A view of the calm sea feels great and can really start the morning right. Below are four seaside cafes in Kamakura where you can enjoy an unobstructed panoramic view of the coast. Experience the picturesque scenery that can only be expected from Kamakura that is surrounded by seas and mountains.
- POST by HONEY: An open terrace where the sea breeze blows through (Wadazuka)
- Pacific DRIVE-IN: The sun setting over Enoshima is a must-see (Shichirigahama)
- SAIRAM Kamakura Shop: A vegan restaurant by the tranquil seashore (Hase)
- Daisy’s Cafe: A homey space that is popular with the locals (Hase)
POST by HONEY: An open terrace where the sea breeze blows through (Wadazuka)
Boasting a beautiful vista of the beach of Shonan, POST by HONEY is a cafe and restaurant that opened just last year. Here, customers are treated to superb dishes that use vegetables and fresh seafood from the outskirts of Kamakura. It has an open design with a deck terrace that occupies half of the establishment. You can come here for breakfast starting at 8:00 am.
This is this restaurant’s bestseller, the Banana Acai Bowl (830 JPY). It is a healthy dish that has various kinds of fruits and organic apple sauce inside.
Pacific DRIVE-IN: The sun setting over Enoshima is a must-see (Shichirigahama)
This drive-in cafe by the coast is located at the center of Shichirigahama Beach Parking Area that has space for 370 vehicles. It draws in the crowd with its cozy space that fuses the surf culture of Shonan and the local culture of Hawaii. So, with a cup of fragrant original blend in one hand, you will get to fully enjoy the beautiful view of Enoshima that changes by the hour.
SAIRAM Kamakura Shop: A vegan restaurant by the tranquil seashore (Hase)
SAIRAM is a cafe and restaurant that is committed to serving pure vegetarians who do not eat any ingredient that comes from animals, such as meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. Here, safe and healthy dishes that are particular about the use of naturally cultivated and organic ingredients will satisfy any vegan’s stomach and heart. The view of the ocean from the elevated terrace is most recommended during the time right after the shop opens. You can breathe a sigh of relief on the tables that look like those found in teahouses.
Daisy’s Cafe: A homey space that is popular with the locals (Hase)
One of the main appeals of Daisy’s Cafe, a spot that sees a constant stream of customers under the watch of its frank manager, is its upbeat atmosphere. It is located right across the shore, so you can definitely drop in after you have spent time at the beach. During the weekends, guests get to enjoy bar time until late at night. Its Jasmine’s Rice (930 JPY), a dish that is named after the nickname of the cafe’s owner, boasts many repeat customers from all over Japan.
The list in this article contains cafes by the sea where you can enjoy the fruits of Shonan with the sound of the waves on the background. Enjoy an invigorating holiday by the beach early in the morning.
[This article was originally published in Walkerplus on 06.24.2017]
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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