Address: 4-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku Website: http://www.newotani.co.jp/en Tel: 03-3265-1111

Address: 6-10-3 Roppongi, Minato-ku Website: tokyo.grand.hyatt.com   Tel: 03-4333-1234

This luxury hotel has stupendous views over the city, and on clear days you can even see Mt. Fuji in the distance. Insider tip: If you want to recreate those scenes from Lost in Translation while giving your wallet less of a bashing, just head a few floors below the famed New York Bar and stop on the 41st floor at The Peak Lounge & Bar. Address: 3-7-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku Website: tokyo.park.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html Tel:  03 5322 1234

Address: 2-16 Maruyama-cho, Shibuya-ku Website: http://www.womb.co.jp/en/ Tel: 03-5459-0039

Make your childhood dreams come true, one slice at a time. Following the success of Max Brenner’s Chocolate Bar in Omotesando Hills, this worldwide chocolate giant has taken one of its most popular items – the dessert pizza – and devoted a whole dining establishment to it. Enter Max Brenner Chocolate Pizza Bar, now open in Harajuku’s home for fashionistas, the LaForet department store. The iconic chocolate pizza is now customizable with five different chocolate bases and 15 different toppings to choose from. While there is no specific eat-in area inside the shop, diners can eat their slices at the mini food court, Good Meal Market. Permanently closed as of 2020. Average Price: Lunch ¥1,000 Dinner ¥1,000 Address: 2F LaForet Harajuku, 1-11-16 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku Website: maxbrenner.com

This prime location is a hotspot for temporary pop up shops, which gives the venue a fresh new look every few months. Average Price: Lunch ¥1,000 Dinner ¥1,000 Address: Shinjuku Southern Terrace, 2-2-2 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku Website: shinjukubox.im-transit.co.jp Tel: 03-6383-3213

Say hello to Tokyo’s first kombucha tap bar! For those still scratching their heads, kombucha is a fizzy, fermented tea that purports to have numerous health benefits including better sleep quality, and improved digestion and liver function. The tap bar’s namesake comes in two flavors – original (plain), and a limited edition flavor that changes regularly. There are also raw juices, cold press juices, shot juices, and, for those feeling peckish, kale salads and a selection of brown rice onigiri should hit the spot nicely. Average Price: Lunch ¥1,000 Dinner ¥1,000 Address: 2-13-13 Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku Website: oks-nishiazabu.com Tel: 03-6427-4749

The Tokyo Campanella cookie shop has recently branched into the restaurant industry with a café of its own. Located on the 4th floor of Tokyo Daimaru department store, this Italian-inspired lounge is a luxurious oasis bathed in calming aquamarine hues. Its main fare includes a selection of salads, sandwiches, and doria, ideal for a light lunch or afternoon tea. Especially enticing are the café’s dolce, including an extravagant gold-leaf and chocolate coated Zukotto, filled with a pistachio and vanilla mousse, as well as an Italian take on Japan’s Mont Blanc dessert, appropriately renamed Monte Bianco. Average Price: Lunch ¥1,000 Dinner ¥2,000 Address: 4F Daimaru Tokyo, 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku Website: thecampanellacafe.com Tel: 03-6268-0371

Good Life by name, good life (and food) by nature. This farm-to-table salad shop is a diner with a difference. Not only do they provide locally sourced vegetables from neighboring Chiba and Ibaraki prefectures, they also make their own special blend of fermented brown rice, multi-grained rice and adzuki beans to give their salads an extra hit of minerals and fiber. Packed with everything you need for the day – greens, proteins (vegan-friendly ones, too!) and superfoods – these salads will leave you satisfied and stress-free. You can either design your own bowl, or choose one of the suggested combos on the menu. Average Price: Lunch ¥1,200 Dinner ¥1,600 Address: 1F H.T. Minami-Aoyama Bldg III, 7-11-4 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku Website: goodlifefactory.jp/en/ Tel: 03-6805-0240

This Sydney staple of 15 years was awarded the number 25 spot in a ranking of Australia’s best 100 restaurants in 2016, and now it’s time to share their culinary skills with Tokyo. Their first restaurant in Japan will be in the capable hands of Toshiyuki Nakayasu, who was head chef of the Fratelli Paradiso Sydney shop for 9 years. Course meals are abound with true blue Italian fare, including freshly made pasta, aged prosciutto and creamy risottos. To go with the meals, there is an excellent selection of 150 different wines. Also, for those with dietary requirements, simply let your waiter know and they will accommodate the meal accordingly. Average Price: Lunch ¥3,000 Dinner ¥8,000 Address: Omotesando Hills, 4-12-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku Website: fratelliparadiso.im-transit.co.jp Tel: 03-3408-0800

This Spanish-Italian dining brand’s latest offering makes Shibuya its home with a “gourmet meatery” concept. The restaurant has two lavishly decorated floors, with the second floor allowing full view of the kitchen, as well as a glance at the disco ball-esque wood fired pizza oven. Lunch sets are reasonably priced for the area and free drink refills with your meal are a clear bonus. Evening dining options – apart from the obvious carnivorous choices, pizza, and pasta – include Japanese-inspired cocktails infused with yuzu and shiso, as well as an extensive wine selection and some choice craft beers. Average Price: Lunch ¥1,500 Dinner ¥5,000 Address: 1F Shibuya Cast, 1-23-21 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku Website: www.rigoletto.jp/shibuya/    Tel: 03-6631-1129

Just 26 minutes from Tokyo Station, this high-rise hotel is a landmark of Saitama city and offers breathtaking views reaching all the way to Mt Fuji. It serves as a great base for those planning a visit to the historical Railway Museum (www.railway-museum.jp/en) or Saitama Stadium 2002 (www.stadium2002.com/en/), which is the largest soccer stadium in Japan. Address: 2-5-1 Nakacho, Saitama-shi Website: www.royalpines.co.jp/urawa/english   Tel: 047-827-1111

This  hotel is located right next to Tokyo Dome, the home stadium of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team. Just outside the doors of this conveniently situated hotel are an amusement park, a huge hot spring complex, and a traditional garden called Koishikawa Korakuen. For dining, drop in at Rilassa restaurant on the third floor. For an unforgettable view, visit The Artist’s Café on the 43rd floor, where you can enjoy live music and a variety of fine cuisine from 150m above ground. Average Price: Lunch ¥3,000 Dinner ¥5,000 Address: 1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku Website: www.tokyodome-hotels.co.jp/e/   Tel: 03-5805-2111

Located in the port area of Naha in Okinawa Prefecture, Loisir Spa Tower Naha features a natural hot spring and spa facilities. All rooms come furnished with balconies – and some with in-room onsen – to make for the utmost luxury during your stay. If you’re feeling peckish, you can drop in at the all-day dining restaurant Fontaine, or try Okinawan cuisine at Ryukyu Dining HANAFU. There’s also Planet, a bar with a spectacular oceanside view, and the sunset terrace, Papillon. Address: 3-2-1 Nishi , Naha Website: www.loisir-spatower.com   Tel: 098-868-2222

Not only will you be impressed by the wide variety on offer here – everything from Japanese textbooks for learners to genres including art and sports – but you'll also be amazed at the number of languages they cover. Besides English books, you'll find French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Chinese, making Books Kinokuniya Tokyo a true one-stop shop for all sorts of foreigners. Address: 5-24-2 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku Website: www.kinokuniya.co.jp/c/store/Books-Kinokuniya-Tokyo    Tel: 03-5361-3316