Coinciding with the exhibition “Masterpieces of French Paintings from the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow” being held until Sept. 16 at the Yokohama Museum of Art, the InterContinental Yokohama Grand is providing special offers, through the end of the exhibition.

At Azur, the hotel’s French and Western cuisine restaurant, a special course features dishes that echo aspects of paintings from the exhibition, such as “Ballet Rehearsal” by Edgar Degas. With many fresh seasonal ingredients, each colorful dish provides customers with a feast for the eyes and taste buds. The course is available at both lunch and dinner at ¥9,240 per person.

At the Marine Blue lounge and bar, a special afternoon tea set is available. The afternoon tea plates are also in the motif of paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Henri Matisse. These will be served with a luxurious French tea from Betjeman & Barton. The afternoon tea is available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at ¥2,200 per person.

Prices include tax and a service charge. Customers bringing a ticket stub from the exhibition can receive a 15 percent discount.

The InterContinental Yokohama Grand is a 2-minute walk from Minatomirai Station (Minatomirai Line) or a 10-minute walk from Sakuragicho Station (Keihin-Tohoku, Negishi, Yokohama, Blue lines). For more information or reservations, call 045-223-2222.

Champagne brunch with parfait plan

The Hyatt Regency Tokyo in the Shinjuku district is again offering its popular accommodation plan called Champagne Brunch and Stay, available until Dec. 29.

The plan includes a special brunch at Caffe, the hotel’s Italian-themed all-day restaurant, which includes a glass of Champagne or fresh juice with appetizers including smoked salmon, and eggs Florentine for the main dish. Coffee will also be served, and for dessert, a special fruit parfait will be offered as an energy booster to start the day. The brunch is available from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The plan includes free parking and use of the hotel’s pool and fitness facility, and guests can also enjoy special discounts at hotel facilities including the bars, restaurants and the Joule spa.

The plan is available from ¥16,650 per person for double occupancy including tax and a service charge. A Tokyo hotel accommodation charge will apply.

The Hyatt Regency Tokyo is connected to Tochomae Station (Oedo Line), a 4-minute walk from Nishi-Shinjuku Station (Marunouchi Line) and a 9-minute walk from Shinjuku Station (various lines). For more information, call 03-3348-1234 or visit goo.gl/BwFf0 .

Peninsula beer and pot pie pairing

The Peninsula Tokyo will offer a special pot pie and craft beer promotion at the hotel’s Peter: The Bar, from Sept. 2 to 30.

The bar will offer several craft beers from around the world and its homemade pot pies. Customers can pick from five beers: American amber ale, German Weizen, Belgian white ale, Japanese real ginger ale from Kochi Prefecture and Japanese espresso stout from Ibaraki Prefecture.

The hotel’s weekly warm pot pie comes in flavors such as beef and potato; mushrooms, foie gras and bacon; and creamy chicken with seasonal vegetables, and customers can pick one to go with the beer for ¥2,800 including tax and a service charge. The pairing will be available from noon to 11 p.m.

The 24th-floor bar offers splendid views of Tokyo. Only those over age 20 are allowed to enter.

The Peninsula Tokyo is connected to Hibiya Station (Chiyoda, Hibiya, Mita lines) or a 3-minute walk from Ginza Station (Ginza, Marunouchi, Hibiya lines) or Yurakucho Station (Yurakucho, Yamanote, Keihin-Tohoku lines). For more information or reservations, call 03-6270-2763 or visit www.peninsula.com/tokyo .

In line with COVID-19 guidelines, the government is strongly requesting that residents and visitors exercise caution if they choose to visit bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.

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