Discover more about the food, drink and culture of Japan with our tastings, workshops and demonstrations
30% off prime wagyu and sustainably farmed tuna every Saturday
Available at our fish & meat counter
Love sushi but looking for vegan options? Join our hands-on sushi making masterclass to create various vegan sushi delights at home on Wednesday 26 June at 6:30pm. Tickets are £45pp with a welcome drink, utensils and equipment provided and dinner of your creation with a drink, book here - http://bit.ly/2FUplrh
Learn how to make beautiful and delicate Wagashi - Japanese traditional artisan confectioneries. Join Wagashi Specialist, Chieko Smith, to learn several hands-on techniques of delicate Nerikiri Wagashi making and to create a Hydrangea Nerikiri - the Kobe City’s Flower. Tickets are £30pp, book here - http://bit.ly/31QubyY.
Join our workshop on Sunday 14 July by one of Kobe's leading sake manufacturer, Hakutsuru and taste the range of wonderful sake from Hakutsuru, Kiku-Masamune and Fukuju. The selection of sake will be paired with Kansai nibbles which will help widen your appreciation of Japanese rice wine. Tickets are £20pp, book here - http://bit.ly/2XotM8o
1 - Great savings in-store
Grab your Japanese essentials from sake, miso, rice, tea to homeware & lifestyle goods with our summer sale.
2 - Free tastings
Join us in-store to sample a range of delights from snacks, ice cream, beer and more.
3 - Summer events
Our jam-packed 2 day event has fun and exciting festivities as we celebrate our first birthday! Check out the schedule below.
Saturday 20 July
* Kagami Biraki
Break the barrel and toast us with a free sake at 11:30am.
* Taiko Drummers
Discover the dynamic beats on the hour at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and final performance at 5pm.
* Hello Kitty
Meet & greet Sanrio's beloved character with photo opportunities at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3:30pm and a final appearance at 5:30pm.
Fold something extraordinary with our mini workshops from 12pm-5pm.
*Tuna cutting demo
See the skilful techniques of the seafood specialist as they slice a sustainably farmed tuna at 2pm.
Sunday 21 July
Listen to the rich tones of the shamisen, a traditional Japanese instruments, with performances on the hour at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm.
* Bon Odori Dancers
Learn the steps and join in the fun with bon dancers at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm and 6pm.
Discover the beautiful brushstrokes with our workshops from 12pm-5pm.
Join us on this kids summer workshop with Kim on how to make the cutest character bento lunches on Wednesday 24 July at 3pm. For children aged 6 or above. 6 yrs - 12 yrs with the supervision of a parent or guardian. Tickets are only £18pp and include a goodie bag to take home, book here - http://bit.ly/2TSRPW3
Learn how to make the popular Kansai street food, Okonomiyaki and Yakisoba from Kansai native, Kinu Yukawa on Wednesday 24 July at 6:30pm. Tickets are £45pp with a welcome drink, utensils and equipment provided and dinner of your creation with a drink, book here - http://bit.ly/2UbGMwc
Enjoy the beautiful musical arrangements played by Shamisen London on Thursday 15 August from 6:30pm in-store. Attendance is complimentary and for more information, visit http://bit.ly/2F9V47V.