· 

Nagaya *

Klosterstrasse 42, Düsseldorf

+49 211 8639636

http://nagaya.de


@hansc008 is back in town! And we have set up a date to have lunch at the Nagaya. I haven't been to Nagaya in a very long time. In fact, the last time I attended the Nagaya it was still situated at the Carlsplatz and did not hold a Michelin star. The idea arose when we visited the Ronin back in Hong Kong and I had claimed that the Nagaya is actually better. So, now we want to put it to the test.

.

A lot of things have changed and I haven't seen the location from the inside since they have moved. It is a tidy room, mostly in white, modest, simple, pure but with a valuable feel.

The staff are now all equipped with a headset which I still find somewhat irritating even if it helps to improve service.

.

Let's cut it short and talk about the food here. I have had a lot of difficulties with Michelin stars lately. Not only in Asia but in Germany as well. So, here we are at Yoshizumi Nagaya's place. And I have always praised as probably the best chef in Düsseldorf. Probably since I haven't tried all the stars in Düsseldorf. Still. A very deserved Michelin star. Product, craftsmanship, presentation, seasoning. Everything is on point. Every single dish stands on its own. There are no filler courses and no experiments. A clear idea and structure with the necessary complexity without being overly intellectual. Bravo, Nagaya-san! This is how it's supposed to be and this is what I personally expect from a Michelin star.


Google Maps content is not displayed due to your current cookie settings. Click on the cookie policy (functional) to agree to the Google Maps cookie policy and view the content. You can find out more about this in the Google Maps privacy policy.

Write a comment

Comments: 0