Contact us for more information!

Lunch Opening

April to September ( Spring/Summer)
Open for lunch only on Saturdays from 12:30pm.

October to March (Autumn/Winter)
Due to running overheads, Saturday lunch is strictly by prior email or telephone reservation only.

Restaurant can open on Monday to Friday, strictly by prior reservation, please phone or email the restaurant for more information.