Where to eat

Reference (provided by the Kashiwa International Office)

Kashiwa Campus Map

Kashiwa Campus Area Map 

I. On Kashiwa Campus

There are two cafeterias and one Sushi Restaurant, also a shop where you can buy lunch box and fast foods on site. You can eat lunch or dinner for 300-600 yen.

1. Cafeteria

The cafeteria 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 inside the cafeteria entrance.

Buying a cafeteria card or deposit money

  1. Insert money into the slot.
  2. Select the value button (from 1,000 yen to 10,000yen).
  3. Receive your card and change.

 It’s a selfservice style cafeteria. 

  1. Choose your menu from the samples.
  2. Go to the counter where the food is served.  There are a few separate counters depends on what you are going to order.
  3. Please take a tray, take dishes you want and Insert your card into the card reader on the counter and pay.
  4. After the meal, please return the tray to the washing conveyer.

Business Hours

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


TEL: 04-7134-5722

2. Plaza IKOI Food Court

The other is called Plaza Ikoi, which means "Relaxation".  It is like a food court. They offer "Gram Deli", a buffet-style deli where you pay 1.2 yen per gram.

Gram Deli

  1. Take a tray.
  2. Choose how to pay, cash or suica (or pasmo)
  3. Have what you want to eat on a plate (plastic plates are for takeout).
  4. Make a payment at the Cashier by cash or Suica/PASMO.

Other food service counters

  1. Decide what you will have
  2. Take a tray.
  3. Order at one of the counters and pay by cash or Suica/PASMO

 Common steps after you pay

  1. Get chopsticks and silverware.  Vinegar, soy sauce and other seasonings are also there.
  2. It costs 100yen for Drink Bar with a meal order.
  3. Carry to a common dining area.
  4. After eating, take your tray to the Tray Return.

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 on the 1st floor of the Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute. It serves good fresh sushi dishes at reasonable prices (500yen lunch). 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 sells onigiri (rice balls), lunch boxes, sandwiches, salads, snacks, beverages, etc.

Business Hours

Weekdays Food Shop: 10:00 - 19:00 ; 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 the east side of campus.

LAWSON:  The nearest convenience store from the west side of campus.

2. Restaurant

Udon-ICHI:  Japanese noodle (Udon)

Goemon: Pasta

Lalaport Kashiwanoha

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