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Japan House

What

Out & About

Where

Japan House Gallery and The Shop

Open Mon-Sat 10am–8pm, Suns 12-6pm

Free

Discover the very best of Japanese art, design, tech, food and travel right here in the heart of London. 

There is SO much more to the super stylish Japan House in High Street Kensington than we ever realised. We were lucky enough to go on a top to toe tour of the building last week. 

Japanese Shopping

The Shop occupying the ground floor is literally jam-packed with Japanese products. From cutting edge designs to kitchen utensils, eco paper handbags to reusable wrapping it's a design paradise. Don't miss the 'Anno's Journey' exhibition stand with kids crafts and fun hippo crayons. 

We spotted some really lovely tiny paper models made by architect / designer Terada Naoki. Perfect for little fingers and well priced at £22 a pack. You can even buy a box to house your tiny creation.  We loved their retro fish soap on a rope too. 

                   

The Stand

Pop in for an iced matcha latte and a yummy sweet treat from the Japanese Bakery Happy Sky.

Travel 

Head to the back of the building if you are planning a trip to Japan. Chat to a helpful adviser in their travel centre. 

Anno's Journey

Click here for our review of this charming family friendly exhibition. 

Japanese Cinema

Opposite the Anno exhibition downstairs is a lovely big cinema space with tiered seating and a large open area where families can relax and spread out. Settle down in this peaceful haven and watch an exhibition film.

Manga Library 

A great chill out room for older kids stuffed with Manga books 

Cooliest Loos in Town!

Kids will LOVE the very snazzy Japanese toilets downstairs opposite the Anno exhibition, they are totally automated with toasty warm heated seats. Sure to be a hit with little ones. 

                          

Akira Restaurant

The first floor restaurant is family friendly and a gastro Japanese feasting experience. There's a fab private room available to hire for kids parties if you are planning a Japanese theme.  

                                 

NEW Exhibition coming....

Watch this space for details of their new exhibition opening in late November. All details are under wraps at the moment but it promises to be a fantastic one for children running over the Christmas hols and well into 2020. 

Click here to explore more. 

Open Mon-Sat 10am–8pm, Suns 12-6pm

Free

Address:

Japan House Gallery and The Shop

Venue phone:

020 3972 7100

How to get there:

High Street Kensington Tube

Venue website:

japanhouselondon.uk

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