Shinjuku Takashimaya Basement offers worldwide delicacies
Depachika means basement floor, but in Shinjuku Station's South Entrance Takashimaya's basement you're in for a huge surprise; gourmet delicacies from all over the world!
Takashimaya, popular for its large selection of food, wine, and spacious shopping area, serves up just about anything your heart desires. The Bento Box (lunch box) from a famous Japanese restaurant includes Sushi fresh from a dealer, traditional Japanese to famous French desserts, Sake, wine, and hard to find delicacies for culinary, deli, or grocery use, and fresh vegetables, meat and fish.
Japanese eating habits and the quality of food is evident the moment you enter Shinjuku's south side. First you'll feast on a wide selection of desserts. A must see-and taste for those with a sweet tooth, dessert counters display an array of the finest Japanese sweets available anywhere .You'll even find sweets made with healthy ingredients such as vegetables, all beautifully displayed to appeal to the eye and finicky tastes. Also on deck are several Cake Boutiques dispensing over 120 different cakes by 12 top Japanese Patisseries, each responsible for ten unique creations. Three of the 10 cakes are Takashimaya originals and exclusively available only here.
Other features available in the Depachika (basement) are 10 different eating places serving Japanese, Continental, and Chinese dishes, and desserts prepared by famous chefs at your fingertip, and a variety of hard to find foods and fresh and an assortment inexpensive items. Here you can look, eat, taste, buy, or take home, a truly delightful, eye-popping spot for World Food Entertainment!
Shinjuku Takashimaya / 新宿高島屋
An English and Chinese staff is available close by (at the JR, Japan Railway on the 2nd floor). A Duty Free counter is on hand on the 10th floor.
Credit Card : Visa, Master, JCB, Amex, Diners, Traveler's Check (Yen only)
Open / Closed times : 10:00 am - 8:00 pm (Sun - Fri), 10:00 am - 8:30 pm (Sat) ; Open 7 days
Location: 2 min. walk from Shinjuku Station (JR Line) Shin-Minamiguch exit
Tel : 03-5361-1111
5-24-2, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8580
(2008 Restaurant and Bar Guide)