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Grill It Up In Style: 3 Spots For BBQ in Osaka For 2021!

Grill It Up In Style: 3 Spots For BBQ in Osaka For 2021!

Date published: 12 April 2021

One fun and stress-free idea to enjoy the outdoors is with a BBQ in your local area. Here, we’re going to introduce 3 spots in Osaka offering amazing BBQ plans where all food and equipment is provided!

You can bask in the outdoors while following COVID-19 guidelines with a small-scale Osaka BBQ this summer!

*Due to the impact of COVID-19, changes to business hours, temporary closures, and alterations to service may occur.

Table of Contents
  1. 1. Pergola Golden Week Family BBQ - A Spacious Rooftop Garden in Osaka City!
  2. 2. “R” Riverside Grill & Beer Garden - A Riverside Korean BBQ Extravaganza!
  3. 3. Agora BBQ Terrace 2021 - Genuine Outdoor Charcoal Grilling!

1. Pergola Golden Week Family BBQ - A Spacious Rooftop Garden in Osaka City!

1. Pergola Golden Week Family BBQ - A Spacious Rooftop Garden in Osaka City!

Every year, the Hyatt Regency Osaka celebrates Golden Week with a BBQ event on its stunning rooftop garden. Known as the Pergola Golden Week Family BBQ, it runs from May 1, 2021, and is held on the spacious, grassy ‘Pergola’ lawn. The widely-spaced tables will ensure customers are seated far apart.

The BBQ boasts a buffet of grilled meat, seafood, and vegetables complemented by all-you-can-drink wine and beer. There is also a kids' food corner with dishes like chicken, spaghetti, and curry. Furthermore, on May 5, Children’s Day in Japan, adults will be able to enter for the price of children!

Pergola Golden Week Family BBQ
(*Reservations are temporarily suspended as of 4/27.)

・Venue: 9F Rooftop Garden ‘Pergola’
*Days with rain will see the venue changed to 1F ‘The Cafe’ and the ‘Farm to Table Brunch’ will be served. The fee will be changed accordingly.
・Open: 1 May 2021 (Saturday) - 5 May 2021 (Wednesday, Public Holiday)
・Hours: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
・Reservations: 06-6612-1234

Courses/Prices:
・Adults: 5,000 yen
・Children (6-12): 2,500 yen
*includes tax and service, children under 5 are free
・Appetizers: Salmon and vegetable escabeche, boiled shrimp, and vegetable lemongrass salad
・Hot food: Bali-style yakisoba mie goreng, chicken and vegetable Bali-style nasi goreng
・BBQ: Marinated beef, satay chicken, garlic shrimp, grilled squid
・Dessert: Mango sago, cherry tart, cheesecake, and more
*Menu may change depending upon availability

Covid-19 Countermeasures
Tables are spaced apart/ Plastic gloves are provided by the buffet table/ Staff wear masks/ Customers are required to wear masks and undergo temperature checks

2. “R” Riverside Grill & Beer Garden - A Riverside Korean BBQ Extravaganza!

2. “R” Riverside Grill & Beer Garden - A Riverside Korean BBQ Extravaganza!

Located inside Osaka’s Nakanoshima Rose Garden, the “R” Riverside Grill & Beer Garden offers a spacious, nature-filled riverside BBQ experience on an island between the Dojima and Tosahori Rivers. With equipment and food provided, you can turn up and leave empty-handed!

The hefty BBQ menu consists of the Korean classic ‘samgyeopsal’ grilled pork belly, along with beef, pork, chicken, and a side menu of french fries, edamame, grilled onigiri, and more. This is topped off with an all-you-can-drink menu with 30 selections. Weekends and public holidays also include the thrifty ‘Lunchtime BBQ Set.’

(*From April 25 to May 11, there will be a limited time "Bring your own drinks for free" BBQ set.)

“R” Riverside Grill & Beer Garden: BBQ Menu

The Samgyeopsal Course (4,000 yen per person, 2-hours all-you-can-drink) (*only available for 2 or more people)

Bring your own drinks for free BBQ set
(April 25 - May 11, limited time only)
・2,980 yen for food only, 3,680 yen for all-you-can-drink soft drinks, 3,480 yen for all-you-can-eat soft drinks, 4,180 yen for all-you-can-drink soft drinks and all-you-can-eat food.
・BBQ Set: Misuzi beef, thick-cut pork belly, delicious spicy chicken, coarsely ground sausage, grilled vegetables (eringi mushroom, green pepper, onion), wrapped ingredients (wrapped vegetables, Korean seaweed, condiment salad, chopped garlic, green pepper)
・Side dishes: Edamame, kimchi, French fries, grilled rice balls

Thickly-sliced pork belly, pork shoulder chops, grilled vegetables (king trumpet mushrooms, bell peppers, onion), Korean lettuce wraps (vegetables, gim, yakumi salad, minced garlic, green chili peppers), condiments

Side Menu:
Edamame, kimchi, French fries, grilled onigiri

Korean BBQ Course (5,000 yen per person, 2-hours all-you-can-drink): *only available for 2 or more people.
Beef blade steak, pork belly, pork shoulder, spicy chicken, chunky sausage, fried vegetables (king trumpet mushroom, bell peppers, onion), Korean lettuce wraps (vegetables, gim, yakumi salad, minced garlic, green chili peppers), condiments

Side Menu:
Edamame, kimchi, French fries, glass noodle salad, nira chijimi, grilled onigiri

Lunchtime BBQ Set (2,980 yen per person): *only available for 2 or more people
Beef blade steak, pork belly, spicy chicken, chunky sausage, grilled vegetables (king trumpet mushrooms, bell peppers, onion), Korean lettuce wraps (vegetables, gim, yakumi salad, minced garlic, green chili peppers)

Side Menu:
Edamame, kimchi, french fries, grilled onigiri

*Dinner BBQs can be turned into all-you-can-eat for an additional 500 yen
*All-you-can-drink can be added to lunchtime BBQs for an additional 1,000 yen
*Other plans, including opening anniversary campaigns and advanced payment deals are available. Details can be found on the official homepage.

