(Photo Source: Haneda Airport)Haneda Airport is Tokyo’s hub, just a doorstep away from the city center. With so much great things to eat, it’s simply ‘mottainai’ to only use it for getting on your planes! This airport consists of 3 terminals - 2 domestic terminals also known as the Big Bird, and the international terminal with the popular Edo-koji area. Read on for our favorite Haneda Airport Gourmet - suitable snacks before your departure, or a visit just for the experience!
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(Photo Source: haletto Matome)This is a cafe produced by Yojiya, Kyoto’s cosmetic company who is famous for its blotting papers. Help yourself to a variety of menus from cappuccino with cute latte art to Kyoto-style cafe meals.
(Photo Source: blog.livedoor.jp)Located on the 6th floor of the Airport’s observation deck. This is one of the few places where you can try the Haneda Airport Limited Beer ‘Haneda Sky Ale’, produced by T.YHARBOR and Japan Airport Building.
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(Photo Source: Haneda Airport)Established in 1937, Tenmasa is the pioneer of light-tasting tempura targeted towards women and the elderly. Since then, Tenmasa and its style of tempura spread throughout the country. The ‘Tenpara Chirashi’ is broken tempura mixed with salt seasoned rice; a specialty invented by Tenmasa.
(Photo Source: Tokyo Airport Restaurant)Serving authentic knife-cut noodles and other Chinese dishes, the Chef at this restaurant was previously trained in China. We recommend the ’Spicy Sesame Sauce Tsukemen’ which comes with soup that takes 2 days to prepare, made of secret spices and cinnamon.
(Photo Source: Mercedes me Tokyo HANEDA)‘BITES’ at eggcellent BITES are quick-charge power foods that will surely make you happy. Using carefully selected ingredients to prepare its foods, menus such as the eggcellent Tart (egg tart) only uses eggs that are brought from special suppliers.
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(Photo Source: jorgito.hatenablog.com)With head store located in Ginza since 1986, Ogura is an oden shop. Oden is a dish consisting of ingredients stewed in a light soy sauce or dashi based broth. At Ogura, the broth is made only from salt, seaweed and dried bonito. We recommend the ‘7 oden and dashi chazuke set’.
(Photo Source: Tokyo Main Dish)You may be thinking, “What? They’re recommending that famous beef-bowl chain store..?”. Yes we are! And this is because the Haneda shop is the one of the only 2 places in Japan where you can try the special menu ’Gyu-jyu (牛重)’ - which is not even on the official website! Using high-grade wagyu beef and sweet sukiyaki-style sauce, this is the best match for hot white rice!
(Photo Source: Tsurutontan)Udon restaurant Tsurutontan has a different concept for each of its shops. At the Haneda Airport, the interior has a Japanese-style taste with a calm, mature atmosphere. This is where you can have the Haneda-exclusive Japanese style hot and sour soup udon.
(Photo Source: Yakiniku Champion)Yakiniku Champion is known for serving high grade A5 rank wagyu. We recommend the Haneda Airport Limited ‘Edomae Yakiniku Roll’; a meaty dish introduced on many TVs and magazines as a classic food souvenir.
(Photo Source: Hong Kong Chokuhoi Diaries)Suginoko is a 24-hour open Japanese izakaya, which is all about its seasonal dishes and abundant collection of sake. Everything from set meals to alcoholic beverages are served at a reasonable cost, including the Haneda Airport limited Special Seafood-don!
✈Others✈There is so much to do at this particular Airport! Here are some more activities and hot spots at Haneda☻
🎪Featured Event🎪The Haneda International Terminal will celebrate the “Haneda Edo Festival 2016” this coming August. From samurai and ninja stages to photo booths and street performances, this is a popular summer event where you can split back in time! Details can be found on their official website and Facebook.
(Photo Source: Official Facebook Page)