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Ryoma no Sora Bettei
Ryoma no Sora Bettei Review
Ryoma no Sora Bettei Tokyoites love unique dining experiences and are also fascinated by their own history—they can revel in both in this eatery which is a tribute to Ryoma Sakamoto, a hero who helped overthrow the feudal Tokugawa Shogunate in the 1860s. When you enter from the ultramodern streets of Shinjuku, slide off your shoes, stash them in a wooden locker, and walk by a statute of the sword-wielding Sakamoto as you step into the Japan of the past. You can sit in the main dining hall, which resembles a bustling historic inn, or you can phone ahead to reserve a private tatami-mat dining room. The cuisine also harkens back to the traditional rural cooking, popular before Japan opened up to the West. The house specialty is seiro-mushi, a bamboo box filled with carefully arranged seafood, poultry, or meat, steamed over a pot, served piping hot, and quickly shared with everyone at the table.
- Address: B2 141 Shinjuku Bldg., 1–4–2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023
- Phone: 03/3347–2207
- Website: www.diamond-dining.com/shop_info/ryomanosora-bettei
- Subway: JR Shinjuku Station (Nishi-guchi/West Exit).
- Location: Shinjuku
- No lunch.
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