Best Strawberry Buffets and Afternoon Teas in Tokyo 2023
Best 10 StrawberryAll-You-Can-Eat Dessert Buffets and Afternoon Tea in Tokyo
From late winter to early spring, it’s strawberry season in Japan! Japanese strawberries are considerably expensive but highly sought after, specially the most famous premium strawberry brands such as Amaou from Fukuoka or Tochiotome from Tochigi. These strawberries are sweet and juicy and taste the best, so they worth the price!
Since they are pricey one of the best way to enjoy this delicious Japanese strawberries is an elegant dessert buffet or a fancy afternoon tea! Strawberry dessert buffets have been a trend in Japan for years and is already an annual event that many look forward to. In addition, afternoon teas are becoming very popular recently. During this time of the year some of the best luxurious hotels in Tokyo such as Gran Hyatt, Hilton Tokyo, Shinjuku Princes or Conrad Tokyo offers a high-quality premium strawberry desserts can be enjoyed with all-you-can-eat style or in an Afternoon tea style!
Each venue prepares an original and different menu with unique themes and desserts, so it may be difficult to choose. In this article, I have selected some of the best strawberry dessert buffets and afternoon teas in Tokyo in Winter/Spring 2023! If you love strawberries and sweets and are you going to be in Tokyo in these months, don’t miss the chance to indulge yourself with the best strawberry desserts and afternoon teas and take good photos for your Instagram!
Grand Hyatt Tokyo Bunny & Strawberry Afternoon Tea
Grand Hyatt Tokyo is offering a delicious and cute limited-time afternoon tea set Bunny & Strawberry Afternoon Tea from Monday, December 26, 2022 to Friday, March 10, 2023. Under the theme of the rabbit, the Chinese zodiac sign for the year 2023, at Gran Hyatt Tokyo customers can enjoy a buffet-style afternoon tea with strawberry sweets decorated with adorable bunnies or bunny ears!
The menu offers a rich variety of sweets, including the classic shortcake with homemade berry sauce soaked into the sponge dough, Paris-Brest with fresh cream and custard cream sandwiched between puff pastry and creme d’Anjou, a French-style cheesecake that offers a smooth texture.
Bunny & Strawberry Afternoon Tea
Period: Monday, December 26, 2022 – Friday, March 10, 2023
Hours: 15:00 – 17:00 (last order 16:00) *2 hours on weekdays, 90 minutes on weekends and holidays
Price: 5,720 yen on weekdays/ 6,820 yen (with a glass of champagne) on weekends and holidays
From the same group Hyatt Regency Tokyo have a special Afternoon Tea in a Strawberry Field since Monday, January 16, 2023 to Friday, March 31, 2023. The Strawberry Field Afternoon Tea features a wide variety of strawberry sweets made with the hotel’s specialties. The cute sweets lined up on a plate can be picked and enjoyed as if you were “strawberry picking”. In addition a wide variety of free-flowing drinks are available, including a cold Strawberry Milk topped with marshmallows and strawberries and a warm Strawberry Latte, among others limited drinks.
Afternoon Tea in the Strawberry Field
Period: January 16 (Monday) – March 31 (Friday), 2023
Hours: 14:00 – 17:00 (entrance time) *Reservations required at least 2 days prior to the date and time of use.
Price: 5,500 yen
Hilton Tokyo Strawberry Sweets Buffet & Meat Afternoon with Strawberry Sweets
Hilton Tokyo is holding not one but two special menus with strawberries! A strawberry sweets buffet and a meat & strawberry afternoon tea style, both from from Tuesday, December 27, 2022, through mid-April 2023.
Strawberry Groovy Diner is a limited-time strawberry sweets buffet presented in a “groovy” style inspired by American diners of the 1950s and American pop culture. The Marble Lounge at the venue is like stepping back in time to an American diner from the 50’s. The “Rock ‘n’ Roll Party Queen” is a salted butter cookie with peanut butter, custard and fresh strawberries.
On the other hand Meat Afternoon with Strawberry Sweets is a new type of afternoon tea set that allows customers to enjoy bold meat dishes and fresh strawberry sweets at the same time! The menu features a dynamic selection of grilled meat dishes and strawberry sweets. The lineup of mouth-watering gourmet dishes includes a juicy hamburger, a super tender “Cocoa Charcoal Pork Tenderloin” and a “Beef Wellington” with beef filet and other meats wrapped in brioche dough and grilled. Then the after-dinner sweets, with 10 kinds of strawberry sweets selected from the strawberry sweets buffet “Strawberry Groovy Diner”.
