In terms of Michelin-starred restaurants, Japan is the place to visit, as it is the epicentre of Michelin stars in the world. Here is a guide on which outstanding restaurants to try in Japan and how to make a reservation. Santé!
Usukifugu Yamadaya in Nishiazabu Tokyo serves "fugu" (blowfish), which is considered to be one of the world's deadliest ingredients! Are you brave enough to try it? This 3-star Michelin Restaurant is undoubtedly the best possible to try it.
Michelin-Starred Cuisine Starting From ￥380 At TimHoWan in Hibiya! No Wonder There's Always a Line-Up!
In April 2018, TimHoWan, a dim sum restaurant in Hong Kong, called the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, has made its appearance in Tokyo's Hibiya neighbourhood. We went to see what it is like a little bit after their opening.
Tim Ho Wan is famous for being the cheapest Michelin restaurant! It is originally from Hong Kong, but now has branches all over the world. Their authentic taste was their claim to fame, and will soon be available in Tokyo from April 2018!
Buddhist Cuisine (精進料理) is delicately prepared vegetarian cuisine. It is inspired by the seasons, and most importantly by Buddhist philosophy. The cuisine is simple and fresh and no meat is used. It is a reminder to use mindfulness in your daily life. This restaurant is actually a 2-star Michelin restaurant, so you will be left completely speechless by the presentation and taste of these incredible dishes.
This restaurant serves fine French cuisine with a Japanese inspiration. If you're willing to splurge and treat a loved one to an unforgettable experience, L'Effervescence is a two-star Michelin restaurant that will leave you in complete awe!
If you've never heard of Tsuta, you owe yourself five minutes to find out now. Having gained the first ever Michelin star to the ramen world, Chef and owner, Yuki Onishi, has taken Japanese soba noodles to the next level, nay "enlightenment." Eat before you read this 'cos it will make you hungry!
Sukiyabashi Jiro is considered by many the best sushi restaurant in the world. It boasts three Michelin stars and a long list of reservations for people waiting to get in on this convenanted sushi restaurant. Having served some of the world's most elite including President Barack Obama, you know this place would be the experience of a lifetime.
Combining sustainability and gastronomy, Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa, owner, and chef of NARISAWA, has pioneered a cuisine that focuses on connecting people with the natural environment. Experience innovative satoyama cuisine at this very exclusive and exquisite at this dining experience in Tokyo.
Have you ever tried soba noodles? Soba is a very common Japanese dish made from buckwheat. It can be served at home, or at casual and fancy restaurants. When you come to Tokyo, how about trying the finest soba at a Michelin-starred restaurant? It is a nice restaurant, but still reasonably-priced.