Sushi for Entertaining Foreigners! 11 English, Halal and Vegetarian Restaurants in Tokyo
Entertaining important foreign guests. Sushi is always a great hit.
This article is an introduction to popular sushi restaurants that offer English-speaking, halal food, and even vegan options.
We have selected some of the best sushi restaurants in Tokyo that offer the services you need because your partner is a foreigner.
We will also provide information on custom-made sushi experiences that are perfect for more special entertainment projects, so please take a look at our planning tips.
Five English-speaking sushi restaurants recommended for entertaining foreigners
For entertaining foreigners, English-speaking restaurants are reassuring allies.
Here we introduce five sushi and sushi restaurants in Tokyo with English-language menus from restaurants where the staff is fluent in English.
Ginza Sushi Ichi Ginza Honten
Ginza Sushi Ichi is a top-notch sushi restaurant in Ginza that has been listed in Michelin.
Each dish is carefully prepared and tastes great, and the restaurant is very popular among foreign customers because the staff can speak English.
It is a popular restaurant in Ginza that frequents celebrities and will please even the most discerning customers.
Store Information：Ginza Sushi Ichi Ginza Main Store
Official website: http://ginza-sushiichi.jp/english/shop/ginza.html
Reservation number: 03-3567-0014
Business hours: 17:00-22:00 (last entry at 20:30)
Address: 1-6-7 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Closed: Sunday, Monday, national holidays (irregular)
Budget sense: 20,000 yen and up
Karaku in Ginza offers authentic Edomae-zushi, a traditional style of sushi, carefully preserved to the present day.
Private rooms with kotatsu (a table placed over a sunken table with a counter) are available, making it ideal for entertaining guests. This internationally acclaimed restaurant has been featured in famous foreign media.
We have an English-language menu and recommend this restaurant when you want to enjoy sake and sushi, such as the wine and Edomae Sushi pairing course.
Restaurant Information: Sushi Karaku
Official website: https://ginza-karaku.com
Reservation phone number: 03-3571-2250
Address: Nishigobankan B1F, 5-6-16 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Reception hours: 12:00 – 18:00
Business hours: Monday-Friday: 11:30-14:00 / 17:00-22:00; Saturday and Sunday: 11:30-15:00 / 17:00-21:30
Budget sense: 18,000 yen
Sushiya Shinkichi Shimbashi
Sushiya Shinkichi Shinbashi is the perfect place for entertaining in Shinbashi, where you can enjoy sushi, sashimi, and a la carte dishes made with seasonal fish directly from the Toyosu market and its production areas.
Private rooms are available for up to 12-13 people. An all-you-can-drink course is also available, so it is recommended for large group dinners.
In addition to English, Spanish is also available. There is also a Chinese menu, which is very reassuring for foreign guests.
Restaurant Information：Sushi Restaurant Shinkichi Shimbashi
Official website: https://www.shinkichisan.com/locations-shinbashi/
Reservation phone number: 050-5384-8415
Business hours: 17:00-23:00 (L.O.22:00) Last entry at 22:00
Address: 6F Eatus Shinbashi, 3-13-4 Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Closed: No holidays
Budget sense: 6,000 yen and up
Sushi Katsu has been in business since 1970 and is a renowned restaurant where you can enjoy the famous Edomae Sushi.
Recommended for those who want to take the time to enjoy authentic Edomae Sushi for their valued foreign guests.
English speaking staff is available, and English menus are also available.
Restaurant Information : Sushi Katsu
Official website: http://sushikatsu-tokyo.com/
Reservation phone number: 050-5447-9703
Business hours: [Monday-Friday] Lunch 11:30-14:00 (L.O.21:00) [Weekday, Saturday, Sunday] Dinner 16:30-21:30 (L.O.21:30)
Address: 9-20 Ichibancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Closed: Open every day
Budget sense: 15,000 yen and up
Sushi Hasegawa Nishi-Azabu
Sushi Hasegawa Nishi-Azabu, with its comfortable warmth of wood, offers authentic sushi, kaiseki, and Japanese cuisine.
The small private room is a relaxing space, English and Korean are available, and an English menu is also available, making it ideal for foreign business dinners.
