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24193-71 Kamishiro, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9211, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 261-75-3909
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

the place is great - you feel like you are in someone's kitchen - very cozy but tastefully done. The food was delicious. I loved the creativity of each dish.

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Thank Kasia Z
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

This was a 6, or 7 course menu - almost a tasting menu - set in a really lovely, warm, open plan Japanese home. Every dish was tasty, but the highlights were this delicate cold pasta (I don't like pasta, and I don't like it cold, but I loved this) with slivers of bream, in the most delicious marinade; this... More 

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Corlette, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

After a personal recommendation to visit Denenshi we booked it with ease - you need to book atleast a week in advance. When you arrive you are greeted to a quaint little house in a quiet little lane. The restaurant is set entirely in their house and our table was towards the back end with a snowy outlook. The food... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

A little hard to find at first...but worth the effort! It is well known by the locals and taxi service so best to catch a taxi there. We visited one afternoon to meet with Yamamoto, and see if he could accommodate our group of 16. He was an absolute pleasure to meet and deal with, no problems with english and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Our family finally visited Denenshi after several attempts in past years (book early). You have the choice of 'Western' or 'Japanese' style cuisine. A couple of the mature aged kids wanted western so at Denenshi the whole table has to run with the one cuisine. The chef/owner is obviously French trained and we were treated to six set menu tasty... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Denenshi is a small boutique restaurant in located within a home. We were greeted by a couple and ushered into the home. It has a cosy country house setting. Seating is limited to 3 tables located in 3 separate rooms. Our dinner was a Omakase dinner i.e. Chef's choice. It turned out to be a 7 course Japanese dinner consisting... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is in the owner's delightful house. We went for Christmas Day and were made to feel special and as though we were in for a real treat from the moment we arrived. You are provided with a menu but there is no choosing. Your meal has already been planned out. That includes my four year old daughter who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

If you're a foodie and don't mind going a little out of your way to have an amazing dining experience, then you have to try Denenshi. It is a home-style restaurant (beautiful interiors) run by a husband and wife who clearly specialise in intricate, fine dining. You can choose from a western themed dinner or japanese style. We went japanese... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

Went to this place on recommendation by a friend and was very pleasantly surprised by the entire experience. The food was top notch and the couple that look after you in their home-style dining are so lovely. Would definitely return next time in hakuba.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

A Japanese family enterprise who are clearly Francophiles. Reservations essential in the restaurant made up of 3 tables on the ground floor of their home. A set menu and a tiny wine list but a very pleasant evening nonetheless. More like eating in someone's home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24193-71 Kamishiro, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9211, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Kitaazumi-gun  >  Hakuba-mura
  • Phone Number: +81 261-75-3909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?