Kome no Kura
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Lonely Planet review
This black-walled, quietly chic izakaya, with cosy private booths and hori-kotatsu (well in the floor for your feet) seating, has a whole menu of share-plates of Kumamoto specialities in addition to more standard fare. Tsukune (ground chicken) is served pressed around a bamboo pole. Look for 'dynamic kitchen' on its sign.