Beyond Michelin-starred French restaurants- pleasant, attractive French・Nordic Cuisine
In December 2016, a long-awaited restaurant opened in Nishiazabu, Tokyo. "Crony", produced by Mr. Ozawa, had been the manager of Michelin 3 star restaurant "Quintessence" for several years. Based on French cuisine, develops a new style of dishes with the space and service combines Scandinavia and North America elements.
Mr. Haruta, a chef always being brimful of ideas, had experienced at ''Quintessence'', ''Ledoyen(Michelin 3 star restaurant in Paris)", "Saison'(Michelin 3 star restaurant in San Francisco)", "MAAEMO(Michelin 3 star restaurant in Norway" and "KADEAU(Michelin 1 star restaurant in Denmark)". He has served as a chef "TIRPSE" as well, a restaurant won the Michelin award with the shortest time in the world. The dishes created by Mr. Haruta are skillfully crossed with French × Nordic and the sense of the West Coast of the USA. He makes a sharp distinction with the rest modern French in Tokyo.
Course is limited for whom reserved in advance. Start with the Nordic style snacks served in a sequence, the tiny finger foods are arranged with unique, interesting elements and ''Umami(attractive taste)'', also combined with the idea of Japanese Chef Haruta. In addition, "Bread" also plays a main role at "Crony", as a significant part between dishes. The specialty of San Francisco, ''Sourdough''-crispy and chewy, with a thin refined sourness; A dish you could exactly taste the amazing balance. The contents of the course changes almost every 2 months, "Crony" legend is so interesting that makes you willing to oversee the process of its fine evolution upon the changing of seasons.
"Crony", with a meaning of "a close, lasting friend" , it exists as a friend you could easily talk to. The dining place with an open kitchen place at back, a private room, a table seat and counter are accommodated. Elegant, warm interior is produced by order-made Northern European furniture, wall-paper and lighting. Suitable for a date, a casual dinner or a business dining. English service is available so that the foreign guests could dine here with ease.
■ 9 minutes on foot from Exit 2 of "Roppongi station", Tokyo metro Hibiya line
■ From Shibuya station, take the metropolitan bus [City 01] and get off at "Nishi Azabu", walk 1 minute
【Michelin listed hotels nearby】 ※ Within 10 minutes by taxi.
■ Nogizaka "The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo"
■ Roppongi "Grand Hyatt Tokyo"
■ Akasaka "ANA Intercontinental Hotel Tokyo"
■ Shibuya "Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel"