5 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Harajuku & Omotesando

17.February.2018 | FEATURES / FOOD

Hi everyone, Shiota here. I’m the Director of the MOSHI MOSHI BOX, the official Harajuku Tourist Information Center.

Recently, the number of people looking to eat healthily has increased immensely. A common question we’ve been getting a lot more at the MOSHI MOSHI BOX is where to find vegetarian restaurants. So I have compiled a list of 5 recommended vegetarian restaurants around the Harajuku and Omotesando area for you to try.

 

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Yasai ga Oshii Cafe LONGINGHOUSE
As the name suggests, this place serves up some seriously scrumptious veggies, all collected by the chef themselves, who is a vegetable connoisseur. They also have a vegan menu. The chef is an expert in vegan cuisine and provides meals for veggie lovers, as well as options for those who aren’t veggie fans. Charge your energy at these delicious vegetable cafe.

 

◼︎Information
Yasai ga Oishii Cafe LONGINGHOUSE (Harajuku, Jingumae Branch)
Address: 4-22-9 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
Opening Hours: 11:00-19:00 (last orders 18:30)
Closed: Mondays
Access:
6-minutes’ by foot from Exit 4 of Meiji-Jingumae Station
8-minutes’ by foot from Exit A2 of Omotesando Station
8-minutes’ by foot from Omotesando Exit of Harajuku Station
Contact: 050-5571-7846
Homepage: https://www.longinghouse.com/no.2/jingu/

 


MOMINOKI HOUSE
“You are what you eat.” That’s the motto of this natural food restaurant, opened by chef Eiichiro Yamada in 1976. All the meals on the menu use organic ingredients and electronically ionized water to serve customers food that is clean and healthy on the inside. The vegetables are all organically farmed, none of which contain pesticides or fertilizers.

 

◼︎Information
MOMINOKI HOUSE
Address: Ooami Bldg. 1F, 2-18-5 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
Opening Hours:
Lunch – 11:00-15:00 (last orders 14:30
Dinner – 17:00-23:00 (last orders 22:00)
Closing Time – 23:00 (+ closed between 15:00-17:00)
No fixed holidays.定休日:なし
Access: 10-minutes’ by foot from Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 7-minutes’ by foot from Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
Contact: 03-3405-9144
Website: http://www.mominoki-house.net/

 

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Re:Nature

This vegetarian-friendly organic restaurant directly stocks pesticide-free fruit and veg, all with distinct shapes and flavours. Everything on the menu is organic – evening the seasoning. They serve plates with plenty of fresh seasonal vegetables as well as juice including cold-pressed juice and smoothies.

 

◼︎Information
Re:Nature
Address: 3F & 4F, 3-23-6 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
Opening Hours: Weekends & National Holidays – 11:00-18:00 (last orders 17:00)
Closed: Monday to Friday
Access: 5-minutes’ by foot from Harajuku Station via JR / 4-minutes’ by foot from Meiji-Jingumae Station via Tokyo Metro / 8-minutes’ by foot from Omotesando Station via Tokyo Metro
Contact: 03-3404-0831
Website: http://re-nature.jp/

 

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BROWN RICE
This restaurants offers whole foods, such as vegetables with the peel and seeds in tact, so you can enjoy their original delicious flavour and nutrition in its entirety. The restaurant takes the utmost care to select seasonal and organic ingredients that have thrived growing in nature so customers can feel their healthy taste in their body and mind. The vessels that the seasoning comes in, such as and miso and tare, are also all hand-made.

 

◼︎Information
BROWN RICE
Address: 1F, 5-1-8  Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
Opening Hours: 11:30-18:00 (food last orders 17:00 / drinks last orders 17:30)
No fixed holidays.
Access: 1-minute by foot from Exit A1 of Omotesando Station / 6-minutes’ by foot from Exit 6 of Meiji-Jingumae Station
Contact: 03-5778-5416
Website: http://www.nealsyard.co.jp/brownrice/

 

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Organic Restaurant HIROBA
The concept of HIROBA is to create a place for people who want to eat lots of organic seasonal vegetables. This vegetarian-friendly restaurant was certified by the Japan Organic & Natural Foods Association (JONA), using more than 95% organic ingredients.

 

◼︎Information
Organic Restaurant HIROBA (Tokyo Branch)
Address: Crayonhouse Tokyo B1F, 3-8-15 Kita-Aoyama, Minato, Tokyo
Opening Hours:
Weekdays – Lunch Time 11:00-14:00 / Tea Time 15:00-17:00 / Dinner Time 17:00-23:00
Weekends – Lunch Time 10:30-14:00 / Tea Time 15:00-17:00 / Dinner Time 17:00-23:00
No fixed holidays.
Access: 4-minutes’ by foot from Omotesando Station / 7-minutes’ by foot from Exit 6 of Meiji-Jingumae Station
Contact: 03-3406-6409
Website: http://www.crayonhouse.co.jp/shop/pages/restaurant.aspx

 

Was this list helpful? These restaurants are perfect not just for vegetarians, but for people who are looking for something healthy to eat at lunch.

