During winter, people tend to go out less, preferring to stay inside their warm homes. But now it is spring, so why not take your overly energetic children to Showa Memorial Park (Showa Memorial Park)? It is best to take some lunch with you when visiting a park, but if you don't have the time or just feel lazy, here is a list of nearby eating places which welcome children.
1. Tre Monte
If you're tired, visit this classy cafe that serves local vegetables and allows strollers inside! Although you have to cross the rail tracks in order to get to this cafe (if coming from Showa Kinen Park), this has to be the place to go if you want to enjoy a delicious lunch with your children in a stylish and relaxed environment. Even children's tableware can be borrowed here! Private rooms can also be reserved.
It's great that they allow strollers! Perfect for when your children have worn themselves out and are fast asleep in their strollers.
Reservations are required if you wish to have a private room. Semi-private rooms are highly recommended for families.
: Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)Closed
*Open on Tuesdays in DecemberAverage price
: [Dinner] 8,000 JPY *Average cost for banquets is 5,000 JPY. There's a 10% evening service charge and a cover charge of 300 JPY! / [Lunch] From 2,500 JPYAccess
: 1 minute walk from both Tachikawa-Minami Station and the South Exit of Tachikawa StationAddress
: 6F, TSJ Bldg., Shibasaki-cho, Tachikawa-shi, TokyoMore Details
2. Chez TASSEKÉ
This is the place for mothers to treat themselves to lunch! This French restaurant is quietly hidden in the backstreets of Tachikawa in a house, around 2 roads away from Showa Kinen Park. Their small courses are fantastic value for money, but only available during weekdays. Reservations are necessary due to the popularity of this place. So that they are able to properly handle your requests, please tell them of any food allergies or dislikes when you call. A car park for 5 cars is also available.
A free special dish can be prepared for you if you come for a special occasion. Just remember to tell them when you call to reserve!
Private rooms for 6 - 8 people are available.
: [Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm) *Reservations are required for dinnerClosed
One Tuesday a monthAverage price
: [Dinner] 7,000 JPY *Courses start from 5,400 JPY / [Lunch] 4,000 JPY *Weekday courses start from 2,700 JPYAccess
: Around a 5-minute walk from both Tachikawa-Kita Station and the North Exit of Tachikawa Station. Head west from Showa Hotel, turn north at the second crossroad, and walk straight for 50 meters.Address
: 1-28-14, Akebono-cho, Tachikawa-shi, TokyoMore Details
3. Pizzeria YUICIRO&A
Homemade fresh pasta and authentic pizza cooked in a wood-fired oven are available at this stylish and homely restaurant, which is located on the road leading back to the station from Showa Kinen Park. The staff are very proud of the fact that their authentic pizza is cooked in a wood-fired oven. The exposed concrete design of this cafe is very chic! Although somewhat hard to find, it doesn't prevent the place from always being quite busy during lunch.
The lunch set lets you choose 1 dish from 3 types of pizzas and 3 types of pasta.
Pizzas made in an authentic wood-fired oven obtained from the home of pizza itself - Italy - are delicious and slightly chewy.
: [Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)Closed
*Closed December 31 - January 8Average price
: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPYAccess
: 1 minute walk from the North Exit of Tachikawa StationAddress
: 1F, Tachikawa Inoue Bldg., 1-30-21, Akebono-cho, Tachikawa-shi, TokyoMore Details
4. akari cafe
This is a restaurant where you can observe the park while having your meal! Children are welcome at this comfortable and friendly cafe. This bright and open place with glass walls is actually the nearest cafe to Showa Kinen Park. You cannot help but appreciate the kind thoughtfulness of the staff as they warmly welcome those with children. Even dogs are allowed in the terrace seating area! Lunch time finishes at 3:00 pm, which is when tea time starts.
This is their baguette sandwich lunch of the day. You can share it with your children if you aren't feeling too hungry.
The staff are kind enough to consider which seat would be the most convenient for you when you come with a stroller.
Open: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm), Teatime 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Average price: [Dinner] 2,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: Walk straight along the walkway after exiting from the North Exit of Tachikawa Station. Turn right between Isetan and Takashimaya. Walk down around 80m, descending to the right while staying along the monorail line.
Address: 1F, Urban Life Tachikawa, 2-42-23, Akebono-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo
5. TEMPURA OKAMOTO
Enjoy delicious tempura at this modern restaurant. Private rooms are also available! Located right next to where you pass under the monorail tracks from Showa Kinen Park, this stylish, bar-like tempura restaurant, with jazz music playing in the background, has a fantastic reputation for serving delicious tempura. People in the know even travel from far away to eat here! Reservations are recommended to avoid the disappointment of not being able to get a seat.
The lunch menu consists of ten-don (rice bowl dish with tempura), tempura courses, and so on. This photo shows their [Tencha Lunch].
Private rooms that cater for 4 people or more are available. Reserving in advance is recommended!
: [Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (L.O. 1:30 pm) *Last entry at 1:00 pm
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm) *Last entry at 8:30 pm
[Tuesday - Saturday] Dinner 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm) *Last entry at 8:30 pmClosed
*If Monday falls on a national holiday, the restaurant is closed the following day instead.Average price
: [Dinner] 12,000 JPY *For a course and a drink / [Lunch] 1,400 JPY *The average price for lunches on weekdays. Costs 3,500 JPY on weekends!Access
: Head towards Isetan after exiting from the North Exit of Tachikawa Station. The restaurant is on the 2F of the building just in front of Takashimaya, which has the jewellery store, Jewellery Odolly, on the 1F.Address
: 2F, Jupiter Bldg., 2-5-19, Akebono-cho, Tachikawa-shi, TokyoMore Details
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.