2024 Michelin Kyoto French Restaurant : Droit (1 star)

updated: May 24th, 2024

Droit: a stylish and elegant restaurant in Kyoto City, offering delicious French cuisine. Experience the perfect fusion of flavors in this hidden gem.

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    "Droit" is a restaurant located in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.
     It is about a 12-minute walk from Jingu-marutamachi Station.
    The interior of the restaurant has a modern and stylish atmosphere, with a Western-style design rather than a traditional Japanese one.
     It is a relatively small establishment with 14 seats.
    The cuisine itself is simple yet distinct in flavor, and is extremely elegant and refined.
     The price range for the course menu is approximately 25,000 yen, and you can also enjoy wine with your meal.
    The chef, Mambo Shimo, runs the restaurant on his own and offers classic French cuisine.
     He is particular about the ingredients, using high-quality produce such as Oita Kin-sengyu beef sourced from Sakae-ya in Shiga Prefecture.
    At this restaurant, a different theme and accompanying music are provided for each season, such as piano for spring, wind and rain sounds for summer, cello for autumn, and Nordic-style music for winter.
    "Droit" may face challenges due to its location, but it has generally received high praise for its delicious food and wonderful ambiance.
     It is definitely worth a visit.


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