 

If you’re lost or need help finding any of these places, then be sure to pop into the MOSHI MOSHI BOX in Harajuku and ask. We’d be happy to help!

MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center

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MOSHI MOSHI BOX is a tourist information center located at the cross road of Takeshita Street, Meiji Street, and Harajuku Street. The staff there are experts on the Harajuku area. You can get the most up-to-date news of Harajuku from the site.

 

Services:

Service list

・free wi-fi

・free water

・free PC & charge

・baggage room

・gift shop

・currency exchange

Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00

Closed: The year-end and New Year holidays

Contact: 03-2225-6447

Twitter・Instagram @mmb_harajuku

 

Writer: Nao Shiota (MOSHI MOSHI BOX)

 

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  • 5 Vegetarian and Vegan cafés and restaurants in Shinjuku

    14.February.2018 | Uncategorized

    Japan receives many vegetarian and vegan visitors. In fact, more and more people are becoming more conscious about healthy eating. More and more people are incorporating natural ingredients in their cooking – even in Japan. With healthy living on our minds, it’s sometimes hard to decide where to eat out.

     

    That’s why today we’ll be looking at vegetarian and vegan restaurants and cafés that are located in Shinjuku!

     

    AIN SOPH.Journey

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    AIN SOPH.Journey is very close to Shinjuku Sanchome station.  AIN SOPH.Journey uses spices and herbs plentifully in their seasonal dishes, which presented using tableware that has been directly shipped from Morocco. Their healthy vegan pancakes are very popular among girls.

     

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    AIN SOPH.Journey

    Address:Floor 1, 2 & B1, Shinjuku Q Building, 3-8-9, Shinjuku, Tokyo

    Opening hours: Lunch: 11:30 — 17:00

         Dinner: 18:00 — 23:00

    Closed on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month

    TEL:03-5925-8908

    URL:http://ain-soph.jp/

     

    AIN SOPH.ripple

    AIN SOPH.ripple sells vegan burgers and specializes in American-style flavours – even 90 percent of their customers are foreigners. This restaurant combines simple fast food with the healthiness of vegan cooking. Besides hamburgers, they also sell macaroni cheese that uses vegan cheese, burrito bowls and more. All items on the menu are very filling!

     

     

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    AIN SOPH.ripple

    Address:1st floor Nissho Building, 2-46-8, Kabukichō, Shinjuku, Tokyo

    Opening hours: 【Monday — Saturday】11:00 — 21:30【Sundays & national holidays】11:00 — 20:30

    Closing days: none

    TEL:03-6380-3205

    URL:http://ain-soph.jp/ripple/

     

    Chayamakurobi Isetan Shinjuku

    Chayamakurobi café and restaurant is located in three districts – Shinjuku, Hibiya and Shiodome. The Isetan Shinjuku chain has a joint terrace where you can enjoy food during sunny weather. The food is colourful, good quality and good for your health.

     

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    Chayamakurobi Isetan Shinjuku

    Address:Restaurant Machi 7th floor, Isetan Shinjuku department store, 3-14-1, Shinjuku, Tokyo

    Opening hours:11:00 ー 22:00

    Closed: When Isetan Shinjuku is closed

    TEL:03-3357-0014

    URL:http://www.chayam.co.jp/

     

    LIMA CAFÉ

    LIMA CAFÉ is a joint establishment located in Shinjuku that serves as a macrobiotic café and natural makeup shop. As well as organic goods, the café also sells the “café tokusei plate” which is a special ¥900 dish that is both kind on your wallet and bound to put a smile on your face. After browsing the shop at your own pace, you can enjoy a nice meal at the café.

     

    ■Information

    LIMA CAFÉ

    Address: 2-23-1, Yoyogi, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Opening hours:11:00〜19:00

    No closing days

    TEL:03-6276-0571

    URL:http://lima-cafe.com

     

    KiboKo

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    KiboKo is located at the crossing that is very close to Shinjuku Sanchome station and is also not far from Shinjuku station. KiboKo’s concept is “natural food to accompany wine”. Their menu includes foods that reflect their main concept such as Spanish omelette, coriander gyoza and much more. All the dishes go perfectly with alcohol and are, of course, suitable for vegans.

     

     

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    KiboKo

    Address: 4th floor Shimura Building, 2-5-8, Shinjuku, Tokyo

    Opening hours:【Thursday — Saturday】13: 00  ー  22:00(last orders)23:00【Sundays & national holidays】13:00 ー 20:30(last orders)21: 00

    Closed: Mondays — Wednesdays

    TEL:03-6380-1709

    URL:https://kiboko.owst.jp

     

    So, how about it? If you’re ever wondering where to eat out, check out one of these places!

