He cooks in the modern Tokyo idiom, unafraid to fuse Japanese delicacy and outside influences to French fundamentals. At lunchtime he keeps it simple, catering to the impatient office crowd. It is at dinnertime that Restaurant t.r comes into its own.
Restaurant t.r: A ‘t.r iffic’ little diner
Lunch price range
¥1,000 - ¥2,000
Dinner price range
¥5,000 or more
Simple and stylish, friendly and personal, good food -- and really comfortable chairs.
The noise of the espresso machine
Drinks Sherry ¥700; beer ¥650; wine from ¥600/glass, 3 ¥,800/bottle; digestifs from ¥700
Number of seats Nine at the counter, plus four at a table
BGM Smooth jazz turned down low
Smoking No smoking
Sunrise Villa 1F, 1-26-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
東京都渋谷区恵比寿1-26-12 サンライズヴィラ 1F
11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. (last order); 6-11 p.m. (last order; Saturday 10 p.m.).
Cash, Credit Card
Transport From Ebisu JR Station (East Exit), go down the escalator and steps to street level and continue to the main street. Cross over and take the street to the left of Bikkuri-zushi. You will see Restaurant t.r on the left, after the first set of lights -- look for the French flag right after the entrance to the Ninnikuya restaurant. (About 5 minutes walk in all).