Halal to vegan! New insta-worthy cafe ‘Kawa Kitchen’ opens in Tokyo

A sustainable-themed café/restaurant designed by the famous Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, KAWA KITCHEN, has opened on 1st February in Kuramae, Tokyo. Not only can you enjoy the aesthetics, but the café also serves food that accommodates diverse dietary like halal, vegan, gluten-free, and flexitarian. Close to Asakusa, Kuramae is known as the 'Brooklyn of Tokyo', with its modern and fashionable cafés/stores, while still maintaining the atmosphere of a traditional Japanese downtown area. If you're a café hopper, make sure to drop by! Find out more in the translated link below.

Muslim-friendly & vegan menus now available at Hyssop in Kyoto

On top of offering vegan menus, GOOD NATURE STATION has also began serving Muslim-friendly menus at its 4th-floor restaurant 'Hyssop' from 15 December 2022. Located in the busy Shijo-Kawaramachi area of Kyoto with a greenery-filled setting, customers can enjoy its Muslim-friendly menus– made using seasonal vegetables, halal-certified Wagyu beef and such –for dinner and lunch. Photo Source: Muslim Friendly Dinner Course via GOOD NATURE STATION Hyssop serves food under the following ‘Muslim Friendly Menu Policy’: The restaurant itself is not certified as a halal restaurant by a third-party organization.The kitchen...

Ultimate halal chicken ramen, Halal Ramen Toribushi opens in Okachimachi

Just a 2-minute walk from Okachimachi Station on the Yamanote Line, Halal Ramen Toribushi opened on 28 November, bringing you tasty Halal ramens and tsukemens*1 with a rich, slow-cooked chicken broth. It is also near the Masjid Assalam (Ueno Okachimachi Mosque), which is about 6 minutes by foot. Aside from ramen dishes, you can enjoy toppings, such as 'Chicken Char Siew' and the classic 'Ajitama' (marinated egg), rice dishes, gyoza and special value set menus. The Okachimachi area is a bustling historical market town. It is more known among foreign...

Halal included! Wakayama launches multilingual supported website ‘Eat Wakayama’

Wakayama Prefecture has launched a 'Multilingual Menu Creation Support' and a 'Search Engine for Restaurants' websites, covering restaurants and other establishments in this prefecture, on 11 November. Named 'EAT WAKAYAMA', this website is an initiative geared towards the recovery of inbound demand due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the arrival of foreign tourists to the prefecture ahead of the Osaka-Kansai Expo 2025.When foreign tourists who cannot read Japanese look at the menu and order, helping them get rid of their concerns about allergies, Halal, and such is becoming a must.

Halal Wagyu beef course for Muslims is back at Japanese restaurant GONPACHI

GONPACHI, the famous Japanese restaurant chain favoured by international celebrities operated by Global Dining Inc., is bringing back its Muslim-friendly menus with a new Halal Wagyu beef course. It is available starting 14 October for the first time in almost three years. Photo Source: POOL via Jiji Press Photo GONPACHI is famous for its carefully selected Japanese dishes, including skewers carefully grilled over binchotan*1 and freshly fried tempura. This creative Japanese restaurant made headlines in February 2002 when PM Junichiro Koizumi and US President George W. Bush (both at the...

Halal and Muslim Friendly – Jesly Villa Tokyo

"Jesly Villa Tokyo" (a.k.a Paprika Hotel) is an accommodation facility based on the concept that Muslims can enjoy their trip without worrying about food and prayers. You can enjoy authentic Malaysian cuisine at the Halal restaurant in the hotel. Meals are prepared by a Muslim chef who used to be the head chef at a 5-star hotel. He was hired because they believe Muslims would feel safer if the food is 100% halal and made by a Muslim chef. For more information, please see the link below. Also, check out...

Muslim-friendly Japanese restaurant “Nikaku”

More than 100 menu items! Japanese restaurant "Nikaku" has Muslim-friendly menus and is fully equipped with a prayer room. The interior of the store is full of ninja elements. They are a long-established Japanese restaurant loved by locals and tourists alike. You can enjoy ninja menus and original menus that are particular about Iga ingredients. How about visiting this restaurant when you come to Iga City in Mie prefecture? Please see the link below for more information.