Suifuan Soba Noodles
Suifuan makes soba noodles using Hitachi Akisoba buckwheat flour produced exclusively at three farms in Ibaraki. The buckwheat is ground using a traditional stone flour mill, while the dough is hand-kneaded.
Suifuan’s must-try dish for first-time visitors is cold soba noodles served with a soy-based dipping sauce, duck meat, and vegetables.
- 1-5-63 Wakamiya, Mito City, Ibaraki
- Business Hours
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- TEL: 029-221-6329
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Sansui Anglerfish Hotpot
Sansui offers a range of Ibaraki local specialties such as anglerfish hotpot, natto (fermented soybeans), and Okukuji shamo wildfowl dishes.
Kamameshi, individual pots of rice simmered with seasonal ingredients, is another well-known dish here. It is made using recipes passed down through three generations. At Sansui, the kamameshi is cooked with Koshihikari-type rice. The traditional cooking methods and variety of ingredients make this rice dish popular among all ages.
From tatami and individual counter seats to private rooms for events, Sansui is an excellent choice for any occasion. It is also the perfect place to experience the Ibaraki's regional cuisine!
Vegan Cafe Terra
Located in the heart of Mito City, Vegan Cafe Terra is a short walk from Mito Station's North Exit and close to tourist destinations, including Kairakuen and Kodokan. As Mito City's first vegan restaurant, you can try vegan versions of classic Japanese favorites like ramen and curry rice. There are also delicious salads and a range of vegan cakes.
The chef and owner Mitsuyo spent a year learning vegan cuisine in Kyoto, a city with a long history of vegetarian cuisine. He also has a qualification in plant-based and whole food cooking.
The restaurant has an English menu and is happy to welcome non-Japanese speakers.
This restaurant is run directly by Iijima Butchers and specialises in premium beef including Hitachi Wagyu Beef. Iijima was first opened in 1979 and the quality of both food and service has kept cemented the restaurant’s popularity both locally and with visitors from further afield.
Dishes include Hitachi Beef steaks, shabushabu hot pot, sukiyaki and hamburger steaks as well as set menu and full course options.
There are also a variety of dining settings to choose from including the relaxed main restaurant, counter seating, an outdoor terrace and Japanese-style private rooms for events.
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September to November is Autumn harvest time in Ibaraki, the perfect time to enjoy picking your own sweet and juicy apples straight from the tree at one of Ibaraki's many apple orchards. Temperatures between 6° and 14° are best suited to growing apples, and Ibaraki fits this criteria perfectly thanks to the wide varitation in daily temperatures. Within the prefecture, the north-western town of Daigo is known for producing delicious 'Okukuji Apples'. As well as having the perfect climate for growing apples, orchards in Daigo make sure to let their apples ripen on the tree before harvesting to get the best flavour. Head to Daigo to pick your own Okukuji Apples and find out just what all the fuss is about!
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