  • 6 Cafés Open Early in Harajuku—Begin Your Day Luxuriously with Breakfast

    13.February.2018 | FEATURES / FOOD

    Hi, everyone. I’m Ellie, and I work at the MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center.

     

    Relaxing in a café with a cup of coffee in the early morning – days off like these are true happiness, aren’t they? The truth is, shops in Harajuku open a little late, so there aren’t many places that open in the early hours.

     

    I’m going to recommend to you several cafés in Harajuku that open in the morning and serve breakfast. Be sure to stop by any of them before you begin your day’s shopping.

     

    BURN SIDE ST CAFÉ

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    This café is a 6-minute walk from Harajuku Station and is filled with an American-style atmosphere. They don’t have a morning menu, but they’re open at 9:30 on weekdays and 8:30 on weekends and holidays, so you can still enjoy your morning with their regular menu. A popular item on the menu are their soufflé pancakes. They’re fluffy and just melt in your mouth. There’s a range of different types you can choose from, from pancakes with seasonal fruits to a tiramisu-style pancake. Why not try finding your favourite?

     

    Information

    BURN SIDE ST CAFE

    Address: 4-29-9 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Opening Hours: Weekdays 9:30-21:00 / Weekends & Holidays 8:30-21:00

    No Fixed Holidays.

    TEL: 03-3403-0660

    Website: http://b-s-s-cafe.com

     

     

    Réfectoire

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    This Harajuku bakery & café is open from 8:30. They have Free Wi-Fi and electrical outlets, making it a great spot for getting some work done in the morning. The bakery serves lots of take-out food, and the breakfast menu has an assortment of toast, French toast and bread. You can get any of these as a set with a drink and salad. With its bright, Southern France style interior, this is a nice place to enjoy your morning.

     

    Information

    Réfectoire

    Address: Takeokikuchi Bldg. 3F, 6-25-10 Jingumae, Shibuya, Toyko

    Access: 8-minutes on foot from Harajuku Station

    Opening Hours: 8:30-19:30 (Bakery open until 20:00)

    No Fixed Holidays.

    TEL: 03-3797-3722

    Website: http://lepetitmec.com/location/refectoire/

     

     

    Bills – Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Harajuku

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    Bills serve the world’s most famous breakfast. This branch can be found about 5-minutes’ walk from Harajuku Station on the seventh floor of Tokyo Plaza. Tokyo Plaza is closed in the morning times, but the elevator up to bills is functional. They have a big selection on their breakfast menu. I recommend the ricotta cheese pancake. The honeycomb butter smells sweet on the fluffy and moist pancake. Their specially-made scrambled egg is also exquisite and just melts on your tongue. The world’s best is right here, so be sure to experience it.

     

    Information

    Bills Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Harajuku

    Address: Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Harajuku 7F, Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Opening Hours: 8:30-23:00

    No Fixed Holidays.

    TEL: 03-5772-1133

    Website: http://omohara.tokyu-plaza.com/shopguide/detail_138.html

     

     

    Bread, Espresso &

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    “Bread, Espresso &” is a café and bakery 5-minutes’ walk from Omotesando Station and 15-minutes’ walk from Harajuku Station. This place has immense popularity and has people lining up outside in the morning before it opens. Their popular menu item is the French toast they serve, which is only available on weekdays in the morning and at teatime. The French toast is thick, the outside is crunchy, and the inside is soft. It’s known to even sell out very quickly, so you’d best be up early if you want a bite.

     

    Information

    Bread, Espresso &

    Address: 3-4-9 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Opening Hours: 8:00-20:00

    Closed: Every 2nd Monday of the month (If this falls on a holiday, the shop will close the following day)

    TEL: 03-5410-2040

    Website: http://www.bread-espresso.jp

     

     

    Eco Farm Cafe 632

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    This café and bakery has earned a reputation for its menu which uses vegetables grown at the company’s own plantation. Seating 150 people, this place is spacious, and offers a calm and quiet environment that will have you forgetting the tumult of Harajuku. Their breakfast menu includes croissants, toast and pancakes, all of which you can have with fruit and salad, and depending on what you order, you can also get bacon, sausages and other things too. You can also choose a drink to make a set at ¥630, such as their own blend of coffee. Their breakfast menu is great because you get at a cheap price.

     

    Information

    Eco Farm Cafe 632

    Address: 6-32-10 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 9:00-23:00 / Sunday & Holidays 9:00-21:30

    No Fixed Holidays.

    TEL: 03-3498-0632

    Website: https://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1306/A130601/13010652/

     

     

    Revive Kitchen Three Aoyama

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    Enjoy healthy cold pressed juice made with carefully selected organic ingredients and nutrient-rich meals made with original recipes at this place. They also have things like gluten-free pancakes, so this one’s recommended for people looking to be healthy.

     

    Information

    Revive Kitchen Three Aoyama

    Address: 3-12-13 Kita-Aoyama, Minato, Tokyo

    Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 7:00-21:00 / Weekends & Holidays 10:00-20:00

    Closed: Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month / New Year’s Holidays

    TEL: 0120 898 003

    Website: http://aoyama.threecosmetics.com/dining-menu/

     

     

    I hope you enjoyed this list. Start your wonderful day with a nice breakfast.

