Christmas Dining: Tokyo’s Best Restaurants For The Holiday Season

Merry Dinner Deals In The City

By The Savvy Team
December 17, 2021
Food & Drink, In Season

All across Tokyo, the holiday season is in full swing, with illuminations, Christmas trees and inflatable snowmen at every turn.

If you’ll be spending Christmas in the city and don’t feel like cooking (or picking up a bucket of KFC), check out these Christmas dinner offerings at some of Tokyo’s best hotel restaurants. From fancy French courses and Chinese dim-sum sets to a traditional turkey dinner, there are plenty of options available, but read on for some of our top picks.

Park Hyatt Tokyo’s New York Grill

Park Hyatt Tokyo's New York Grill

The New York Grill will be serving a decadent course this Christmas including dishes such as foie gras terrine, smoked salmon king crab roulade, grilled sustainable Canadian lobster, grilled A5 Toriyama sirloin and Fromage blanc with pain d’epices ice cream. Park Hyatt’s other restaurants Girandole, Kozue and The Peak Lounge will also be offering special Christmas dinner menus too. Enjoy the festive season with a special dinner while gazing at the stunning Tokyo lights.

When: Fri, Dec. 17-Sat, Dec. 25, 2021
How much: ¥27,500 per person
Reservations: Online or call 03-5323-3458

ANA InterContinental Tokyo’s Cascade Cafe

ANA InterContinental Tokyo's Cascade Cafe

Cascade Café’s legendary Christmas and New Year lunch and dinner buffets are excellent value for money, with a wide variety of buffet-style dishes, as well as a trolley service of special Christmas dishes. Enjoy a delicious and joyful holiday meal with a variety of special seasonal dishes. Don’t forget to check out ANA Intercontinental’s other holiday offerings including Christmas cake collections and special afternoon tea sets.

When: Fri, Dec. 24-Sun, Dec. 26, 2021, Fri, Dec. 31, 2021-Sun, Jan. 2, 2022
How much: ¥6,215 per person for lunch; ¥11,809 per person for dinner (special child prices also available)
Reservations: Online or call 03-3505-1185

Four Seasons Otemachi’s Est

Four Seasons Otemachi's est

Est’s award-winning chef, Guillaume Bracaval, presents innovative French cuisine prepared with fresh produce and delicate techniques. The holiday tasting menu features Kumano beef from Wakayama, earthy root vegetables and Guillaume’s signature festive meat pie of duck, guinea fowl and pork all sourced within Japan and black truffles from France. Four Seasons Marunouchi will also be offering a number of festive menus and special offers such as a quartet of festive cocktails, takeaway chicken, festive sweets, cakes and more!

When: Thu, Dec. 23-Sat, Dec. 25, 2021
How much: ¥22,000 per person for lunch; ¥45,000 per person for dinner
Reservations: Online or call 03-6810-0655

Andaz Tokyo’s The Tavern – Grill & Lounge

Andaz Tokyo's The Tavern - Grill & Lounge

Experience the tastes and sights of a traditional Christmas market at The Tavern – Grill & Lounge. The cold appetizer, inspired by Christmas candles, features beetroot jelly served with snow crab tartar and flames made of yellow tomato espuma. The celebration dish features The Tavern’s signature snow-aged Japanese beef tenderloin, prepared in a lava stone grill oven and served Rossini-style with sautéed foie gras. To top off the feast, dessert is presented as a Christmas gift, bringing along the excitement of Christmas morning. Andaz Tokyo will also be having their festive winter igloos back again alongside a takeout festive home party set, festive gifts, cakes and an afternoon tea on offer too.

When: Thu, Dec. 23-Sat, Dec. 25, 2021
How much: ¥27,500  per person
Reservations: Online or call 03-6830-7739

Imperial Hotel’s Imperial Viking Buffet

Imperial Hotel's Imperial Viking Buffet

Dine with Santa Claus at the 131-year-old Imperial Hotel’s main building for a special buffet lunch. They are also offering a lavish buffet for dinner too. They will prepare a menu that is perfect for the season, such as roast chicken, ham, seafood and tasty desserts such as Bush de Noel. Enjoy a variety of colorful and gorgeous dishes unique to the holiday season. The Imperial Hotel is also offering special Christmas staycations, takeaway options, Christmas events and a fair.

When: Thu, Dec. 23-Sat, Dec. 25, 2021
How much: ¥13,200 for lunch; ¥15,400 for dinner (special child prices also available)
Reservations: Online or call 03-3539-8187

The Peninsula Tokyo’s Peter

The Peninsula Tokyo's Peter

Savor breathtaking views while indulging in opulent menus crafted by Chef Kiriyama, featuring French foie gras, wagyu beef and Ehime date tuna. Peter’s skilled sommeliers will select the perfect beverage to match your special festive menu. Enjoy more holiday gourmet menus, traditional Christmas delicacies and timeless festive experiences to treasure from The Peninsula’s other restaurants Hei Fung Terrace and The Lobby, they’ve created exquisite menus brimming with seasonal delights for an enchanting and unforgettable holiday dining experience.

When: Wed, Dec. 1-Sat, Dec. 25, 2021 for lunch; Fri, Dec. 24, 2021-Sat, Dec. 25, 2021 for dinner
How much: ¥12,500 for lunch; ¥35,000 for dinner
Reservations: Online or call 03-6270-2888

The Conrad Tokyo’s Collage

The Conrad Tokyo's Collage

Share the holiday spirit with friends and family with an exclusive gourmet dinner at Collage using the finest seasonal ingredients presented in a very special inaugural Christmas menu created by Shintaro Matsunaga. The acclaimed chef shows his creative twist with a host of culinary highlights to celebrate the festive season with authentic French flair. The Conrad is also offering a variety of special Christmas cakes, a dessert buffet, an afternoon tea as well as other lunch and dinner options.

When: Thu, Dec. 23-Sat, Dec. 25, 2021
How much: ¥35,000 per person
Reservations: Online or call 03-6388-8745

The Hilton Tokyo’s Marble Lounge

The Hilton Tokyo's Marble Lounge 

The Marble Lounge will offer diners a special Christmas dinner buffet, including dishes such as oysters and crab on ice, roast truffle chicken and 10 kinds of Christmas cakes. Enjoy an elegant Christmas dinner where the entire lounge is wrapped in Christmas colors. Don’t forget to check out their beautiful takeout Christmas cake collection along with their sweet baked goods too. Other holiday dinner and staycation plans are available at the Hilton Tokyo as well.

When: Now through Mon, Dec. 27, 2021
How much: ¥7,000-¥8,300 per person (special child prices also available)
Reservations: Online or call 03-3344-5111

Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo’s Namiki667

Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo's Namiki667

Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo will once again offer a special dinner course with a gorgeous look and delicate, high-quality flavors perfect for a brilliantly festive night. Featured on the menu will be a Blue Omar with the aroma of several herbs and spices, slowly made into a confit and served with carrot puree and lobster essence, as well as a Japanese black beef Akigawa beef sirloin and for dessert, a Bush de Noel, synonymous with Christmas. You can also pop in by for some hot drinks and check out their Christmas market on your way in as well!

When: Thu, Dec. 23-Sat, Dec. 25, 2021
How much: ¥16,500-¥19,800 per person
Reservations: Online or call 03-6837-1300

Happy holidays! 

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