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(2021) Top 5 Christmas Dinners in Osaka: Make Your Holiday Perfect This Festive Season!

(2021) Top 5 Christmas Dinners in Osaka: Make Your Holiday Perfect This Festive Season!

Date published: 4 December 2020
Last updated: 15 December 2021

Christmas, the season of joy, is upon us! Hotels in Osaka have begun offering luxurious dinner plans perfectly suited for Christmas. If you want to enjoy a slice of home away from home this year, why not consider spending Christmas in a gorgeous hotel?

Here we'll share about hotels conveniently located near such popular spots as Universal Studios Japan and Abeno Harukas offering Christmas dinners ranging from buffet styles loaded with all sorts of Christmas dishes to select European cuisine courses, perfect for enjoying with family, friends, or that special someone.

What could be better than spending the night in a comfortable hotel after a sumptuous dinner? All of the hotels mentioned below have strict coronavirus countermeasures in place, so you can rest assured that your stay will be a safe one.

Table of Contents
  1. Hotel Kintetsu Universal City: Enjoy a sumptuous Christmas feast!
  2. RIHGA Royal Hotel (Osaka): Enjoy Christmas dinner at four of its signature restaurants
  3. Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel: 3-day Exclusive! Specially created cuisine just for Christmas
  4. Hyatt Regency Osaka: Four Unique Restaurants You Can Dine at for Different Occasions
  5. Courtyard By Marriott Shin Osaka Station: Celebrate Christmas at These Three Restaurants and Bars

Hotel Kintetsu Universal City: Enjoy a sumptuous Christmas feast!

Hotel Kintetsu Universal City: Enjoy a sumptuous Christmas feast!

A two-minute walk from JR’s Universal City Station is the official hotel of Universal Studios Japan, Hotel Kintetsu Universal City. This hotel is holding the "20th Anniversary Buffet - Christmas Party Fair" in its casual E-POCH restaurant.

During the Christmas Party, its perennial favorite, boasts around 50 menu items, from juicy roast chicken that will put you in the Christmas spirit, to seafood paella, curry, vegetable soup hot pot with plenty of vegetables, and more.

You will also be able to find a selection of Christmas sweets that change day to day, including the popular Maritozzo, Profiteroles cream puff tower, Paris-Brest, and Strawberry Cupcake are also available daily!

Christmas Party Dinner Buffet
・Period: November 8 - December 17, 2021, December 27 - December 30, 2021
・Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (last entry 8:30pm)
・Price: Adults (junior high school students and older) 3,800 yen / Elementary school students 2,000 yen / 4 years old to under elementary school students 1,300 yen

From December 18 to the 26th, there will be a Special Christmas Dinner Buffet. In addition to the colorful Christmas buffet menu, the table will be colorfully laden with such other delights as roast beef (1 plate per person) and freshly made Mont Blanc (1 plate per person).

In addition to this, the hotel’s spectacular location, being a one-minute walk to Universal Studios Japan, is very attractive! Why not enjoy a relaxing Christmas dinner after an active day at the park?

Special Christmas Dinner Buffet
・Period: Saturday, December 18th, 2021~Sunday, December 26th, 2021
・Hours: 5:30 p.m.~9:00 p.m. (Last entry at 8:30 p.m.)
・Cost: (Colorful Christmas Dinner Buffet) Adult (junior high age and older) 3,800 yen, elementary school age 2,000 yen, 4-year-olds to elementary school age 1,300 yen; Adult (junior high age and older) 4,500 yen, elementary school age 2,200 yen, 4-year-olds to elementary school age 1,500 yen; *no charge for 3-year-olds and younger. (All prices include tax.)

20th ANNIVERSARY BUFFET ~Christmas Party Fair~
・Venue: 4th floor, casual restaurant E-POCH
・Telephone reservations: 06-6465-6030 (10:00 a.m. ~ 8:00 p.m.)

