French restaurants in Tokyo
Update: 11 October 2016

French restaurants in Tokyo

There are various attractive restaurants to enjoy French cuisine in Tokyo. Some restaurants serve dishes cooked according to the recipes of great French chefs, some create an atmosphere for customers to better enjoy the meals, and others make an effort to select the finest ingredients. You can also find Michelin starred French restaurants in Tokyo. Why not try to visit one of Tokyo's French restaurants and enjoy a memorable experience during your stay in Japan?

Famous restaurant run by a chef with a brilliant career

Famous restaurant run by a chef with a brilliant career

A restaurant that has received a high rating from a globally renowned gourmet guide is situated in the sophisticated Daikanyama area. The owner chef, Andre Pachon, trained in France and then became the sous-chef in the kitchen of Hotel Mont Gabriel in Montreal, Canada. He came over to Japan in 1970 and built up a career in top class restaurants in Japan. In 1984, he opened his own restaurant. Inside this elegant restaurant there is a fireplace that had been used in an abbey in France since 1690. You can enjoy exquisite course menus for lunch and dinner.

  • Restaurant PACHON

    Hillsideterrace B, 29-18, Sarugakucho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0033, Japan
  • Le Coq, French cuisine cooked with the finest ingredients

    Le Coq, French cuisine cooked with the finest ingredients

    The owner chef, Mr. Hiruma gained experience working in various restaurants including the three-Michelin-starred restaurants, Le Moufflet and Lucas Carton in Paris and L'Esperance in Burgundy. He shows his skills, which have received high ratings from a globally renowned gourmet guide, in a small restaurant that he runs with his wife and which has only 12 seats. All ingredients, sourced from places across Japan as well as overseas, are carefully selected by the chef after checking and tasting them. The restaurant mainly serves lunch and dinner course menus. A variety of French wines are also available.

  • Le Coq

    2-7-2, Ebisunishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0021, Japan
  • Elaborately prepared exquisite French cuisine

    Elaborately prepared exquisite French cuisine

    Mr. Matsumoto worked as the chef of the famous Au Gout du Jour Merveille restaurant in Nihonbashi for over 10 years. He opened his own restaurant, La paix, in 2014. La paix means peace in French. As the name suggests, its modern Japanese color decor creates a relaxing ambiance. The restaurant serves classic French dishes with a Japanese seasonal flavor. You shouldn't miss the elaborately prepared dishes either. The terrine of foie-gras sandwiched between gaufres is served wrapped in Furoshiki Japanese cloth is a delight for guests.

  • La paix

    1-9-4, Nihonbashimuromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0022, Japan
  • *This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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