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Mandarin Oriental Tokyo Welcomes Noma Restaurant

Mandarin Oriental Tokyo is delighted to announce a highly anticipated partnership with Chef René Redzepi and his renowned restaurant Noma. Recently ranked number one for the fourth time on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, Noma's entire culinary team will relocate to Tokyo in January of 2015 to experiment with their culinary philosophy at Mandarin Oriental while welcoming guests from around the world for a taste of culinary history. The hotel's Michelin starred Signature restaurant will be transformed into "Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo" serving 44 guests, plus an additional 8 guests in a private dining room, for one lunch and one dinner seating daily from January 9 to 31, 2015. 

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Chef Redzepi and his talented colleagues who will make Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo their home in January 2015,” said General Manager Anthony Costa. “It is a great honour and a unique opportunity to introduce the number-one ranked restaurant in the world to the culinary delights of Japan,” he added.

Chef Redzepi, widely recognized as one of the world’s most influential chefs, has a deep passion and respect for Japanese cuisine, and it has been his long-held dream to spend time in Japan applying his philosophy using Japanese ingredients. “Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo prides itself on offering guests stimulating and exceptional cuisine. We are delighted to help make Chef Redzepi’s dream a reality, while at the same time bringing a taste of Noma’s award-wining cuisine to Japan,” said Costa.

  • ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ Hotel & Dinner Package: Reservations for dinner can be booked online only, beginning June 23, 2014, by booking the ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ Hotel & Dinner Package via Mandarin Oriental's website at www.mandarinoriental.com/tokyo/. This package is priced from JPY 149,500 for two people and includes one night accommodation in a Mandarin Grand Room, dinner for two at 'Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo on the night of stay, breakfast and a commemorative gift. This package is available from January 9 to 31, 2015, is subject to availability and is non-refundable. Tax and service charges are not included in the package price. Additional nights may be booked at prevailing rates.
  • Dinner at 'Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo': Via Noma's website at http://noma.dk/japan, a limited number of seats for dinner will be available for guests not purchasing the 'Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo' Hotel & Dinner Package. This special, dinner-only offer is priced at JPY 39,000 per person plus tax and service charges. Reservations can be booked online only beginning June 23, 2014 for seatings January 9 to 31, 2015. 
  • Lunch at ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’: Reservations for lunch can be booked online only via Noma's website, http://noma.dk/japan beginnning June 23, 2014 for lunch seatings from  January 9 to 31, 2015. Lunch is priced at JPY 39,000 per person plus tax and service charge. Reservations are non-refunable and subject to availability.

Due to the limited number of seats available, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo and Noma will offer a waiting list for each lunch and dinner seating as soon as online reservations begin on June 23, 2014. Guests who are unable to make an online reservation, can put their names on the waiting list for the next available seating, subject to cancellation. To be added to the waiting list for dinner reservations by booking the ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ Hotel & Dinner package, guests can email their details to noma@mohg.com. For lunch, guests can place their names on the waiting list via Noma’s website at http://noma.dk/japan.

About Noma: Founded in 2003 by Chef René Redzepi, the Copenhagen restaurant Noma works with an intimate network of purveyors to develop a cuisine that expresses its region's culture and seasons. The small, 11-table restaurant is housed within an eighteenth-century warehouse along the city's harbor and serves a tasting menu consisting of 20 servings designed to give guests a clear and delicious sense of time and place.

About Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo: Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’s visionary design and award-winning service has 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 contemporary and time-honoured architectural splendour. The hotel features 178 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, ten restaurants and bars and an award-winning spa situated within the soaring, Cesar Pelli-designed Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower. The site offers spectacular views of the city skyline while providing access to stately banquet and conference facilities within the adjacent Mitsui Main Building, a Japanese cultural-heritage property.