Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo is scheduled to host a pop-up restaurant Gaggan - named number one in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for three consecutive years - between 15-17 June 2017.

For the first time ever, Chef Gaggan Anand’s ‘Progressive Indian Cuisine’ will be presented in Japan, offering a unique opportunity to experience his imagination-defying dishes including ‘Charcoal’ and ‘Yoghurt Explosion’. Diners will enjoy a progression of fifteen dishes that might include ‘magic’ mushrooms, Indian sushi and sea urchin ice cream.  Space will be limited to 12 in each sitting.

Anand plans to close his restaurant in 2020 and open a small restaurant in Fukuoka, Japan with fellow cook and friend Takeshi ‘Goh’ Fukuyama. Advance reservation dinner at the pop-up combined with accommodation is now available online from 30 March, costing JPY 135,000 (approx. £1460) for a Mandarin Suite. 

Wine pairing is also offered at JPY 15,000 (approx. £103 pp). Table-only reservations are also available and there will be four sittings a day, at 18:00, 18:30, 20:30 and 21:00.

The package price includes one night for two people, dinner in the pop-up and breakfast at K’shiki. Price excludes 15% service, 8% consumption tax and accommodation tax per person of JPY 200. 

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo is the finest, most authentic place to stay in the stunning city and was voted No 1 in Condé Nast Traveller’s Top Hotels of North Asia 2016. It features 179 guest rooms and suites, three Michelin-starred restaurants and the fine sushi restaurant, Sushi Sora as well as an award-winning spa. It is located in the ancient Nihonbashi district, the heart of old Edo.

A wine pairing priced at JPY 15,000 and a non-alcohol pairing priced at JPY 7,000 per person are available. Prices exclude 13% service charge, 8% consumption tax and accommodation tax of JPY 200 per person.

Gaggan Anand has achieved wide acclaim for putting Indian food on the world map of fine dining with his progressive approach to cooking. By realising his dream of changing people’s attitudes to Indian food his restaurant, Gaggan, has been awarded Best Restaurant in Asia at the Asia 50 Best Restaurants awards three years in a row, which is a record. By reflecting on Indian spices and flavours and taking a Japanese-style approach of "less is more, more is less" his creations are both minimalist and sensational.

S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna are the main sponsors of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list is published by William Reed Business Media, which also publishes The World's 50 Best Restaurants, launched in 2002, and Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, launched in 2013.


Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’s visionary design and award-winning service have been recognised as the epitome of sophisticated luxury in the city. Superbly located in the prestigious financial district within the historical and cultural centre of Tokyo, the first Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group property in Japan embodies the best of contemporary and time-honoured architectural splendour. The hotel features 178 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, Michelin-starred dining, innovative bar concepts and a award-winning holistic spa all situated within the top nine floors of the soaring, Cesar Pelli-designed Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower, a site offering spectacular views of the city skyline while also providing access to stately banquet and conference facilities within the adjacent Mitsui Main Building, a Japanese cultural-heritage property.


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