The Best French Restaurants In Tokyo

Prema Chablani

Being Japan’s capital, Tokyo has a vibrant culinary scene. If you are looking for a luxurious dining experience, look no further than than the array of French restaurants in the city. To help you narrow down your search, check out this list of the best five French restaurants in Tokyo.

Joel Robuchon

1. Château De Joel Robuchon

Restaurant, French

Treat yourself to an exceptional dining experience and head over to the French château located in the Yebisu neighborhood. Home to one of Joel Robuchon’s many restaurants, the head chef, Alain Verzeroli, directs the kitchen. Filled with mirrors and chandeliers, diners can experience the luxury that comes with the food served here. The elaborate decorations are all a part of an experience that aims to transport customers to France.

2. Takazawa

Restaurant, French

Tendon at Kozue, Park Hyatt Tokyo
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With only ten seats in the restaurant, Takazawa offers a unique dining experience. Be prepared to be blown away by the creativity and flavor of the dishes found in this spectacular restaurant. Everything is presented in a sublime fashion.

3. Azure 45 at The Ritz Carlton

Restaurant, French

Champagne on ice at Azure 45
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Azure 45, an upscale, fine-dining French restaurant at The Ritz Carlton gives off a cozy and romantic vibe perfect for celebrating special occasions. The restaurant offers scrumptious and well-presented dishes, including a five-course brunch menu.

4. Le Mange Tout

Restaurant, French

Le Mange-tout, Shinjuku-ku
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Open since 1994, this French restaurant offers an exquisite dining experience. Le Mange Tout is only open for dinner on Tuesdays to Sundays so be sure to book in advance. They also have an extensive wine list along with a variety of other soft drinks, cocktails and beers.

5. L’Equateur

Restaurant, French

Champagne
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This Michelin-star French restaurant is owned by a Japanese chef trained in Paris. It is located in a quiet residential area and with just six table seats and six counter seats, the dining here is incredibly exclusive; customers may have to book months in advance.

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