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Tapas Molecular Bar

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With only eight seats, our one-Michelin starred Tapas Molecular Bar offers an exclusive dining experience celebrating the art of innovative molecular cuisine. Situated within the chic Oriental Lounge on the 38th floor, the bar serves a range of delicious dishes in the traditional sushi-bar style.
PRICE RANGE
US$177 - US$253
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Molecular dining is something extraordinary for sure. 14 courses are prepared in front of you and served in a cool fashion. The chef explains how it is prepared and what tools to use from the actual toolbox. All served with carefully selected wines. All served...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Trig5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

AMAZING EXPERIENCE by Mr Kento Ushikubo at Tapas Molecular Bar. Kento-san is a Canadian born Japanese who speaks excellent English. He used to major in art, obviously very talented & creative. It’s a fun & impressive dinner that I’d highly recommend to those who want...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Whynot_Phebe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire dining experience including the service and food was a 10/10. The meals and menu are carefully orchestrated to perfection, our night is one we will never forget. We can not speak any more highly of Head Chef Ping, his craftsmanship and attention to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank iseeirene
Reviewed 13 February 2019

The entire dinner was outstanding, very creative and tasted wonderful. The food was prepared with love and lots of thought of what works for all pallets. It was presented well and the Chef was quite entertaining. I read some comments about special requests. I think...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank margitmills
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2019

Dear margitmills Thank you for taking the time to share your positive review following your recent experience at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo. We are delighted to learn that you had a memorable dining ecperience at Tapas Molecular Bar. Your inspiring comments are much appreciated, and we...More

Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Food was great but what made it special was the interactions with the chefs and the final preparations done in front of diners. Highly recommended and will try be back in the future.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jeremyt24k
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Dear jeremyt24k Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel for another memorable experience. Yours sincerely, Social Media Communications Mandarin Oriental,...More

Reviewed 30 January 2019

Overall a vey nice show by chef „Ping“ who was never short a funny comment. Food is very tasty and 14 dishes are served over a period of nearly 3 hours. The hotel service is outstanding but the price is outstanding too. We paid 60.000...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bixierg
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2019

Dear bixierg Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent dining experience at Tapas Molecular Bar. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel for another memorable experience. Yours sincerely, Social Media Communications Mandarin Oriental,...More

Reviewed 18 January 2019

I wish I could write a better review of this overall delicious restaurant. Unfortunately the price and service do not warrant a better review. We have been to other molecular gastronomy restaurants and I had read previous reviews of this place so we had high...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shampeu
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2019

Dear Shampeu Thank you for this review following your dining experience at Tapas Mplecular Bar. Your feedback has been shared with the appropriate Department Heads to initiate the necessary steps for improvement to meet the quality standards of Mandarin Oriental. We place great importance on...More

Reviewed 8 January 2019

WAO!!! Restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental, limited seats, very personalized experience and the food excellent considering is a molecular bar, food is very satisfying.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EMedina19
Reviewed 6 January 2019

My husband and I had booked this restaurant two months in advance and I suggest you do because the intimate setting only seats 8 diners at a time- get booking early. We knew it was a molecular gastronomy experience but just how mind blowing and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

This is the second time my boyfriend and I have eaten at Tapas Molecular Bar. Our first time we attended a lunch during the spring season and we recently attended a lunch during the winter season to celebrate the end of 2018. Each season the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kasey R
MOTYO, Social Media Communications at Tapas Molecular Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Dear Kasey R Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Your inspiring comments are much appreciated, and we are thrilled that we were able to contribute in making your trip to Tokyo an enjoyable one once again. We look forward to the...More

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Response from Kasey R | Reviewed this property |
I like dressing up for fun dining adventures and Tapas Molecular Bar is something special (which may or may not inspire you to want to dress classy). With that said, the people sitting next to us wore nice jeans, so I think... More
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The chef can definitely accommodate vegetarian dishes
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