The best way to enjoy food is combining it with both excellent taste and artistic presentation. It can help you to enjoy your meal if you are seated in a comfortable chair and surrounded by the tastefully designed ambience. If you plan to spend a special occasion or simply have an exclusive dining experience in Hokkaido, you can go directly to Restaurant Moliere which has once been honored as the best auberge in the country.
Restaurant Moliere is a Michelin-starred restaurant which sits on the edge of Maruyama Park in Sapporo. It is surrounded by a small but pretty garden making it look lovely day and night. It follows a European style theme where tables are generously spaced and covered with ironed white linen tablecloths. The environment is enhanced by natural lighting and gorgeous flower decorations. It is owned by Nakamishi Hirushi, a chef who used to spend some time in France. The service provided here is impeccable but not pretentious at all. The staff can communicate well in English making it easier for travelers to dine in.
Moliere is a high-end restaurant so expect a variety of dishes being served together with a superb wine list. Most ingredients used come from the region itself. Your waiter will also give you information about where the ingredients came from. The courses served usually depend on the season. There’s a menu for lunch and another menu for dinner. The lunch menu is divided into three groups: Menu Hokkaido, Menu Moliere, and Menu dejeuner. The dinner menu is divided into four groups: Menu Terroir, Menu Hokkaido, Menu Saison and Menu Gourmande.
There are more than 200 kinds of wines and soft drinks that are available. A 10% service charge is always added to the bill. Also, inform the restaurant in advance if you are dining for a special occasion such as birthdays or anniversaries.
Restaurant Moliere is a must-go place for any gastronomic adventurer out there. Some people claim that food is even better than Europe’s! The fact that it uses fresh ingredients for every season makes it an ideal option for an excellent dining experience.