Health & Safety Measures
Indoor disinfection measures taken - Sanitizer installed - Ventilation measures in place - Plastic partitions installed - Staff wear masks, gargle, wash hands regularly, and monitor body temperature - Limited capacity/increased space between seats - Restricted admission, reservation system in place - Entry declined to anyone who is feeling unwell - Masks required/temperature check enforced

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RIHGA Royal Hotel (Osaka): Enjoy Christmas dinner at four of its signature restaurants

RIHGA Royal Hotel (Osaka): Enjoy Christmas dinner at four of its signature restaurants
Restaurant Chambord

Rihga Royal Hotel (Osaka), located just off the Keihan Railway's Nakanoshima Station, offers a special Christmas menu at four of its restaurants from December 18 - 26: Restaurant Chambord (French), Italian Restaurant Bella Costa, All Day Dining Remone, and Japanese Restaurant Nakanoshima. Each of these restaurants is very popular at the hotel.

All Day Dining Remone

At Restaurant Chambord, they are offering an authentic French course for 42,350 yen where you get to try dishes such as ris de veau-veal sweetbreads and foie gras poêlé. There are also courses for 30,250 yen and 60,500 yen.

At the buffet restaurant All Day Dining Remone, you can enjoy all-you-can-eat party menus such as beef teppanyaki, sushi, and tempura. Choose the food that suits your mood!

Restaurant Chambord
・Period: Saturday, December, 18th, 2021~Saturday, December 25th, 2021/5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (last order at 8:30 p.m.)
・Cost: 30,250 yen ~ * Only menus of 42,350 yen and 60,500 yen on the 24th and 25th

Italian Restaurant Bella Costa
・Period: Saturday, December, 18th, 2021~Sunday, December 26th, 2021/5:00 p.m.~9:00 p.m. (last order at 8:30 p.m.)
・*For the 24th and 25th, reservations are divided into the two time slots of 5:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. or 8:15 p.m.
・Cost: From 12,100 yen *On the 24th and 25th, only the 18,150 yen menu is available.

All Day Dining Remone
・Period: Saturday, December, 18th, 2021~Sunday, December 26th, 2021/For dinners, tables can be booked from 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. (2-hour time limit per booking).
・Cost: 9,000 yen for adults, 4,500 yen for elementary school students

Japanese Restaurant Nakanoshima
・Period: Friday, December, 24th, 2021~Saturday, December 25th, 2021/5:00 p.m.~9:00 p.m. (last order at 8:30 p.m.)
・Cost: From 18,150 yen

Rihga Royal Hotel Christmas Dinner 2021
Reservation phone number: 06-6448-1121

Health & Safety Measures
Indoor disinfection measures taken - Sanitizer installed - Ventilation measures in place - Plastic partitions installed - Staff wear masks, gargle, wash hands regularly, and monitor body temperature - Limited capacity/increased space between seats - Restricted admission, reservation system in place - Entry declined to anyone who is feeling unwell - Masks required/temperature check enforced

  • RIHGA Royal Hotel
    • Address Kita-ku Nakanoshima 5-3-68, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, 530-0005
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    • Nearest Station Nakanoshima Station (Keihan-nakanoshima Line)
      2 minutes on foot

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Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel: 3-day Exclusive! Specially created cuisine just for Christmas

Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel: 3-day Exclusive! Specially created cuisine just for Christmas

Right by Tennoji Station on the JR Line is the Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel. Located in Abeno Harukas, this hotel has a room service accommodation plan and a special Christmas plan for its restaurant for 3 days from December 23 - 25.

On the 40th to 49th floors, an accommodation plan with breakfast (starting from 120,000 yen for 2 people per night) delivers champagne and Christmas dinner by room service exclusively for the Premium Corner King rooms. Tax included. Enjoy the splendid night view with that special someone while enjoying the chef's special menu in the privacy of your own space.

Dinner Priere, a European-style dinner, at ZK
Teppanyaki dinner Tenro at ZK

Besides accommodation plans, other restaurants in the hotel also offer special menus limited to the Christmas season. The restaurant ZK, located on the 57th floor, offers special courses perfectly suited for Christmas and a stunning view from its perch 270 meters above the ground. You can choose from three different types of cuisine: European-style dishes (starting from 25,000 yen), teppanyaki (starting from 30,000 yen), and Japanese dishes (starting from 20,000 yen).

