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Bunmeido

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1-1 Edomachi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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+81 95-824-0002
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Love the castella cake. Light and spongy. There were different flavours to choose from, e.g. chocolate, matcha, honey. We brought some home to give away to friends and family as souvenirs and they were a hit. In fact, I regretted not getting more for myself. They're great for breakfast or dessert!

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Thank Sherry T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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105 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nicely packaged castellas, but a tad too sweet. This shop has been in business for a long time and it's just close by Dejima Wharf, Comfort Hotel.

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Thank ZarasMama
Osaka, Japan
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Nagasaki has unique regional food. Kasutera cake is the one of them and this brand Bunmeido is regarded as one of the best. Shopping the cake at this headquarter building make your shopping more special. You could buy this brand's cake anywhere in Japan to be honest, but this shop's building is very special. The beauty of architecture is something... More 

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Thank sonohoka
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Castella (カステラ) is the famous souvenir in Nagasaki. It is lucky that we found this Bunneidou main store near the bus terminal in Nagasaki. The castella is very delicious and soft, but not too sweet. We bought the original flavor and the macha flavor. It is a very good confectionery with tea and coffee on the weekend afternoon!

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Thank 544michelel
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

Yes this is the place for castella cakes. Moist and sweet. Friendly and helpfull staff. You feel like a king just for buying cakes.

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Thank Bart v
Kirkland, Washington
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2013

You can find castella cake all over Nagasaki or even in other part of Kyushu but this is THE ONE. Nice taste and make an excellent gift to bring back to US (no complaint from custom which is a blessing!) Besides, when you walk in, the staff will offer you cake sample with tea on a tray. You can try... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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298 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Bunmeido shops could be found all over Japan and products on sale in numerous outlets, supermarkets and airport duty-free shops. Well, visiting the main shop was quite an experience. Once we entered the shop, sales ladies started setting up coffee table with cold tea, refreshing towels and sampler of its famous Nagasaki Castella. A kind of service which I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-1 Edomachi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Nagasaki Prefecture  >  Nagasaki
  • Phone Number: +81 95-824-0002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?