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Strawberry Buffet

[2024] The Latest on Strawberry Buffet, Afternoon Tea, and Strawberry Sweets in Kyoto to Enjoy the Spring Season

The exciting strawberry season is here again this year! We introduce the latest information on strawberry buffets and strawberry sweets in Kyoto, including buffets that are full of strawberries from start to finish and luxurious afternoon teas filled with strawberry sweets. There are many delights only available at this time of the year. If you are interested, early reservation is recommended!

1.[THE THOUSAND KYOTO is a lunch party where strawberry sweets take center stage.

The colorful menu lineup includes cold pasta topped with Japanese strawberries, ricotta cheese, fresh ham and hamon serrano, salad with strawberries and parmigiano cheese, and three types of finger food-sized pizzas. Two types of sweets are offered in full size: chocolate parfait, a marriage of strawberries and chocolate, and blancmange served with strawberry confiture. Enjoy an elegant lunch party filled with strawberries to your heart's content at THE THOUSAND KYOTO.


Place/THE THOUSAND KYOTO 2F Italian Cuisine [SCALAE]
Period / Thursday, February 1, 2024 - Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Hours: 11:30 - 14:30 (LO)
   Free-flow drinks are available for 90 minutes
Price/Strawberry Lunch Party 6,800 yen per person (including tax and service charge)
Reservation/reservation required


2.Afternoon tea to savor the charm of strawberries [Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto (Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto)

[At the Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, Amao and other brand-name strawberries are lavishly used to create a variety of fresh, sorbet, jellied, and mousse flavors, allowing visitors to taste strawberries in different ways to suit their palates. Five types of sweets are available on the menu, which bring out the best of the ingredients, and four types of savory dishes express the fusion of various food cultures from around the world and Japanese strawberries. Enjoy them with the hotel's original tea blends, welcome drinks using strawberries, and original tea mocktails.

Four Seasons Hotel Strawberry Afternoon Tea

Place: Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto 3F [The Lounge & Bar] or 1F Restaurant [Brasserie]
Period / Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Time/Part 1 12:00-14:30 (LO/14:00), Part 2 15:00-17:30 (LO/17:00)
Price/Strawberry Afternoon Tea: 7,000 yen per person on weekdays, 7,800 yen per person on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays (including tax)
Reservation/reservation required

Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

3.[Fauchon Hotel Kyoto] A dessert buffet where you can enjoy Amaou to your heart's content.

Japan's first gourmet hotel, Fauchon Hotel Kyoto, is now offering an Amaou dessert buffet during lunch time only. This is a limited-time buffet event where you can not only taste the Amaou fruit as it is, but also enjoy to your heart's content strawberry desserts specially prepared by the hotel patissier, such as Paris-Brest, tarts, and panna cotta using Amaou fruit. Enjoy a luxurious lunch time with as much juicy Damao as you like.

fauchon hotel

Place: Fauchon Hotel Kyoto 10F [Grand Café Fauchon]
Period / Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - Friday, March 15, 2024
Hours / Lunch time 11:30-15:00
Price / Lunch Amaou Dessert Buffet: 3,000 yen per person if added to lunch menu, 6,800 yen (including tax) for dessert buffet only
Reservation/reservation required via web or phone

Fauchon Hotel Kyoto

4.Cocktail parfait and paired cocktails using brand-name strawberries [Century Hotel Kyoto (Kyoto Century Hotel)

[The Century Hotel Kyoto has prepared a variety of sweets and cocktails to enhance the Valentine's Day season, including a branded strawberry cocktail parfait to brighten up bar time. The seasonal cocktail parfait is filled with the charms of seasonal strawberries, with champagne and seasonal fruit jelly at the bottom, a rum-infused tiramisu-like flavor in the center of the glass, two types of richly flavored homemade ice cream made with Japanese whiskey "Hibiki," and domestically produced The center of the glass is filled with two types of homemade ice cream, one with a rum-infused tiramisu flavor and the other with the rich taste of Hibiki Japanese whiskey, as well as Japanese strawberries. A total of three types of menu items are available for a limited time only! Get drunk on mature strawberries.

