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“Fun Food and shopping experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Andersen Kitchen Buffet - CLOSED

Andersen Kitchen Buffet
Hondori, Mashinakaku, Hiroshima 730-0035, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-247-4800
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Price range: $9 - $26
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff
Toledo, Ohio
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Fun Food and shopping experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We has fun walking the Honduri and came across this interesting restaurant and bakery. The upscale cafeteria style experience is relaxing and the food is good too. There is a lot of people watching to do as you wait for your order to be delivered to you. There is a good assortment of sandwiches and lunch plates. After you have finished eating you can walk back to the rear of the store and find a wonderful bakery and sweet shop. So many tempting rolls, cakes and cookies. So many tempting candies. Just a fun place to be. After you complete your visit to this store go outside and people watch sitting on the many benches just outside the store. You will marvel at the assorted array of fashion. this experience will take about 2 hours including the meal time. The local tram drops you off just at the entry of the Honduri.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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London, UK
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

All I can say is wow, wow, wow. The Andersen bakery is in an undercover pedestrianised street area (Hondori Street) and from the outside looks like an average coffee shop/bakery.

GO inside! Two floors of baked goods. Pastries that I think may have been made by angels, and upstairs even more cakes on display.

We actually just had a cup of tea and coffee and some pastries downstairs in the coffee shop area, not at the upstairs buffet. We ended up having three pastries each and sitting like gluttons watching the passing show. It was heavenly after a busy morning's sightseeing.

Highly recommended

Visited March 2012
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Denmark
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Come visit the Danish honorary consul!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

The Andersen bakery chain is a big success in Japan - the owner a big fan of Danish bread and pastry. named the place after fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen. Great experience, check out the bread making process via the big glass windows.

Visited February 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The Best Bakery in Hiroshima”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

They offer by far the best bread and pastries in Hiroshima. They have huge Ishigama (stone oven) in the store, churning varieties of delicious bread throughout the day. We love their flavoursome Ishigama English Bread; when toasted it is crunchy outside and chewy inside. Also their Danish pastries are absolutely wonderful. If you want to try uique Japanese product is steamed mugwart bun. You surely will be tempted to try them all. Don't leave Hiroshima without trying their Danish.

They also serve light sandwiches and cakes in the cafe on the ground floor and they have a restaurant on the first floor.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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150 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Excellent pastry”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Great food and massive range, can be expensive compared to local options

Visited December 2011
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