Oct 28, 2018 Eat&Drink Hiroshima City

9 Best Muslim Friendly Places in Hiroshima City

#Halal ,#Travel Tip ,#Useful ,#Vegetarian

Are you looking for organic and Muslim friendly places? There are worry-free restaurants with prayer room and shops for Muslims, Vegetarians and Vegan in Hiroshima city. 9 best places including Islam-related facilities are worth a visit. Enjoy the delicious food and kind hospitality of Hiroshima!

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Organic & Vegan Restaurants

In addition to providing tasty Halal food, some shops also have English menus and English-speaking staff, and even prayer rooms! Eat outside on a sunny day while enjoying the Hiroshima scenery!

Kissa Saeki

Kissa Saeki, located in Hiroshima City, is very popular with the locals. You can enjoy delicious organic home-style Japanese cooking there. The prayer room is available if you make a request. Even if a group of 30 people, and making a request beforehand, the whole group can use it.

Kissa Saeki
Address 1-4-25 Kamiya-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima (map)
Closest Station 2mins walk from “Kamiyacho Higashi”
Open 8:00am – 8:00pm (L.O. 7:00pm)
Closed Sunday/National Holidays
Website TripAdvisor

Saishoku Kenbi

Saishoku Kenbi is located about 10 minutes by taxi from Nishi-Hiroshima Station. They have a wide range of dishes, from Japanese food like Ramen and Veggie Katsu Curry to Western cuisine, and are healthy for the body and mind.

Saishoku Kenbi
Address
4-32-2 Koi-ue, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima (map)
Closest Station 15mins from “Nishi Hiroshima Station” by bus and walk
Open 11:00am – 4:00pm (L.O. 3:00pm)
Closed Tuesday/Occasional holidays
Website Official Website

Indian Restaurants

Enjoy authentic Indian cuisine in Hiroshima! Indian Curry is a health food restaurant that uses a strong blend of healthy spices.

KANAK

KANAK is a famous Halal restaurant in Hiroshima. They offer food mainly based around vegetables, and the oil they use is plant-based, so Vegetarians can safely eat there as well. For followers of Islam, they will cook using Halal ingredients on request. Feel free to make a request to the staff.

KANAK
Address 2-2-10 Ote-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima (map)
Closest Station 15mins from “Nishi Hiroshima Station” by bus and walk
Open 11:00am – 3:00pm (L.O. 2:30pm)
5:00pm – 10:30pm (L.O. 10:00pm)
Closed Tuesday/Occasional holidays
Website Official Website

Namaste at ASSE

Namaste is an Indian/Nepal Restaurant founded by a well-respected chef with 25 years’ experience cooking at hotels in New Delhi, India. They satisfy their customers with a menu utilizing over 40 spices and a variety of vegetables. Namaste is the best place in Hiroshima to experience authentic Nepalese cuisine!

 

KANAK
Address 2-2-10 Ote-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima (map)
Closest Station 15mins from “Nishi Hiroshima Station” by bus and walk
Open 11:00am – 3:00pm (L.O. 2:30pm)
5:00pm – 10:30pm (L.O. 10:00pm)
Closed Tuesday/Occasional holidays
Website Official Website

Halal Grocery Shops

A powerful ally for people living in Hiroshima! From meat to candy, these shops have all the Halal Certified Meat food products you need!

ASIAN Food Mart & Halal Shop Hiroshima

ASIAN Food Mart & Halal Shop Hiroshima, one of the great halal stores, is located near Hiroshima station. This grocery store offers a variety of 100% Halal foods, asian beers and useful services like making an overseas remittance. They also sell take-out side dishes or bento box, so you can enjoy eating quick and easy Halal meal!

ASIAN Food Mart & Halal Shop Hiroshima
Address 2-6-19 Nishi-kaniyacho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima (map)
Closest Station 15mins from “Nishi Hiroshima Station” by bus and walk
Open 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Closed Tuesdays
Website Facebook

Halal Shop ALI

This shop in West Hiroshima sells a variety of Halal Certified Meat products, such as food and cosmetics. They also operate a delivery service for students living on the islands who are too far away to buy the Halal food. They just recently opened a second shop on Innoshima in Onomichi! It’s apparently used by a lot of people cycling on the Shimanami Kaido.

Halal Shop ALI
Address
3F 7 Saijo asahi-machi, Higashi-Hiroshima (map)
Open
10:00am – 8:00pm
Closed Tuesdays
Website Facebook

Prayer Space

Muslims are required to pray 5 times a day, and this requirement is in effect even if they’re on vacation. Next I’ll introduce some prayer spaces that will allow you to pray while on holiday.

Hiroshima Islamic Cultural Center

The first complete mosque in Hiroshima is here. They act as a bridge between Hiroshima society and Muslims, and support Muslims in many different ways. They are also involved in various activities, and provide gathering places to perform the 5 daily prayers, tarawih prayers, and Eid prayers. They are open every day to all Muslims and anyone who wants to learn more about Islam.

Hiroshima Islamic Cultural Center
Address 4F, 5F 2786-1 Taguchi, Saijo-cho, Higashi-Hiroshima-shi (map)
Website Facebook

Hiroshima City Mushalla

This Mushalla is affiliating themselves with the Hiroshima Islamic Cultural Center. The mushala is a convenient place for Muslim brothers whose looking for place for pray (sholat), as the place, insha’ Allah, is always open for public.

Hiroshima City Mushalla
Address 301 Takei Bldg. 2-7-23 Kasumi, MInami-ku, Hiroshima (map)

 

In this article, I covered some places where Muslims, Vegetarian and Vegan people can eat safely and pray. I hope you can experience the kind hospitality of Japan and the charm of Hiroshima. How would you like to enjoy a trip to Hiroshima, while still being able to maintain your Muslim life?