  • Harajuku Lunch Guide: Cafés & Restaurants Recommended by MOSHI MOSHI BOX Staff (Part 1)

    12.February.2018 | FEATURES / FOOD / SPOT

    Hi, everyone. I’m Shiota, and I’m the Director at the MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center. Are you ever stuck on where to eat lunch in Harajuku because everywhere’s too busy? I’m always unsure.

     

    So today, the knowledgeable staff at the MOSHI MOSHI BOX will recommend some great locations for lunch they have been to where you can enjoy a bite to eat.

     

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    Ruki’s Recommendations – Spanish Staff

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    Natural Stance
    Head down the road located between Murasaki Sports and New Balance along Meiji-dori. You’ll find a clothes store called WOMB on the left. Head up the stairs next to it to find Natural Stance. It has a welcoming atmosphere and is very relaxing. You can go there just for a drink or you can fill your belly with a meal. The desserts are delicious too!

     

    ◼︎Information
    Natural Stance
    Address: Field One Bldg. B1F, 3-21-10 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 11:00-24:00
    Closed: New Year’s Day
    Access: 5-minutes walk from Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 5-minutes walk from Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
    TEL: 03-3402-1855
    Website: https://cafeandbarnaturalstance.on.omisenomikata.jp/

     

     

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    cafe STUDIO
    cafe STUDIO can be found in the same building as the Adidas shop along Meiji-dori. Kick your feet up and relax on one of the sofas inside, or if you’re in a rush, you can order for takeout. Best of all, they even have Free Wi-Fi!

     

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    cafe STUDIO
    Address: YM Square Harajuku 1F, 4-31-10 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00 (Food Last Orders 22:00 / Drinks Last Orders 22:30)
    No fixed holidays.
    Access: 1-minute walk from Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line / 5-minute walk from Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line
    TEL: 050-5570-7944
    Website: http://www.cafe-studio.jp

     

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    Midori’s Recommendations – Miss ID Semifinalist

     

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    Kunsei Maruho
    Kunseu Maruho is an izakaya that can be found along “Tonchan-dori” behind the MOSHI MOSHI BOX. This hidden gem offers a hearty traditional Japanese lunch at a reasonable price.

     

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    Kunseu Maruho
    Address: Tobita Bldg. B1F, 3-21-21 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: Lunch 11:30-14:00 (until 15:00 on Weekends) / Izakaya Service 17:30-24:00 (last order 23:30)
    No fixed holidays.
    Access: 7-minutes walk from Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 5-minutes walk from Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
    TEL: 03-6459-2674
    Website: http://www3.ocn.ne.jp/~maruho/

     

     

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    Shiota’s Recommendations – Director of MOSHI MOSHI BOX

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    bills – Omotesando Harajuku
    “bills” needs no introduction – they serve the world’s best breakfast. The lines to get in get particularly busy in the afternoon, but you won’t have to wait long if you go in the morning. You can find it on the seventh floor of Tokkyu Plaza at Harajuku crossing. Their famous pancakes are definitely delicious, but they have a hefty selection to choose from on the food menu. And the terrace seats feel great when it’s sunny!

     

    ◼︎Information
    bills Tokkyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku
    Address: Tokkyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku 7F, 4-30-3 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening hours: 8:30-23:00
    No fixed holidays.
    Access: 1-minute walk from Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
    TEL: 03-5772-1133
    Website: http://billsjapan.com/jp

     

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    Ellie’s Recommendations – English-Speaking Staff

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    Bio Ojiyan Cafe
    Walk down the street between Murasaki Sports and New Balance near the MOSHI MOSHI BOX and make a right at the Family Mart convenience store. There, you’ll find Bio Ojiyan Cafe on your right. All the items shown the signboard look amazing, but even with the standard, set items on the menu, you’ll be spoiled for choice since there’s so much to choose from.

     

    Check out Shiota and Ellie’s trip to this cafe for more details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/67375

     

    ■Information
    Bio Ojiyan Cafe
    Address: 1F, 4-26-28, Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 12:00-21:00
    No fixed holidays.
    Access: 8-minute walk from Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
    TEL: 03-3746-5990
    Webpage: https://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1306/A130601/13003318/

    Did you enjoy this list? If you’re planning a trip to Harajuku, keep it with you so you can find great a place to eat lunch.

     

    And if you’re unsure of how to get to any of these places, just pop into the MOSHI MOSHI BOX. We’d be glad to help!

     

    MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center

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    MOSHI MOSHI BOX is a tourist information center located at the cross road of Takeshita Street, Meiji Street, and Harajuku Street. The staff there are experts on the Harajuku area. You can get the most up-to-date news of Harajuku from the site.

