Area:Ueno

Information about things to do in Japan, restaurants, films, destinations and more.

Review excerpt: Vaner is Tokyo’s first (and right now the only) bakery specializing in traditional Norwegian-style whole-wheat bread.

Review excerpt: If you’ve just dropped by Siam Shokudo for a Singha or two, there’s a good selection of light starters, including freshly made spring rolls with extra coriander, in deference to Japan’s current infatuation with the fragrant green herb. If you’re having dinner, ...

This old-school unagi (eel) specialist stands in the heart of Ueno Park, just steps from the zoo and the historic Toshogu Shrine, surrounded by a sea of sakura (cherry blossoms). That's the view from the upstairs dining room, if you are lucky (or patient) ...

With a basic, no-frills vibe, Anhdra Kitchen is a great place to grab lunch. The set course for ¥1,290 gets you two curries as well as a vegetable poriyaru (stir-fry), a side of rasam, chapati, rice, poppadum and pickles, and a glass of lassi, all ...

Once a tradesman's store, this two-story timber-frame house has had new life breathed into it, reincarnated as an izakaya tavern. Unlike its neighbors, many of which offer boisterous carousing and entertainments of a rather more dubious nature, Tamayura is quiet, wholesome and entirely welcoming.

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