Restaurants

Top Choice Kaiseki in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Kikunoi

Exquisitely prepared seasonal dishes are as beautiful as they are delicious at this Tokyo outpost of one of Kyoto's most acclaimed kaiseki (Japanese haute cuisine) restaurants. Kikunoi’s third-generation chef, Murat…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Sougo

Sit at the long counter beside the open kitchen or in booths and watch the expert chefs prepare delicious and beautifully presented shōjin-ryōri (vegetarian cuisine as served at Buddhist temples). Lunch is a bargain…
Top Choice Kaiseki in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Tofuya-Ukai

One of Tokyo’s most gracious restaurants is located in a former sake brewery (moved from northern Japan), with an exquisite traditional garden, in the shadow of Tokyo Tower. Seasonal preparations of tofu and accompa…
Top Choice Soba in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Honmura-An

This fabled soba shop, once located in Manhattan, now serves its handmade buckwheat noodles at this rustically contemporary noodle shop on a Roppongi side street. The delicate flavour of these noodles is best apprec…
Izakaya in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Warayakiya Akasaka

This chain izakaya (Japanese pub-eatery) specialises in Tosa-ryōri, the food of Kōchi Prefecture in Shikoku. It is easily spotted by the giant black wave and lanterns decorating its facade, as well as the spectacula…
Singaporean in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Hainan Jeefan Shokudō

This cosy, white-walled ‘hawker-style Asian canteen’ is a small slice of Singapore. Hainan-style chicken rice, Singapore’s national dish, is the speciality. Steamed chicken and rice springs to life with the addition…
Ramen in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Gogyō

Keep an eye on the open kitchen: no, that's not your dinner going up in flames but the cooking of kogashi (burnt) ramen, which this dark and stylish izakaya (Japanese pub-eatery) specialises in. It's the burnt lard …
Izakaya in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Jōmon

This wonderfully cosy kitchen has bar seating, rows of ornate shochu (liquor) jugs lining the wall and hundreds of freshly prepared skewers splayed in front of the patrons – don't miss the heavenly zabuton beef stic…
Korean in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Akasaka Ichiryu Bekkan

While it won't win any awards for its decor, this three-decades old, round-the-clock joint is beloved for its heart-warming rendition of the Korean beef-noodle soup seolleongtang. It's served with a full range of tr…
Izakaya in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Hayashi

Ensconce yourself in your hori-kotatsu (low table with hollowed-out space in the floor for your legs) or on a log bench, and drape a napkin made of kimono fabric over your lap. Kindly staff grill yakitori (chicken a…