In the spirit of Japanese elegance, this space offers both simplicity and luxury. Higashiya Ginza offers a unique Japanese afternoon tea experience. Afternoon tea consists of two plates: one savoury and one sweet. It is a light meal, and both the presentation and the taste is incredible.
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
What can be better than enjoying the view over the Imperial garden and Tokyo tower while having delicious afternoon tea? Here you can enjoy the restaurant's staple mini eclairs, along with other sweets and unlimited tea or coffee. The view, the presentation and the sweets are great, what more to ask for!
This restaurant is located at the Hyatt hotel, conveniently close to the Toranomon and Kamiyacho station.
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Price: ¥3,900 (Including free-flow coffee and selections of gourmet tea)
It is located on the 3rd floor of the Chinzanso Hotel, close to Waseda station. You can enjoy the beautiful view on the Japanese garden while having a variety of sweets, including three types of scones. The lounge offers a changing seasonal menu.
Price: ¥3,800 (plus service)
Conrad Tokyo Twenty Eight
Twenty Eight is the restaurant of the luxury hotel of Conrad Tokyo. It is on the 28th floor of the building and has wide windows so you get a stunning view of the city while you enjoy your afternoon tea. The standard selection often includes seasonally inspired delicacies that are both sweet and savory.
With your choice of tea, this is what the standard assortment may look like for ¥5,000. A Delux Set is also available which is served with a glass of Champagne.
Time: 11:00 - 18:30 (2 hours limit for a table)
Price: ¥5,000 - ¥6,850
Only a few minutes from Roppongi station, this restaurant wasn't the easiest to find although it's in the Grand Hyatt Hotel. What is better than a delicious mix of savoury and sweet treats on a terrace on a beautiful Sunday afternoon?
Price: ¥3,500 (plus tax and service)
About a 6 minute distance from Nihombashi station or 12 minutes from Tokyo station.
This place is certainly fit for a special occasion. It is on the 38th floor so you get a beautiful view while enjoying unlimited tea/coffee and three tiers of delicious treats.
When: Monday-Friday ¥4,200
Saturday-Sunday: ¥4,800 (plus tax and service)
Very close to the Ginza station, this tea store also offers great afternoon tea. There is an incredible selection of 500 types of tea, as well as French desserts and light dishes. The staff is very knowledgeable and will help you pick a tea to accompany your meal.
The Lobby Lounge
The Lobby Lounge is on the 28th floor of the Shangri-La hotel, so you get a beautiful decor and a beautiful view!
What is an afternoon tea without delicious home-made scones? At The Lobby Lounge, you can enjoy three delectable types of scones: traditional, whole-wheat and raisin. They also come with delicious jams and cakes. On a savory note, you also get to try smoked salmon on a bagel, basil butter on paprika bread, etc.
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 13:30-17:30
The Aman Hotel is a beautiful and harmonious balance of Japanese aesthetics with a modern touch. There are different seasonal afternoon tea sets to try at the Aman Hotel, each is unique and a pleasure for the senses. For example, the Halloween set had a salmon mille-feuille, a pumpkin clotted cream to go with the scone, as well as a lavender honey macaron.
The Lobby Lounge
On the 45th floor of the Ritz Carlton and in the heart of Roppongi, you can enjoy a beautiful view of Tokyo! The "Heavenly Tea" set comes with a savory plate, sandwiches, and sweets. For example, the Chrismas set includes delicious cakes, foie gras, smoked salmon confit, etc. It's really la creme de la creme when it comes to afternoon tea in Tokyo!
Sarabeth's (Tokyo station location)
Highly praised in New York, where it originates, Sarabeth's is a breakfast-specializing restaurant that now has five locations in Tokyo.
Every location is not the same. Indeed, at the restaurant near Tokyo station, they serve a special afternoon tea set that you can get only there. The ¥1,800 set is gorgeous and really worth the try! Be aware though that it is only served between 14:00 and 16:30.
The set has two savoury sandwiches and five different sweets.
Afternoon tea is always a delightful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. There is always a wide variety of exquisite food to try in a refined setting. For afternoon tea in Tokyo, please try one of these perfect afternoon tea restaurants!