There are many producers of alcoholic beverages dotted throughout Oita Prefecture, a result of the…
Mamenomonya’s wife and husband team moved from Oita City to pursue their dream of owning a restaurant in the bucolic countryside of Ota village in Kitsuki. They brought life back to a long-discarded cottage converting it into an elegantly rustic and welcoming restaurant. Here they prepare and serve farmhouse dishes with a modern twist that draw heavily on fresh ingredients from the surrounding rice paddies and fields of Ota and the wider Kunisaki Peninsula.
A greatly welcome addition to the local community, Mamenomonya has quickly garnered a deserved following across Oita and northern Kyushu. Mamenomonya opens on Thursday through to Sunday and, as it is small, booking is recommended.
At a glance
A rustic and delicious cafe in the countryside of the Kunisaki Peninsula.