We had cheese fondue (it was lovely) and pizza, great with some Karuizawa Kogen beer. We ordered extra cheese and bread for the fondue as our 4 yrs old girl couldn't have enough.
We visited Karuizawa for a day trip from Tokyo to see the Autumn colours, walked for 2 chilly hours and ended up at Atelier de fromage with 40 mins before our return train left. We ordered the smoked, aged fondue and a glass of Merlot...More
We came to this restaurant to taste the much recommended locally-made mozzarella. We were not impressed: the reality is, Japan has still a long way to go before quality cheese can be made here. There is no enough technical know-how (milk used for cheese-making is...More
Cheese maker Atelier de Fromage has several outlets in the Karuizawa area, but my favorite is their pizzeria on the main street going north from Karuizawa Station. Great thin-crust pizzas in an old wooden building with a wood-burning stove. I can easily eat two medium...More
Some of the cheeses are good, some not so, but EVERYTHING is EXTREMELY EXPENSIVE !!! The woman that works there has a cold attitude. No free tasting, but if she feels that you are most likely to buy, she will give you some to taste,...More