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Yamanoue Tempura

1-1 Surugadai, Kanda | Yamanoue Hotel Bdg1F, Chiyoda 101-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3293-2831
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
13 Feb 2017
“Delightful tempura dinner in traditional hotel restaurant ”
6 Feb 2017
“Great Traditional Tempura!”
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1-1 Surugadai, Kanda | Yamanoue Hotel Bdg1F, Chiyoda 101-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Nice cosy environment. Food is average to good. Prices are ok. Recommended to try this restaurant if you are around...

Thank yeoc468
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Thanks to our concierge's recommendation, we had our last dinner in Tokyo at this traditional tempura restaurant at the Hilltop Hotel, near the JR Ochanomizu Station, which is accessible via the JR Chuo and Sobu lines. The hotel is reputedly very popular with Japanese writers/novelists...More

Thank Eunice C
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Yamanoue is situated on the ground floor of the Hilltop Hotel, and is a traditional tempura restaurant, which uses old ice-chests, rather than freezers. Tempura is beautifully-prepared, and you have a choice of course-menus or ala carte items. Of course, you can go for a...More

Thank colin_matthew
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is the main restaurant of the Yamanoue Hotel, a small hotel with real charm. The tempura and service are very good, but I feel you're paying slightly over the odds because of the character and history of the hotel (which was a favourite haunt...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This famous and rather highly acclaimed Tempura restaurant happened to be below my anticipation. Located in the traditional and historical Yamanoue (Hilltop) Hotel, the restaurant is considered to be quite exclusive. Whilst the volume of food served (we ordered the mid-price ranged set menu) was...More

Thank JJ_Halim21
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Yamanoue is a small restaurant offering authentic tempura in set menu as well as a-la-carte. A large rectangular bar is built in the dinning area where customers were seated. A wide range of seafood and seasonal vegetables were available, we had an excellent selection from...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 28 December 2015

After hearing that the Michelin stared chief kondo originally came from yama no ue. I decided to come for a experience at one of the older tempura places in Tokyo. It is located on the first floor of the hotel, the place is old style...More

Thank yotsu
Reviewed 23 August 2015

It is one of top class restaurant in Tokyo. Employee's are like well trained butler or maid. Their service is fatally gentle. For example, when you enter the restaurant, you would see all the employees stand up in front of you and say "Good afternoon,...More

Thank 391crazyguy
Reviewed 11 February 2015

I don't usually like the 100% sesame oil tempura, but Yamanoue was absolutely brilliant. They use 2 vats at 2 different temperatures to elevate frying to pure art. The quality of the ingredients is astonishing. Frying only seems to make the vegetables brighter and cleaner,...More

Thank LydiaItoi
Reviewed 18 October 2013

I hope I am reviewing the correct location in Tokyo Midtown Roppongi. I went to the place tonight craving prawn tempura. The restaurant is very pretty and the bar for those sitting single is very nice with a pretty view. I like the Midtown location,...More

Thank GypsyInTheClouds
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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  • Address: 1-1 Surugadai, Kanda | Yamanoue Hotel Bdg1F, Chiyoda 101-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
  • Neighbourhood: Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3293-2831
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