Tokyo Restaurants with the Good Cheese

A short list of tried and tested restaurants in Tokyo and beyond with a cheese selection or cheese plate for any level of enthusiast. 

 

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apéro. 

Gorgeous wine bar and French bistro in Aoyama that features fresh ingredients and focuses on healthy foods. Enjoy a cheese and charcuterie plate with a glass of natural wine from France while gazing out the windows and chatting with friends. 

 

Atelier de Fromage

Located on a small back street in Minami-Aoyama is Atelier de Fromage, featuring cheese made at their own creamery in Nagano. Get a cheese plate and sit outside on their deck or dine inside with fondue, pasta and a glass of wine. 

 
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Chalet Swiss Mini, Yanaka

A surprising find near Suwa Jinja in Yanaka, just a few minutes from Nippori Station. The raclette and fondue sets are perfect on a wintery night for anyone in need of some delicious melted cheese. 

 
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Obicà Mozzarella Bar

International chain serving fresh mozzarella in a modern setting. Grab an aperitivo and a selection of mozzarella while dining al fresco on the street in Roppongi. 

 
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Fermier Cafe

Cafe with a focus on cheese located in Azabu-juban. Enjoy the freshest cheeses aged by the same affineurs of the Fermier Cheese Shops alongside a glass of wine. The cafe also hosts monthly buffet cheese events. 

 
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Shibuya Cheese Stand

Shop and restaurant featuring made-in-Tokyo mozzarella, burrata, ricotta, yoghurt and more. Lines out the door are common at Shibuya Cheese Stand with people waiting on fresh, hand-tossed pizzas. If you're lucky, you can watch the mozzarella being made as you eat.