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About L'Effervescence

A Message from L’effervescence
Flavors we adore from this island where we were born and raised, and savors that have travelled from all over the world to see us.
Both are somehow destined to meet on the plate.
We come together to create a harmonious whole.
Our restaurant is a hermitage in the city – for three to four hours, we hope you can escape from busy bustling life.
Feel like you are deep in the forest or in the big ocean as you appreciate the blessings of nature.
Never forgetting the diligence and patience of the farmer, picture the magic of the invisible microorganisms in a glass or on a plate that effervesce your body and mind.
Welcome.
Chef Namae / L'Effervescence

Nishiazabu 2-26-4
Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0031
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Dining style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French

Hours of operation:
Lunch
Daily 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 6:00 pm–11:30 pm

There may be exceptions to the above schedule. Ensure you use the search to confirm availability.

Dress code:
Business Casual

Price range:
¥10,001 and over

Payment options:
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
03-5766-9500

Website:
http://www.leffervescence.jp/

Public Transport:
12 min walk from Tokyo Metro Omotesando Station B1 Exit

Executive Chef:
Shinobu Namae

Private Party Facilities:
お電話にて直接ご相談ください。

Private Party Contact:
予約担当: 03-5766-9500

Additional:
Banquet, Non-Smoking, Private Room

L'Effervescence Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

noise

Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasions (78)
Fit for Foodies (73)
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Outstanding Value (51)
Good for Anniversaries (35)
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Creative Cuisine (29)
Lunch (24)
Business Meals (21)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Tasting Menu (18)
Seasonal (17)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Modern Decor (15)
Local Ingredients (12)
Cosy (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Hot Spot (8)
Authentic (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Child Friendly (6)
Healthy (5)
Neighbourhood Gem (5)
Group Bookings (5)
Casual (4)
Scenic View (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Brunch (2)
Fun (2)
Molecular Gastronomy (2)
Private Room (2)
Outdoor Eating (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
People Watching (1)
Organic (1)
High Tea (1)
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 (東京)·Dined 4 days ago

お祝いの席でしたが、事前のメールでの打ち合わせ、当日のすばらしい料理とサービスに感動しました。料理はどれも想像を超える食材の組み合わせで新鮮な驚きがありました。サービスは堅すぎず柔らかすぎずで、リラックスして食事を楽しめる雰囲気を作ってもらいました。是非再訪したいと思います。

Tags: Special Occasions, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (東京)·Dined on 16 March 2017

A delightfully urbane lunch, sophisticated, flavorful, delicate and a sheer pleasure. Even dessert was good. Not as flashy as narisawa or as complicated as ryugin but all three are amongst the best meals I've had anywhere in the world.

Tags: Business Meals, Modern Decor, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (東京)·Dined on 15 March 2017

wonderful meal and service

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 (東京)·Dined on 11 March 2017

Seasonal and creative cooking, consistently performing at the highest level -- highly recommended!
Creative and excellent drink/wine/sake pairing not to be missed and great service team.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasions, Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients
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 (東京)·Dined on 8 March 2017

2012年、2013年、そして2017年の今回が、3回目の来店でした。実は、このお店での美食体験が、私のミシュランの星付きレストランでの美食巡りのきっかけとなっています。
久しぶりの来訪でしたし、星が増えた分、どのような変化があるのかしらと、とても楽しみにお邪魔しました。
以前よりも、サーバーの方とお客様との垣根が下がり、インターラクティブな様子に嬉しく思いました。
お料理は、生江シェフの、食材の持つうまみを引き出しながらも、絶妙な加減で新しい味を作り上げるセンスを堪能させていただきました。
日本人のシェフだからこそ出せる、日本にあるフレンチのお店しか出せない味を楽しみたい方にお勧めです。

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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 (東京)·Dined on 4 March 2017

