Top things to do in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

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 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 Arts & Crafts in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Japan Traditional Crafts Aoyama Square

Supported by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, this is as much a showroom as a shop, exhibiting a broad range of traditional crafts from around Japan, including lacquerwork boxes, woodwork, cut g…
Top Choice Japanese 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 (mainly vegetarian cuisine as served at Buddhist temples – note some d…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Two Dogs Taproom

There are 24 taps devoted to Japanese and international craft beers, including its own Roppongi Pale Ale, at this convivial pub just off the main Roppongi drag. Work your way through a few jars to wash down the tast…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Gen Yamamoto

The delicious fruit-based drinks served here use local seasonal ingredients. Yamamoto's tasting menus are design to be savoured, not to get you sozzled (servings are small), and the bar's ambience – eight seats arou…
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…
Top Choice Landmark in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Roppongi Hills

Roppongi Hills sets the standard for 21st-century real-estate developments in Tokyo. The centrepiece of the office, shopping, dining and entertainment complex is the 54-storey Mori Tower, home to the Mori Art Museum…
Top Choice Club in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

SuperDeluxe

This groovy basement performance space, also a cocktail lounge and a club of sorts, stages everything from electronic music to literary evenings and creative presentations in the 20 x 20 PechaKucha (20 slides x 20 s…
Top Choice Cultural in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Tokyo Nerd Night

Held monthly (usually on a Friday night) at the co-working space Nagatachō GRID, this fun, educational addition to Tokyo's range of bi-cultural mixers bills itself as 'the Discovery Channel with beer'. Listen to up …