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Bon On Shya


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, International
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

I stopped by Bon On Shya after visiting Okunoin Cemetery - I needed a quick and good lunch, and that's what I got! The menu is limited but everything I ordered was delicious. Nice mix of French and Japanese cuisines with various small portions of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed October 17, 2018

I went here twice during my two days at Koyasan. The first time for lunch and the second for breakfast (if cake and cocoa counts as breakfast). The lunch special was fantastic. It was basically a large plate with 7 or so different dishes on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sengokujidai
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Loved it! Great food, delicious cake and amazing service. The food was vegetarian and we were happy to hav some salad after a long time in Japan

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank liath2018
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for a morning coffee and delighted in receiving a real percolated coffee and divine Berry Tofu Cheesecake to die for!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LambLover2013
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

There's just something about this place and the best word to describe is good aura! We just got a coffee here but I would have loved to stay for lunch as well. Recommended to stop by even if you're not hungry or thirsty, at least...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ieva V
Reviewed January 22, 2018

what about those everyday kind of foods, that aren't bound by tradition or even culture? These are typical ingredients prepared by a Japanese person, in a 'Japanese Way', while not necessarily being Japanese food, or any other KIND of food really. The result, a varied...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank theBigBucketList
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Zen ambience. I am enjoying a spoon full of the most delicious tofu cheesecake, sipping tea and I feel jealous of the new visitors as they walk in - they get to experience this wonderful restaurant from the beginning. Live music! My best friend and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank dianap868
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

This was our last day in japan after a glorious three weeks and boy what a way to end the trip. I can safely say the food here was one of the major highlights of our travel. Super ambience and the lunch plate with the...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank themanfromearth
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

We sat outside right next to the street. It's a cosy and welcoming cafe - lovely service, great cake, even better coffee! :)

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank 64thomasz
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

This place is located in a gallery displaying art and pottery. The staff are all really relaxed and friendly. They serve Hare Krishna style vegetarian food. This can be good if you're after a break from Japanese food and need to increase your vege intake....More

Date of visit: March 2017
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