Here are six recommended spots for sweets on Awaji Island that should not be missed.
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Crisy Waffle Beautifully Arranged
miele is a honey-based cafe. For sweets, we recommend the waffles. There are three types of waffles: sugar waffle, fresh whipped waffle, and honey banana waffle. The rich and delicious taste of honey is addictive.
The Sugar Waffle is a tempting waffle made with butter and honey and very crispy. You can enjoy the refined and gentle sweetness of honey and the flavor of butter. The price is 1,210 yen.
The Fresh Whipped Waffle is a crispy sugar waffle topped with fluffy fresh whipped cream and honey. The flavor is rich with the combination of melted butter and honey. The price is 1,520 yen.
The Honey Banana Waffle is a crispy sugar waffle with a generous portion of bananas. It tastes even better when served with cold soft-serve ice cream. The price is 1,630 yen.
Please refer to the official website “Miele” for more information on hours of operation, menu, etc.
|Adress||785-9 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721|
|Operation Hours||Weekdays 11:00~19:00 (L.O.18:30)
Sat., Sun, & Public Holidays 9:30~19:30 (L.O.19:00)
In Aug. and Sept. it will not be closed on Tuesdays
Zuccotto Cake Full of Fruit
SEIKAIHA is a complex offering a theater, shop & bar and restaurants. For sweets, we recommend the Zuccotto cake from Uminoya. There are three types of Zuccotto cakes: strawberry Zuccotto cake, Shine Muscat Zuccotto cake, and fruit Zuccotto cake.
Zuccotto cake is a round domed semifreddo cake originally created during the Renaissance in Florence, Italy. Fresh seasonal fruit is used abundantly on the outside and inside.
The Strawberry Zucotto Cake is a cake with bright red strawberries embedded both on the outside and inside. It is like eating sweet strawberries with perfect sourness themselves. The price of strawberry Zuccotto cake is 2,400 yen.
The Shine Muscat Zuccotto Cake is chock full of yellow-green Shine Muscats. It is like eating a fresh muscat itself. The price of the Shine Muscat Zuccotto Cake is 2,730 yen.
The fruit Zuccotto cake is a colorful and extravagant dish made with an abundance of fresh fruits such as strawberries, pineapple, and kiwi. The price of the Zuccotto cake is 2,180 yen.
Please refer to the official website “Seikaiha” for more information on business hours, menu, etc.
|Address||70 Nojima-okawa, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1723|
|Access||10 minutes by car from Awaji IC on Kobe-Awaji-Naruto Expressway. 15 minutes by car from Hokudan IC.|
Haru San San
“Kawaii” (Cute) Sweets
Haru San San is a farmhouse restaurant. Three types of sweets are recommended: “Field Tiramisu”, “Melting Tarte Chocolat”, and “Dutch Pancakes”. The restaurant boasts a look that expresses the fullness of nature.
The Field Tiramisu is tiramisu filled with fresh sweet potatoes. It looks like a shovel scooping up the tiramisu, which is made to look like soil. This is a great dish that makes you feel like you are in a field picking sweet potatoes. The price is 880 yen.
Melting tarte chocolat is served with Awaji fig compote and citrus flavored sabayonne sauce. You will enjoy this adult-flavored tarte chocolat. The price is 880 yen.
Dutch pancakes are classic-style rustic pancakes cooked on a hot griddle. You can choose either homemade berry butter or chocolate sauce. The price is 880 yen.
Please refer to the official website “Harusansan” for more information on business hours, menu, etc.
|Name||Farmer’s Restaurant – Haru San San|
|Address||1510-4 Nojima-tokiwa Aza Genpachi, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1726|
NOJIMA SCUOLA: Cafe Scuola
Popular Home-made Desserts
Nojima Scuola is a complex with a restaurant, cafe, market and zoo. Four types of sweets at Cafe Scuola are recommended: seasonal chiffon sandwiches, homemade gateau chocolat, homemade cheesecake, and a homemade dessert plate with three types of desserts.
