Happy New Year (guess I’m the only one who’s late in my greetings..)

I’ve failed to post this up before 2014 ends so here I am, beginning 2015 post with it. 🙂

While planning for our winter trip to Nikkō (Part 1 and Part 2), I’ve did some research on where to eat (for lunch) near Nikkō station so that we don’t end up with repetitive menu, i.e. soba and yuba.

After an hour of research, I came across NIKKO COFFEE site and I’ve decided to include it for our trip.

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NIKKO COFFEE’s signature coffee mug served on a tin saucer. Processed with VSCOcam with lv01 preset

NIKKO COFFEE’s Japanese signboard.Processed with VSCOcam with lv01 preset

An English version.


Interior of the shop. Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset

As the shop itself does not have built-in heaters, the shop staff placed 2 stoves in the middle of the shop to warm up the area.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The kitchen and counter. They have only 2 staff in the shop so the food items ordered may take a while for it to be served. IMG_20141214_130150

Menu with cute illustrations of Nikkō.IMG_20141214_132026

This was placed together in the cutlery basket. I thought it was sugar sachets but it turned out to be wet hand wipes. :O We were given only 1 each so I couldn’t take 1 extra back home for a friend as souvenir as she likes to draw & illustrate. IMG_20141214_131942

I ordered their signature oven-baked black curry set. Rice was covered with big chunks of pork in black curry, topped with grilled vegetables, egg and cheese and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. *YUMMMMS* I am craving for it whenever I see this photo. IMG_20141214_131958

This is Y-chan’s order. NIKKO COFFEE signature black curry set. It’s the same curry used but served differently. 🙂

They do serve other dishes other than curry, like galette and omurice. 😀IMG_20141214_135502

MINE. Chiffon cake drizzled with caramel and topped with whipped cream and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Perfect match. IMG_20141214_135517

Y-chan’s favorite dessert – Cheesecake. I didn’t try it but according to Y-chan, he said it was good. 🙂

We were very very satisfied with our lunch and it ended our trip with a happy stomach. Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 presetBrought home a pack of NIKKO blend to drink. Love their simple coffee pack design.

If you’re planning to visit Nikkō and am looking for a place to dine in, give this shop a try! 😀

NIKKO COFFEE official site:

Winter Nikkō – Day 1

(It’s going to be a long long post!)

I’m back from my short trip to Nikkō and am recharged for the rest of the year (well, not much days left though). 😀 Although it was just a night’s stay, we managed to visit all the places we wanted to go within the 2 days there. 🙂

So I was planning to visit Nikkō city during the autumn season but it was difficult getting an accommodation so I had no choice but to postpone the trip to mid-December. Well.. the suggested dates of our trip coincides with our monthsary so we decided to go with the plan. 😀

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