Restaurants

Izakaya in Matsuyama

Tengu no Kakurega

A chic izakaya (inn) serving yakitori (skewers) and other dishes in a pleasant setting; try the omakase (chef's choice) set of grilled, skewered carnivore's delights (¥1260). Paper screens give onto a little garden …
Izakaya in Uwajima

Hozumi-tei

This izakaya has been serving up local food for over 70 years. If you request kyōdo ryōri (郷土料理) – meaning 'local cuisine' – the friendly owner should unlock his secrets. There's usually an English-speaker on hand t…
Japanese in Matsuyama

Takizawa

Near the castle ropeway, this warmly austere restaurant serves simple, beautifully balanced Matsuyama-style cuisine at reasonable prices. Rice lunch sets (¥850) change daily but are invariably skillfully prepared wi…
Japanese in Uchiko

Restaurant Karari

This lovely spot by the walking bridge serves good teishoku meals. Try the Karari set (¥1200) and from the picture menu choose a main, served with bread or rice. Then head up to the salad bar for your fill of hearty…