Strawberry Groovy Diner
Period: December 27, 2022 (Tuesday) to mid-April, 2023 (tentative)
Price: 5,500 yen per person (5,900 yen on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
Meat Afternoon with Strawberry Sweets
Period: Tuesday, December 27, 2022 to mid-April, 2023
Time: 15:00 – 17:00 (2 hours)
Price: 5,600 yen per person, (6,300 yen on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays)
*Free-flow set including sparkling wine, red and white wine, beer, etc. is available for an additional 2,900 yen per person.
The Westin Tokyo Strawberry Sweets Buffet
The limited time Strawberry Dessert Buffet at The Westin Tokyo with a wide variety of desserts using fresh strawberries is available from Thursday, January 5 to Friday, April 28, 2023, on weekdays only.
During the four-month period, a total of approximately 100 different strawberry desserts will be offered, changing monthly.
The most notable sweets are the glass sweets, including the most popular Glass Shortcake, which is shortcake in a glass with seasonal strawberries. The desserts are beautifully layered with exquisite flavors that have been calculated to perfection.
The Westin Tokyo Sweets Buffet Strawberry Dessert Buffet
Period: Thursday, January 5, 2023 – Friday, April 28, 2023 (weekdays only)
Hours: 14:30-17:00 (2 hours and half)/ 14:50-16:50 (2 hours)
2 hours and half course: 6,000 yen per person/ 2,900 yen child
2 hours course: 5,800 yen per person/ 2,900 yen for child
Shinjuku Prince Hotel Strawberry & Chocolate Afternoon Tea
Strawberry & Chocolate Afternoon Tea is an afternoon tea that combines red seasonal strawberries and black and white chocolates held from February 14 (Tuesday) to March 31 (Friday), 2023, at Japanese Dining & Bar FUGA on the 25th floor of Shinjuku Prince Hotel.
The afternoon tea is a combination of red seasonal strawberries and black and white chocolates. Enjoy the perfect sweets and savories for Valentine’s Day and White Day with a view from the top floor of the hotel! Of special recommendation the Strawberry Mini Chocolate Parfait, which is eaten by breaking the chocolate lid and Strawberry Jelly Juice, a drinkable sweet that can be poured with condensed milk to taste.
Strawberry & Chocolate Afternoon Tea
Period: February 14 (Tuesday) – March 31 (Friday), 2023
Afternoon tea 14:00-17:30 (Last order 17:00)
Evening sweet high tea 18:00-21:30 (Last order 21:00)
Prices: Afternoon Tea 5,500 yen per person/ Evening high tea with sweets 6,600 yen per person
Conrad Tokyo Strawberries in NYC Sweets Buffet
Strawberries in New York is a stylish sweets buffet for adults hold at Conrad Tokyo on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from December 30, 2022 (Friday) to February 26, 2023 (Sunday). Using seasonal strawberries and arranges classic New York sweets and savories in an urban setting with a contrast of bright fuchsia pink and black the menu offers over 13 types of sweets that will give you a taste of New York City with an original touch, as the strawberry tiramisu, a carrot cake topped with strawberries and berries and a berry tart.
Don’t miss the popular New York pastry, the doughnut, coated in pink chocolate and served in an easy-to-eat mini size and a small New York cheesecake with concentrated rich cheese flavor!
Conrad Tokyo Strawberries in NYC Sweets Buffet
Period: December 30, 2022 (Fri.) – February 26, 2023 (Sun.) Held every Saturday, Sunday, and holiday
Part 1: 12:00-13:30 / 12:30-14:00
Part 2: 14:00-15:30/14:30-16:00
*Time slots may vary depending on the day of the week.
Price: 6,000 yen per person or 7,200 with Conrad Bear (adults only)/ 1,700 yen for child from 3 to 5 years or 2,700 yen from 6 to 12 years.
Q-pot CAFE Strawberry Afternoon Tea
For those who are looking for a delightful and photo-worthy but more affordable option than luxury hotels, Q-Pot Cafe is have been one of the most trendy spots in Harajuku area in the past years. Q-Pot is a fashion shop that started making candy/cake-shaped jewerly loved specially by a lots of lolita style fans but also a wide variety of people. The cafe was born with the idea of bring their jewelry designs to reality.
For winter 2023 they are offering two options, a strawberry cake plate with a strawberry and chocolate mousse cake or an afternoon tea set. The afternoon seat includes a super cute red strawberry velvet cake, cupcakes with whipped cream and strawberry cookie, elegant looking macaroons with strawberries and whipped cream and more! For the drinks. Q-Pot CAFE prepared a special Strawberry Tea Mocha.
