Many hotels, cafes and restaurants in Osaka offer good sweet buffets. The confectioneries served at these buffets are vast and extravagant. From traditional cakes to hotcakes, macaroons, Japanese sweets, cookies, and sandwiches, you can enjoy to your heart content. There are even hotels that offer these buffets on the top floor so that you could enjoy both good food and view. Here are our top picks:
1. Dojima Hotel THE DINER （堂島ホテル）
All-you-can-eat cakes are served as you order. Each cake is prepared with attention to detail on the hotel premises so the freshness is guaranteed. Beverages are of high standard too with carefully selected Italian coffee and luxurious tea.
2-1-31 Dojimahama, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
2. Patisserie Sucre Hishiya Honten (パティスリー シュクレ 菱屋本店)
This shop is famous for its cake rolls. Many students from the nearby Kinki University visit here for delicious yet reasonably priced cakes. Not only cake rolls are on offer but there are also cakes topped with plenty of fruits like the ones in the photo. You will be spoilt for choice! Lovely tea time is guaranteed.
1-12-24 Hishiyanishi, Higashiosaka-shi, Osaka
3. Cafe de Cream Kitchen Tensan Ten (カフェドクリームキッチン 天三店)
This is a Pancake shop. Pancakes here are made by a professional cake patissier so they are soft, fluffy and scrumptious. You can enjoy a 90-minute session of all-you-can-eat pancakes with fruits. Each pancake is freshly made as you order.
3-7-31 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
4. The Ritz Carlton Osaka (ザ・リッツ・カールトン大阪)
Splendido is located on the first floor of Ritz Carlton Osaka. This Italian restaurant offers afternoon buffets. The theme of the buffet changes each season so it is always popular with regular customers coming back to check seasonal treats. You can have a delightful tea time with gorgeous sweets over a cup of authentic tea.
2-5-25 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
5. Chaya-cho Factory Cafe (茶屋町 ファクトリーカフェ)
This is a casual Italian restaurant offering bread buffets at lunchtime. There are 4 dishes on menu with each coming with all-you-can eat breads and bottomless drinks. Breads offered are both savory and sweet, including Danish pastries.
Kappa Yokocho, 1-7-2 Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
6. Swissotel Nankai Osaka TAVOLA 36 (スイスホテル南海大阪 タボラ３６)
This Italian restaurant offering dessert buffets is located on the 36th floor of Swissotel Nankai Osaka. Not only the location is gorgeous, but its buffet is also extravagant with wide variety of sweets on offer. Why not enjoy plenty of cakes by overlooking a stunning view?
5-1-60 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
7. Blanché Takagi (ブランシェ タカギ)
This cake shop offers fresh cakes straight from the take out showcase for its cake buffets so they all come in generous slices. With 1800 yen for a 90-minute session of all-you-can-eat cake galore, this buffet is definitely value for money.
1-2-26 Kokubunishi, Kashiwara-shi, Osaka
http://www.buranshie-takagi.com/ (Japanese only)
8. The St. Regis Hotel Osaka Rue d’Or (セントレジスホテル大阪 ル ドール)
This French dining room in a high-end hotel offers afternoon tea buffets from 3pm. Savory quiche and muffins are served together with vast variety of sweets. In addition, the range of foods increase on weekends and holidays.
3-6-12 Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
9. Mother Leaf Abeno Cues Mall Ten (マザーリーフ あべのキューズモール店)
Authentic tea, waffles and lunchtime waffle buffets are on offer at this shop. Each set lunch comes with all-you-can-eat waffles which is unbeatable. Enjoy freshly baked warm waffles that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.
Abeno Cues Mall B1F, 1-6-1 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
10. Miki Fruits Cafe
The cafe is run by a long standing fruit shop so vast amount of seasonal fruits are on offer at its extremely popular, regularly held buffets. Savory dishes such as sandwiches and pasta are also served so technically they are lunch buffets. Tickets are sold in advance online from the link below.
2-2-12 1F, Kitahorie, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka