n a city where Department Stores rule, the youthful and luxury Isetan, in the heart of the Shinjuku district, stands out.   Isetan is a wonderful place to see and shop for new and established Japanese designers; and most importantly, to eat!

The lower level of the building, as in most department stores in japan, holds a football pitch of food!   Supermarket, specialty food booths, tiny kitchens preparing delicious  dishes for take away, Liquor and wine sections, and a sprawling pastry area, create a food fantasy!  In the sweets,  It is very difficult to choose; each stand has the most seductive sweets and chocolates most of them french but with the Japanese touch of perfection.

Noix de Beurre – Chestnut pudding

The top floor of the building  is a green roof park with a children’s playground area, as well as benches and tables where one can consume the delicacies from the lower level.  This is a perfect way to start the day with a quick bite in a lovely setting :)

If You are visiting Japan, Isetan and Mitsokushi are the two best places to buy food to bring home.  It is definitely  worth visiting the 2 department stores  as they both sell supreme Japanese food, from all over the country.

Isetan Noix de Beurre
Shredded turnip puffs
Patisserie Aoki éclair, Andersen’s Veggie quiche, beer
Patiserie Aoki éclair, beer, Sandwich Magic – Brie mini Baguette
Noix de Beurre – Breads
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Patiserie Aoki – Green Tea Opera Cake
Noix de Beurre – Chestnut pudding
  Patiserie Aoki – Green Tea Opera Cake
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Isetan Department Store

(81)  33.352.1111
Shinjuku, 3−14−1
Tokyo 160-0022, Japan


Open Hours:
10:00 – 22:00    Daily

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