Luxury Tokyo restaurant chef Luca Fantin

Luca Fantin

The Michelin starred Executive Chef Luca Fantin's cuisine strikes a perfect balance between taste and aesthetics: the beautiful presentation and intense fragrances announce to the eyes and nose the extraordinary experience in store for the palate. His creative dishes are contemporary interpretation of Italian cuisine, based on the use of quality seasonal ingredients with refined techniques and artful creativity.

Luca Fantin celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Il Ristorante - Luca Fantin in September, 2019.

Each dish is a unique creation, a synthesis of the vast experience that he has acquired in the most prestigious restaurants such as Cracco, Gualtiero Marchesi's Osteria dell'Orso, Akelarre and Mugaritz. He was sous chef at La Pergola in Rome before becoming Executive Chef at the Bulgari Ginza Tower in Tokyo.


  • Michelin Guide Tokyo - one Michelin Star (since 2011, 12th consecutive year )
  • Gambero Rosso Top Italian Restaurant – Three Forks(2019), “Restaurant of the Year 2020” (2019)
  • Italian culinary guide “Identità Golose” - “Best Italian Chef in the World” (2014)
  • Asia's 50 Best Restaurants – 17th (2020), 18th (2019), 28th (2018)
  • World's 50 Best Restaurants 2019 editions – 73th (2021)  107th (2019)
  • Gault & Millau Restaurant Guide 2022 edition - 16.5 points out of 20 points
  • Ranked 20th in OAD (Opinionated About Dining) Top 100 Restaurant in Japan 2022

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