Start your morning with one of Tokyo Station’s 200+ delicious breads and pastries!

01.April.2019 | FOOD

Tokyo Station City is a bread battleground where over 200 types of breads and pastries are sold. In this article we show you the top bread rankings at Gransta, ecute Tokyo and ecute Keiyo Street that serve up the perfect breakfast to start your day.

 

Gransta

 

1st Place – Curry Bread: ¥220 (Tax Included) @ BURDIGALA EXPRESS

Taking the No.1 spot in Gransta is BURDIGALA EXPRESS’s curry bread cooked with spicy fillings.
*Tax-inclusive price to increase to ¥226 on April 1, 2019.

2nd Place – Croissant: ¥220 (Tax Included) @ BURDIGALA EXPRESS

A light and crunchy croissant wrapped delicately in rich butter.
*Tax-inclusive price to increase to ¥226 on April 1, 2019.

3rd Place – Pain au Chocolat: ¥240 (Tax Included) @ BURDIGALA EXPRESS)

Known as a “chocolatine” in southern France, this puff pastry-like delight is full of delicious chocolate.

*Tax-inclusive price to increase to ¥248 on April 1, 2019.

4th Place – Croissant B.C.: ¥292 (Tax Included) @ Daisy Tokyo

An almond cake wrapped in a croissant pastry and topped with cookie dough and almonds.

5th Place – Onion Curry Bread: ¥324 (Tax Included) @ Boulangerie Asano

This tasty curry bread is made with rich onions. The outside is crunchy without being greasy.

 

 

ecute Tokyo

1st Place – Tokyo Brick Bread: ¥287 (Tax Included) @ Tokyo Anpan Mame-Ichizu

Made to look like the red bricks of Tokyo Station this bread is filled with adzuki beans and a specially made cream before being stamped with the station’s name.

2nd Place – Denmark Sausage Roll: ¥291 (Tax Included) @ Andersen

A soft rolled pierced with a Denmark sausage and topped with cheese perfect for lunch or just a quick bite to eat.

3rd Place – Tokyo Red Bean Paste Pancake: ¥480 (Tax Included) @ Tokyo Anpan Mame-Ichizu

A ‘pancake sandwich’ smothered in butter and packed with large-grained red beans from Tokachi District, Hokkaido.

4th Place – Tochiotome Strawberry Cream Anpan: ¥280 (Tax Included) @ Tokyo Anpan Mame-Ichizu

The strawberry cream is made with Tochiotome strawberries which have a full-bodied flavour. This is mixed with coarse sweet red bean paste to create something both delicious and cute-looking.

5th Place – Milk France: ¥172 (Tax Included) @ Andersen

This bread has a light and piquant texture to it and is filled with cream that has a milky flavour. The delicious taste of the cream with the bread gives it a distinct flavour.

 

ecute Keiyo Street

 

1st Place – Beef Stew: ¥292 (Tax Included) @ Boulangerie La Terre

An interesting mix that combines a chewy doughnut and slow cooked beef stew.

2nd Place – Happiness Calling Cream Bread: ¥195 (Tax Included) @ Boulangerie La Terre

The Jersey cattle milk used to make the custard cream filling is rich in flavour but light in texture. Everything is wrapped in a fluffy dough with a cute smiling face on it.

Chickpea Curry: ¥216 (Tax Included) @ Boulangerie La Terre

A curry doughnut stuffed with chickpeas. The slow cooked roux complements and bring out the flavours of the beef and vegetables even more.

 

Start your morning off with a hearty breakfast at Tokyo Station!

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    Shop Image

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    Neko Neko House

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    Tokyo Neko Neko Bread – Plain, Chocolate, Caramel Almond, Tsubu-an, Matcha, Soybean

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