A 2-minute walk from Keage Station in Kyoto. “Dominique Bouchet Kyoto Le Teppanyaki” is located on the 3rd floor of “The Westin Miyako Kyoto”, a luxury hotel that represents Kyoto. It is the first teppanyaki restaurant run by Dominique Bouchet, a French chef who received 1 star in France and 2 stars in Tokyo.
Dominique Bouchet was born in Poitou-Charentes, France, where nature is abundant. He worked as the head chef at a famous restaurant in Paris called “La Tour d'argent” and “Hotel de Crillon”, and became independent in 2004. He then opened the restaurant “Dominique Bouchet” in 8th district in Paris. In Japan, he has “Dominique Bouchet Tokyo” in Ginza, Tokyo, bistro “Les Copains”, “Le Grille Dominique Bouchet” in Kanazawa and “Les Trefles Dominique Bouchet” in Nagoya. In December 2019, he opened “Dominique Bouchet Kyoto”, which has both "Le Teppanyaki" and "Le RESTAURANT".
Tadayoshi Kimura, who is the chef of "Le Teppanyaki", went to the hotel industry after training at a Western-style restaurant. He improved his skills on banquet cuisine, French cuisine, and then teppanyaki cuisine. The menu is teppanyaki with French elements. You can enjoy eating and comparing 3 kinds of Japanese wagyu beef such as Kyoto beef from, Omi beef and Kobe beef from the three major Japanese wagyu beef brands, and appetizer made with Kyoto vegetables. The restaurant also uses French blue lobster, which is rare for teppanyaki, and make use of Dominique's special "sauce" in seafood dishes. It is also a characteristic of the restaurant that they serve fresh ingredients such as blue lobster and abalone taken from the tank.
There are about 300 kinds of wine mainly from France, Japan, Italy, California, etc. The sommelier creates the best marriage by considering the combination with the food and the customer's preference. The beer is a specially prepared craft beer, the "Kizakura Kyoto Bakushu Matcha", which you can enjoy the aroma of Kyoto matcha, green bubbles and bitterness derived from hops. There are four kinds of local sake from Kyoto. In addition, you can also enjoy elements of Kyoto's four seasons, such as the original Kiyomizu-ware that Dominque Bouchet visited the pottery himself, along with the food.
The restaurant, where you can see the mountains of Kitayama and Higashiyama, has a bright image with sunlight in the daytime. On the other hand, you can enjoy a modern atmosphere with a different tone at night. In addition to the main dining room, 2 private rooms (6 to 8 people) are available. You can enjoy the teppanyaki made by the master of French cuisine in various scenes, such as family gatherings, dates, dining with friends who love Japanese wagyu beef, and entertaining overseas guests.
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A 2-minute walk from Keage Station (Kyoto City Subway Tozai Line)