"Yakatabune" is a Japanese traditional boat. From on board, you can admire a view of the beautiful landscape of Tokyo. Booking is necessary before you join this cruise, so please make sure to check the cruise schedule. The cost varies depending on specific routes and choice of food options. All in all, a cruise on this boat is perfect for a special date. If you wish to learn more, please contact Harumiya.
Double Tall has some of the best coffees and espresso in town, plus a wide variety of flavored lattes and other steamed milk favorites. With fresh homemade cakes and desserts, as well as fresh bagels, Double Tall makes a popular stop among regulars. The variety of specialty goods even extends to a decent selection of popular Japanese micro brewed beers. While you are here for a morning cup of hot coffee, their latte foam art will surely make your day!
Heichinro is one of the oldest, most well known Cantonese restaurants in Chinatown. And with seven floors to choose from, it is also one of the largest. It is known as the granddaddy of Chinatown, and its popularity makes reservations a must. The first floor is famous for its immense variety of dim sum. As with all Chinatown's best dining spots, Heichinro's prices reflect the superb quality of both its food and its service. It has a great lunch menu, which is priced a bit more economically. Heichinro is situated about a block away from the Holiday Inn Yokohama, and is about a leisurely ten-minute walk from Ishikawacho Station.
A must for beer lovers, Bashamichi Taproom is one of several outlets for Baird Beer, a small brewery dedicated to making flavorsome beers using traditional malted barley, whole flower hops and soft Numazu water. The three-story Taproom has a long bar on the ground floor, a large room with bar and table seating on the second floor and a rooftop beer garden. The range of beers on tap include brown ale, pale ale, IPAs, a lager, a stout, and amber ale, as well as seasonal choices and a guest ale. The food menu offers authentic American style BBQ with beef, pork and chicken. There is also pizza, salad, macaroni cheese and Texas chili. A big-screen TV and regular music events help to create an inviting atmosphere. -AH
Like its sister pubs in Tokyo, The Tavern pub serves good, traditional pub food and a variety of English and Irish draft or bottled ales and beers to help it down. It has a cozy, British atmosphere, even when it is crowded. There is an extensive menu of British delights to choose from. Fish & chips, probably the best in town. Add a portion of mushy peas to it. Then choose the Shepherd's pie or the Cornish pasty if you prefer.The traditional Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding is another dish that you could order. Beers from England, Ireland and Even Australia you could find here. If you are interested in sports you could watch them at the bar while you relax with your drink.
Located in the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, the landmark on the Yokohama waterfront was originally built in 1911, and today it provides you fine live jazz music with French cuisine. You can enjoy all types of jazz from local artists or world-class big names at one of the most romantic places in Yokohama. Tickets are available on the Internet.
You will find Morita-ya on the 35th floor of the Marunouchi Building, giving diners spectacular views of nearby Shinjuku. The restaurant specializes in sukiyaki (Japanese fondue). The meat is shipped in especially from Kyoto, a city known for its excellent sukiyaki, and the meat is beautifully seasoned and flavorful, retaining a tenderness and moistness. You can have shabu-shabu, wagyu steaks, and barbeque - it's a meat lover's dream. Prices are reasonable.
A popular restaurant in a bustling neighborhood, Centre The Bakery is the place to be for a quick, scrumptious snack. Filled with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and friendly vibes, eating here never fails to be anything short of immensely enjoyable. Stuffed with fresh veggies and tender meat, the gourmet sandwiches are an absolute delight to the palate. Try the signature kuroge-wagyu cutlet sandwich, or build your own unique one with the given choice of ingredients.
The motto of Patisserie Hidemi Sugino states that "You won't find our pastries anywhere else;" a brave promise in light of the hundreds of high-class, highly inventive patisseries scattered around Tokyo. It is, however, a statement the store lives up to, for it has garnered such a reputation that there is a queue before the store even opens. The patisserie specializes in mousse cakes, in a variety of flavors that are usually seasonal and the deceptively simple appearance of the pastries melt away to reveal layers of flavor within. This is a must-stop for any dessert lover; just be prepared to wait for your turn to try the unique confections.
Housed inside the stunning Mandarin Oriental, Ventaglio is a great place for exclusive and delicious Italian fare. The cuisine here is prepared using the freshest ingredients and organic vegetables, making this a favorite for health conscious patrons. Their lunch buffets are quite famous and with the kind of menu served why wouldn't it be? Apart from meals, Ventaglio also serves tea and coffee, and on weekends, dessert buffets are available. The ambiance is classy yet warm with fancy egg-shaped lamps, wooden furnishings and indoor trees. Nice for private parties, but be sure to reserve a table in advance.
With only two seatings of eight people per night, the word exclusive only begins to describe the experience at this unique restaurant. Located inside the highly-regarded Mandarin Oriental hotel in the Nihonbashi business district, Tapas Molecular Bar treats diners to a seasonal prix fixe menu of 20-30 small plates, each crafted with an exquisite level of detail and artistry. True to its name, the science of tasting is put on display here, where the chef employs such non-traditional implements as syringes and pipettes in the preparation of what is most certainly a meal as delicious as it is fascinating to witness. The dress code is described as "smart casual," so one need not go overboard with the dressing and just immerse themselves in the unique experience.
Japanese dining with an exquisite blend of French cuisine is what Signature is all about. Set in a sophisticated ambiance, Signature dishes out some of the most eclectic preparations available in Tokyo, allowing diners to savor such options as foie gras accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine. Signature also has an extensive wine list, ensuring that a perfect pairing is always available to accompany the breathtaking view from the restaurant's location on the 37th floor of the striking Mandarin Oriental hotel. A great option for those looking to host a small private luncheon, the bright and open atmosphere of this Michelin Guide Tokyo-rated restaurant is just one of many features that make this a must-visit for those seeking out fine dining in Tokyo.