Where to eat

Reference (provided by the Kashiwa International Office)

Kashiwa Campus Map

Kashiwa Campus Area Map 

I. On Kashiwa Campus

The Campus has two cafeterias and one Sushi Restaurant, also a food shop where you can buy lunch boxes and fast foods on site. Each meal for lunch or dinner costs 300-600 yen.

1. Cafeteria

Out of the two cafeterias,  the cafeteria closer to IPMU and  literally called “CAFETERIA”,  DOES NOT accept cash, but requires a special prepaid card which you can buy at a vending machine inside the dining hall.  The vending machine is located just next to the cafeteria entrance.

Buying a cafeteria card and charge money

  1. Insert money into the slot.
  2. Select the value you want to charge (from 1,000 yen to 10,000yen).
  3. Get your card and change.


How to order

  1. Choose what you eat from dishes displayed in the showcase.
  2. Go to a counter where the food is served.  Counter sections are separated between combo-style dishes (nearer) and noodles (far in the back).
  3. Take a tray, tell the server your order. You can add side-dishes in the showcase onto your tray directly.  For payment, insert your card into the card reader on the counter .
  4. After the meal, please return the tray and plates to the washing conveyer. There are trash buckets respectively for leftovers,  combustible waste(chopstickes),  and plastic  waste.                                                                                                                                                


Business Hours

Weekdays 11:30 - 20:30
Saturdays 11:30 - 13:30
Sundays & Holidays closed


TEL: 04-7134-5722

2. Plaza IKOI

The other cafeteria is called "Plaza Ikoi", meaing  "Relaxation" in Japanese.  Besides regular lunch or dinner dishes received over the counter, It has a "Gram Deli" section where food is sold by weight. It costs  1.3 yen per gram.

<Gram Deli>

  1. Take a tray.
  2. Choose how to pay, cash or SUICA (or PASMO).
  3. Take what you eat on a plate (plastic plates are for takeout).
  4. Make a payment at the Cashier by cash or SUICA/PASMO. You can add 100-yen drink bar order.

<Food service counters>

  1. Decide what you have.
  2. Take a tray.
  3. Tell the server your choice at the counters and pay by either cash or Suica/PASMO

 <After payment>

  1. Get chopsticks and silverware.  Vinegar, soy sauce and other seasonings are also available at the end of the cashier.  
  2. Find vacant seat by yourself in the dining area.
  3. After yorur meal, take your tray to the washing conveyer.

Business Hours

Weekdays 11:30 - 14:00, 17:00 - 20:00
Saturdays 11:30 -14:00
Sundays & Holidays closed


TEL: 04-7135-0750

3. Osakana Club “Hama” (Sushi Restaurant)

Hama is a Japanese sushi restaurant located next to the Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute. It serves good fresh sushi dishes at reasonable prices.  It has also one-coin lunch menu  (500 yen).  It also provides takeout and delivery services on campus.

Business Hours

Weekdays 11:30 - 15:00, 17:00 - 21:30
Saturdays 11:30 - 14:00
Sundays & Holidays closed


TEL: 04-7134-5656 ; ext. 62951

4. Co-op Food Shop & Café

Food Shop for grocery section sells "onigiri" (rice balls), lunch boxes, sandwiches, salads, snacks, beverages, etc.

Business Hours

Weekdays Grocery: 10:00 - 21:00 ; Café: 12:00 - 17:30
Saturdays closed
Sundays & Holidays closed


TEL: 04-7135-8671 ; ext. 61023

5. Academic Shop

Stationery, daily commodities, computer supplies, books and stamps.

Business Hours

Weekdays 10:00 - 17:00
Saturdays closed
Sundays & Holidays closed


TEL: 04-7135-8117 ; ext. 61020

II. Outside Campus                                            

1. Convenience Stores

Family Mart:  The nearest convenience store from IPMU (about 500m) , the east side of campus.

LAWSON:  Countercorner of the south-west corner of campus.

2. Restaurants

Udon-ICHI:  Japanese noodle (Udon), west side of Campus (about  600m from IPMU)

Goemon : Pasta,  west side of Campus (about 700m from IPMU) West side of Campus  

Kura zushi: ""conveyor belt" sushi bar, facing with Goemon accross the road.  All 100 yen/plate except special menus.

Lalaport Kashiwanoha (Shopping mall)

Kashiwanoha Campus station comes with a shopping mall called Lalaport. It has a grocery store (Tokyu store), many restaurants, and a food court.