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Shimonoseki Shunpanro TokyoAbout the restaurant

2016 Certificate of Excellence | TripAdvisor
Contact us to make a reservation
for the restaurant.
+81-3-5211-2941
Service hours: 10:00–21:00
(excluding Sundays, and national holidays)
Reservation and inquiry via email would be highly appreciated.

Characteristics of this shop

Tradition of over 130 years Private rooms that represent the history

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Shunpanro Tokyo has seven characteristic private rooms that reflect the Meiji and Taisho eras, including a room that imitates the Imperial Room at Shimonoseki Shunpanro, where the Emperor and Empress Showa stayed and a room that imitates the hall where the Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty was concluded. The rooms convey the history and mood unique to Shunpanro with varying capacities from two to 18 persons.

Shunpanro Tokyo is located on the site of the residence of Sugi Magoshichiro, a statesman from Yamaguchi Prefecture who was active from the late Edo period (Shimonoseki Campaign) to the Meiji and Taisho eras. Shunpanro Tokyo in Hirakawa-cho thus has had relationships with Shimonoseki over 100 years, linked by Takasugi Shinsaku, Ito Hirobumi, and Sugi Magoshichiro. Enjoy our dishes prepared with the taste of tradition and professional skills, in the private rooms that convey history from the late Edo period.

Seasonal taste prepared with colorful ideas; Dishes filled with the atmosphere of the season

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Shunpanro Tokyo provides a recommended Japanese banquet course filled with ideas from the head chef from March to October, so that guests can enjoy luxury materials of the season.

The chef's ideas are in the fugu (blowfish) dishes, but also in the appetizers and other parts of the course. We endeavor to entertain guests with different dishes every time they visit us.

Guests can appreciate the seasonal dishes and atmosphere with their own eyes, tongues, and three other senses through this recommended course unique to Shunpanro Tokyo. Never miss the chance to enjoy the course prepared and served with the heartfelt skills of our staff.

Arrangements for enhancing the guest’s wonderful time and memory of the precious moment

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Shunpanro Tokyo is an ideal place for dining on a memorable day with precious partners for entertainment, celebration, anniversary, and so on.

Every moment of each guest will be impressively decorated with the ornaments and exhibits that represent the history and beauty of Japan, in the sophisticated and characteristic private rooms.

We aspire to entertain all guests who visit us with our very best service, to enhance their wonderful time and memory.

Feel free to call us for suggested menu tailored to your budget.

Features of dishes

Carefully selecting all materials, we continue to preserve and evolve the taste of tradition.

Taste of tradition and professional techniques that have been preserved over many years

Taste of tradition and professional techniques that have been preserved over many years

More than 130 years ago in 1888, Prince Ito Hirobumi had fugu (blowfish) dishes at Shimonoseki Shunpanro, which was then honored as the first publicly licensed restaurant to serve fugu dishes. Enjoy the taste of tradition and professional techniques that have been established over many years.

First-class supporting actors that enhance the taste of adversary device effects

First-class supporting actors that enhance the taste of adversary device effects

Mellow and mild Yasuoka negi (green onions) are directly delivered from Shimonoseki. Ponzu sauce is made from bitter oranges grown by a contracted farmer and using additive-free, pure-brew soy sauce; Rausu kelp comes from Hokkaido; and carefully selected dried bonito come from Makurazaki, Kagoshima.

Carefully selected tiger puffer of the highest class

Carefully selected tiger puffer of the highest class

Throughout the year, high-quality tiger puffers under thorough control is used, delivered to Shunpanro from its contracted fisheries cooperative in Nagasaki. fugu (blowfish) professionals carefully select each and every fugu, and prepare them in their best conditions with amazing texture and flavor.

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The spirit of hospitality

Honest, natural behavior and mind; "Omotenashi (spirit of hospitality)" means that there is no omote (it is not an official stance but honest feelings).

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Hoping that guests find joy in everything
– taste, service, and atmosphere

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Dishes that feature seasonal ingredients unique to Japan, and reassuring and friendly service that help guests focus on the dishes – we honestly entertain guests in a calm and pleasant atmosphere. Enjoy our omotenashi that combines taste, service, atmosphere, and everything.

What should not be changed and what should be changed

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We have a history of more than 130 years, and many things to be handed down to the future. While we preserve our traditions, we must also keep changing for more enhanced satisfaction of guests. Over time, we identify what must remain the same and what must change in order to improve.

Contact us to make a reservation
for the restaurant at:

  • +81-3-5211-2941
  • Service hours: 10:00–21:00
    (excluding Sundays, and national holidays)
  • Reservation and inquiry via email would be highly appreciated.

Contact us to make a reservation
for the restaurant.

+81-3-5211-2941
Service hours: 10:00–21:00 (excluding Sundays, and national holidays)
Reservation and inquiry via email would be highly appreciated.
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