Restaurants

Top Choice Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima

Okonomi-mura

This Hiroshima institution is a touristy but fun place to get acquainted with okonomiyaki and chat with the cooks over a hot griddle. There are 25 stalls spread over three floors, each serving up hearty variations o…
Top Choice Tofu in Hiroshima

Tōshō

In a traditional wooden building overlooking a large garden with a pond and waterfall, Tōshō specialises in homemade tofu, served in a variety of tasty and beautifully presented forms by kimono-clad staff. Even the …
Top Choice Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima

Hassei

The walls of this popular okonomiyaki specialist are covered with the signatures and messages of famous and not-so-famous satisfied customers. The tasty, generous servings are indeed satisfying – a half-order is pro…
Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima

Tanpopo

Far from the crowds, the husband and wife team here have been making spicy Hiroshima-yaki for years. There are only a few tables, but the long bar is where the action is; dig into satisfying layers of cabbage, soba …
Cafe in Hiroshima

Mequl

The lovely owners' personalities show in this cafe, decorated like a hip, high-ceilinged refurb with upcycled wooden furniture, plants, and homemade cakes and biscuits on display. Coffee and breakfasts are good, and…
Vegan in Hiroshima

Shanti Vegan Cafe

Enter this clean, tranquil space and sit on the tatami for tasty shōjin-ryōri dishes, a Buddhist style that includes a balance of five colours and flavours in each meal. Here this means beautiful set lunches featuri…
Noodles in Hiroshima

Bakudanya

Try the famous Hiroshima tsukemen at this simple street-corner eatery. Tsukemen is a rāmen-like dish in which noodles and soup come separately. These restaurants invented the dish, and the chain has spread across th…
Indian in Hiroshima

Roopali

Choose one of the generous set courses at this large restaurant dishing up filling authentic curries, or put together your own feast – individual dishes start from ¥850. The single naan orders are so big there ought…
Cafe in Hiroshima

Chari

This low-ceilinged narrow cafe-restaurant near the Peace Memorial Museum is a good place for a coffee or lunch stop after walking around the park. There are a few wooden tables and a solo-diner-friendly long bench. …
Tapas in Hiroshima

Zucchini

Zucchini is a lively Spanish-style tapas restaurant with warm chandelier lighting and the kind of atmosphere that makes you want to sip wine and settle in for a few hours. All the usual ham, cheese and fish goodies …