妻の誕生日のお祝いで、3年くらい前にはじめて利用しました。その際、壁際の広い席に案内して頂き、大変感激いたしました。今回も同様の席にして頂きました。一番印象に残ったのは猪のキャラメルです。最初に猪のダシがありきとのこと。その2か月後にフィットする食材が見つかったということで、料理の門外漢には凄いの一言です。また利用させて頂きます。

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (東京)·Dined on 3 March 2017

料理、サービス、雰囲気は大変気に入っております。個人的にシャンパーニュ、ブルゴーニュがすきなのですが、グラスワインの数が少なく,とても残念でした。お店の格や料理にも合う、もう少し上等なものの方が相応しいような気がします。(同伴した友人も同意見でした。)グルメ友達の間でもペアリングワインの評判はあまりよくないようですし、日本酒のセレクトもNGだと言っておりました。ワインのセレクト以外は本当に素晴らしいと思います。

Tags: Romance
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on 24 February 2017

This was one of the best meals of my life. Every single detail was catered to. Every course was delightful. The presentation was amazing. The flavors were exquisite. The ambience was amazing. I will not forget this meal.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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 (東京)·Dined on 18 February 2017

素晴らしいお店。ジュの旨味を大切にしたジャポニスムの世界をフレンチstyleで表現!好き嫌いは出るのかもしれない。

Tags: Special Occasions
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 (東京)·Dined on 16 February 2017

excellent food, Nice and decent decorations . Utensils are really nice. Will visit again next time i visit Tokyo.

Tags: High Tea, Family Style, Healthy
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 (東京)·Dined on 8 February 2017

L'Effervesense was outstanding from start to finish. The food was innovative and executed to perfection with simple yet elegant presentation. The service was precise yet personable.
I highly recommend this restaurant. Get there before they get their well deserved third star.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Private Room, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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 (東京)·Dined on 8 February 2017

Everything was top! The highest Quality of culinary art. I come to Japan to Visit The restaurant and it was beyond expectation! Great experience

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romance, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Outstanding Value, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (東京)·Dined on 7 February 2017

プレート毎にグラスワインを頂くコースを注文しました。料理とワイン(日本酒)のマリア―ジュが最高でした。素晴らしいお店だと思います。ソムリエの方のワイン愛にしびれました。

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Outstanding Value, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Special Occasions
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 (大阪)·Dined on 31 January 2017

Great ambience with perfect services.
Their signature dish: Turnip is prepared according to seasonal. All dishes are perfectly executed. And I'm really atonished by the macha experience at the end of meal. A must visit restaurant in Tokyo!

Tags: Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasions, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Cosy, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (東京)·Dined on 24 January 2017

We arrived at 7 and finished the dinner around 10:30 or later. It took a while they asked about the first drink. And it took a while until the first dish arrived. It was tiny and we quickly finished. Then second dish was also late... It was not nice moment to imagine food or enjoy the stomp sphere because we were hungry!! Overall it was too slow they served dishes. And the waiters didnt notice even though our glasses were almost empty or empty. I became so sleepy because it took too long but they didn't even notice and kept going in that way. They should know the pace how people enjoy the food - not just doing their own way. I assume the food was good but I was so disappointed at overall services.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (東京)·Dined on 21 January 2017

どのお料理も大変美味しく、口にする度に唸ります。
料理人のこだわりも感じられ、知的にも満たされます。
これから3年間の私の野望は以下の通りです。
1年目は1,4,7,10月に来店。
2年目は2,5,8,11月に来店。
3年目は3,6,9,12月に来店。
3年で1年間楽しめます♪

Tags: Special Occasions, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Worth the Drive, Cosy
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 (東京)·Dined on 19 January 2017

お店の料理はどれも魅力のあるもので、食材と食材の組み合わせも面白い!特にスペシャリテがとても美味しい!他にもサービスの方の対応やお話はとても和ませてくれます。雰囲気も落ち着いた感じなのでとても楽しい時間を過ごせました!

