The aptly named Caffe Ponte sits at the foot of the bridge and pier to Miyajima at the east-end of the Motoyasu River, opposite the Peace Park and Atomic Bomb Dome.
As well as quality Italian cuisine, a gelato stand and lauded Hiroshima oysters this charming restaurant offers that rarest of Japanese treats; an al fresco dining experience with a pleasant riverside view.
Dishes focus on Italian staples created with regional organic vegetables, seafood and meats. The pizzas and pastas are popular choices but the local oyster dishes, such as the oyster and potherb mustard risotto or baked ‘escargot’ oysters, are not to be missed.
For dessert, try the salt milk ice cream and lemon sorbet.
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