Georgia’s first Nobu Hotel and Restaurant opens in Buckhead

ATLANTA — The first Nobu Hotel and Restaurant in the Peach State is now open.

Nobu Hospitality and Simon Property Group held a ribbon cutting for the new location at Phipps Plaza in Buckhead on Wednesday.

The hotel and restaurant marks Nobu’s 15th property across the county.

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“It’s an honor to launch the Nobu brand in Atlanta’s vibrant Buckhead community at Phipps Plaza,” said Nobu Hospitality Group CEO Trevor Horwell. “Our approach to hospitality – embracing sophisticated accommodations and outstanding cuisine – will offer guests the ultimate luxury lifestyle experience in the heart of Atlanta.”

The 10,000 square foot Nobu Atlanta Restaurant is known for its Japanese cuisine and will feature local ingredients.


Simon, the management company that owns and operates Phipps Plaza, says Nobu is the first of many new additions they will boast in the coming months, including a country club and office tower.

“We’re excited to celebrate the opening of Nobu Hotel & Restaurant Atlanta as our vision of Phipps Plaza becomes a reality for guests to enjoy – from the Southeast and beyond,” said Simon Property Group Senior Vice President, Development & Asset Intensification Patrick Peterman. “Nobu’s unique allure and high-end reputation reinforces Phipps Plaza as a world-class destination for hospitality, shopping, dining, work and entertainment.”

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