     

    Services:

    Service list

    ・free wi-fi

    ・free water

    ・free PC & charge

    ・baggage room

    ・gift shop

    ・currency exchange

    Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00

    Closed: The year-end and New Year holidays

    Contact: 03-2225-6447

    Twitter・Instagram @mmb_harajuku

     

    Writer: Nao Shiota (MOSHI MOSHI BOX)

     

  • 5 Cafés & Spots in Harajuku With Free Wi-Fi & Electrical Outlets

    08.February.2018 | FEATURES / SPOT

    Hi, everyone. I’m Shiota, the Director of the MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center.

    I’m sure we’ve all experienced it where we want to look something up but our mobile phone is about to run out of battery. So today, I’m going to introduce you to some Free Wi-Fi spots and cafés and spots with electrical outlets around Harajuku for when you need to run and look something up, when you need to work or if there’s an emergency.

     

     

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    Nescafe Harajuku
    This café has a real sense of liberation about it with the high ceiling, and it’s extremely clean. It’s also great location for spending a long period of time and relaxing. And if you order the “1 Day Free Mug” over in the merchandise corner, you can get all-you-can-drink coffees from their ‘variety’ selection!

     

    ◼︎Information
    Nescafe Harajuku
    Address: 1-22-8 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 11:00-21:00
    No fixed holidays.
    Access: 3-minutes by foot from Harajuku Station’s Takeshita Exit
    TEL: 03-5772-2038
    Website: https://nestle.jp/entertain/cafe/harajuku/#concept

     

     

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    LATTEST
    At LATTEST, you can look forward to enjoying a live atmosphere as baristas extract espressos and create latte art. The stylish interior is pleasant and will calm your mind. The drinks menu features strong-ish espresso coffees.

     

    ◼︎Information
    LATTEST
    Address: 3-5-2 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 10:00~19:00
    No fixed holidays.
    Access: 5-minutes by foot from Meiji Jingumae
    TEL: 03-6447-2607
    Website: http://lattest.jp/index.html

     

     

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    Design Festa Cafe & Bar
    This café is situated in the courtyard at Design Festa, an art gallery. You can enjoy a healthy and organic bite to eat while surrounded by plentiful nature and unique artwork. It’s a hidden gem only known to those in the know.

     

    ◼︎Information
    Design Festa Cafe & Bar
    Address: 3-20-18 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 11:00~23:00
    No fixed holidays.
    Access: 5-minutes by foot from Exit 4 of Meiji Jingumae Staion via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line / 8-minutes by foot from Takeshita Exit at Harjauku Station via the JR Yamanote Line
    Website: http://www.df-cafe.com/

     

     

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    Tully’s Coffee Omotesando Hills
    Tully’s Coffee is a popular coffee chain in Japan. This one can be found on the bottom floor of the Omotesando Hills shopping complex, so it’s easily accessible if you’re out shopping. They have electrical outlets at the counter, so you can have a relaxing time.

     

    ◼︎Information
    Tully’s Coffee Omotesando Hills
    Address: Omotesando Hills West Building B1F, 4-12-10, Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 8:00-22:00
    No fixed holidays.
    Access: 4-minutes by foot from Exit 5 of Meiji Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line / 7-minutes by foot from the Omotesando Exit at Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 5-minutes by foot from Exit A2 of Omotesando Station
    TEL: 03-6804-6310
    Website: http://www.tullys.co.jp.2-t.jp/bMLE

     

     

    MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center
    MOSHI MOSHI BOX is a tourist information center run by MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON located at the cross road of Takeshita Street, Meiji Street, and Harajuku Street. We offer lots of different services. As well as Wi-Fi and electrical outlets, we also offer tourist information, currency exchange, and baggage storage. We can help you out!

     

    ◼︎Information
    Address: 3-23-5 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00
    Closed: New Year’s Holidays
    Access: 6-minutes by foot from Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 5-minutes by foot from Meiji Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
    TEL: 03-2225-6447

     

    Was this list useful? Be sure to use it as reference when you’re in Harajuku in case you’re in need of Wi-Fi or device charging.

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    Services:
    ・Free Wi-Fi       ・Free water
    ・Free PC charging  ・Luggage storage
    ・Souvenirs       ・Money exchange

    Hours: 10:00-18:00
    Closed: New Year’s Holiday
    Telephone: 03-2225-6447
    Twitter・Instagram: @mmb_harajuku

     

  • Taiwanese Model Kimi Visits Harajuku’s Tourist Spots in a Kimono

    25.January.2018 | FEATURES / SPOT

    Hi there, Shiota here. I’m the director of the MOSHI MOSHI BOX, the official Harajuku Tourist Information Center.

     

    A routine activity done often when travelling to places like Kyoto and Asakusa is to dress up in a kimono and walk the streets. In fact, quite recently the number of kimono rental stores in Harajuku has been on the increase.

     

    Today, immensely popular Taiwanese model kimi (紀ト心) is going to take us to see some great kimono spots around Tokyo.

