The dining scene in Japan is always bustling with a lot of high-end restaurants and in this article we are going to review about the top 10 restaurants in Japan.
1. Nihonryori RyuGin
Led by one of the celebrated Chefs in Japan, Seiji Yamamoto, the Nihonryori RyuGin is one of the best restaurants in Japan that offers traditional Japanese Cuisine with a modern touch. The 3-Michelin Star restaurant offers some of the best cuisine you can ever get with excellent customer service.
Looking for the best French Cuisine in Tokyo, then you cannot miss out on the Quintessence, the 3-Michelin Star restaurant led by Chef Shuzo Khisida. The cooking is done through a unique process where the meat is heat at low temperature to extract the intrinsic flavor from it. But securing a table at the Quintessence is quite tough as the restaurant reserves for almost a month or two in advance.
The Takazawa is ranked as one of the “Top 50 Restaurants in Asia” and yet to get the desired Michelin stars is a high class fine dining restaurant that also encloses a small bar for guests to have some of the finest drinks served by one of the best sommelier in the world.
4. Joël Robuchon
Joel Robuchon in Tokyo is another signature restaurant from the master chef that offers an exclusive French dining experience to its guests. With an elegant atmosphere and an open kitchen guests can easily interact with the chefs and have a sneak peek at the chefs weaving their magic with the food.
5. Kikunoi Honten
Opened in 1912, Kikunoi is one of the oldest Japanese restaurants in Japan that offers a traditional and exclusive Japanese dining experience. The seasonal menu offered in the Japanese restaurant is created using some of the finest and natural ingredients sourced from Japan.
6. Kitcho Arashiyama
Located amidst a beautiful setting around the hills, the Kitcho Arashiyama is another quality Japanese restaurant that offers some of best traditional Japanese dishes prepared using the best natural ingredients sourced only within the country.
One of the few 3-Michelin star restaurants in Japan, the Hajime is a high-quality French restaurant led by the talented Chef Hajime Yoneda who was trained by the most celebrated French Chef Michael Bras. The restaurant offers the best French cuisine with his unique Japanese touch.
8. Michel Bras Toya
Looking for the best French fine dining restaurants in Hokkaido, the Michael Bras Toya restaurant started by the legendary French Chef Michael Bras is your best bet.
If you are crazy about Japanese Beef, then the best place to step inside to taste some of high-quality and delicious beef is the Aragawa restaurant in Kobe. Headed by Chef Jiro Yamada, the Aragawa offers some of best sirloin dish made using the popular Sanda beef.
10. Pierre Gagnaire
Last but not the least, the Pierre Gagnaire restaurant in Tokyo located at the 36th floor of the Intercontinental Tokyo Hotel not only offers some of the best cuisine but also offers some mesmerizing views of the night-life of Tokyo.
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