ZK
・Period: December 23 - 25, 2021
・Hours:
Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (last orders are at closing)
Dinner 1st slot is from 5:00 p.m./2nd slot is from 5:30 p.m./ 3rd slot is from 8:00 p.m./ 4th slot is from 8:30 p.m. (tables can only be reserved for two hours)
・Cost:
-European cuisine lunch from 14,000 yen; Dinner from 31,000 yen
-Teppanyaki Dinner 38,000 yen and up
-Japanese Dinner 25,000 yen
-Kappo (Traditional Japanese) Dinner 20,000 yen

For more casual dining, COOKA, the live kitchen on the 19th floor, offers a course (15,000 yen) that combines bouillabaisse with grilled meat.

COOKA
・Period: December 23 - 25, 2021
・Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (tables can only be reserved for two hours)
・Cost: 9,800 yen

BAR PLUS, also located on the 19th floor, is offering a Christmas Dinner plan (14,000 yen) that begins with champagne followed by wine and hors d'oeuvre. The relaxed atmosphere is perfect for a quiet moment with a special friend. (Prices in all restaurants do not include tax or service charges.

BAR PLUS
・Period: December 23 - 25, 2021
・Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (last orders are at closing time)
・Cost: 18,000 yen

Afternoon tea will be offered only during the Christmas period at LOUNGE PLUS on the 19th floor. You'll be sure to enjoy the luxuriously arranged savories and sweets.

LOUNGE PLUS
・Period: December 23 - 25, 2021
・Hours: 11:30 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m. (tables can be reserved for two hours)
・Cost: 9,000 yen

Marriott Christmas 2021 Marriott Christmas
Reservation phone number: 06-6628-6111

Health & Safety Measures
Indoor disinfection measures taken - Sanitizer installed - Ventilation measures in place - Plastic partitions installed - Staff wear masks, gargle, wash hands regularly, and monitor body temperature - Limited capacity/increased space between seats - Restricted admission, reservation system in place - Entry declined to anyone who is feeling unwell - Masks required/temperature check enforced

Hyatt Regency Osaka: Four Unique Restaurants You Can Dine at for Different Occasions

Hyatt Regency Osaka: Four Unique Restaurants You Can Dine at for Different Occasions

The Hyatt Regency Osaka is located in the Osaka Bay area. Here you can find four restaurants and lounges that offer limited-time Christmas menus! What’s more, you can choose which restaurant or lounge you want to go to depending on the time and occasion. Whether it’s brunch, afternoon tea, or dinner, there’s something for everyone! Additionally, it’s also easy to access with a free shuttle bus available to take you to and from JR’s Osaka Station.

Firstly, The Cafe, which offers a peaceful atmosphere with a view of the hotel’s outdoor garden, has started its Christmas brunch buffet. Here you can enjoy an extensive and extravagant Christmas menu including roast turkey and smoked duck. There’s even a kid’s section that offers options such as Japanese fruit sandwiches with seasonal fruit and whipped cream as well as savory foods such as tortillas etc. It’s the perfect place for a group of moms to have a Christmas get-together with their children or for families who want to eat out during the holidays.

The Cafe
Period: December 24 - 25, 2021
Hours: Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Adults 4,840 yen, Children (6~12 years old) 2,420 yen

Next is the teppanyaki restaurant, Irodori. This restaurant is offering a Christmas menu during the short period of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Items on the menu include an A4 rank Japanese black beef fillet and sirloin steak, seared shirako cod milt, foie gras, and lobster baked egg custard, and teppanyaki sea bream. You can’t help but to get excited to eat as your dishes are prepared in a performative teppanyaki-style.

Teppanyaki Irodori
・Period: December 24 - 25, 2021
・Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m./7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
・Cost: From 16,665 yen

Another option is the Italian restaurant Basilico. Here you can delight in traditional dishes from Naples that have been arranged to fit the restaurant’s limited-time Christmas menu. This includes a turkey stuffed with sage and prosciutto, roasted rack of lamb, and other homestyle dishes that will warm the soul.

Italian Restaurant Basilico
・Period: December 18 - 25, 2021
・Hours: Lunch hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., dinner hours are split in two parts from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
・Cost: Lunch courses are 5,445 yen and dinner courses are 7,260 yen

Lastly, at the hotel’s Lobby Lounge, you can enjoy afternoon tea! With the theme being a dessert tour through Europe, here you can delight in an array of desserts decorated in sparkly Christmas colors.