     

    If we’re talking kimono rental in Harajuku, then look no further than the MOSHI MOSHI Kimono Salon!

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    This spot is located inside the MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center and offers a diverse range of kimono, from vintage wears to the kind of colourful garbs you’d expect to see in Harajuku. Whatever it is you’re looking for, you’ll be able to find it here.

     

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    The kimono that kimi chose has small dots against red cloth. Since she’s a huge cat lover, the obi she picked was love at first sight.

     

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    She left her hairstyle to the hair and make-up staff in the shop. A simple change of hairstyle made for a more glamorous feel.

    With her style complete, kimi’s cuteness took on a slightly more adult, mature look.

     

    Well, without further ado, let’s head on out to the streets of Harajuku!

     

    ◼︎Information

    MOSHI MOSHI Kimono Salon Produced by 夢乃屋-YUMENOYA-

    Address: MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center 1F

    Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00

    No fixed holidays.

    Enquiries:yumenoya.harajuku@gmail.com
    URL:https://www.tokyo-samurai.com/blank

     

     

     

    Ura-Harajuku photo spot as seen on social media and TV

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    The first place kimi visited was the famous wall art that is popular right now. To find it, head down the street between Murasaki Sports and New Balance located along Meiji-Dori and walk to the end.

     

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    kimi was a little hungry, so while on her way to see the wall art she stopped off at the ice cream shop Doubutsuen on the left-hand side of the street. She bought an electric bulb soda along with some sweets that are all the rage right now in Harajuku.

     

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    We couldn’t fit every kawaii photo of kimi into the article as there are just too many, but you can find them over on her Instagram page so be sure to check them out as you read on.

     

    ■Information

    Doubutsuen

    Address: 3-20-7 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0001

    Contact: 03-6434-5074

    Opening Hours: 11:00-19:00

    URL:https://twitter.com/__doubutsuenn

     

     

     

     

    Taking a chill stroll along Yoyogi Park avenue

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    The next place she headed to was Yoyogi Park located next to Meiji Shrine. The park is famous for its very beautiful scenery; in spring the cherry blossoms flourish and in autumn the ginkgo trees shine.

     

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    When we shot these photos, it was period when the leaves on the ginkgo trees fall. The sheet of yellow that stretches to a horizon was out of the world. There’s benches dotted all around the park, so you can relax if you need a break from walking in your kimono.

     

    ◼︎Information

    Yoyogi Park

    Address: 2-1 Kamizono-cho, Yoyogi, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Access: 3-minutes’ by foot from the Omotesando Exit of Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 3-minutes’ by foot from Exit 1 of Meiji-Jingumae Station (Harajuku) via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and Fukutoshin Line

    Contact: 03-3469-6081

    URL:http://www.vvdcreative.com/sakuhin/17-3yoyogipark/

     

     

     

    Tōgō Shrine is right next to the tourist hotspot that is Takeshita Street

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    You wouldn’t believe that Tōgō Shrine is situated in the middle of Harajuku. Despite being around the hustle and busy of the busy town, time flows quietly and calmly here. It’s also diagonally opposite to the MOSHI MOSHI BOX.

     

    It’s beautiful in the daytime, but its sacredness elevates when you see it lit up at night. Weddings are held here, so if you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of a bride in traditional Japanese wedding attire.

     

    ◼︎Information

    Tōgō Shrine

    Address: 1-5-3 Shibuya, Tokyo

    Access: 3-minutes’ by foot from the Takeshita Street Exit at Harajuku Station via the JR Yamanote Line / 5-minutes’ by foot from Exit 5 of Meiji-Jingumae Station via the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and Fukutoshin Line

    Contact: 03-3403-3591

    URL:https://harajukutogo.wixsite.com/togojinja

     

     

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    Did you enjoy your trip with kimi? If you’re thinking of renting a kimono in Harajuku, then be sure to use this article as reference. And if you’re lost or can’t find your way, then pop into the MOSHI MOSHI BOX. We’d be happy to help you!

     

    model:紀卜心(kimi) @eatzzz7

    photo:Fumiko Nakazima @o_f_u_m_i

     

     

     

    MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center

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    MOSHI MOSHI BOX is a tourist information center located at the cross road of Takeshita Street, Meiji Street, and Harajuku Street. The staff there are experts on the Harajuku area. You can get the most up-to-date news of Harajuku from the site.

     

    Services:

    Service list

    ・free wi-fi

    ・free water

    ・free PC & charge

    ・baggage room

    ・gift shop

    ・currency exchange

    Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00

    Closed: The year-end and New Year holidays

    Contact: 03-2225-6447

    Twitter・Instagram @mmb_harajuku

     

    Writer: Nao Shiota (MOSHI MOSHI BOX)

    Translator: Joshua Kitosi-Isanga

  • Enjoy Japanese art works such as “ukiyoe” (Japanese woodblock prints) and Taro Okamoto’s works! Seven art museums and galleries in Shibuya/Harajuku.