Q-pot CAFE Strawberry Afternoon Tea
Period: January 7 (Sunday) – February 28, 2023 (Tuesday)
Price: 2,100 Strawberry Cake Plate/ 2,800 yen per person Strawberry Afternoon Tea Set
Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba Red & Gold Afternoon Tea
Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba offers an afternoon tea set Red x Gold Afternoon Tea Set from January 1 (Sun.) to February 28 (Tue.), 2023, at The Lobby Cafe on the 2nd floor. Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba’s popular afternoon tea, Afternoon Tea Spun with Colors is based on the concept of “two colors” for each season. For the Afternoon Tea this winter 2023, the sixth in the series, the colors chosen are bright red and gold, with strawberries playing a leading role.
The lineup of sweets includes fresh strawberries topped with champagne foam jelly and gold dust, white chocolate and strawberry mille crepe, rose macaroons, and millefeuille with a crunchy texture.
Red & Gold Afternoon Tea Set
Period: January 1 (Sun., holiday) to February 28 (Tue.), 2023
Hours: 13:00 – 17:00 (Last order)
Price: 6,000 yen per person
The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho Glossy Strawberry Afternoon Tea
The strawberry-filled afternoon tea called Glossy Strawberry Afternoon Tea from The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho is available from Monday 26 December 2022 to Tuesday 28 February 2023.
The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho’s Afternoon Tea features strawberry sweets and savories, including a wide range of beautiful items. Such items include the Deuvre Fromage Fraise (a strawberry-flavored rare cheese with baked cheesecake added and glazed), the Tarte Tatin (which is reminiscent of a deep red rouge), and the Macaron Fraise (which spreads the flavor of sweet and sour strawberries).
Glossy Strawberry Afternoon Tea
Period: Monday 26 December 2022 – Tuesday 28 February 2023
Hours: Weekdays 11:30-16:30, Saturdays and holidays 11:30-13:30
Price: 7,000 yen *Reservations are required from 2 persons (2 hours)
Royal Park Hotel Strawberry Carnival 2023
The Royal Park Hotel Strawberry Carnival 2023 event is celebrated from Tuesday, January 10, 2023 to Friday, March 31, 2023. During this event it is all about strawberries! At the hotel’s four restaurants customers can enjoy a variety of menus using the season’s strawberries.
The first floor Lobby Lounge Fontaine offers a Strawberry Afternoon Tea. Strawberries are used in all the sweets menu items, including strawberry crepes and strawberry mousse coated with pink glassage. In the other hand the 1st floor chef’s dining room Symphony presents the Strawberry-filled Desserts in Holiday Dinner Buffet with several kinds of strawberries and more than 10 kinds of strawberry sweets, in addition to a lineup of premium dishes such as French toast with strawberry sauce, waffles, and the hotel’s signature roast beef.
Moreover, cocktails using strawberries and strawberry sweets & breads, etc. are available.
Royal Park Hotel Strawberry Carnival 2023
-Strawberry Afternoon Tea-
Period: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 – Friday, March 31, 2023
Price: 6,050 yen per person / 6,655 yen per person (with free order of 17 kinds of tea)
-Strawberry-filled Desserts in Holiday Dinner Buffet-
Period: January 14, 2023 (Saturday) – March 26, 2023 (Sunday) *Only on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays
Price: 7,260 yen per person, seniors (65 and older) 6,050 yen, children (4-12) 3,630 yen
Tokyo Dome Hotel Strawberry Afternoon Tea
Tokyo Dome Hotel held its Strawberry Afternoon Tea from Wednesday 18 January to Wednesday 12 April 2023. The Strawberry Afternoon Tea, which can be enjoyed with a view from the top floor of the Tokyo Dome Hotel, present a line-up of visually pretty strawberry sweets on three-tier stands.
The Strawberry and Yuzu Mousse is a two-layer mousse that combines the sweetness of the strawberries and the acidity of the yuzu, making a perfect match. The Strawberry Verrine, which is made to look like a parfait decorated with a pink corn cup on the top. Also recommended the Strawberry Roll Cake, which is filled with strawberry cream and the Strawberry Yoghurt Soup, which combines thick yoghurt and strawberry puree.
Strawberry Afternoon Tea
Period: 18 January (Wednesday) – 12 April (Wednesday), 2023
Time: 15:00-18:00 (Last order 17:30) *Opening hours change from Thursday 2 February 2023. Details on the Tokyo Dome Hotel official website.
Price: 5,200 yen per person
Thanks for reading! Which strawberry dessert buffet or afternoon tea in Tokyo do you think is the best?
Strawberries are definitely one of the best things in Japan around this time of the year, and in addition to the buffets another of the most popular and fun ways to enjoy them is strawberry picking! So here you have the best farms for strawberry picking near Tokyo.
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