Posts by Steve

Shiiba (しいば) – Anbo

Shiba stock a range of groceries, beverages and a good bakery area. Open : 08:00 – 20:00 Closed : Tuesday...

Somes – Koseda

Somes stock EVERYTHING.  And if they don`t stock it then they can get it!  Foodstuffs, clothes, DIY, fishing tackle, hiking...

Kouma Toy Shop (仔馬玩具店) – Anbo

Stepping into Kouma Toy Shop is like jumping into a time machine and going back a handful of decades.  The...

Tabira Gallery – Koseda

The Tabira Gallery is located very close to the Yakushima Airport.  Exhibits include Yakushima artists using many formats.  Exhibits change...

Acoop Supermarkets

There are 3 Acoop supermarkets on Yakushima – Miyanoura, Anbo & Onoaida.  They stock all the usual groceries and usually...

Seirios – Anbo

Seirios are located just north of the Anbo Bridge.  This gift shop sells Yakushima-made products as well as imported products. ...

Hachimanju Tea Shop (八万寿茶園) – Koseda

Hachimanju are the oldest tea produces on Yakushima – they began producing tea in 1985.  Hachimanju are proud of their...

Furusato Market (ふるさと市場) – Miynoura

The Furusato Market is one of the first big shops ou may see if you arrive to the Miyanoura Port. ...

Honu – Mugio

Honu make handcrafted accessories with a Yakushima theme.  Their products are made from a variety of materials including wood and...

Yawaraca (やわら香) – Kusugawa

Yawaraca extract fragrant oils from various plants and trees found on Yakushima.  The process can be observed within the premises. ...

Urizungama Ceramic (うりずん窯) – Anbo

Urizun Ceramic are located about 2 km south of Anbo.  A sign on the main road leads to a small...

Asence Wood Craft (アセンス工房) – Hirauchi

Asence Wood Craft make novelty souvenirs from the local wood.  Themes re influenced by the Yakushima natural world, so expect...

Kei Nakamura Jewellry – Hirauchi

Kei Nakamura Jewellry make quality handmade jewellry in gold, silver and stones.  The boutique shop is only open one afternoon...

Kamogawa Bento (かもがわ弁当) – Anbo

Kamogawa open early in the morning until early afternoon.  There is usually no need to order a bento as they...

Dekitate Bento (できたて弁当) – Anbo

Dekitate Bento is located in central Anbo close to the Anbo Bridge. A morning & lunch bento set is around...

Asahi Bento (あさひ弁当) – Anbo

Asahi Bento is located on the road leading up to Yakusugi Land & Jomon sugi.  A morning & lunch bento...

Shima Musubi (島むすび) – Miyanoura

Shima Musubi Bento are located in the south of Miyanoura Town close to the main island hospital.  If you wish...

Ajitoku (味徳) – Onoaida

Ajitoku are one of the few restaurants in the Onoaida Village.  The restaurant is on the main road running through...

Aneimaru (安永丸) – Anbo

Aneimaru is located on the main road south of Anbo.  The restaurant has recently been built in a traditional Japanese...

Jomon Drive-in (縄文ドライビン) – Anbo

The Jomon Drive-in offer good value udon & soba noodle set meals.  The service is usually quick.  The Jomon Drive-in...

Izakaya Yashima (やしま) – Anbo

Izakaya Yashima serve good sashimi along with other local fish dishes.  The Izakaya is popular with locals and it is...

Dining & Cafe Slow – Funayuki

Dining Cafe & Bar Slow serve a range of foods including salads, soups, pasta, burgers and seafood.  Diners have a...

Hiyoriya – Koseda

Hiyoriya are located about 2km north of the Yakushima Airport and the restaurant is set back from the main road. ...

Kaishu (海舟) – Miyanoura

Kaishu are located close to the A-Coop supermarket in Miyanoura (on the road going to Shiratani Unsuikyo).  The menu includes...

Warung Karang – Anbo

Warung Karang are located just north of the Anbo Bridge.  The restaurant has good views overlooking the Anbo River and...

Jarai Tei (じゃらい亭) – Nagata

  Jarai Tei is run by an elderly lady and the menu is limited to only a few choices.  However,...

Panorama- Miyanoura

Panorama are located in the centre of Miyanoura down one of the old streets.  The menu at Panorama offers some...

Cottage Davis – Mugio

Cottage Davis are small accommodation that open up their kitchen for a few days a week at lunch time.   Check...

San Pauro – Anbo

San Pauro is located close to the Anbo Harbor.  The restaurant serve meat dishes (including steak), Japanese curry & pasta. ...

Isaribi (漁火) – Miyanoura

Isaribi is a small fish restaurant in the south of Miyanoura.  It is often the top recommendation given to visitors...