Sweet and Beautiful “Awaji Island Strawberry Fair 2024”

Awaji Island, celebrated for its fertile soil and the temperate climate of the Seto Inland Sea, is also famous for strawberries which are in the season from February to May. This sweet and juicy fruit will be featured in new and exciting menus at numerous restaurants along the captivating Awaji Island West Coast during the Awaji Island Strawberry Fair from February 1st. We hope you will enjoy the Strawberry Fair 2024.

Café Scuola: Exciting Strawberry-themed Desserts Captivating Adult and Children

Nojima Scuola is a renovated complex at a former elementary school on Awaji Island, and Café Scuola on the 1st floor is known for its dog-friendly environment. The café presents a limited-time special menu during the strawberry fair featuring the delightful sweetness of Awaji’s large strawberries. Enjoy the range of desserts, from “Strawberry Chiffon Sandwich” to “Strawberry Tart”, designed to be enjoyed by all age groups. Learn more about the menu here.

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Name Nojima Scuola
Adress 843 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721
Website https://www.nojima-scuola.com/
Reservations 2F Ristorante Scuola
Tel 0799-82-1820
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
Lunch 11:00~15:00
Café 15:00~18:00

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)

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miele the garden: Delicious Parfait with Strawberries and Custard

“miele the garden”, a café-restaurant with a captivating ocean view, presents the delightful “Awaji Island Strawberry and Heart Parfait” for a limited time during the Strawberry Fair 2024. This charming parfait features layers of custard cream and mousse adorned with strawberries and heart-shaped pie, creating a visually appealing and delicious treat.

Awaji Island Strawberry and Heart Parfait (with set drink)
Price: 1,300 yen

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Name miele the garden
Address 816 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721
TEL 0799-70-9031
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)
Website https://mielethegarden.com/
Reservations https://www.tablecheck.com/en/shops/mielethegarden/reserve

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miele the DINER: Cute Strawberry Desserts/Drink and Breathtaking Ocean View

On the west coast of Awaji Island, the 2nd-floor café at miele the DINER, a seafood diner and café emphasizing “liveliness” and “relaxation”, presents many charming strawberry-themed desserts. Try the “Awaji Island Strawberry DINER’s Sundae” adorned with a cute bear-shaped chocolate and fresh Awaji Island strawberries and “Awaji Island Strawberry Millefeuille Mont Blanc Style” featuring strawberries sandwiched in a crispy pie with strawberry cream. The refreshing “Awaji Island Strawberry Milk” made with homemade strawberry syrup is also recommended. Click here to learn more about the time-limited menus during the strawberry fair.

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Name miele the DINER
Address 985-1, Nojima Hikinora, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721
TEL 0799-70-9123
Official Web Site https://miele-the-diner.com/
Reservations https://www.tablecheck.com/en/shops/miele-the-diner/reserve
Operation Hours 1F : 11:00 a.m. ~8:00 p.m.(L.O.7:30 p.m.)
2F : 11:00 a.m.~7:00 p.m.(L.O.6:30 p.m.)
Closed Tuesdays (Open if it is a holiday)

Ristorante Scuola: Luxurious Strawberry-themed Italian Cuisine

Ristorante Scuola, an Italian restaurant on the 2nd floor of Nojima Scuola, introduces an exclusive strawberry dish you cannot find anywhere else. Supervised by Masayuki Okuda, recognized as one of the “World’s Top 1,000 Chefs”, Ristorante Scuola offers authentic Italian cuisine featuring Awaji Island vegetables, seafood, and beef. Strawberries used are from Nakata Farm in Sumoto City, located in the central area of Awaji Island.

For a limited time during the Strawberry Fair 2024, the restaurant presents unique dishes like Caprese with Strawberries and Mozzarella Cheese and Turnip Oil Pasta with Strawberries and Rosmarinus Herb. Click here to learn more about Ristorante Scuola and its unique dishes.

Grand Baobab at Auberge “French Forest”: Strawberry-themed Luxurious Afternoon Tea

One of Auberge’s three restaurants, Grand Baobab, presents a luxurious strawberry-themed afternoon tea during the Strawberry Fair 2024. The menu includes a “strawberry jewelry box” showcasing various seasonal strawberries, complemented by sweets such as Opera cake with the rich aroma of strawberries, millefeuille with layers of sweet cream and tart strawberry flavor, and crème brûlée with a delightful balance of bitterness to enhance the sweetness of the strawberries.  

Strawberry-themed Afternoon Tea
Price: 7,000 yen
Menu items: savory dishes, scones, and desserts

Period: Until March 31, 2024 (Sunday) *Available only on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Last entry at 3:00 PM, Last order for tea at 4:30 PM)

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Name Auberge “French Forest”
Address 2593-8 Kusumoto Aza Banaka, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-2301
TEL La Rose 0799-70-6062
Prince Etoile 0799-70-6061
Grand Baobab 0799-70-6063
Website https://frenchnomori.jp/
Reservations https://frenchnomori.jp/reservation/
Operation Hours Lunch – 11:30~15:30 (Last Entry: 13:00)
Dinner – 17:30~21:30 (Last Entry: 19:00)
Menu A Full-Course Lunch ¥7,000~/ A Full-Course Dinner ¥10,000~

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SEIKAIHA Uminoya: Zuccotto Cake Filled with Sweet Strawberries

SEIKAIHA Uminoya, a Japanese Western-style restaurant located along the Sunset Line on the west coast of Awaji Island, presents the seasonal delight “Strawberry Zuccotto Cake” during the strawberry fair. This dome-shaped cake, brimming with strawberries and cream both inside and out, is a delightful addition to the café menu at Uminoya. Enjoy the elegant experience, enveloped by the fragrance of strawberries, while enjoying the view of Awaji Island’s west coast from the restaurant’s serene interior reminiscent of a guest house from the Meiji era.

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Name SEIKAIHA - Uminoya
Address 70 Nojima-okawa, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1723
Tel 0799-70-9020
Operation Hours 11:00~15:00 (Last In 14:00, L.O. 14:00) 14:00~17:00 (Café time) 17:00~21:00 (Last In 19:30, L.O. 20:00) Closed: Thursdays
Website https://awaji-seikaiha.com/uminoya/
Reservations https://www.tablecheck.com/en/shops/awaji-seikaiha/reserve

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Enjoy the charming Awaji Island “Strawberry Fair 2024”, taking place at various restaurants along the Awaji Island West Coast from the start of February to the end of May 2024. There are a wide variety of menu items and desserts made using abundant strawberries from Awaji Island. Navigate through the tempting choices and savor the flavors of the Awaji Island Strawberry Fair 2024 on the picturesque Awaji Island West Coast.