Tags: Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Outstanding Value, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Cosy, Hot Spot, Romance, Good for Anniversaries, Modern Decor, Good for a Date
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·Dined on 19 January 2017

The service is exceptional and they are able to spot my eating preference and able to adapt it. A great meal after all!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (東京)·Dined on 18 January 2017

The quality and innovative style of cooking is exceptional, extensive wine selection. Environment cozy and nice, a most enjoyable evening for us.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cosy
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 (東京)·Dined on 13 January 2017

わたくしは、同業者で今回、視察(勉強)として伺わせて頂きましたが、料理、サービス、設備、どれをとってもすばらしく、同じくサービスに携わる者として大変、感激いたしました。
また、誰かを連れて行きたいと思わせるお店でした。

Tags: Outstanding Value, Good for Birthdays, Modern Decor, Special Occasions, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot
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 (東京)·Dined on 20 December 2016

Good food and sevice but alittle ego foriegner manager

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on 16 December 2016

A bit too formal. Food and service are both attentive but not warm. Tea service is impressive. Sommelier could have told us more about drinks pairing option. I ordered a glass of white but the waiter did not let me taste and just pour to the glass. It turned out not my favorite. Food wise, we like the apple pie, turnip and the wild duck.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (東京)·Dined on 10 December 2016

お料理の量もちょうどよく、
とても美味しくいただきました(^-^)

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 (東京)·Dined on 9 December 2016

Our first visit to L'Effervescence during our Tokyo travel. The location is within a residential area about 15 mins walk from the station. The staff was very accommodative and friendly, they also well note about our food allergy concerns and adjust our menu accordingly.

We had the 7-dishes lunch menu, the food was served under good temperature and fits to the theme. Food was amazing and the main course pigeon is by far one of the best I've ever had! The creativity and details attentive of food are spot-on and we definitely will be back for another visit!

Tags: Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasions, Good for a Date, Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 1 December 2016

We chose Promenade lunch set menu and we loved it so much. Every dish was tasty and looked like a piece of art. The food is like a fusion cuisine using Japanese ingredients and cooking in French style. We would definitely recommend this restaurant to someone who like to try Japanese French. BTW, it is not so expensive to have lunch in such a Michelin star restaurant. Definitely recommend to come in lunch time, it is a real bargain.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (東京)·Dined on 30 November 2016

完成度の高いレストラン
料理・空間・サービスの洗練度も抜群。
ワインの値付けが高めではあるものの、
費用対効果の満足度も高目。
路地裏のにくいロケーションもいいね。
私的評価は、★★★★★

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 (東京)·Dined on 29 November 2016

お酒のサービスに問題ありました。料理が出ているのに、杯は空のまま、又デザートに頼んだドリンクも出ず仕舞い。あとBGMがお店の雰囲気に合ってなく、音も大きくて気になりました。

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Outstanding Value, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (東京)·Dined on 26 November 2016

Food was interesting, but taste was just okay. Nothing was special. Nothing stood out. Nothing was "OH, THIS IS SO GOOD!" Have had MUCH better food at other Tokyo restaurants. Did not live up to the Michelin stars in taste. I would not recommend.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (東京)·Dined on 25 November 2016

A very interesting 12 course meal that will leave you satisfied.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Modern Decor, Neighbourhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on 17 November 2016

Service, food and ambience are excellent. Value Pricing in my opinion a bit much compared To other 2 stars I have been too

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on 15 November 2016

The only negative thing to say about the place was the music playing in the background - cheesy 80s pop does not do the restaurant justice. dont understand why restaurants of this obvious quality dont put the same emphasis on matching the soundscape with the same care and attention to detail they so obviously append to their interior and exterior design.

The service was friendly and informative and not intrusive. Well done. The ffod was excellent, particularly the desserts which were superb.

