Smart and simple, this udon restaurant focuses on quality, and that means everything from the noodles to the vegetables to the tea served with your meal.

The five commitments are made on the front of their menu – to the noodles, soup, ingredients, tea and to the health of their customers. Each element is sourced locally including seasonal vegetables, the flour and the soy sauce which comes from the nearby town of Ono. The curry udon is a total highlight, and while chicken is ok, ordering the vegetable version will get you an extra shot at your five a day. The tempura is crisp, the curry is addictive without being too salty and the udon have a good bite. Portions are good, there are a whole lot of noodles under that veg, and it all comes in under ¥1,000.

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