All dishes are made by ceramic artist Koichi Uchida, and the dishes are beautiful to the eye.
Store Information : Sushi Hasegawa Nishi-Azabu
Official website: http://www.sushi-hasegawa.com/nishiazabu/
Reservation number: 050-5340-7848
Business hours: [Weekdays, Saturdays, holidays, and before holidays] 17:00-23:00 (L.O.22:00) *Private rooms are available upon reservation.
Address: Kasumi Heights 2F, 1-7-11 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Budget sense: from 15,000 yen
Two Halal food-compliant sushi restaurants for entertaining Muslim expats
Here are two restaurants in Tokyo where you can enjoy Halal sushi.
Entertainment with Muslims requires dining at a halal-certified restaurant.
Halal sushi requires consideration for Halal food, such as not using mirin with alcohol content in the rice as well as in the ingredients.
Asakusa Sushi Ken
Asakusa Sushiken is the first halal sushi restaurant in Tokyo. You can enjoy authentic Edo-style sushi made with fresh ingredients.
Obtained Halal certification from the Japan Halal Foundation, which is operated by the Okachimachi Mosque.
The restaurant has received rave reviews from Muslim expatriates around the world because of its halal food and authentic sushi.
Store Information : Asakusa Sushi Ken
Official website: https://www.asakusa-sushiken.com/
Reservation number: 03-5246-6547
Open: 12:00 – 15:00 (Food L.O. 14:30), 17:00 – 22:30 (Food L.O. 22:00)
Address: 2-11-4 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
SUSHI Gonpachi Shibuya
SUSHI Gonpachi Shibuya offers authentic sushi in a modern atmosphere with a night view of Shibuya.
Of these, we recommend the Halal Sushi Course, which allows you to enjoy Wagyu beef and sushi together, for dinner with Muslims.
A course meal with plenty of Halal ingredients, featuring seared meat sushi and a comparison of three parts of the fantastic “Ozaki Beef” wagyu. It is popular even among first-time sushi eaters.
Reservations are required, so please contact us at least 3 business days prior to your visit.
Store Information：SUSHI Gonpachi Shibuya
Official website: https://gonpachi.jp/sushi-shibuya/
Reservation phone number: 03-5784-3772
Hours of operation: 17:00 – 26:00
Address: 3-6 Maruyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Closed: January 1
Budget sense: ￥10,000～
Four stylish vegan sushi restaurants for entertaining foreigners.
Here are four popular vegan sushi restaurants in Tokyo.
Vegan sushi is vegetable-based sushi without any animal-derived ingredients.
We are sure that you will be delighted to show our vegan/vegetarian guests from overseas around your restaurant.
Asakusa Sushi Yu
Asakusa Sushi Yu is a top-quality Edomae Sushi restaurant in Asakusa. It is a famous restaurant where celebrities are said to frequent.
Edo-mae Sushi is made using only natural products and traditional techniques. Special guests are sure to be satisfied with the taste of sushi that is a must-try because of its location in Tokyo.
Vegetarian menus are also available, so please consult with us about reservations in advance.
Store Information： Asakusa Sushi Yu
Official website: https://gonpachi.jp/nishi-azabu/
Reservation number: 050-5571-2610 (reservation required)
Hours: 6:00 p.m. – L.O. 10:00 p.m., closing at 10:30 p.m.
Address: 3-16-8 Nishi Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Budget sense: 20,000 yen and up
At Gonpachi, where former Prime Minister Koizumi and former President Bush held an izakaya summit, you can also enjoy vegan sushi.
Although it is an izakaya, many dishes are popular among foreigners, including the “Gonpachi Vegan Nigiri,” a set of 12 pieces of colorful vegetable sushi and three cuts of vegetable sushi rolls that are also pleasing to the eye.
The restaurant is also popular among American celebrities, as it is used for filming movies and visited by many Hollywood actors and other celebrities.
Store Information： Gonpachi Nishiazabu
Official website: https://gonpachi.jp/nishi-azabu/
Reservation number: 03-5771-0180
Business hours: 17:00-26:00 (L.O. 25:00)
Address: 3F, 1-13-11 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Closed: No holidays (open all year round)
Budget sense: 10,000 yen and up
Sushi Cho, Shirokanedai
Located in Shirokanedai, Sushi-cho is a restaurant where you can enjoy creative sushi.
