Restaurants

Top Choice Sushi in Ginza & Tsukiji

Kyūbey

Since 1935, Kyūbey’s quality and presentation has won it a moneyed and celebrity clientele. Even so, this is a supremely open and relaxed restaurant. The friendly owner Imada-san speaks excellent English as do some …
Top Choice Tempura in Ginza & Tsukiji

Tempura Kondō

Nobody in Tokyo does tempura vegetables like chef Kondo Fumiō. The carrots are julienned to a fine floss; the corn is pert, juicy; and the sweet potato is comfort food at its finest. Courses include seafood too, pic…
Yakitori in Ginza & Tsukiji

Bird Land

This is as suave as it gets for gourmet grilled chicken. Chefs in whites behind a U-shaped counter dispense yakitori in all shapes, sizes, colours and organs – don’t pass up the dainty serves of liver pâté or the ti…
Ramen in Ginza & Tsukiji

Fugu-dashi Ushio Hachidai Keisuke

In the stylish basement restaurant floor of Tōkyū Plaza Ginza, this standard-looking ramen stall has the usual vending machine for paying at the entrance. The key difference is that the noodles here are topped with …
Japanese in Ginza & Tsukiji

Maru

In the evenings Maru offers a contemporary take on kaiseki (Japanese haute cuisine) fine dining. The chefs are young and inventive and the appealing space is dominated by a long, wooden, open kitchen counter across …
Japanese in Ginza & Tsukiji

Monja Kondō

Monjayaki is a Tokyo speciality, a batter, veg, seafood and meat fry-up with a loose, scrambled-egg-like texture. This place dating back to 1950 is said to be Tsukishima's oldest purveyor of the dish. There are some…
Bistro in Ginza & Tsukiji

Aux Amis Des Vins

In pricy Ginza, this alley-side bistro with terrace seating stands out for being warm, friendly and eminently reasonable. Between lunch and dinner service, stop by for coffee and a selection of cakes. After 10pm it'…
Japanese in Ginza & Tsukiji

Sushikuni

Kaisen-don (bowls of rice topped with raw fish) is a fish market staple and lots of shops in Tsukiji Outer Market sell it, but none are as good as Sushikuni. The toppings of rich, creamy uni (sea urchin roe) and the…
Greek in Ginza & Tsukiji

Apollo

Ginza's glittering lights are the dazzling backdrop to this ace import from Sydney with its delicious take on modern Greek cuisine. The Mediterranean flavours come through strongly in dishes such as grilled octopus …
Italian in Ginza & Tsukiji

Trattoria Tsukiji Paradiso!

Paradise for food lovers, indeed. This charming, aqua-painted trattoria serves seafood pasta dishes that will make you want to lick the plate clean. Its signature linguine is packed with shellfish in a scrumptious t…