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Tapas Molecular Bar

2-1-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi | 38F, Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, Chuo 103-8328, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3270-8188
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
18:00 - 00:00 Hours
CUISINES
Fusion
PRICE
££££
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2-1-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi | 38F, Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, Chuo 103-8328, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We tried several Michelin-starred restaurants on this trip, and they left us mostly unimpressed. This was the exception. Everything about this experience was top notch. Very interactive Japanese-Canadian chef who spoke perfect English and made the dinner an entertaining event with his explanations and insights...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank gregsf11
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear gregsf11 Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time and enjoyed with Chef's creative cuisine. Your inspiring comments are much appreciated, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a night. We had such fun. The food was so good. The wine and sake even better. The show by Kento was entertaining and fun. I can totally recommend this experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 437ginaf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first meal while in Tokyo, outstanding. There team was very welcoming and took time to recommend dishes. I visited twice on my trip.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Laurenmarsden94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite expensive, but a unique experience combining a show and innovative techniques in a fantastic setting. Located in the Mandarin Oriental which we did not realize, but we still arrived on time. Because it is in the hotel bar on the 38th floor, the views...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BusyMomof4
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BusyMomof4 Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time at Tapas Molecular Bar. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel for another memorable experience. Yours...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My brother visited in February and told me it was a must do - it absolutely is. We visited as two couples and had a wonderful evening. The chef teams are engaging and fun. Bringing the dishes to life and explaining how they have developed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sun5eeker01
MOTYO, Social Media Communicaitons at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear Sun5eeker01, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time and were satisfied with the quality of service. We look forward to the pleasure...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

A really different experience- molecular fun! Chef Ping is just divine and so lovely! He makes the whole experience fun and is super interactive- love him. The food is tasty and surprising- and going with friends is a sure way to have a fabulous night...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank soha5017
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Dear soha5017 Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent dining experienc at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time with Chef Ping. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

It is definitely not a locals’ experience, but it is quite spectacular and the food is delicious! The bar is at the 38th floor of the hotel. It only seats 8 people per night, so you must book well in advance. You are in front...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Olympiadep
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear Olympiadep Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time and were satisfied with the Chef’s dishes. We look forward to the pleasure...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

As others have written, this is as much a performance as it is a meal. The interaction with the chef is central to enjoying the fourteen courses of inventive nibbles. He explains the technique and the ingredients and there is enough showmanship in presentation to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marcinkro
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Dear marcin k, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent daining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time us. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

This had to be our favorite dinner in Japan! The space is quite small which is perfect for the atmosphere. You get to talk with Chef directly as he explains all of the dishes. The techniques used were very interesting which can sometimes lead to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kelly P
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Kelly P Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time and enjoyed Chef's creation. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Exceptionally well done! This is truly a one of a kind experience. Unique, delicious and fun! I don’t want to say too much because you need to have your own experience. Don’t miss this restaurant!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Seaside821092
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Seaside821092 Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent dining experience at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time. Your inspiring comments are much appreciated. We look forward to the pleasure of...More

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James P
4 January 2018|
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Response from Balzac04 | Reviewed this property |
The chef can definitely accommodate vegetarian dishes
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25 October 2017|
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Response from Allan P | Reviewed this property |
I had to book roughly 3 weeks in advance for a booking It varies But it was worth it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$177 - US$253
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
13:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-1-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi | 38F, Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, Chuo 103-8328, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighbourhood: Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3270-8188
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo
Description
Feed your imagination With only eight seats, our one-Michelin starred Tapas Molecular Bar offers an exclusive dining experience celebrating the art of innovative molecular cuisine. Situated within the chic Oriental Lounge on the 38th floor, the bar serves a range of delicious dishes in the traditional sushi-bar style. Over the course of two hours, our team of talented chefs will prepare bite-sized delicacies right before your eyes, creating new texture and flavour combinations to stimulate both the imagination and the palate. Limited to an intimate group of only eight people per seating, it is the ultimate gourmet experience. Advance reservations are required.
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