Naoshima restaurants

Top Choice Kaiseki in Naoshima

Museum Restaurant Issen

The artfully displayed kaiseki (multicourse) dinners at this contrastingly austere restaurant in Benesse House Museum's basement (though with Andy Warhol works on the wall) are almost too pretty to eat. Courses feat…
Top Choice Cafe in Naoshima

Cafe Salon Naka-Oku

Up on a small hill at the rear of a farming plot, Naka-Oku is a good option in the Honmura area, and one of only a couple of places open in the evenings here. It's all wood-beamed warmth and cosiness, with homey spe…
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Shioya Diner

With rock 'n' roll music, retro furniture and kitsch knick-knacks, Shioya is an odd mix of American diner and grandma's kitchen. The menu features tacos and chilli dogs and they sometimes charcoal-grill Cajun chicke…
Cafe in Naoshima

Apron Cafe

You're here for art, so why not eat in a gallery-like space with polished timber, designer furniture, a faux-grass picnic area and even an in-house zine and giftware. The artfully arranged lunches function like tast…
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Genmai-Shinshoku Aisunao

A tranquil rest stop within Honmura's Art House Project area, Aisunao has seating on raised tatami flooring and a decidedly health-conscious menu – try the tasty vegan Aisunao lunch set, with local brown rice, soup …
Japanese Curry in Naoshima

Cin.na.mon

The laid-back team here serve Japanese curries (including vegetarian eggplant and broccoli), cakes and smoothies by day, and open up the bar (with some light meals and snacks) at night. It's a short walk from Miyano…