Century Hotel

From left to right: Seasonal Fruit Mojito, Cocktail Parfait, Valentine's Day Pair Cocktail

Place: Century Hotel Kyoto, 2F [Main Bar Essex
Period / Thursday, February 1, 2024 - Sunday, March 31, 2024
Hours: 17:30 - 23:00 (LO/22:30)
Price: Cocktail parfait - strawberry - 3,500 yen, Valentine pair cocktail - 2,024 - 4,000 yen, Seasonal fruit mojito - Valentine - 2,400 yen
Reservations/reservations are better

Century Hotel Kyoto

5.Afternoon tea like a jewel box with Oita berries [Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto (Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto)].

[The afternoon tea currently being held at RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto is a two-tiered box resembling a jewelry box, with 11 different kinds of sweets in the upper tier and 9 savory items beautifully arranged in the lower tier. While taking advantage of the characteristics of berries, customers can enjoy 10 types of sweets made from berries with different palates and flavors, including millefeuille, mousse, tart, cream cookie sandwich, pudding, French toast, and confiture. The French toast is made with milk, sugar and eggs, with the juice of berries soaked into the bread and baked, and finished with fresh berries and sauce sprinkled on top. The strawberry confiture is served with scones.

Rihga Royal Hotel

Location: RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto Lounge 1F [Inside All Day Dining Kaza]
Period / Thursday, January 4, 2024 - Sunday, March 31, 2024
Time / 10:00-17:00 (LO)
Price / Berry meets afternoon tea set 5819 yen per person (incl. service charge, 2 hours with free drink in the designated area)
Reservations/Reservations are better (limited to 10 meals a day)

Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

6.Strawberry buffet at Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande, where you can enjoy freshly grown strawberries

[At the strawberry buffet at Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande, you can enjoy a creative menu full of strawberries from sweets to dishes, including a plate of freshly picked strawberries delivered directly from farms in Shiga Prefecture. The buffet offers approximately 60 different dishes, including drinks, all made with strawberries.

Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande

Place: Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande, 2F, Mediterranean cuisine & wine/beer bar [Octava]
Period / Sunday, February 18, 2024 - Monday, May 6, 2024
   Held only on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays during the period (also held on Fridays in April)
   Daily from April 2 (Tue) to April 7 (Sun) and May 1 (Wed) to May 6 (Mon)
Time / 11:30-13:00, 13:30-15:00
Price/ Adults 5800 yen, Elementary school students 3300 yen, Infants 1650 yen (4-6 years old) (incl. service charge)
Reservation/reservation required

Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande

7.[Strawberry Sweets Plate at Hotel Okura Kyoto (Hotel Okura Kyoto)

[Hotel Okura Kyoto will hold a strawberry sweets fair from March 1, 2024 (Fri.). The sweets plate starring strawberries, which have become a staple of spring, is a collection of nine mini sweets, including strawberry tarts, panna cotta, Daifuku with cherry bean paste, roll cake, and hedgehog-shaped cookies. The pink and bright green base color scheme with ladybug decorations makes for a visually appealing springtime dish. In addition, many other limited strawberry sweets are available. Come and experience spring one step ahead of others.

Hotel Okura

Sweets Plate "Strawberry Parade" (with coffee or tea) 3,200 yen

Place: Hotel Okura Kyoto, 1F [Cafe Reccoat]
Period / Friday, March 1, 2024 - Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Hours/10:00-21:00 (LO/20:00)
   Eat-in items available 11:30 - 20:00 / Take-out items available 10:00 - 20:00
Reservations / Reservations not accepted for eat-in

Hotel Okura Kyoto Cafe Reccoat

  • Hotel Okura Kyoto Cafe Rec Court
  • Hotel Okura Kyoto 1F, Kawaramachi Oike, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Directly connected to Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae subway station
  • Tel. 075-254-2517 (direct)
  • https://www.hotel.kyoto/okura/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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