Tokyo Gastronomy


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About Chef

Chef Satoko Kanayasu


- Originally from Kyoto, embarked on her culinary journey with a mission to blend the flavors of Basque cuisine with the culinary traditions of her homeland.
- Influenced by her upbringing in Kyoto, known for its rich culinary heritage, Kanayasu aimed to create a restaurant that harmonizes the essence of Basque gastronomy with Japanese culinary sensibilities.
- Her deep-rooted respect for both Basque and Japanese culinary traditions led her to establish IBAIA, where she showcases her innovative approach to merging these diverse culinary influences.


- IBAIA has been acclaimed as one of the premier dining destinations in Tokyo, earning recognition as a Michelin-starred restaurant for its exceptional fusion cuisine.
- Kanayasu's commitment to pushing the boundaries of gastronomy has garnered praise from critics and diners alike, solidifying IBAIA's reputation as a beacon of culinary excellence.
- Through her restaurant, Kanayasu endeavors to introduce a new culinary narrative to Tokyo, intertwining the flavors of Basque cuisine with the sophistication of Japanese culinary techniques to craft dishes that evoke both familiarity and intrigue.


- Chef Satoko Kanayasu's culinary philosophy is deeply rooted in a profound appreciation for the culinary legacies of both Basque and Japanese cultures.
- She believes in the transformative power of food to bridge cultural divides and foster meaningful connections between individuals.
- By infusing her dishes with creativity, precision, and reverence for ingredients, Chef Kanayasu aims to curate dining experiences that not only tantalize the taste buds but also celebrate the diverse tapestry of culinary heritage.

Equipment and Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Meals at the counter

Credit cards accepted

  • Amex
  • Diners club international
  • Japan Credit Bureau
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Credit cards accepted

  • Amex

  • Diners club international

  • Japan Credit Bureau

  • Mastercard

  • Visa

17h00 - 22h00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 17h00 - 22h00
  • Wednesday 17h00 - 22h00
  • Thursday 17h00 - 22h00
  • Friday 17h00 - 22h00
  • Saturday 17h00 - 21h00
  • Sunday 17h00 - 21h00

All the time ranges are in local time

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