Celebrate A Sweet Tokyo Summer With These ‘Cool’ Dessert Buffets

A Sweet Tooth’s Utopia

These summer sweets are full of seasonal fruits—that counts as healthy, right?

Calling all sweet-tooths and buffet-lovers! We’ve already entered August which means we’re heading towards the latter half of the summer season. Your weekends are most likely full of trips to the beach and barbeques with your closest friends, but don’t let summer slip by without stepping out of the sun for an hour or two to visit one of these glamorous dessert buffets going on till the end of the season.


1. Sunshine City Prince Hotel: Melon Sweets Fair


Sunshine City Prince Hotel Melon Sweets Fair

The Melon Sweets Fair offers about 20 different melon-flavored sweets which include tarts, roll cakes, muffins, and more! You can also fill your plate with a variety of freshly cut melons, too. Another option is pancakes and fresh toast that have been infused with melon juice squeezed fresh right in front of you! They’ll serve it up with fresh melon, cream, and melon-flavored ice cream.

Where: Sunshine City Prince Hotel, 3-1-5 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku
When: Now through Sat, August 31, 2019. From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Weekdays) From 12 Noon to 5 p.m. (Weekends)
How much: ¥3,300
This dessert plan is best for: Melon-lovers who want to eat melon in every way possible!


2. ANA InterContinental Tokyo: Color-fruits


Ana Intercontinental Summer Fruits Palette Dessert Buffet

The Color-fruits dessert buffet is part of ANA InterContinental Tokyo’s Taste Of Summer Fruits Palette collection. The buffet features a colorful array of 25 fruit-themed sweets which includes coconut mango mousse, apricot tart, watermelon roll cake, and so much more. You won’t get sugared-out either with the 10 savory options that include seafood pizza and smoked salmon eclairs. You can even make your own art tart with a variety of colorful fruits and brightly-colored sauces! This buffet is super fun and photogenic and is guaranteed to add some color to your day.

Where: ANA InterContinental Tokyo, Atrium Lounge, 1-12-33 Akasaka, Minato-ku
When: Now through Mon, September 30, 2019. From 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Weekdays) From 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Saturday) From 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Sunday)
How much: ¥4,600 (Weekdays) ¥5,600 (Weekends) Book online for a discount.
This dessert plan is best for: Fruit fans or people who want to spice up their Instagram.


3. Hilton Tokyo: Happy Honey-holic


Honey-holic Summer Desserts Buffets

This honey, lemon, and cheese dessert buffet quite literally takes the cake! Held in the Marble Lounge, the entire area is filled with enormous wedding-like tiered cakes, a hand-made honeycomb beehive, and ever-flowing chocolate fountains. Fill your plates with over 30 different kinds of desserts and savory treats, including tangy lemon and yogurt cakes, velvety cheese tarts, and lightly-toasted passionfruit marshmallows ready to be dipped in—you guessed it—honey. The word is yellow: wear this summer color to the buffet and you’ll even get a discount! #winning.

Where: Hilton Tokyo, Atrium Lounge, 6-6-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
When: Now through Thu, September 5, 2019. From 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
How much: ¥3,800 (Weekdays) ¥3,950 (Weekends)
This dessert plan is best for: Honey-holics, Instagrammers, or people who like the color yellow.


4. The Westin Tokyo: Summer Citrus Paradise


Westin Hotel Citrus Summer Desserts Buffet

There’s nothing quite as refreshing as freshly squeezed sweet and sour citrus fruit! A dazzling variety of citrus treats crafted from oranges, lemons, grapefruits, limes, and yuzu is available for your enjoyment at the international restaurant, The Terrace, found on the first floor of The Westin Tokyo Hotel. Desserts such as mousse, tarts, jelly, and cheesecake have been infused with the fresh citrus fruits for the perfect sweet and tangy combo.

Where: The Westin Tokyo 1F, 1-4-1 Mita, Meguro-ku
When: Now through Fri, August 30, 2019. From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Weekdays Only)
How much: ¥4,000
This dessert plan is best for: Friends or couples looking for a super refreshing citrus afternoon boost.


5. The Grand Hyatt Tokyo: Summer Tropical Fruit


Grand Hyatt Summer Desserts Buffet

The Grand Hyatt’s Summer Tropical Fruit buffet features healthy dessert options with seasonal tropical fruits. Their beloved classical desserts including pudding, cakes, tarts, and mousses have been given a bright twist by incorporating colorful vitamin-rich fruits like mango, pineapple, and passionfruit. The highlight of the buffet is said to be the passionfruit chocolate fountain which fills the room with its refreshingly sweet aroma.

Where: The Grand Hyatt Tokyo, 6-10-3 Roppongi, Minato-ku
When: Now through Fri, August 30, 2019. From 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
How much: ¥3,800 (Weekdays) ¥4,200 (Weekends)
This dessert plan is best for: Friends or couples who want to celebrate summer as if you’ve been taken away to a tropical paradise.


6. Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo: Summer Sweets Buffet with Haagen-Dazs


Keio Plaza Haagen Daz Summer Desserts Buffet

The renowned and beloved Haagen Daz ice creamery has been taken into the hands of Keio Plaza’s best patisserie chefs and has been remodeled into exquisite desserts like no other. The ice creams have been paired with quality ingredients like seasonal fruits to make a variety of sweets including tarts, crepes, cakes, and more! You can even decorate your own parfaits if you want to because who doesn’t love a good parfait?

Where: Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, 2-2-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
When: Now through Mon, September 30, 2019. From 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
How much: ¥4,300
This dessert plan is best for: Haagen-Dazs lovers, and their friends who share the same interest.


7. Hotel New Otani Tokyo: Peach, Mango, and Melon


The New Otani’s summer buffet is actually a lunch buffet that features a wide variety of savory items such as sandwiches, pasta, beef stew, and pork pastrami egg benedict, and more. However, the summer dessert options are what attract crowds of customers in; peach, mango, and melon fruits are transformed into fruity sweets such as shortcakes, tarts, jelly, and sorbets—all ready to be devoured.

Where: Hotel New Otani Tokyo, 4-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku
When: Now through Sat, August 31, 2019. From 11:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
How much: ¥4,200 (Weekdays) ¥4,700 (Weekends) ¥5,200 (August 10-15)
This dessert plan is best for: Those who want to enjoy the best Japanese summer fruits in the form of your favorite sweets.


8. Kitchen Salvatore Cuomo GINZA: Tropical Dessert Buffet


The Kitchen Salvatore Cuomo GINZA on the second floor of the Daiwa Roynet Hotel is offering an affordable dessert buffet featuring a number of tropical summer sweets such as cakes, mango tiramisu, pannacotta, and New York-style cheesecake. alongside a variety of savory Italian lunch options such as pizzas, pasta, and soup. Perfect for a fun tropical Italian summer lunch date!

Where: Daiwa Roynet Hotel Ginza 2F, 1-12-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku
When: Now through Sat, August 31, 2019. From 11:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
How much: ¥2,000
This dessert plan is best for: Friends and couples who want to affordably eat tropical treats to their heart’s content.