Restaurant ‘TREE by NAKED’ in Yoyogi Park Combines Traditional Culture with Ultramodern Technology

09.June.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

TREE by NAKED Yoyogi Park has updated part of its menu and direction this month. The restaurant has introduced a completely new eating experience to its Japanese and western fusion cuisine by installing projection mapping, VR, sensors, lights, smoke, scents and music.

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The restaurant first opened in July last year in front of Yoyogi Park in Tokyo as an experience-based art restaurant where customers can enjoy Japan’s latest cutting edge technology and next-generation gastronomy. Its popularity rose rapidly, earning itself a reputation for offering an experience that stimulates all five of the senses, as well as the restaurant’s photogenic interior decor. The restaurant accepts bookings only and allows 8 groups a day. Customers are led by a guide dressed in a kimono to on a journey through the life of a tree from its sprout to maturity. Each phase of the growth is represented by six different meals served to customers as well as two performances.

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One of the performances incorporates koudou, a traditional Japanese performance art that takes the form of an incense-smelling ceremony. Customers are served food on plates that use projection mapping which shows the process of the four seasons changing. The course offers a variety of references to Japanese culture, including a story based on The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter.

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The menu includes a variety of ingredients and several ways of eating unique to Japan, from Japanese Black aitchbone to ochazuke with wasabi that you grate yourself and high-quality houjicha green tea made by a tea master.

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Also, every day from 10am to 4pm, they sell gourmet deli food made using fresh vegetables like beetroot, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and purple cabbage that you can order to take away.

 

The restaurant is gaining much attention right now. It made an appearance on TV in Hong Kong in February this year. Why not true this unique dining experience for yourself while in Tokyo?

 

■Information

TREE by NAKED Yoyogi Park
Address: 1-10-2 Tomigaya, Shibuya, Tokyo

Opening Hours: Lunch 10:00-16:00 (Last Orders 15:00) / Dinner 17:30-23:00

Slot 1: Open 18:00, Start 18:15, End 20:30 / Slot 2: Open 20:15, Start 20:30, End 23:00
Store Information: 3 floors from B1-2F. Seats for 8 people per day. Reservations only.

Access: Exit 2 of Yoyogi Park Station via Tokyo Metro / Yoyogi-Hachiman Station via Odakyu Line (*No car park)

Reservations: 03-6804-9038

Enquiry Form: https://www.tablecheck.com/shops/treebynaked/reserve

Official Website: https://tree.naked.works/yoyogi/

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