Tags: Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Lunch
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vip
 (東京)·Dined on 12 November 2016

和のフレンチ、本当にすばらしいお料理でした。最初の一皿から、デザートまでとっても美味しく頂きました。サービスと雰囲気で少し厳しい点数を付けさせて頂きました(改善の期待を込め)。またぜひお伺いをできればとは思います。

サービス:デザート前にチーズをお願いしましたが、「ブルー等の香りの強いのは苦手」と何度も伝えたにも関わらず、ブルーチーズがしっかりと出てきました。4種類のチーズのプレートでしたので、ブルーをなしにして頂くか、異なるチーズを頂けると良かったかなと思いました。また、ロゼシャンペンのボトルをオーダーさせて頂きましたが、お願いをした時にソムリエの方が気まずそうな顔をしていました。伝えたいことがあったのならば、伝えて欲しかったなと思いました。美味しいシャンペンでしたが:)

雰囲気:お店の真ん中のテーブルで大騒ぎをされている男性方がいらっしゃいました。電話で大声で話され、サービスの方の説明が聞こえない時もありました。裕福な方々かと思いますが、そのテーブルだけを見ると、居酒屋のような雰囲気さえあり、個室に入れて頂くなりのご対応を頂ければと思いました。

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 (東京)·Dined on 10 November 2016

What a wonderful experience. Good food, value for money and good service. Surely i will visit this place again!

Tags: Scenic View, Neighbourhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on 8 November 2016

This is my second time to L'effervescence. Just like the first time, it still blew my mind. From the very first dish to the last, every single one is beautifully made and delicious. I ordered a wine pairing menu, they paired with sake and wines, beautifully done. Everytime I go to Tokyo, I think I will always pay a visit to there.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (東京)·Dined on 4 November 2016

Exquisite and delectable. Fantastic foods and arrangements with exceptional wine and sake pairings. I would have preferred that explanations of the food being served were in both English and japanese to better accommodate both diners but not a major crime. Looking forward to my next visit.

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 (東京)·Dined on 4 November 2016

サービス、料理、お店の雰囲気、どれも素晴らしかった。コースのお値段は18000円だったが、手の込み具合を考えれば妥当と思う。フロアにはお客さんがたくさんいたが、スタッフの数も多く、こちらの席の状況によく気づいてくれ、何も心配することなく楽しい時間を過ごせた。どの料理もそれぞれ印象的で、料理というか1つの作品を実体験する現代アートのようだった。味付けは好みが別れるかも。古典的なフレンチが好きな方は、奇をてらっているわけではないが斬新な味と見た目に敬遠する可能性あり。一緒に行った人はそんな感じだった。

Tags: Special Occasions, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Outstanding Value
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 28 October 2016

Amazing. Delicious. Incredible. Thoughtful. Special

Tags: Hot Spot, Modern Decor, Tasting Menu
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 (東京)·Dined on 19 October 2016

World-class and creative.
Highly to be recommended.

Tags: Special Occasions, Tasting Menu
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 14 October 2016

Poor welcome from French server , arrogant , condescending and disrespectful . agree with previous negative reviews, this server is obnoxious and his service lacked humility . Did not feel welcome or valued as a customer. Though he apologised for his attitude and the Japanese staff who took over were very kind , the poor beginning spoilt the experience .
There seemed no reason for his bad attitude . previous reviewers suggested asking for any Japanese server except this French server , but it seems unreasonable to have the customer take the initiative to avoid bad service.
Food was Creative and the Japanese staff were excellent .
Don't go for business as you might lose the deal and business goodwill if you get this bad server with attitude.
His service was 'out of the norm ' for Japan , lacking humility and kindness .
The philosophy of the restaurant , the food journey and matcha world peace finish , are all at odds with this server's bad attitude .
What was surprising was that previous negative reviews all had similar experience with this server , inexplicable rudeness and bad attitude .
The restaurant needs to address this , otherwise their food story and innovative cuisine will be overshadowed by the (entirely unnecessary and avoidable )bad feelings of customers due to this bad service .

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on 13 October 2016

Impeccable and attentive service. Non alcoholic beverages and cocktails available for non-drinkers.
Well executed dishes. The table side tea ceremony was great touch. Hope to dine there again in the future!

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