Tokyo is never stagnant; exciting things are constantly happening around the corner. It’s hard to keep up with Tokyo’s ever-changing landscape and nearly impossible to keep track of all the new cafes, restaurants, or latest hotspots to hang out. Trekking across the city to find the latest haunts can get exhausting, and that’s where Tokyo.com comes in to help. We have compiled a solid list of the top 3 openings in Tokyo this February. You can get all the information you need from our listings, no need to walk around the city, trying to find the perfect afternoon hangout destination, or taste all the sweets to find your new favourite dessert cafe.
Kit-Kat Chocolatory (Ginza)
Since Kit Kat Chocolatory opened its first store in 2014, the renowned chocolate franchise has opened eight other locations across Japan. In February 2017, the newest addition of Kit Kat Chocolatory opened its doors in Tokyo's Ginza neighbourhood. The past chocolateries have all been located inside shopping complexes, the Ginza store is Kit Kat’s first stand-alone store, and for the grand opening of the store Kit Kat has created a set of Kit Kat chocolates in the shape of sushi.
Opening hours: 10:00 to 20:00
Address: Tokyo-to, Chuo-ku, Ginza 3-7-2
Barcelona-born pâtisserie Bubó brought its delectable goodies to Japan in February 2017. Chocolate artisans peddle their usual lineup of sweets made with fresh ingredients sourced from the Barcelona area, and they bring the best quality of Barcelonian chocolates to Tokyo. Don't miss the show-stopping Xabina chocolate cake, which won a mention as the 'World's Best Chocolate Cake' at the 2005 World Pastry Cup in Lyon, France.
Opening hours: 11:00 to 20:00
Address: Path Omotesando B, 5-6-5 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
You may know this new opening by its upscale restaurant called Kenshiro in Nishi-Azabu. Ushimitsu is looking to 'promote Japanese omotenashi' through the tried and tested favourite, grilled meat. It offers an innovative take on yakiniku, incorporating French and Italian elements into the popular Japanese dish. Try the Kenshiro-yaki, a mainstay at the Nishi-Azabu outpost, or the Ushimitsu Kiwami Yukhoe, which comes topped with sea urchin and caviar.
Opening hours: 17:00-00:00
Address: 1-14-12 Ebisu-Minami, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo