The excellent buffets of Tokyo's hotel restaurants, prepared by high-class chefs, true masters of their craft, do not have to be an expensive, extravagant treat at all. Whether you bring the entire family, or decide to enjoy a feast all by yourself, the hotel buffets we're about to recommend offer a unique, culinary experience for each and every one!
Photo: The Hilton Tokyo's "Marble Lounge" dessert buffet
A Resort Hotel Buffet at Tokyo Bay
As its name suggests, the Intercontinental Tokyo Bay is located at Tokyo Bay and on its third floor is a buffet restaurant called "Chef's Live Kitchen." Enjoy a view over the sea sprawling out in front of you for an authentic resort feeling!
The food is prepared right before your eyes, a spectacle that features plenty of fresh vegetables that makes for a meal that is as healthy as it is delcicious. And the best way to finish such an amazing feast? A parfait of your choice, of course. The menu gives a detailed overview of the ingredients used for every sweet treat so vegetarians, vegans, and people with allergies can dine in peace - and when in doubt, just ask the chef!
Buffets: Lunch, Desserts and Light Meals, Dinner
Price: Weekday Lunch 3,725 yen, Children 1,991 yen (tax and service charge excluded)
No kid's menu, private rooms available (from 8 to 20 people, reservation required), private room fee: 8,000 yen on weekdays, 10,000 yen on holidays
No breakfast, no nursing room, baby-care room on 1st and 3rd floor in the women's toilet, baby-chairs available, children's cutlery available
Dress code: smart casual
Chef's Live Kitchen シェフズライブキッチン
- Address Intercontinental Tokyo Bay 3F, 1-16-2 Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo-to
A Buffet for the Health-Conscious!
The Westin Tokyo's restaurant called The Terrace offers a healthy and nutritious buffet that will make your mouth water just by looking at it! The main dishes and sweets are different for every theme, changing on a regular base. The Westin Kid's Menu is also extremely popular, so parents don't have to worry about bringing along their little ones.
Buffets: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner
Price: Weekday lunch 4,300 yen, children 2,200 yen (tax and service charge excluded)
Kid's menu available, private rooms available (8 people max, reservation required), private room fee: lunch 5,000; dinner 8,000
Nursing/changing room on 1F, baby-care room on 1F in the women's toilet (shared with regular guests), baby-chairs available, children's cutlery available, dress code: smart casual. All seats are non-smoking, except for the private rooms and patio.
The Terrace インターナショナルブッフェレストラン ザ・テラス
- Address The Westin Tokyo 1F, 1-4-1 Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo-to 153-8580
Excellent Buffet Experiences in a Unique Open Lounge
The Hilton Tokyo's Marble Lounge has no time limit on its amazing buffet offer, so you can enjoy the many delicacies in a slow, relaxed manner. During the brunch buffet on Sundays and national holidays, magicians and clowns entertain children in unique and creative ways. The stylish lounge, featuring a total of 208 seats - many of them are comfortable sofas - is located in the spacious atrium and features an excellent atmosphere to relax in.
Buffet: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner
Prices: Lunch Buffet, from Monday to Saturday: 4,100 yen, children 2,450 yen (tax and service charge excluded)
No kid's menu, no private rooms, no nursing rooms, baby-care space available, baby-chairs available, children's cutlery available. Dress code: smart casual
Marble Lounge マーブルラウンジ
- Address Hilton Tokyo 1F, 6-6-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo-to 160-0023
Enjoy A High-Class French Bistro Buffet
The Grand Hyatt Tokyo invites you to a little culinary trip to Paris! The hotel's buffet restaurant called The French Kitchen is overflowing with a wonderfully luxurious atmosphere. Feel free to sit inside the spacious restaurant, find a cozy place on the spacious terrace, or retreat to your very own private room. The buffet itself is a sight to behold - beautifully arranged and decorated dishes from an authentic bistro cuisine just wait to be savored, one after another! The many delicacies vary depending on the season, so the buffet experience does change on a regular base - there's no reason not to come back to The French Kitchen.
Buffet: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch (Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays)
Price: weekday lunch: 3,750 yen, children (4 to 12 years) 1,150, children (6 to 12 years) 1,950 - tax and service charge excluded in all prices.
No kid's menu, private rooms available (reservation required, terrace tables for up to six people, 5,000 yen; wine tables for up to 10 people, 10,000 yen.)
No nursing room, baby-care space at the women's toilet 1F, baby chairs available, children's cutlery available. Dress code: smart casual.
All seats are non-smoking, except for on the terrace.
THE FRENCH KITCHEN グランドハイアット 東京 フレンチ キッチン
- Address Grand Hyatt Tokyo, 6-10-3 Roppongi , Minato-ku, Tokyo-to 106-0032
A Hint of Nostalgia: Japan's First Buffet Restaurant
The Imperial Viking Sal is Tokyo's very first buffet restaurant, located in the Imperial Hotel, close to Tokyo Station. This particular buffet restaurant is actually the reason why the term "Viking" has become a synonym for "buffet" in the Japanese language.
The buffet offers around forty different delicacies from Western cuisine, prepared by skilled chefs right in front of your eyes. During dinner, the restaurant's own "Viking Concierges" recommend the best beverages for your food choices and keep on astounding with their excellent service - this is how to make the most of any buffet!
Buffets: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Price: weekday lunch 5,500 yen, children 3,300 (service charge excluded)
No kid's menu, private rooms available (10 to 20 people, reservation required, room fee: 10,800 yen), nursing room available (women's toilet 2F), baby-care space available (women's toilet 17F), baby-chairs available, children's cutlery available, dress code: smart casual. Crayons, coloring books, and origami available for kids.
The Imperial Viking Sal インペリアルバイキング サール
- Address 1-1-1 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo-to 100-8558
Written by : Sayuri Honda