Shunju: Tameike


Seasonal Japanese cuisine is the specialty here, with excellent charcoal-grilled meats and fish, interesting sushi and sashimi plates, and Italian and French wines as well as sake and shochu to drink. The decor of the main dining room is simple – plain blond-wood chairs and tables – with few distractions from the wide-open 27th-floor view. (There’s also a very tastefully decorated tatami-room area in back.)

Prix-fixe dinners start at Y6800, and a la carte is also available, but there’s a Y1000 table charge for a la carte orders at dinnertime. Lunch is a relative bargain, starting at Y1200 for either a donburi or the fresh-vegetable buffet with rice and soup. …continue reading