Top Choice Soba in Kamakura


Intimate, rustic, Michelin-star restaurant that specialises in handmade ju-wari (100% soba), including kamo seiro (cold soba in hot broth) with wild duck imported from France. The homemade sesame tofu is incredibly …
Top Choice Noodles in Kamakura


Dinner reservations are recommended for this upscale soba restaurant in a lovely old house. Try the tempura goma seiro soba (al dente noodles served cold with sesame dipping sauce). Dine alfresco or indoors where yo…
Cafe in Kamakura

Good Mellows

Americana meets Japanese kitsch opposite the beach, with neatly stacked, charcoal-grilled juicy burgers of bacon, mozzarella and avocado, plus perfect fries, washed down with a Dr Pepper or a cold California microbr…
Japanese in Kamakura

Bowls Donburi Café

The humble donburi (rice bowl) gets a hip, healthy remake here at this modern bright cafe, with toppings such as roasted tuna, shredded cucumber or daikon (radish), avocado and shirasu (local tiny whitebait). You ge…
International in Kamakura

Wander Kitchen

It's worth searching out this charmingly decorated, retro-chic wooden house with a small garden out front for its cool vibe and tasty meals, cakes and drinks. It's tucked away just off the main street about five min…
Fusion in Kamakura


Mixes ocean views with an organic hemp-based menu, including vegetarian hemp taco rice, several vegan options, macrobiotic cakes and hemp beer. From Hase Station, it's a short walk to the beach and a left turn on to…
Japanese in Kamakura


One of the few restaurants around town open for breakfast, Cobakaba offers clean Japanese-style breakfast sets – fried egg, rice, miso soup, salad and simmered vegies – from ¥500, and lunch options that change seaso…
Asian in Kamakura

Sông Bé Cafe

This mellow day-to-evening joint serves up dishes such as pad thai (rice noodles) and green curry, with veggies sourced from the local farmers' market, and Southeast Asian beers to match. The friendly owner also ser…
Ice Cream in Kamakura


Famous for soft-serve sweet-potato ice cream. Has several branches around town.