Top ChoiceSoba in Kamakura


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

Soba in Kamakura


Popular with Japanese celebrities, this rustic little restaurant specialises in handmade ju-wari (100% soba), including kamo seiro (cold soba in hot broth) with wild duck imported from France. Opening hours can...

Asian in Kamakura

Sông Bé Cafe

This mellow day-to-evening joint serves up dishes such as pad thai (stir-fried rice noodles) and green curry, with veggies sourced from the local farmers market, and Southeast Asian beers to match. The friendly...

Fusion in Kamakura


Boho beachfront spot mixing ocean views with an organic hemp-based menu, including vegetarian hemp taco rice, several vegan options, macrobiotic cakes and hemp beer (no, it doesn't get you high). From Hase...

International in Kamakura

Wander Kitchen

It's worth searching out this charmingly decorated, shabby-chic wooden house for its laid-back vibe, good coffee and tasty meals, cakes and crêpes. It's tucked away just off the main street, about five minutes'...

Japanese in Kamakura

Bowls Donburi Café

The humble donburi (rice bowl) gets a hip, healthy remake at this comfy hangout, with toppings such as smoked salmon and avocado, and meat-free Mexican fusion taco. Also serves excellent coffee and local Kamakura...

Japanese in Kamakura


One of the few restaurants around town open for breakfast, Cobakaba serves Japanese-style breakfast sets – fried egg, rice, fish, miso soup, salad and simmered veggies – and lunch options that change seasonally.

Cafe in Kamakura

Good Mellows

Kick back in this California-style surf shack and enjoy charcoal-grilled burgers stacked with bacon, cheese and avocado, washed down with a Dr Pepper or a cold California microbrew.

Ice Cream in Kamakura


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