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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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2-1-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi | 38F, Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, Chuo 103-8328, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Sun5eeker01
MOTYO, Social Media Communicaitons at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Kelly P
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

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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

Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is one of the most memorable experiences I've had in Tokyo. Definitely a must try whenever youre visiting the City. You'll be amazed with each dish and how creative each of them is. The food was great but mostly, the experience if even better!More

Thank Monika J
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Monika J 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 30 September 2018

Yes, the menu is extensive although somewhat expensive it's something you should try to experience. The chef (or souschef as he calls himself) never shuts up, and that's a good thing, even if we were the quiet bunch of the evening. They have 8 seats...More

Thank originalgeek
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear originalgeek 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 dishes. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This was amazing ! The chef, Kento I believe, was very entertaining and did a great job explaining and talking us through this jaw dropping dinner. The food was superb, from the presentation to taste. One of the deserts was simply the best one I...More

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MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear zonniezon Thank you for taking the time to share your positive review following your dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We are delighted to learn that you had a pleasant time. Your comments are much appreciated. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

By far the most amazing restaurant experience I’ve ever had. Each of the 14 dishes was delicious. The plating, the attention to detail, the chefs sharing their methods. It all added to an amazing night. We had to book well in advance to get in...More

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MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Janetalexis 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 at the restaurant. Did you enjoy dishes created by our chefs? We look forward...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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Vstew
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining
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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