Noma Moving to Mandarin Oriental in Tokyo Next Year

Noma Moving to Mandarin Oriental in Tokyo Next Year

Noma will be no more at Copenhagen and will be moving to Tokyo for a month.

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Tokyo, Japan, has just announced that from January 9th-31st 2015, they will be completely transforming the entire interior of their Michelin-rated restaurant to accommodate the world’s number one restaurant, Noma in Copenhagen in Denmark, which will be moving its entire team and menu to the hotel. Japan will be able to get a taste of the cuisine, service and atmosphere that has given Noma the prestigious title of the number one restaurant on the World’s Best 50 Restaurants four years in a row.

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

Each day for lunch and dinner, 50 guests will be accommodated to sample the cuisine of chef René Redzepi, who will be using locally-sourced Japanese ingredients on his menu in Japan.

Reservation packages (which will also include one night of accommodation in a Mandarin Grand Room), will be available online starting June 23rd starting at 149,500 yen (approximately $1,462) per person. Lunch is priced at 39,000 yen (approximately $381), and does not include accomodations. 

A waiting list will be available for those who cannot get a reservation.

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