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Tokyo Food Tour
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Tokyo Food Tour

  • English English
  • 3 hours

Japanese food is perhaps second to only Italian cuisine in its global popularity, and with good reason. From the ubiquitous sushi to crispy tempura, you can eat eastern all over the world. But only in Tokyo, and only in its unique Shinjuku district, can you get the real taste of Japan, travelling back in time for that authentic umami hit.

Tokyo Food Tour

You’ll try ten different dishes on a Japanese food tour which begins in the bustling streets of the Shinjuku district, making straight for the aptly named ‘Omoide Yokocho’ - ‘Memory Lane’. Lit by lanterns, you’ll weave past the old locals who sit in front of the same tiny stalls as always, lining the Shinjuku labyrinth: a place seemingly untouched by the 21st century.

Having enjoyed a drink together, and with regular stops for dishes such creamy, savoury Tonkotsu Ramen, the tour then makes its way to Kabukicho, Asia’s largest red light district. Here you’ll immerse yourself in the distinctly Japanese world of Izakayas, Karaokes and the bizarre phenomenon of the Robot Restaurant. It’s just how it sounds, but truly has to be seen to be believed!

Then on to Golden Gai, an area not only known for the sushi we’ll try, but also one of Tokyo’s hottest night-spots. With over 200 Izakaya pubs, stalls and karaoke bars, it’s another area time seems to have forgotten, and with its mid-20th century charm, it’s the perfect place to leave a well-fed tour group, from where you can explore the maze of bars and stalls, finding a cosy bar to prop up for the night…

Important Information

This tour is exclusively for adults over 20 years old.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 6 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults
Food Tour
US$ 171

Food Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 171

More Information

Duration

3 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking expert guide.

10 different Japanese dishes at 5 different stops.

Free drink.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 3 days before (Tokyo local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - this activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 171
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 7 days before

Meeting point

Shinjuku Station

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.