If you’re driving up to Karuizawa this is an excellent spot to stop for lunch, slightly outside the city so even on busy days you can park easily and stress free. Weather permitting, taste your tempura and slurp up your soba noodles whilst seated in their garden. The cheapest lunch course, with starter taster place (bracken, broccoli soup and konyaku pictured below), tempura and noodles was excellent and reasonable value for the 1,850yen price tag. Cheaper still, you can also order vegetable tempura and soba, duck soba, or just plate of soba noodles.

Credit cards accepted (over 5000yen).

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