Libertin stands on the off-street in Shibuya. The casual French restaurant serves authentic bistro cuisine and fine biodynamie wines. It satisfies all the hungry customers with its full sized dishes.
The owner chef, Mr. Yoshinori Shito, used to work as the chef at Le Cabaret, a famous bistro in Yoyoghi Uehara, as a starting staff. After making the bistro popular place for casual French and wine lovers, he started up his own bistro in Shibuya. Passing the taste of Le Cabaret down to his new place, he brings new characteristics there.
His dishes are powerful. The salad is full of the flavour of the coriander and grilled pork with spices. The portion is… as you can see… big enough to share in 2 to 3 people.
Besides the taste itself, the portion of the dish would remind you of the typical bistros in Paris. The size of each dish is 1.5 times or twice as large as the dishes of typical bistros in Japan. The chef recommends to share one plate in 2 to 3 people.
This restaurant serves fine biodynamic wines with reasonable prices. Recently biodynamic wines have become popular in Japanese wine scene. The wine list of this restaurant is similar to that of Ahiru Store, the owner chef of which used to worked for a famous biodynamic wine shop in Ebisu, 3amour. Since this restaurant opens untill 2 a.m., it would be also fine to use the place as a wine bar.
Total badget is JPY6,000-JPY8,000.
1-22-6, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Closed on Sunday