The upscale neighborhood of Kitashinchi in Osaka is dense with nationally renowned restaurants. Among them, Restaurant les Souvenirs, an acclaimed French establishment, is conveniently situated a short 10-minute walk from both Osaka and Umeda stations.
Chef Daisuke Kaneko has been engaged in Chef Yasushi Karato who is the owner of Lumiere, which has been awarded a star in the world's gourmet guide over the past nine times. After working on LIAISON, he became a chef at RESTAURANT LES SOUVENIRS. Although young, it is an artful dish with solid technique and airiness.The restaurant gained immense popularity among food connoisseurs immediately after it opened in October 2020.
Restaurant les Souvenirs offers innovative fusion cuisine grounded in French culinary techniques and complemented by a variety of other cooking techniques and ingredients. The restaurant’s name means “memories” in French and reflects its commitment to offering food that is not only delicious but also unforgettable, with warm hospitality, to create fond memories for guests.
The vegetables and fish are selected with extra care from all over Japan to ensure the best quality available. The meat is selected even more carefully as it is prominently featured on the menu, which offers a choice of three meat dishes: Matsusaka beef from Mie, Nanatani duck from Kyoto, and Sheep "Lamb or Hoget" by Sakai from Shiranuka-cho, Hokkaido Sheep Research Institute.
The wine list offers a selection of 80 reds and 80 whites, mainly from France, as well as from Japan, Italy, and the United States. There are also two options of sake brewed with wine yeast. In addition, a wide selection of hard liquors is offered to be enjoyed leisurely with cheese from Fromage-Sen in Chiba after meals. The restaurant also offers food and drink pairings that are curated by the sommelier to create perfect harmony with the restaurant’s innovative French cuisine. For guests avoiding liquor, you can order from the carefully selected soft drink menu, including "Ringomichi" of Mukai Shoten in Aomori and "Gyokuto" of Uji Gyokuro in Kyoto and Bottlegreen, a cordial flavored with herbs and fruit juices.
The moodily lit entrance hall leads to a carpeted dining room adorned by brown shades for a touch of solidity and tranquility.
With carefully curated first-class tableware ordered from famous Japanese designers, Restaurant les Souvenirs is perfect for business dinners and intimate meals with a partner, friends, and fellow lovers of French cuisine. Guests are invited to enjoy unforgettable, innovative French dishes at this exquisite restaurant.
* The availability of this webpage does not guarantee that the restaurant presented provides services in English, unless otherwise stated. Please be aware that English services may also depend on staff availability at the restaurant.
A 5-minute walk from Kitashinchi Station on the JR Tozai Line
A 10-minutes walk from Osaka Station on the JR Osaka Loop Line
A 10-minutes walk from Umeda Station on the Hankyu Main Line, Hankyu Kyoto Main Line or the Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line