1. Chateau de Joel Robuchon, Yebisu
Type of food: French cuisine
Titled “Chef of the Century”, this Michelin-rated restaurant features Robuchon’s top French cuisine with hints of Japanese elements in it. This impressive French designed restaurant is set up to awe your date – by experiencing the best of French cuisine without the need to fly all the way to France.
Price: 12,000 Yen per course
How to get there: A few minutes walk from Ebisu Station (Hibiya Line)
2. Tapas Molecular Bar, Mandarin Oriental
Type of food: Japanese – Western fusion cuisine
Bring your partner to this Michelin-rated restaurant to enjoy a 14 bite-sized tasting menu, with sophisticated presentation that stimulates your imagination and palate!
Price: 18,000 Yen per course
How to get there: Right next to Shin Nihombashi Station (Sobu Main Line)
3. Tokyo Shiba Tofuya Ukai
Type of food: Japanese course meals (lunch and dinner)
As the name suggests, this place mastered their tofu making skills by cooking them with dashi and wood charcoal. Strategically located at the foot of Tokyo Tower, this restaurant gives you the vibe of a 200-year-old Tokyo. Imagine dining with your loved one right next to a softly lit lantern Koi pond garden with Tokyo Tower in the backdrop; how breath taking that is!
Price range: 5,940 – 16,200 Yen per course
How to get there: A five-minute walk from Akabane-bashi station (Oedo Line)
4. Gonpachi Nishiazabu, The Kill Bill restaurant
Type of food: Japanese cuisine
Walk into a rustic, heavily-bambooed interior – you can choose to dine in front of the glass teppanyaki counter downstairs or sit in one of the isolated dining areas with bamboo balcony without boring a hole in your pocket. Best part? They have free performances almost every night!
Price: 380 – 8,900 Yen (ala carte menus / course meals)
How to get there: A ten-minute walk from Roppongi Station (Hibiya Line)
5. Xex Daikanyama
Type of food: Japanese cuisine (Teppanyaki, Sushi)
Imagine sitting at wood counters with tip top services; here you get to taste the best teppanyaki grilled beef in cosy private dining rooms with your loved one. After that, have a glass to drink with them at the romantic garden deck.
Price: 700 – 19,800 Yen (ala carte menus / course meals)
How to get there: A few minutes’ walk away from Daikanyama Station
6. Symphony Tokyo Bay Cruise Dinner
Type of food: Japanese / Western cuisine (depending on the month)
Board the cruise, and be prepared to dine on an amazingly scenic Tokyo Bay cruise. You can enjoy the panoramic views of Tokyo Sky Tree, Rainbow Bridge and even the blinking lights in the sky which are from the planes from Haneda Airport! We were told this is a very good spot for wedding proposals too!
Price: Starts at 7,440 Yen per course
How to get there: A 12-minutes walk from JR Hamamatsu-cho Station
7. Grill and Dining Manhattan Table, Shinjuku
Type of Food: Western cuisine
A well-balanced quiet and romantic dining environment with the busy night life view of one of Tokyo’s busiest area, this is one of the best contrast you can get in a night with your significant other. With 40 different wines and courses that change every month, no one ever gets tired of the menu!
Price: Starts at 5,800 Yen per dinner course
How to get there: An eight-minute walk from Shinjuku Station
8. Sumile Tokyo
Type of Food: Italian cuisine
Located in a prime area, Sumile Tokyo offers not only good food, cosy dining area but also a view of the great Mount Fuji – if you’re lucky enough! It is no doubt, one of the best value-priced romantic restaurant for couples in Tokyo.
Price: Lunch: 1,000 – 1,999 Yen; Dinner: 6,000 – 7,999 Yen
How to get there:
A ten-minute walk from Shibuya station (9th floor of EDGE building)