Montpellier: a Japanese family canteen in the shade of the Saint-Roch church

The tea room offering homemade pastries (glutinous rice dough with fruit or chocolate) and a menu of six teas, has just expanded its lunchtime offer with a family-style Japanese canteen.

Rue Saint-Come. Very close to the Saint-Roch church, opposite the De La Luce store, a discreet Japanese canteen opened recently. An idea of ​​Olivier Bardou, boss De La Luce precisely. “Three ladies make Japanese home cooking there…”

A country that the merchant knows and appreciates. “I’ve been there about 20 times and a lot of the items, objects and clothing that I offer in my shop are Japanese-inspired.”

No fries or sushi

First only a tea room when it opened a year ago, the place now also switches to a catering service from noon to 2 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday. “There is no fried food or sushi that requires a lot of preparation time and really special know-how.”

The offer revolves around a complete individual platter, billed at twelve euros and which changes every day. According to the arrivals of fresh products and the inspirations of these ladies. “There are soups, omelettes, rice, mixed salads with tea. It’s a light cuisine, very digestible and fragrant.” All this served in a setting that is already a beautiful invitation to travel.

1 rue Saint-Come. Contact: 04 67 06 90 75.

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