Enjoy dinner and a show at a local restaurant in Tokyo during this Izakaya Seafood Dinner with Japanese Dance Performance. With seasonal fish delivered fresh from the market, this restaurant features creative cuisine that reflects the bounty of the season.
The restaurant owner, Chef Hirata, is a licensed kikizake-shi (sake sommelier) and will help select the perfect bottle of sake for every occasion and palate. Stocked with high-end brands from small-batch sake breweries, you can enjoy the taste of delicious Japanese sake, alongside this izakaya course meal.
One of the classic Japanese dishes you can look forward to is called “ika no shiokara.” It is a very traditional fermented food. An acquired taste, shiokara is made by marinating strips of squid in a mix of its own innards. Usually served in izakayas, this salty dish pairs well with sake! The main meal comes later, so not to worry if the shiokara isn’t to your taste. The menu changes from season to season, to ensure that guests can taste the flavors of the recent harvest when the ingredients are at their optimum freshness. See the meal example below for an idea of the dishes that are served at this izakaya.
While you feast on the delicious course meal, you will be entertained by Japanese dancers. The musicians fuse traditional Japanese instruments and modern rock, and the dancers are just as avant-garde, with artistic divergences from the traditional Japanese dance. This is nothing like the classical Japanese dance and musical performances you’ve seen before!
Try “ika no shiokara,” a traditional Japanese fermented squid dish
View a Japanese dance performance that combines traditional and modern elements
Tuck into a delicious Japanese course menu that reflects the season’s bounty
Enjoy Japanese sake, selected by Chef Hirata, a certified sake sommelier
Japanese dance and musical instrument performance
“Ika no shiokara” (Japanese fermented squid)
Japanese izakaya course meal
Meeting Point and Meeting Time:
4-minute walk from Oji Station (Tokyo Metro)
Please note that the English level of the chef and staff is limited, but there are English materials available
The legal drinking age in Japan is 20 years old and non-alcoholic beverages will be served to those under age