2024 Michelin Tokyo Japanese Restaurant : Kohaku (3 star)

updated: May 23th, 2024

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    Kohaku is a Japanese restaurant located in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
    The restaurant is spacious and has an upscale but not stuffy, comfortable atmosphere.
    It is open from 5:00 p.m. in the evening and closed on Sundays and national holidays (also closed in early May, late August, and year-end and New Year holidays).
    As for transportation, the restaurant is located within easy access: a 3-minute walk from Iidabashi Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line or Namboku Line, or a 4-minute walk from the West Exit of Iidabashi Station on the JR Chuo Line (all stations stop).
    The main attraction of Kohaku is the delicate Japanese artistry of head chef Koichi Koizumi. Kaiseki cuisine, which changes with the seasons, makes the most of seasonal ingredients, attracting guests with its beauty and depth of flavor.
    The essence of modernity is added to traditional cuisine, bringing Japanese gastronomic culture to life in each dish.
    Kohaku has been so highly acclaimed that it has been awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide, and is known as a chic restaurant with a sense of "straightness" and "playfulness.
    While respecting the elements of traditional Japanese cuisine, the restaurant also actively incorporates new techniques and ideas in an attempt to reconstruct Japanese cuisine.
    While the chefs' skills and attention to detail shine through, the hospitality is also top notch.
    The staff serves you with a smile, and their hospitality is comfortable and inviting.
    Reservations at Kohaku are extremely difficult to come by, but they are definitely worth it.
    Please visit us for a special occasion or a special meal with your loved ones.




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