The seasonal chiffon sandwiches are made with an abundance of Awaji’s seasonal fruits. Strawberries, tangerines, loquats, grapes, and other fruits grown in the island’s nature are used depending on a season. The price is 880 yen.
The homemade gateau chocolat is moist, rich in flavor, and filled with fresh cream. The price is 540 yen. Homemade cheesecake is rich and flavorful and filled with cream. The price is 540 yen.
The homemade dessert plate is an assortment of three desserts like baked sweets and cakes. A limited numbers of the plate is available. The price is 880 yen.
All sweets are made by our own patissier. Today’s sweet is also available.
Please refer to the official website “Nojima Scuola” for details on hours of operation, menu, etc.
|Adress||843 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721|
|Reservations||2F Ristorante Scuola
|Operation Hours||1F Marché /Bakery: Weekdays 10:30~19:00
Sat., Sun., & Public Holidays 10:00~19:00
1F Café Scuola: Weekdays Lunch 11:00~14:00/ café 14:00~18:00
Sat., Sun., & Public Holidays breakfast 10:00~11:00
2F Ristorante Scuola: 11:30~15:30 (in by 14:00) / 18:00~21:30 (in by 19:30)
Outdoor Zoo: Weekdays 11:00~16:00
Sat., Sun. & Public Holidays 10:00~16:00 (13:00~14:00 animals in recess)
Closed: Wednesdays (Open on Public Holidays)
miele the garden
Pancakes with a Plenty of Fruit
miele the garden is a garden cafe. For sweets, we recommend the pancakes. There are five types: plain, banana, strawberry, banana & strawberry, and strawberry & blueberry.
The pancakes are British pancakes. These pancakes are made by stretching them thinly without baking powder. The thin dough is very similar to a crepe. You can taste the full flavor of the ingredients.
The edges are crispy and yet the center is chewy. The dough has a strong flavor. It goes well with a variety of sauces and toppings. All varieties are served with unlimited whipped cream.
The price for plain is 1,281 yen, for banana is 1,381 yen, for strawberry is 1,381 yen, for banana & strawberry is 1,481 yen, and for strawberry & blueberry is 1,581 yen.
For details on hours of operation, menu, etc., please refer to the official website “miele the garden“.
|Name||miele the garden|
|Address||816 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721|
|Operation Hours||Weekdays- 11:00~18:30 (L.O.18:00)
Sat., Sun., & Holidays- 10:00~19:00 (L.O. 18:30)
Closed on: Wednesdays (open if it is a Public Holiday)
Fluffy French Toast on a Skillet
Craft Circus is a seaside restaurant and market. Two of the best sweets are the Craft Kitchen French Toast and Vanilla Ice Cream French Toast with Fresh Cream.
French toast boasts just the right amount of sweetness using two types of bread. It is so hearty that it almost overflows the skillet. It will certainly make you feel happy. The price is 1,180 yen.
The Vanilla Ice Cream French Toast with Fresh Cream is French toast topped with a fine espuma (very refined whipped cream). You can take a picture that looks like a flower in full broom. The price is 1,480 yen. The sweetness of the fluffy French toast, creamy whipped cream, and delicious vanilla ice cream will make you happy.
We also have seasonal French toast topped with seasonal fruits.
Please refer to the official website “Craft Circus” for details on hours of operation, menu, etc.
|Address||2-2 Nojima-Hirabayashi, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1724|
|Access||15 minutes by car from Awaji IC on Awaji-Kobe-Naruto Expressway. 10 minutes by car from Iwaya Port (Jenova Line Ferry).|
|Business Hours||Weekdays: 10:30-20:30 (last order 19:30)
Weekends/Holidays: 9:30-20:30 (last order 19:30)
|Closed||Thursdays (excluding national holidays)|
We have carefully selected spots where you can enjoy sweets unique to Awaji Island.
Waffles, Zuccotto cake, tiramisu, tarte chocolat, dutch pancakes, French toast, british pancakes, chiffon sandwiches, gateau chocolat, cheesecake and many more. You can enjoy sweets made from fresh ingredients grown in the nature of Awaji Island.