Considered one of the leading vegan sushi restaurants in Tokyo, the restaurant attracts customers from all over the world for its sushi made with only carefully selected seasonal vegetables.
If you inform them in advance of any allergies or foodstuffs you have difficulty with, they will make sure to accommodate you, so we recommend this restaurant for entertaining people who have many likes and dislikes.
Store Information： 【Sushi Cho, Shirokanedai
Official website: http://www.shirokanedai-sushicho.com/
Address: Ad Shirokanedai B1, 5-15-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0071
Hours: Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. / Evening: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Budget sense: 10,000 yen and up
Ein Sof Ginza
Ein Sof Ginza Honten, a vegan restaurant and patisserie located just a short walk from Higashi-Ginza Station, offers stylish and delicious vegan cuisine.
The restaurant also offers a large selection of organic wines and is perfect for dinners with foreigners who are particular about gluten-free dishes, five pungent roots and more.
The “Kotohagi” course, available only during dinner time, consists of 11 types of vegetable sushi. The colorful vegetables on Japanese nori seaweed and pesticide-free brown rice vinegared rice are a feast for the eyes.
Reservations are required for dinner courses only. Reservations required at least one day in advance for vegan Hana Chirashi Sushi orders.
Store information: [Ein Sof Ginza Main Store
Official website: http: //ain-soph.jp
Reservation number: 050-3134-4241
Business hours: Lunch 11:30 – 14:30 (LO 14:30) / Tea time 14:30 – 17:00 (LO 16:00) / Dinner Wed – Sat (Wed-Sat) 17:30 – 21:00
Address: 4-12-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Closed: No regular holidays
Budget sense: 6,000~.
Entertaining with sushi as the keyword experience.
If you want to entertain guests with more special hospitality, we recommend a Japanese cultural experience with sushi as the keyword.
In recent years, experience-based tourism has become increasingly popular among foreigners.
Here are some specific ways to experience Japanese culture, with sushi as the key word, which is perfect for entertaining, and is Motenas Japan’s top choice.
Sushi workshop for entertainment
Fresh fish, glossy rice, made with your own hands.
In the sushi experience, participants will don a white kappo-gown and experience being a sushi chef.
Sushi is a coveted Japanese food overseas.
Even people who do not know much about Japanese culture are aware of sushi, so many foreigners are overwhelmingly impressed by the experience of making sushi by themselves.
Motenas Japan is happy to organize sushi workshops for business people to enjoy for entertainment or corporate training.
Of course, since you will be able to eat sushi that you made yourself, the satisfaction level will be quite high for this project.
It is also perfect for those times when the length of stay is short and you want to organize a variety of events for them, but time constraints make it difficult to do so.
It can be incorporated into lunch or dinner hours, so it is a great option when you don’t have much time.
Recommended related information: Motenas Japan “Premium Cooking Class
Business Trip Sushi in Private Space
For entertaining VIPs and wealthy clients, we recommend sushi onsite in a private room.
In a Japanese-style room overlooking a tranquil and serene Japanese garden, we have invited Tokyo’s top sushi chefs to create a unique experience for guests to enjoy freshly made sushi.
This project is very popular among celebrity guests because it keeps the playbait in place.
The relaxed and calm atmosphere is popular among customers, who are able to enjoy the food in a relaxed atmosphere and talk with each other.
And the high degree of freedom is part of its appeal.
You can combine the enjoyment of sushi with other Japanese cultural experiences, such as sake tasting and kabuki viewing, to plan a unique and special entertainment experience.
Recommended related article: Japanese cultural experiences popular among foreigners! Recommended 12 Experiential Sightseeing & VIP Entertainment
In this issue, we have introduced sushi restaurants in Tokyo where you can receive the service you need because you are dining with foreigners.
For entertaining foreigners, you can still make a good impression if you challenge them to a dinner with authentic Japanese sushi.
It is a traveler’s pleasure to accurately find a good restaurant on the road, but it is exceptionally gratifying to be guided by someone who knows the local area well.
Please refer to this article and have a wonderful meal time.
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