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Three Select Gourmet Items and Sweets in the Kamakurayama/Kajiwara Area Locals Rave About

The Kamakurayama/Kajiwara area has many cafes and restaurants that the locals rave about, including a cafe high up on a hill with a fabulous view of the ocean, and a girly pastry shop particularly enticing to female customers. You'll want to stop by while seeing the sights in Kamakura to enjoy lunch or coffee.

Le Milieu, Kamakurayama

This is a French patisserie in a fabulous location on top of a hill with a distant view of Sagami Bay. The afternoon tea stand set (4,000 JPY for two) that includes cakes, baked goods, bread, and drinks, is popular.

Le Milieu, Kamakurayama

3-2-31 Kamakurayama, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa


This is a famous soba restaurant with a kaiyushiki stroll garden with a central pond that is, at 15,000 tsubo (12.25 acres), roughly the same size as Tokyo Dome. The historic building is also impressive. If you pay the 500 JPY entrance fee at the gate, it can be applied to your food.


3-1-1 Kamakurayama, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa

Pompon Cakes Blvd.

This bakery is popular for its cakes that are made with serious attention paid to the ingredients, which include seasonal fruits and other organic produce from Japan. All of its cakes are not overly sweet, but have distinctive flavors. The cafe also has a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere.

Pompon Cakes Blvd.

1F Sukegawa Bldg., 4-1-5 Kajiwara, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa

[This article was originally published in Walkerplus on 05.11.2017]

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