Pine Tree and Leaf is located in Koshigoe,
a nostalgic town in Kamakura. It's a busy town
where surfers travel on bicycles, fishermen
travel in their trucks, and the Enoden train
runs through the shopping district.
This port town encompasses the Showa era and
has many old-fashioned stores such as fish markets,
butcher stores, and restaurants.
Our goal is to introduce you to locally loved
gourmet food and spots that is within walking distance from
Pine Tree and Leaf. We hope you will find these helpful.
Enjoy French food at this authentic bistro.
Chef Ryoji Miyahara trained at a prestige restaurant in Paris and continued to serve as a chef at a sister restaurant. The food cooked by Mr. Miyahara has gained popularity in the local area. The dish pictured to the left offers various flavors to enjoy. (2 servings, 4,000 yen).
An authentic lemonade characterized by the bitter and sweet blend of fresh lemon. The owner, Shogo Sasaki, has recreated the most popular lemonade from Miami. With a low price of 300 yen, it is a popular spot for the local kids too!
Enjoy American food river side.
Offers various American dishes using local ingredients. The most popular item is the cheeseburger (1,200 yen) which can be topped with your favorite topping such as avocados. River side terrace seats are recommended to get the full experience.
Enoshima's specialty, Meoto-Manju.
Meoto-Manju is provided by a long-established store with a history of 230 years. Since their establishment, they have made and cooked everything by hand. They’ve mastered the perfect level of sweetness (120 yen each).
The owner, Yuki, has been operating this restaurant in Kamakura for over 10 years. On her work trips to Spain, she strives to share the taste of Hiroshima with the locals. The noodles and vegetables used in the Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki are acquired from Hiroshima and is popular all over the world. Yuki is popular amongst the customers for her bright personality.
Enjoy some tacos ocean side!
All tacos (chicken 350 yen, pork 450 yen) are handmade here from the dough to the sauce. The carefully cooked smoked meat and vegetables are topped with their salsa. American military men based near here will come and enjoy these authentic tacos. You’ll feel right at home especially at night time when they add music to their already welcoming atmosphere.
Discover a new world at this ocean side bookstore!
Their concept is “to provide experiences that go beyond the book.” In addition to the bookstore and café, they hold hands-on lectures centered on design, photography, and writing. You may just find a book that will help you guide through Shonan!
Surfing debut at Shonan!
If you’re looking to make your surfing debut in Shonan, join a class led by veteran surfer, Tadao Tominaga, who is the host of Pine Tree and Leaf. Everyone from beginners to experienced surfers are welcome here. They’ll lead you to an area that matches your skill so you can enjoy thoroughly.
The best gelatos in Shonan
A popular gelateria that draws customers back from afar. Enjoy the elegant taste of the gelatos created by chef Yasuo Atarashi, who has been active overseas as a master chef of Japanese cuisine. We recommend the 2 flavor cup (570 yen) where you can choose 2 of your favorite flavors out of 10.
Famous movies have shot here!
At the restaurant located on the island of Enoshima, you can enjoy meals such as fresh seafood, rice bowls, and ramen. You will often find the store crowded with locals and yachtsmen which will make you feel like a local.
Electronic bicycles are very useful when traveling. We recommend "HELLO CYCLING.” You can rent them at the nearest rental station located to you, for 70 yen per 15 minutes or 1000 yen per 12 hours. Since it is electronically assisted, you can easily visit different cities like Kamakura, Fujisawa, and Chigasaki without having to worry about slopes. If there is a rental station near your destination, you can return it there as well. You can make reservations and pay from your smartphone which makes the whole process very easy. You can find a rental station near Pine Tree and Leaf. Download the app (English available) and try it out today!
※The information we presented are as of the time of the interview. We recommend that you check out the details on your own as well.
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