Top Choice Izakaya in Miyajima


By day at Mame-tanuki there are lunch sets, such as the tasty anago meshi (steamed conger eel with rice) and fried oysters; at night it is one of the few places open late, serving drinks and izakaya-style small dish…
Top Choice Seafood in Miyajima


The oysters in the tank and on the barbecue outside are what everyone is eating here. Try a plate of nama-gaki (raw oysters) or kaki-furai (crumbed, fried oysters), or go for oysters on udon noodles. It's not all ab…
Top Choice Cafe in Miyajima

Cafe Lente

This comfortable cafe boasts excellent views of the torii and sea. Open and airy, it serves handsome-looking lunches – think Japanese chicken curry or vegan risotto – to go with the quietly stylish decor. Organic co…
Seafood in Miyajima


Kaki-ya is a sophisticated oyster bar on the main street, serving delicious local oysters freshly barbecued in their shells. For a taste of oysters done in a variety of ways, try the 'kakiya set'. Wash them down wit…
Cafe in Miyajima


The aroma of roasting coffee beans lures people into this cafe inside a former storehouse building from the early 1900s. Bare wooden floors and tables match a simple menu of traditional coffees (from ¥500: espresso,…
Gelato in Miyajima


Baccano gelateria dishes up refreshing swirls of handmade ice cream, from fruity standards to interesting local flavours such as roasted green tea and black sesame.