Where to find good bread in Tokyo?

Where to find good bread in Tokyo?

 

If you are in Tokyo, you probably noticed that the bread here is usually soft and fluffy and the crust is not crispy as French people would expect of a baguette.

But with the spread of coronavirus, you cannot eat-in as social interaction must be reduced. But these places still offer take-out and even delivery for some of them.

So, if you are missing the traditional French bread or just want a French break in your day, here are a few places where you can find some:

  • Le pain de Joël Robuchon, in addition to his high-class restaurants in Tokyo, he also owns a bakery with French pastries but also some style delicatessen. -you can order online but not bread-

https://www.robuchon.jp/en/

  • If you want to enjoy a French breakfast or just have a break you can go to one of the two Maison Landemaine location and sip a good coffee while eating your croissant. –offers delivery –

https://www.maisonlandemainejapon.com/

  • The Paul bakery is also represented in the Japanese capital with 4 stores across Tokyo where you can buy their famous sandwiches made of traditional bread.

https://www.facebook.com/paul1889.japan/

  • Although it is also a brasserie, Viron also has a bakery so you can come home with bread after your meal. –open except on weekends-

https://tokyo-calendar.jp/en/restaurant/405

  • Le Grenier a pain, bakery of Michel Galloyer has two locations in the capital, in one of its location, you can even find rillettes, French fruity vinegar or jam. Everything you need to make a good toast.

https://legrenierapain.com/boutiques-et-artisans-le-grenier-a-pain

  • HillSide pantry is not a French bakery, but they still offer a lot of different products with coffee and drinks to relax.

http://hillsidepantry.jp/

 

 

Here are some of the best bakeries located all across Tokyo. But they are not the only ones, there is more than 5000 bakeries in Tokyo! So if you miss French food, you don’t need to worry, Tokyo has you covered!