Valentine’s Day Sweets in Japan 2019: Part 2

22.January.2019 | FEATURES / FOOD

The Valentine’s mood sets in early in Japan beginning in January where shops across the country begin selling limited time food and dessert for the season of love. It can be tough picking out the right gift for Valentine’s Day, but a meal or delicious treat is always a winner. And if you’re in Japan, you have plenty of options.


This is part two of our list of seasonal sweets you and your special someone can enjoy this Valentine’s Day. Click here for part one.

Lindt Strawberry Marshmallow Hot Chocolate Drinks

Lindt is now selling a delicious and loving line-up of two drinks for the Valentine’s season. Both beverages are called Strawberry Marshmallow Hot Chocolate and they come in two types: one made with bitter dark chocolate and another with milk chocolate. They are decorated with freeze dried strawberries and topped with strawberry marshmallows. But the fruity fun doesn’t finish there as the drinks are drizzled in a strawberry sauce and finished with copeaux chocolate. The eye-catching pink colour is sure to grab the attention of your Valentine lover.


Full Details:



Lindt Strawberry Marshmallow Hot Chocolate Drinks

Available: January 10, 2019 – February 15, 2019

Location: All Lindt Chocolat Cafe branches in Japan

Price: Ginza branch (have-in) – ¥1,234 (Tax Included / Other branches ¥669  (Tax Included)

Lindt Japan Official Website:


Starbucks Valentine’s Day Frappuccino

Starbucks Japan is now serving two customizable beverages: the Valentine Customania Cocoa and Valentine Customania Frappuccino®. Chocolate lovers won’t be able to resist either of these beverages which both contain a blend of rich dark chocolate sauce and full bodied caramel sauce.  Customize your drink with one of three options: Coffee, Romantic or Chocolate.


Full Details:


Running: January 16, 2019 – February 14, 2019Valentine Customania Cocoa
Price: Short ¥450 / Tall ¥490 / Grande ¥530 / Venti® ¥570 (Before Tax) 

Valentine Customania Frappuccino®
Price: Tall Size Only ¥590 (Before Tax)

Running: January 16, 2019 – February 14, 2019

Available: At most Starbucks branches in Japan

Starbucks Japan Website:


Scara Terrace’s Valentine’s Dessert Buffet

Buffer restaurant Scara Terrace are currently serving up a very special Valentine’s themed dessert buffet for the season of love with strawberry, heart and bear motifs. Items include DIY bear pancakes which you customize yourself, desserts packed with strawberries picked from the Tokai region of Japan and more. And on the 15th of every month that the buffet is running premium brand strawberries will make their way to the buffet.


Koi Suru Strawberry Valentine Dessert Buffet
Location: Scara Terrace, Floor 1F
Running: January 5, 2019 – March 17, 2019
Time Slots: Dessert Buffet With Lunch Slot 1 (90 minutes) 11:30-13:00 / Dessert Buffet Slot 2 (90 minutes) 14:00-15:30 / Slot 3 (90 minutes) 16:00-17:30Scara TerraceAddress: Swinston Hotel Floor 2F, 100-36 Yagotohonmachi, Showa Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Opening Hours: Breakfast – 7:00-10:00 (Last Orders 9:30) / Lunch With Dessert Buffet Slot 1 – 11:30-13:00 / Dessert Buffet Slot 2 – 14:00-15:30 / Slot 3 – 16:00-17:30)
No Fixed Holidays.
TEL: 052-861-7874


Eggs ‘n Things Fondant Chocolate Pancakes

Eggs ‘n Things will sell the new Fondant Chocolate Pancakes for a limited time. Plates are piled with a stack of 6 thick chocolate pancakes which are filled with a rich raspberry ganache. They are also served with a dollop of vanilla ice cream and a huge tower of whipped cream to complement the chocolate. This is a must-eat on Valentine’s Day.


Fondant Chocolate Pancakes
Price: ¥1,480 (Before Tax)
Running: January 16, 2019 – February 28, 2019
Available: At Eggs ‘n Things branches in Japan (Except LaLaport Nagoya Minato AQULS and Takasaki OPA)


Find your favourite Valentine’s Day sweets, and look forward to part three♡