Lobby Longue
・Period: December 4 - 26, 2021
・Hours: Split into two time slots on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. *reservations are required
・Cost: Adults 5,445 yen, Children (6~12 years old) 2,057 yen *Those who make online reservations can get 10% off of the regular price when reserving the later time slot (3:30 p.m.~5:30 p.m.).

Hyatt Regency Osaka
・Phone Number for Reservations: 06-6612-1234

Health & Safety Measures
Indoor disinfection measures taken - Sanitizer installed - Disinfected after each guest leaves - Ventilation measures in place - Coin trays used - Plastic partitions installed - Staff wear masks, gargle, wash hands regularly, and monitor body temperature - Limited capacity/increased space between seats - Restricted admission, reservation system in place - Entry declined to anyone who is feeling unwell - Masks required/temperature check enforced - Restrictions on room service (entry) for staff - Automated check-in; contactless support

Courtyard By Marriott Shin Osaka Station: Celebrate Christmas at These Three Restaurants and Bars

Courtyard By Marriott Shin Osaka Station: Celebrate Christmas at These Three Restaurants and Bars
The photo above is an illustrative depiction of the Brilliant Christmas Dinner -Bonheur at Teppanyaki Ikka Ichiyo

Courtyard By Marriott Shin-Osaka Station is a one-minute walk from the bullet train stop, Shin-Osaka Station. Here you can celebrate Christmas Eve by enjoying a special dinner at one of the hotel’s three restaurants and bars. Chefs at each restaurant have prepared a special and unique menu centering around the theme, Brilliant Smiles: A Brilliant Smile Shared Between Two People.

On the hotel’s top floor is the restaurant Teppanyaki Ikka Ichiyo. This restaurant offers a sweeping nightscape of Osaka City as well as dinner courses prepared by chefs in the performative teppanyaki style. Here you can enjoy the delicious flavors of high-quality ingredients such as foie gras, Omi beef, lobster, and more! Moreover, for dessert, you can choose from a selection of cakes rolled in on a wagon.

Brilliant Christmas Dinner -Bonheur-
・Venue: Teppanyaki Ikka Ichiyo
・Period: December 18 - 26, 2021
・Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
・Cost: 24,000 yen

Another fantastic option is the grill restaurant Dining & Bar LAVAROCK. Here you can enjoy a colorful Christmas dinner influenced by American-style dining. One of the restaurant's seafood dishes, which has lobster and sea bream from Hyogo Prefecture’s Akashi City, uses an actual volcanic rock during the grilling process! What’s more, another extravagant main course dish includes Japanese black beef covered in a blanket of aromatic porcini mushroom and truffle.

Brilliant Christmas Dinner
・Venue: Dining & Bar LAVAROCK
・Period: December 18 - 26, 2021
・Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
・Cost: 13,000 yen

Lastly, offering a sweeping view of Osaka Bay, is Bar 19. Here you can enjoy the harmonious flavors of champagne and strawberries offered in the sparkling Christmas Evening High Tea course. This course is closer to dinner than an actual afternoon tea. In addition to finger foods made for afternoon tea stands such as strawberry and cherry mozzarella Caprese salad, you can also enjoy main courses such as Japanese black beef.

Christmas Evening High Tea
・Venue: Bar19
・Period: December 18 - 26, 2021
・Hours: 5:00 p.m.~8:00 p.m.
・Cost: 14,000 yen

Courtyard By Marriott Shin Osaka Station
Telephone Number for Reservations: 06-6350-5701

Health & Safety Measures
Indoor disinfection measures taken - Sanitizer installed - Disinfected after each guest leaves - Ventilation measures in place - Plastic partitions installed - Staff wear masks, gargle, wash hands regularly, and monitor body temperature - Limited capacity/increased space between seats - Restricted admission, reservation system in place - Entry declined to anyone who is feeling unwell - Masks required/temperature check enforced - Restrictions on room service (entry) for staff - Automated check-in; contactless support

A luxurious hotel lunch or dinner is the perfect way to relax while celebrating the holidays. Enjoy the festivities with your family and friends at buffets, afternoon teas, and other budget-friendly hotel restaurants with Christmas plans.

*The information in this article is from December 2021. For updated information, please check each official website.

Written by:

Ran Tanaka

Ran Tanaka

A writer based in Southeast Asia. Happy life is with cheap beer.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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