Covid-19 Countermeasures
Store and facilities are sanitized, disinfected, and cleaned/ Disinfectant spray is provided/ Store is regularly ventilated/ Coin trays are in use/ Cases to hold masks are distributed/ Staff wear masks, sanitize, check temperatures, and maintain their health/ Customers are required to disinfect their hands and undergo temperature checks

  • “R” RIVERSIDE GRILL & BEER GARDEN
    “R” RIVERSIDE GRILL&BEER GARDEN
    • Address Nakanoshima Rose Garden, 1 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 〒530-0005
    • Nearest Station Access: 2-minute walk from Kitahama Station (Subway Sakaisuji Line, Keihan Main Line) or Naniwabashi Station (Keihan Nakanoshima Line)
    • Phone Number 06-6202-0112
    • Hours:
      - Open from 11:30 to 20:00 for the time being.

3. Agora BBQ Terrace 2021 - Genuine Outdoor Charcoal Grilling!

3. Agora BBQ Terrace 2021 - Genuine Outdoor Charcoal Grilling!

BBQ enthusiasts can enjoy genuine outdoor charcoal grilling at Hotel Agora Regency Osaka Sakai’s limited-seasonal ‘Agora BBQ Terrace 2021’.

Conveniently located just outside Sakai Station and with a luxury menu designed by a world-class chef, this much anticipated annual BBQ experience is exactly what you’d expect from a top-tier hotel. The charcoal grill can be used in all weather conditions, while the stunning, spacious terrace allows plenty of room to stretch.

This year has 4 different plans on offer: the ‘Standard Plan,’ which includes sirloin steak, lamb, pork, and plenty of other classic BBQ meats, the ‘Premium Plan,’ where you can relish steak from Japanese Black cattle and lobster, the ‘Craft Beer Plan,’ which boasts 7 kinds of beer including 4 craft beers, and the short, thrifty ‘Single-person Plan.’

Guests can spend up to 150 minutes in the outdoor terrace - ample time to grill, eat, and enjoy your food. The tables are widely separated, allowing for a safe, comfortable dining experience.

(*Hours of operation will be changed to 17:00-20:00 on all days from April 25 to May 11, 2021, and alcoholic beverages will not be served. You will also receive one 1,000 yen coupon per person (adults only) to be used at a later date.)

Agora BBQ Terrace 2021

・Venue: 3F ‘The Terrace’
・Open: 1 April 2021 (Thursday) - 30 June (Wednesday)
Hours:
- April 25 - May 11: 5:00pm - 8:00pm (all days)
- Tuesday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
- Sunday/Public Holidays: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
- Lunch (1 and 3 May only): 11:30am - 3:00pm (planned)
・Closed:
- April/May: Monday - Wednesday
- June: Monday
*Booking for private functions (20+ people) is available even on off-days.
・Reservations: 072-224-6178

Courses/Prices:
・Standard Plan (6,500 yen per person)
・Food: Vegetable crudités platter with rainbow trout, raw ham, chicken simmered in bouillon, BBQ (sirloin steak, frankfurts, lamb, pork, squid, grilled banana, grilled pineapple), 4 kinds of sauce (garlic butter, pureed potato, Polynesian sauce, ponzu), cheese fondue with boiled vegetables (potatoes, mini tomatoes, carrots, broccoli, baby corn), black pepper, chili salsa, basil sauce, Agora black curry, butter rice, and bread.

Drinks:
・Beer (Kirin Ichiban Shibori), Heineken, Guinness, cava (sparkling wine), wine (red, white), shochu (wheat, potato), a selection of sours, gin, cassis, peach, Smirnoff Ice, soft drinks

Additional Course Prices:
・Premium Plan (8,000 yen per person), Craft Beer Plan (7,500 yen per person), Single-person 90-minute Short Plan (5,000 yen)
・Middle-school children and over: 4,000 yen, elementary school children: 2,000 yen, preschoolers: free

Covid-19 Countermeasures
Store and facilities are sanitized, disinfected, and cleaned/ Disinfectant spray is provided/ Store is regularly ventilated/ Plastic partition boards are in use/ Seating is spaced apart/ Staff wear masks, sanitize, check temperatures, and maintain their health/ Customers are required to wear masks, disinfect their hands and undergo temperature checks

Even with restrictions and social distancing, you can still make Golden Week 2021 one to remember! These stress-free, complete-package Osaka BBQs are the perfect way to make the most of your holiday while staying safe!

*All prices include tax
*Due to the impact of COVID-19, changes to business hours, temporary closures, and alterations to service may occur.

Written by:

Mae Kakizaki

Mae Kakizaki

Active as a freelance writer and editor since 2019. Utilizing her background as a monthly magazine and portal site editor, she currently contributes walk-around-town articles to websites.

*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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