Cafes, bars and casual dining
Hikawa Brewery - Brewpub: Omiya
[Open 5:30-10:30pm (Sat 4pm-, Sun 4-10). Closed Tuesdays.]
Saitama's first brewpub, open since Spring 2014, serves up ten different varieties of freshly made craft beers, including several Pale Ale variations. The food menu offers typical pub fare, with a larger-than-average selection. Our...
Cafe Salvador - Cafe: Omiya
[Open 7am-9pm (LO) daily.]
The second branch of this upscale all-day cafe features gourmet single-origin coffee and fancy sandwiches, desserts and cocktails. Open from 7am.
Omiya Bonsai Village
Shamoroku - Yakitori: Koshigaya Laketown
[Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily.]
Shamo, a type of chicken that was originally bred in Thailand for cockfighting, is prepared here using the traditional "warayaki" cooking method, where meat and fish are quickly seared over burning straw at temperatures of 800-900C. The...
Village Vanguard Diner - Burgers: Koshigaya Laketown
[Open 11am-10pm daily.]
Good American-style gourmet burgers are served here, with original variations like "pepper and wild bacon," "quattro formaggio and honey," and "basil, tomato, mozzarella." Burgers start from under Y1000.
Ikea - Swedish: Saitama-ken
[Open 10am-9pm daily.]
Tasty meatballs, almond cakes and other Swedish delights are served in the restaurant, at quite reasonable prices. The food department also sells an interesting selection of imported Swedish food and drink - smoked salmon, rye crackers, candies,...