The most secret Japanese restaurant in Paris

Le Royal Monceau Restaurant Japonais

What’s the point of a secret, if it is not shared ? Confidence for confidence, superstar chef Nobu Matsuhisa is hiding a clandestine ephemeral restaurant at the Royal Monceau until the end of July. Its name? Matsuhisa Niwa.

An exclusive experience

Every Thursday and Friday evening, 8 happy few (and not one more) share the only and only table of this ultra confidential place giving on a traditional Japanese garden. At the helm, executive chef Hideki Endo whips up an omakase menu, in other words carte blanche, facing the guests. In total, seven high flying sequences offered in pairing with Ruinart champagnes —that’s palace style.

A quick look?

Nugget of wagyu with foie gras, deluxe sushi,frosty whisky cappuccino... Exceptional dishes cleverly combining French and Japanese influences for an very privileged rendezvous.

Matsuhisa Niwa, open every Thursday and Friday nights until end of  July. € 250 without beverages, €345 per person with Ruinart champagnes. By reservation only: 01 42 99 98 70 or by email at

Also check out the ephemeral Indian restaurant Kaziranga Express.

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