Relax at Lunchtime! 6 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

Publish-date: Jan 22 2018 Update-date: Nov 17 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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Relax at Lunchtime! 6 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

There are many good lunch places in Ikebukuro, so it can be tough to decide where to go. For those who face this headache, this is a quick recommendation of lunch places where you can relax and get some good food. The lunch hours at these restaurants are long so they’re great for leisurely lunches without a need to hurry. They offer a variety of seating options from counter seats to table seats, making them great for dates or gatherings with friends. There's definitely something here for you!

1. diningbarLUCE

1. diningbarLUCE

Enjoy good classic pasta for lunch in this well-hidden restaurant that's just a minute's walk away from Ikebukuro Station West Exit. Located on the 3rd floor of the building, they offer a [Pasta of the Day] for lunch. Check out their delicious-looking curry as well. It's a great place for dates and the food is great value for money too!

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

The [Pasta of the Day] shows off the chef's focus on their food (900 JPY)

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

[Vongole Bianco] (1,200 JPY) that goes very well with wine

diningbarLUCE

Open: [Tuesday - Friday] Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:30 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday] Lunch 11:30 am - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm) Lunch course served until 1:30 pm after which dinner menu is served, Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Monday, beginning and end of the year
*Call to check for opening hours during consecutive holidays
Average price: [Dinner] 4,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from Ikebukuro Station. Turn right when leaving West Exit
Address: 3F, Miyake Bldg., 1-20-4, Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

2. Bistro VOIRDEAUX

3.Bistro VOIRDEAUX

You'll definitely want to try the food here! This lovely bistro is located 7 minutes on foot from Ikebukuro Station West Exit. The chef is very particular about the ingredients so you can be sure to taste the best dishes in this chic bistro. The place is bright and cheerful so it’s perfect for a girls' party. Order from their course menu and chat while eating delicious food!

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

[Quiche of the Day] (980 JPY) is made with seasonal ingredients. Only 6 are available per day

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

[Spelt Wheat Risotto] is part of the A Course set (1,480 JPY)

Bistro VOIRDEAUX

Open: [Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 1:30 pm)
[Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
*Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays opening hour is 5:30pm
*Friday, Saturday,Day before National Holidays will open until 12:00 am
*Only 1,780 JPY prix fixe course available for lunch on Saturday, Sunday and National Holidays
Closed: Monday (open on Monday if it is a national holiday, and closed on following Tuesday)
Average price: [Dinner] 5,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,780 JPY (prix fixe course only)
Access: 7 minutes on foot from Ikebukuro Station East Exit
Address: Saito Bldg., 1F, 2-10-3, Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
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3. Kissa Flamingo

4. Kissa Flamingo

Relax over lunch in this well-established coffee shop with a retro Showa-era (1926 – 1989) atmosphere. A minute walk away from Ikebukuro Station West Exit is where you'll find this coffee shop that's been in existence since Showa 40s (1965 - 1974). It's a place that's focused on creating a relaxing and healing atmosphere for customers. Some items don't cost extra even if you ask for an extra big serving! Don't be afraid to take your time; lunch is served till 3:00 pm!

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

The [Beef Stew] (900 JPY) is packed with ingredients and well cooked

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

The [Napolitan] (700 JPY) is made using their homemade tomato sauce

Kissa Flamingo

Open: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)
Closed: Beginning and end of the year
Average price: [Dinner] 1,000 JPY / [Lunch] 700 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from Ikebukuro Station West Exit. Located on the opposite side between Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro Branch and the road, on B2F of the building with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
Address: 1-15-9, Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

4. Ampuku Ikebukuro

5. Ampuku Ikebukuro

You can take your time eating here even though it's an udon (thick noodles) restaurant! Come here to enjoy some creative udon dishes. At this trendy restaurant, just a 5-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station West Exit, you'll be able to enjoy their creative udon at your own pace. It's the kind of environment that even solo diners would like. The creative udon is second to none!

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

Fancy a pasta made with dashi (broth)? Check out the [Signature Carbonara Udon] (1,200 JPY)

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

The soup of the exquisite [Beef Sinew Black Curry Udon] (1,150 JPY) is cooked for 8 hours

Ampuku Ikebukuro

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm)
Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 10:30 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 1,800 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 5 minutes on foot from Ikebukuro Station West Exit
Address: 1F, JP Bldg., 1-37-8, Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
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5. Bistro Wine Cafe HEARTH Ikebukuro No.1 Branch

6. Bistro Wine Cafe HEARTH Ikebukuro No.1 Branch

This is the perfect place for ladies to gather and enjoy cheese fondue and galette. This easily accessible restaurant is just a minute's walk away from Ikebukuro Station. Step into the restaurant and you'll find yourself in a calm and trendy place, quite unlike the bustling street you just left. The sofa seats are perfect for a date with female friends. On weekdays, many businessmen and office ladies come for their [Weekday Galette Lunch] and other healthy lunch items. At dinner, their [Original Cheese Fondue] is popular. The [Cheese Fondue Course] is available at lunch as well and also comes with dessert, making it great value for money.

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

Their popular [Cheese Fondue Course] (1,850 JPY, lunchtime only) is available at a very reasonable price

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

You can pick 15 different Galettes for the [Galette Lunch] (1,680 JPY)

Bistro Wine Cafe HEARTH Ikebukuro No.1 Branch

Open: [Monday - Thursday ] 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm) 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Friday] 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed: Beginning and end of the year
Average price: 4,001 JPY - 4,500 JPY
Address: 3F, Katei Bldg., 2-27-5, Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

6. hole hole cafe&diner Ikebukuro

7. hole hole cafe&diner Ikebukuro

Come here for Hawaiian food with Japanese flavors while relaxing in a resort-like atmosphere. Hole hole cafe&diner is a designer diner that's furnished and decorated just like a hip resort. The chef has a background in Japanese food that is used in creating wonderful creative Hawaiian dishes. The [Hot Plate Loco Moco] that's served at lunch comes with your choice of Demi-glace, Shalyapin Sauce or Japanese-style Grated Radish Sauce. Lunch is served till 5:00 pm so you can take your time, relaxing in this resort-like restaurant.

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

The meat in the [Homemade Hamburger Hot Plate Loco Moco] (1,080 JPY) is so juicy

Relax at Lunchtime! 7 Spots Where You Can Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch in Ikebukuro!

The [Angus Beef and Chicken Hot Plate Loco Moco] (1,280 JPY) is a dish where you'll be able to taste the sweet flavor of the meat in the dish

hole hole cafe&diner Ikebukuro

Open: Lunch 11:45 am - 5:00 pm
Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 10:30 pm, Drink L.O. 11:00 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 800 JPY 
*324 JPY appetizer fee is changed from 5:00 PM onwards
Access: 3-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station East Exit
Address: 1F-4F, Maejima Bldg., 1-3-2, Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Jan 22 2018 Update-date: Nov 17 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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