Experience afternoon tea with a decidedly Japanese twist at THE LOUNGE, where our wagashi artist and Japanese pastry chef work together to create a colourful and imaginative selection of delectable sweets and savouries in a convivial setting – all topped off with Imperial Palace views.
- Afternoon Tea
- Early Bird seating: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Last order at 12:00 Noon) Second seating: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Last order at 2:30 pm) Third seating: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm (Last order at 5:00 pm)
- Snacks & Beverages
- 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Last order at 6:00 pm Food menu is served after 11:30 am
- Please Note
- THE LOUNGE OPERATES WITH REDUCING OPERATIONAL HOURS
- AFTERNOON TEA
- Tea Cocktail
- CHOCOLATE SMOKED FIG
75% Dark Chocolate, Smoked Fig Sansho Pepper Compote, Red Wine Raspberry Sorbet
- CITRUS CHEESE PARFAIT
Yuzu Lemon Jelly, Yuzu Passion Cremeux, Cream Cheese Chantilly, Rosemary Ice Cream, Citrus Granite
YUSUKE AOKIExecutive Pastry Chef
Multiple award-winning Executive Pastry Chef Yusuke Aoki discovered his talent for dessert-making at a French pastry boutique in Shiga, Japan. The pastry chef and chocolatier honed his skills at hotels and patisseries around the world, including a stint at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, before returning home to Japan to oversee the Hotel’s pastry program.
“The ‘whoa’ look on someone’s face when they taste my dessert makes all the effort worth it.”
- Daily, 11:00 am
Champagne in the Sky
Meet and mingle over champagne at this welcoming retreat, looking out at sweeping views of the Imperial Palace. Free-flowing Champagne transforms an everyday gathering into a sparkling occasion. JPY 9,488 for Brut.
- April 1 – May 31 | 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm seatingsDetails
Spring & Tea Afternoon Tea
A tea-themed afternoon that bridges East and West. Executive Pastry Chef Yusuke Aoki crafts an enchanting ensemble of sweets and savouries, infused with classic English teas and springtime flavours. JPY 8,855.
- APRIL 26 – MAY 9
MOTHER’S DAY FLOWER BOX & CHOCOLATE GIFT SETS
There’s no better way to thank your mom than with a specially designed flower arrangement box and chocolate gifts created by award-winning Executive Pastry Chef Yusuke Aoki. Two size options are available. A three-day advance reservation is required.
More Dining Options
Feast your eyes on the open show kitchen as Michelin-starred Chef Guillaume Bracaval crafts innovative French cuisine inspired by the Japanese terroir. Enjoy a spirited meal in the sophisticated, modern dining room with panoramic Tokyo views.
Whether it’s a late-night meal, breakfast in bed or a midday pick-me-up, make your selection from our extensive menu and we’ll provide an incredible dining experience in the comfort and privacy of your guest room or suite.
Pay homage to the art of drinking at VIRTÙ, where our head bartender employs modern Japanese techniques to reinterpret classic French flavours using our world-leading collection of vintage French spirits and rare cognacs.
Experience the joy of abbondanza (a life of plenty) at PIGNETO, where every meal is a relaxed, family-style affair. Sit beside one of the open show kitchens and watch our expert chefs craft seasonally inspired Italian cuisine, or step out onto the lively outdoor terrazza and savour sweeping Tokyo views alongside a selection of Milanese aperitivi.