    05.November.2017 | FEATURES / SPOT

    Art is something that enriches your daily life. In this article, I will introduce to you some art museums and galleries in the Shibuya/Harajuku area.
    Please check out the websites of the art museums/galleries noted below since some of them hold rotating exhibits.

    Ota Memorial Museum of Art

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    An ukiyoe-specialized art museum in Tokyo. Not just Japanese ukiyoe-lovers but foreigners who are interested in Japanese culture visit this museum. The museum holds different exhibitions every month, therefore you can enjoy the world of ukiyoe from many aspects.

    ◼︎Information

    太田記念美術館

    Ota Memorial Museum of Art

    Address: 〒150-0001, 1-10-10, Jingumae, Shibuyaku, Tokyo

    Business hours: 10:30 to 17:30 (last entrance – 17:00)

    Fixed holiday: Monday, year-end and new-year
    TEL:03-3403-0880

    URL:http://www.ukiyoe-ota-muse.jp/


    Nezu Museum

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    A quiet museum with an adjacent Japanese garden located in the center of Tokyo. They exhibit carvings, paintings and tea tools and hold special exhibition every season. You can enjoy a quiet time since there is also a café.

    ◼︎Information

    Nezu Museum

    Address: 6-5-1, Minami Aoyama, Minatoku, Tokyo
    Business hours: 10:00 to 17:00 (last entrance – 16:30)
    Fixed holiday: Monday, period when preparing for the next exhibition, year’s end and new-year
    Tuesday will become holiday if Monday is holiday
    TEL:03-3400-2536

    URL:http://www.nezu-muse.or.jp/

    DESIGN FESTA GALLERY

    A gallery where anybody can exhibit their own works. The venue (there are 71 spaces in total) is filled with new expressions and talents. Feel free to visit the gallery since the entrance fee is free.

    ◼︎Information

    DESIGN FESTA GALLERY

    Address: 〒150-0001, 3-20-18, Jingumae, Shibuyaku, Tokyo

    Business hours: 11:00 to 20:00

    Fixed holiday: no holiday

    TEL:03-3479-1442

    URL:http://www.designfestagallery.com/


    Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum

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    The museum was originally Taro Okamoto’s house/atelier. After he passed away in 11996, at the age of 84 it was turned into a museum. You can feel the energy of Taro Okamoto who drew lots paintings, created documentations by dictation, wrestled against carvings, met with many people and created huge monuments like “Tower of the Sun”in Osaka and wall paintings.

    ◼︎Information

    Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum
    Address: 〒107-0062, 6-1-19, Minami Aoyama, Minatoku, Tokyo
    Business hours: 10:00 to 18:00
    Fixed holiday: Tuesday
    TEL:03-3406-0801

    URL:http://www.taro-okamoto.or.jp/

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    Photo: Kayo Sekiguchi
    Text: Sayoko Ishii

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  • Tokyo and Fukuoka’s Kirby Café Reveal Menu For Winter 2020

    04.November.2020 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    The chilly winter season is on the horizon, but Kirby Café Tokyo and Kirby Café Hakata will keep customers warm with their new winter menu which will be served from November 11, 2020 to February 28, 2021.

     

    Kirby Café Winter Menu

    Food

    Winter Kirby Burger & Clam Chowder Pasta | ¥2,680 (Before Tax) *Comes with souvenir plate

    Mogu Mogu Kirby’s Poka Poka Pie Stew | ¥2,680 (Before Tax) *Comes with souvenir cup

    Kirby is staying warm and cosy with his scarf on the burger and clam chowder pasta dish. For the stew, Kirby’s entire face is made from pie.

    Kirby’s Hot Crumble Bowl | ¥1,980 (Before Tax)

    This hot crumble is served in a cute Kirby bento box which you can take away with you.ス

     

    Desserts & Drinks

    Ice Dragon☆Pastel Cream Anmitsu | ¥880 (Before Tax)

    Kirby Café’s Authentic Oven Baked Pizza ~Berries and White Chocolate~ | ¥1,480 (Before Tax)

    The Ice Dragon☆Pastel Cream Anmitsu is a Japanese-style dessert while the pizza is a dessert pizza perfect for wintertime.

     

    Kirby Fighters 2 Menu

    Wrestler Kirby Burger | ¥1,580 (Before Tax)

    King Dedede & Meta Knight’s Tag Dessert | ¥1,480 (Before Tax)

    The cafe is also serving up a meal and dessert in collaboration with the new Nintendo Switch title Kirby Fighters 2.

     

    Kirby Café Original Merchandise

    Postcards | ¥150 Each (Before Tax)

    Winter Blanket | ¥2,700 (Before Tax)

    A selection of exclusive and seasonal Kirby Café merchandise.

  • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Adorns Shiseido Beauty Square in Harajuku With New Winter Look

    03.November.2020 | FASHION

    Following her Halloween-inspired look for Shiseido Beauty Square, Japanese pop icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu returns to the beauty facility with a new white and snowy winter look which was unveiled on Monday (November 2).

