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on 28 Mar 2024

Perfectly flawless meal at @leffervescence 🌟🌟🌟 in Tokyo 🇯🇵 where @namaesan is putting a delicate menu highlighting the seasons and the incredible relationship with his producers. ~ and the duck 🦆, wow, one of the best ones

on 27 May 2023

Lemon Choux, Peanut financier, Apple mousse, rosemary cream sando, Wase mandarin, Ginger chocolate

on 27 May 2023

Hassaku, Sansho leave, Fromage blanc mousse, Milk chocolate

on 27 May 2023

Pork thigh & butterbur shoot raviolis

on 27 May 2023

Pork, Green pea and wasabi purée, Spring onion

on 27 May 2023

Grouper poached in whey, Takenoko & green asparagus, Beurre blanc sauce

on 26 May 2023

Sasanishiki risotto with sea lettuce and hokki clam, Uni, caviar

on 09 Feb 2023

Early Feb, 2023
Tokyo, Japan
1st Visit

Reasons for Visit
- 4.52 Tabelog Silver Award, 2nd Highest ranked French in Japan
- 17.5/20 Gault & Millau Japan
- No. 71 in 2022 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants
- 3 Michelin Star

- lots of Japanese kaiseki touches from starting with a small glass of alcohol, rice in the first course, free refill of rice course (ravioli here) to ending the meal with matcha
- intriguing signature dish, Fixed Point, where... More

on 09 Jun 2022

Single Thread x L’Effervescence — one of the most high profile, highly anticipated collaborations so far this year and I was lucky enough to get the reservation. The dishes were quite impressive (although the portions were on the lighter side) both restaurants have preserved their DNA while elevated with new inspirations and creativity. Favorite dishes were Taco aux fruits de mer; Zucchini blossom tempura and Hamaguri two ways. Wine pairing was interesting but at this level of expectation and... More

8 / 10
Top list
on 09 Jul 2020

Surprisingly good meal at one of the prominent French-Japanese fusion restaurants in Tokyo.
Great ingredients, interesting flavors and flawless execution.

8 / 10
on 05 Dec 2018

A nice lunch at this popular French restaurant much beloved by foodies chasing stars and 50Best.

Full account of lunch is here: https://www.diarygrowingboy.com/2018/12/japan-2018-day-5-afternoon-in-aoyama.html

Recommended in Tokyo


2-chōme-26-4 Nishiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0031, Japan


Open hours


+81 3-5766-9500