The annual Halloween afternoon tea at Shikitei in Omiya is going ahead this year despite the Coronavirus. They are keeping the Alice in Wonderland theme from the last two years, but the food – as always – will be different. Moreover, within the theme within the theme is also different!
In 2021 the Alice in Wonderland afternoon theme is “Alice & Queen of Hearts Red Afternoon”. There is also a take out version for this period during the pandemic. If you want to eat in, you can already book a coveted spot here.
All images on this event share post are from the (updated – there website was down) official website.
Adult: 3,450 yen for a 3 tier afternoon tea stand, plus a savory dish and a beverage. In previous years the beverage has been “all you can drink”, but it doesn’t appear to be so this year.
Elementary School Aged Child: in previous years it was 1800 yen, this year’s information has not been released.
Preschooler: 1000 yen in previous years, 2021 price not yet confirmed.
Dates and Times
The Alice and Queen of Hearts Afternoon tea will be available from October 7th to November 29th. Like with all and everything during the pandemic, it is subject to change, so please do always check with the official website for the most up to date information. I try my best to update all events in real time, but it is not always possible.
On weekdays it is held between 12 noon and 4.30 pm
On weekends it is held between 2 and 4.30 pm with last entry at 3 pm and last order at 4 pm.
The restaurant is a nine minute walk from Toro Station on the JR Tohoku line. It takes 14 minute on foot from Kamonomiya Station on the New Urban Transit New Shuttle line. You can also get a shuttle bus from Omiya station west exit (behind Sonic City), on weekdays it says bound for Spa-Herbs on it.
Parking available in front of the Kita Omiya Housing stage site.
For more Halloween and seasonal events in Saitama please peruse the Halloween tag.
First published in 2016, republished in 2021.