Spring draws close, and in Japan, that means all the delicious strawberry sweets and confectioneries make an appearance.
Droves of delectable and dreamy sweet products using Japanese-grown strawberries are currently being announced. Let’s take a peek!
Hilton Tokyo Bay
Did you know that Hilton Tokyo Bay is an official Tokyo Disney Resort® Hotel? Well, from January 13th to July 1st this year, a dessert buffet lusciously listed as “Strawberry Field” will make an appearance at the hotel’s “lounge O.”
Scrumptious strawberry desserts will be lined up ready for savouring in a dreamily cute space that will look like it has been taken straight out of a fairy-tale. 35 gorgeous items will grace the menu, including regular desserts and light food, all of which will have you grabbing your phone to take a snapshot without even realizing to share before relishing in the moment. Look forward to enjoying your time as the heroine of a fairy-tale story in curious surroundings.
Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/84449
Dessert Buffet “Strawberry Field”
Location: Hilton TOKYO BAY “lounge O” (Lobby Floor)
Date: Weekends & Holidays – Two buffets (13:30-15:30 / 16:00-18:00)
Price: Adult – ￥2,800 / Child (4 to 12 years old) – ￥1,600
*Drink bar included
*Above mentioned prices do not include service fee or tax.
Quil Fait Bon
The fruit tart specialist shop Quil Fait Bon will hold their immensely popular annual event “Strawberry Week!” again this year from January 25th to January 31st.
A tantalising total of 10 treats will be available this year. Decorated with delicious strawberries, loved by kids and adults alike, this one-week showcase of full-bodied strawberry goodness will feature goodies only available at this event and more.
Quil Fait Bon – “2018 Strawberry Week!”
Running: January 25, 2018 – January 31, 2018
Event Page: http://www.quil-fait-bon.com/mtr/2018_sw.php
Hyatt Regency Osaka
A city resort hotel in Osaka located near the bay, Hyatt Regency Osaka is bringing back their strawberry dessert buffet “Strawberry Mania ～kiss to berry～” which has been gaining popularity every year. They will serve up cute and sophisticated desserts containing bountiful strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.
Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/80612
Strawberry Mania ～kiss to berry～
Date: January 6, 2018 – April 1, 2018 on Weekends and Holidays only at 12:00-16:00
Location: 1F Lobby Lounge
Event Page: http://www.hyattregencyosaka.com/restaurant/ll/strawberry_mania.html
Sunshine City Prince Hotel
Sunshine City Prince Hotel will hold their “Strawberry Sweets Fair” again this year, an event that never fails to be well-received. Expect to sink your teeth into one of their 15 strawberry sweets that change with each season, as well as freshly made waffles and pancakes.
Every 3 weeks, five event-only sweets will be available, as well as dinner menus containing a line-up of meals made with quality obtainable only at Sunshine City Prince Hotel.
Strawberry Sweets Fair
Location: Chef’s Palette, Cafe & Dining 1F
Season 1 – January 13, 2018 to February 28, 2018
Season 2 – March 1, 2018 to April 15, 2018
Season 3 – April 16, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Time: Weekdays 3pm-5pm / Saturdays & Holidays 12pm-2pm & 3pm-5pm
Price: Adults (middle school and above) ￥3,000 / Children (3rd year elementary school and below) ￥1,500 / Children (1st & 2nd year elementary school) ￥900
Sweets & Dinner Buffet
Time: All week 6pm-9pm (last orders 8:30pm)
Price: Adults (middle school and above) ￥3,700 / Children (3rd year elementary school and below) ￥1,400 / Children (1st & 2nd year elementary school) ￥900
*Prices include consumption tax.
*Please note that you may be refused entry during busy periods. Please make a reservation beforehand.
*Photos are concepts only.
*Ingredients and items on the menu are subject to change depending on stock conditions.
*Please let staff know if you are allergic to anything (including ebi, crab, wheat, soba, eggs, milk, peanuts and so on).
Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland
This hotel is offering up an afternoon tea set on their second floor lounge & bar. Titled “Strawberry Afternoon Tea ～La Sweet de Ichigo Kari～,” the set is loaded with strawberries from Hyōgo Prefecture.
From welcome drinks to sweets, scones, savoury snacks and more, the menu is so lavish with strawberries you’ll almost think you’re in a strawberry field yourself. If you’re in need to feel the springtime early, then look no further.
Strawberry Afternoon Tea ～La Sweet de Ichigo Kari～
Location: Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland, 2F Lounge & Bar
Available: January 1, 2018 – March 31, 2018
Afternoon Tea Set – ￥3,800
w/ Sparkling Wine (50ml) – ￥4,300
w/ Champagne (50ml) – ￥4,700
*Separate consumption tax and an additional 10% service fee will be charged.
Ginza Cozy Corner
For a limited time only, Ginza Cozy Corner are introducing 8 brand-new sweets bountiful with fresh seasonal strawberries.
So that the strawberries can be enjoyed even tastier, the store will combine their strawberries products with cream again this year.
Ginza Cozy Corner Official Website: http://www.cozycorner.co.jp/index.html
Powdered Snow Rich Strawberry Chocolate
Bourbon have released a velvety, winter-only delight. This product is dusted with strawberry powder and fresh cream – an exquisite chocolate indulged with strawberry sensation.
Because of the ganache, it proves mouth-watering, which can be enjoyed together with the rich flavour of the strawberries. With its snow-dusted surface, it has a subtle, almost fleeting image to it, fitting for a limited edition snack.
Powdered Snow Rich Strawberry Chocolate (Japanese: 粉雪ショコラ濃苺)
Released in Japan on January 9, 2018
Price: ￥220 (tax excl.)
Did you enjoy the list? Is your mouth watering yet? It may still be cold, but that’s all the more reason to warm up your spirit with Japanese sweets infused with scrumptious strawberries, available this season only!