Dark Forest Harvest Festival

A Sanrio-themed sweets buffet at Nagoya Hilton

Kim   - 2 min read

For fans of Sanrio and adorably presented food, a limited-time event starting this August at the Nagoya Hilton will be right up your alley. The Dark Forest Harvest Festival sweets buffet includes a variety of mouthwatering desserts which are inspired by Sanrio favorites like Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll, and Kuromi.

Some of the sweets on offer include Kuromi's Dark Forest Cake (a white chocolate mousse cake topped with cherries and Kuromi decorations), an Autumn Cinnamoroll Cake (a fluffy roll cake filled with purple taro cream and chestnut paste), and pumpkin Mont Blancs (milk chocolate cream, chocolate crumbles, pistachio cream, and pumpkin Mont Blanc cream, topped with pumpkin seeds).

The event will also include savory dishes such as chicken tikka masala, penne arrabiata with black olives and bacon, and a German potato salad to name just a few. The full menu can be explored here.

Photo: Nagoya Hilton Co., Ltd.

As for the drinks, guest can choose from a variety of Ronnefeldt teas, plus juices, coffees (including specialty lattes), and hot chocolate.

The sweets buffet runs from August 18th until November 3rd, and is priced at ¥ 4900 for adults and ¥ 2500 for children from 6 to 12 years of age. Reservations can be made by visiting the Hilton Nagoya website, and a 5% discount applies to online bookings for weekday sittings.

Getting there

The Hilton Nagoya is located just three minutes on foot from Fushimi Station, which is served by the Higashiyama Line and the Tsurumai Lines of the Nagoya Municipal Subway.

For those who opt to drive, parking is available – guests who spend ¥ 5000 or more at the hotel's restaurants receive two hours free parking, and those who spend ¥ 10,000 or more receive three hours free parking.

The sweets buffet will be held at In Place 3-3, on the first floor.


Kim @kim.b

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