Kappabashi Kitchenware Street

Explore Tokyo's treasure trove of high-quality kitchenware

Merchants first began gathering in the Kappabashi area around 1912, selling old tools and a wide range of implements and hardware. Today, one can find almost every kind of restaurant and kitchen equipment imaginable. This includes bakery equipment, Japanese, Western, and Chinese tableware, lacquerware, restaurant equipment, packaging, containers, decorative goods, ‘fake’ food samples, chefs’ coats, signs, noren (shop curtains), bamboo wares, baking ingredients, food and beverage ingredients, confectionery wholesalers, Japanese and Western furniture, kitchen equipment and much more. At 800 meters (nearly a half-mile) in length, and with over 170 shops, this is Japan’s largest shopping street devoted to kitchen implements.

Information

Address
3-18-2, Matsugaya, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0036
Access
15-minute walk from Ueno and Uguisudani station.
25-minute walk from Asakusabashi Station.
Phone
078-855-5221
Hours
9:00 - 17:00 (hours may vary between stores)
Holidays
The street as a whole does not have a set holiday schedule.
*For more details, please check the website listed.
Website
https://www.kappabashi.or.jp/en/index.html