Five new two starred restaurants for Michelin Guide Tokyo 2018

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 28th November 2017

Michelin has unveiled the list of restaurants to make the coveted Michelin Guide Tokyo 2018 with five new two starred establishments and 23 new one stars.

The five new additions to join the two star club include Sazenka, Florilège, Hommage, Den and Higuchi bringing the overall total of two starred restaurants in Tokyo to 56.

Michael Ellis, International Director in charge of the Michelin guides, comments: “The Michelin guide reflects the great ability and skills found in Tokyo, with 82 restaurants added to this year’s selection. Sushi, French, Italian, Tempura, Izakaya…the rich variety of our selection is testament to the gastronomic strength of Tokyo, a city where even ramen restaurants have Stars.”

How many one star restaurants are there in the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2018?

A total of 166 restaurants are awarded one star in the Michelin guide Tokyo 2018, including 23 new establishments.
In this new selection, all the restaurants awarded three stars maintain their distinction which includes Azabu, Yukimura, Joël Robuchon, Kagurazaka Ishikawa, Kanda, Kohaku, Makimura, Quintessence, Ryugin, Sukiyabashi, Jiro Honten, Sushi Saito, Sushi Yoshitake and Usukifugu Yamadaya.

How many Bib Gourmands are there in the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2018?

The Michelin Guide Tokyo 2018 also lists 278 restaurants awarded a Bib Gourmand, 59 of which are new additions to this year’s selection. Bib Gourmand recognises those restaurants offering quality food at affordable prices: around 5,000JPY or less.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 28th November 2017

Five new two starred restaurants for Michelin Guide Tokyo 2018