We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

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

Andersen Kitchen Buffet
Hondori, Mashinakaku, Hiroshima 730-0035, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-247-4800
Improve this listing
Ranked #13 of 3,678 Restaurants in Hiroshima
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $24
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations
Toledo, Ohio
Level Contributor
43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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 Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

83 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    35
    34
    11
    2
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, UK
Level Contributor
19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Denmark
Level Contributor
65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Come visit the Danish honorary consul!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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 Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Excellent pastry”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

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

Visited December 2011
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Andersen Kitchen Buffet also viewed

Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
 
Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
 

Been to Andersen Kitchen Buffet? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Andersen Kitchen Buffet, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.