The Shinagawa Prince Hotel is offering specially priced dinner tickets through Jan. 31 in celebration of the Main Tower’s 15th anniversary.

The Premium Dinner Thank You! Ticket is ¥3,900 and can be used at the hotel’s seven restaurants.

For example, a dinner buffet with unlimited drinks, which usually costs ¥7,500, can be enjoyed with the ticket (limited between 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.) at Luxe Dining Hapuna on the first floor of the Main Tower.

Other restaurants preparing special ¥3,900 courses are Italian restaurant New York Pier 17, lounge bar and restaurant Top of Shinagawa Prince Court, Shinagawa Daihanten Chinese Restaurant, Ajikaido Gojusantsugi Japanese Food Corners, Nanakamado Japanese Restaurant and Aqua Dining Tropics. Tickets can be purchased at each restaurant.

The Shinagawa Prince Hotel is a two-minute walk from the Takanawa Exit of Shinagawa Station. For further information and reservations, call (03) 5421-1114.

ANA Happy Christmas for Ladies

The Champagne Bar on the third floor of the ANA InterContinental Tokyo will prepare a Happy Christmas for Ladies plan from Dec. 19-25 as a special festive version of the bar’s popular Happy Hour for Ladies plan.

Two hours of free-flowing Champagne, Champagne cocktails and other drinks, served with an assortment of six kinds of hors d’oeuvres, three kinds of hot dishes and dessert is offered at ¥6,000 per lady.

The bar is open from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. (last entry 9 p.m.).

The ANA InterContinental Tokyo is a one-minute walk from Tameike-Sanno Station. For further information or reservations, call (03) 3505-1111.

Yokohama evening sweets buffet

The Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers is offering a sweets buffet featuring strawberry sweets on Thursday and Friday evenings from Jan. 7 through March 26.

Sweets Parade, served between 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the hotel’s second-floor lobby lounge Seawind, offers a variety of hotel-made sweets as well as light meals such as bread, open sandwiches, soups and salads.

Five kinds of tube cakes, which you can arrange with various toppings and sauces, are among the popular buffet items.

The buffet is ¥2,415 per person, excluding a 10 percent service charge. Unlimited coffee, tea and soft drinks are included.

The buffet is not available Feb. 11 (a national holiday).

There are also accommodation plans combining a hotel stay and the buffet, priced from ¥9,500 to ¥17,000.

The Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers is a one-minute walk from the West Exit of Yokohama Station. For further information, call (045) 411-1111.

Crab buffet at New Otani Tokyo

The Hotel New Otani Tokyo is holding its popular annual buffet of crab, a much-loved winter delicacy in Japan, through Feb. 28.

The Winter Crab Buffet, on offer at the Top of the Tower buffet restaurant, which commands panoramic views of Tokyo from the hotel’s 40th floor, lets diners enjoy as many crab legs, steamed at lunch and grilled at dinner, as they like, as well as some 40 kinds of continental cuisine items.

Other featured dinner dishes include crab cocktail, crab arancini (fried rice balls), roast beef, beef stew and kushiage (deep fried kebabs), which will be prepared at your table.

The buffet is served between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., excluding Dec. 23-25 and Dec. 31-Jan. 3. The lunch buffet is ¥5,040 for adults and ¥3,150 for children ages 4 to 12; the dinner buffet is ¥7,875 and ¥4,725, respectively. A free drink plan is available for dinner at ¥12,000.

The Hotel New Otani Tokyo is a three-minute walk from Akasaka-Mitsuke and Nagatacho subway stations. For further information and reservations, call (03) 3238-0023.

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