Ranking as no.27 of Asia’s 100 Best Restaurants 2021 and one Michelin Star restaurant, Ode was opened by Chef Yusuke Namai in September 2017. With grey as the theme, the chef expresses his world view with the dishes, space and service. The dishes are creative and also have a playfulness about them.
An ode is a lyric poem praising something special to one’s heart. Ode restaurant pays respect to the exquisite ingredients produced in Japan, the beauty of Japanese craftsmanship in tableware, and the wonderful traditions of French cuisine. It creates a collage of all the elements, presenting Chef Yusuke Namai’s sentiments and passion on the table and in every nook of our restaurant. Ode restaurant provides cuisine entwined with wine, service and setting, weaving a new story of creative gastronomy out of Tokyo.
Style: French restaurant
Address: 2F 5-1-32 Hiroo, Shibuya, Tokyo
Lunch12:00-13:00（last entry, Close 15:00)
Dinner18:30-20:00（last entry, Close 23:00)
Close on Sundays
Number of Seats
23 seats in total :
13 seats at the counter
6 seats in a semi-private room
4 seats in a private room
Lunch Approximately 8 dishes ¥8,000
Dinner Approximately 11 dishes ¥16,000
The menu will be served with seasonal ingredients.
Chef Yusuke Namai was born in Tokyo in 1975. At the age of 25 and in the midst of pursuing a music career, Namai took a major turn into the world of cuisine. After working at a French restaurant in central Tokyo, he trained for 5 years under Chef Masahito Ueki at Restaurant J (Omotesando, Tokyo) and Masaa’s (Karuizawa, Nagano).
Chef Namai worked as executive chef for 3 years at Heureux, also in Karuizawa, before taking up the role of executive chef at CHIC peut-être in Tokyo’s Hatchobori in November 2012, where he went on to earn one star in the 2015 Michelin Guide. He commenced preparations for his new restaurant in March 2017 in advance of opening restaurant Ode located in Hiroo, Tokyo, in September 2017. He went on to earn one star in the 2019 Michelin Guide. Entered the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list at No.35 in 2020, No.27 in 2021.