     

    Shiseido Beauty Square

    Kyary Pamyu Pamyu became the ambassador for Shiseido Beauty Square when it opened back in June. The concept of the beauty facility is centred on having people discovering their beauty, having fun, sharing experiences, and learning the latest in the scene

     

    Winter Key Visual

    Kyary’s winter look for 2020 features a breathtaking headdress inspired by snowy skies, silver flowers, and powdery snow. The look was made in collaboration with top Shiseido hair  and makeup artist Tadashi Harada.

     

    If you’re stuck on what makeup to wear for winter, and are in Tokyo this holiday season, be sure to pay a visit to Shieido Beauty Square where you’re sure to discover a new you.

  • The Promised Neverland Cafe to Serve Up Themed Food and Drink in Tokyo

    31.October.2020 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    A special exhibition centred on the popular manga series The Promised Neverland will take place at Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View in Tokyo from December 11, 2020.

     

    The Promised Neverland is a manga series written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu. The series was published in Weekly Shonen Jump and concluded with its final volume on June 15, 2020. A live-action film will be released in December while the anime adaptation’s second season will air next year.

    The exhibition will explore and celebrate the world of The Promised Neverland in detail, with displays, illustrations, early conceptions, and much more. A special 19-page manga episode written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu will also be shown.

     

    Fans at the exhibition can also dine at CAFE GRACE FIELD,  the series-themed cafe opening up temporarily at Cafe THE SUN. Let’s take a closer look and see what fans can expect to see at the cafe.

     

    CAFE GRACE FIELD Collaboration Cafe

    Illustrative photo showcasing the cafe

    The Promised Neverland is set inside Grace Field House, an orphanage in a forest that houses children with no relatives. It’s here that we meet the main characters: Emma, Norman, Ray, and Mom. CAFE GRACE FIELD is inspired by Grace Field House and the children who live in it, with food based on the characters and certain episodes in the series, a cafe latte you can order and get a free coaster with, and many other dishes, drinks, and desserts exclusive to the exhibition.

     

    The Menu

    Isabella’s Burger | ¥1,480 (Tax Included)

    A hearty hamburger inspired by Isabella, the Mom of Grace Field House, filled with a fat patty, tomatoes, and lettuce. It’s served with chips which are topped with a key that opens all doors in the house.

    Emma’s Omelette Rice | ¥1,380 (Tax Included)

    A serving of omurice (rice-filled omelette) which features Emma’s trademark lock of hair that sticks up and orange edible flowers scattered over the tomato sauce, all to capture Emma’s smiley personality.

    Norman’s Farm Green Curry | ¥1,580 (Tax Included)

    A spicy green curry based on Norman standing in the fields of the forest. The plate includes the pen Norman finds which belongs to William Minevra, as well as the name Minevra written in Morse code around the outside of the dish.

    Ray’s Final Book Sandwich | ¥1,550 (Tax Included)

    This dish is inspired by the scene when Ray gives Emma the last book he reads before escaping the house. The sandwich itself is made to look like the book and is filled with egg salad, crunchy fried fish, and tomatoes.

    Full Score Parfait | ¥1,450 (Tax Included)

    An assortment of ingredients based on the three main characters in the series who receive a full score: Emma (orange jelly), Norman (panna cotta), and Ray (chocolate pudding and cake). A parfait that’s not overly sweet and displays each of the three characters’ I.D. Numbers which are used for identification in the series.

    Little Bunny Shortcake | ¥1,350 (Tax Included)

    A mixed berry shortcake with Conny’s precious Little Bunny on top. The bunny is made from milk pudding and sat on a bed of yogurt cream-filled fluffy sponge.

    The House’s Lantern Drink | ¥1,050 (Tax Included)

    A lantern-style dessert drink with everyone from Grace Field House, topped with chocolate whip, frozen yogurt, and two pieces of orange inspired by Emma’s hair.

    The Promised Pendant Drink | ¥1,050 (Tax Included)

    A refreshing combination of ginger ale, Calpis, and Blue Curaçao topped off with apple flavoured ice. The blue and green gradation of the beverage is based on the pendant given to Emma by Mujika, a key item of the story.

    Emma’s Cafe Latte, Norman’s Cafe Latte, Ray’s Cafe Latte | ¥850 Each (Tax Included)

    Three cafe lattes with Emma, Norman, and Ray print on them. Every cup ordered gets you an original coaster. There are three coaster designs, each given randomly for every drink order.

     

    Twitter Campaign – Christmas Edition Cafe Latte

    Running: December 11, 2020 – December 25, 2020

    From December 11-25, fans who answer the official Twitter quiz correctly have the chance to order the Christmas Edition Cafe Latte. Every cup ordered gets you a special coaster.

     

    ©Kaiu Shirai・Posuka Demizu /Shueisha

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