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Hilton Tokyo Goes Choc-Mint Crazy

An Alice in Wonderland tea party filled with choc-mint

Photo: Hilton Tokyo
By Kim    - 2 min read

There are many signs that summer is imminent in Japan, and one of them is an array of choc mint flavored goodies hitting the shelves of convenience stores and supermarkets. The Hilton Tokyo have also jumped on the bandwagon, and they're hosting a tea party event inspired by Alice in Wonderland which features plenty of choc mint items on the menu.

The lineup of sweets includes choc mint frosted cupcakes, a chocolate sponge cake topped with mint buttercream, chocolate chips, and Oreo cookies, and even mint chocolate fountains to name just a few options. Other desserts incorporate different flavors but are colored in mint green hues, such as the Alice's Mirror cake which uses the zingy tastes of green apple and lime.

The Alice's Mirror cake can be seen in the background
The Alice's Mirror cake can be seen in the background (Photo: Hilton Tokyo)

Even the drinks on offer have some minty flair, with beautifully presented choc mint cocktails and a "drink me" potion flavored with peppermint, lemongrass, passionfruit and ginger as just a couple of the choices available. In addition, there will be a host of teas from German luxury tea brand Ronnefeldt to choose from – including peppermint tea, naturally!

Photo: Hilton Tokyo

Aside from the sweets and drinks, there are plenty of savory dishes to help to round out the menu. A seasonal vegetable minestrone, various salads, sandwiches, and a roast beef carving service are a sampling of what's available.

The tea party event runs from May 27th until August 31st, and is priced at ¥ 5,000 per person on weekdays – this increases to ¥ 5,800 on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Reservations are recommended, and they can be made via the official Hilton Tokyo website.

Getting there

The Hilton Tokyo is located around 5 minutes on foot from Nishi-Shinjuku Station, which is served by the Tokyo Metro's Marunouchi Line. The event takes place at the Marble Lounge on the first floor.

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Sleiman Azizi a month ago
Never was a big fan of choc mint but wow, those colours are amazing. I can imagine fans of the flavour salivating!
Kim Author a month ago
It's one of my favorite combos for ice cream/sweets...but I know plenty of people who say the flavor reminds them of toothpaste!