The winter road closures, which seem to be related to customers to Shima Onsen, are the following two sectors.
Route 292, From mid-November to late April
It is a road, which passes from Shibu-Yudanaka Onsen in Nagano famous with snow monkeys to Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma, through Shiga Kogen.
Route 120, From late December to late April
It is a road, which passes from Nikko in Tochigi with Nikko to Katashina in Gunma, through Konsei Toge.
If you’re planning to drive to snowy places during winter, obtain winter road closure information in advance and act with spare time, such as by inquiring to hotels and ryokan you are planning to stay.
There are “Shimamura” of baked buns, “Workshop Mugendai (infinity)” where you can experience pottery, “Shionoyu Drinking Onsen Station” where you can enjoy drinking Onsen, ATM, free public parking, and so on, are around it.
At Kashiwaya Cafe, we provide Italian style coffee, using LAVAZZA beans.
Among coffee menu, “Onsen Mark Cappuccino” with a decoration of “Onsen Mark” on cappuccino is posted on various travel magazines and webs as a famous coffee at Kashiwaya Cafe.
In addition, we provide black teas of Ronnefeldt, the German bland. Cold fruit tea is also popular.
You can also enjoy wine and draft beer, including Shima Onsen Ale, the beer brewed at Shima Onsen.
We have also abundant lunch menu.
Our popular menu are “Kashiwaya Curry,” rice with curry which you can enjoy 2 kinds of taste at the same time, and “Italian Ramen,” with pasta noodle and ethnic taste soup.
Also, sandwich made with small baguette bread, pasta, Loco Moco using Onsen egg, and so on, are available.
In addition, our handmade sweets are also popular. Baked cheesecake, rare cheesecake, banana cakes, gateau chocolate, and so on, are available.
Kashiwaya Cafe uses a renewed building that was built in 1935 by Masao Kashiwabara, the founder of our company.
Many customers visit us many times, looking forward this shop atmosphere and the viewing from the second floor, which changes in four seasons.
Free WiFi is also available inside the shop.
At Shima Onsen Resort, other than Kashiwaya Cafe, there are various restaurants, where you can enjoy lunch, such as handmade Soba, popular grilled eel shop, pork cutlet, ramen, and so on.
Please stay several nights and enjoy various lunch!