Benesse House offers cafes and lounges to suit your style of stay. These unique spaces allow guests to experience the connection between the views of the natural beauty of Setouchi through the large windows and the indoor and outdoor artwork.
This cafe is on the second floor of the Benesse House Museum. Natural light pours into the interior through large windows facing to the south and west, allowing you to enjoy a leisurely light meal or beverage while gazing out at the Inland Sea below. There is also a shop which has a selection of books on the Benesse House Museum, as well as a selection of art goods that make perfect souvenirs.
Shinro Ohtake Shipyard Works: Bow with Hole , 1990*
This exclusive lounge for staying guests in Benesse House is located on the ground floor of Park. It has a wide selection of books on art, so you can enjoy the self-serve coffee, tea, and herbal tea while reading books on your favorite works and artists. After dinner, beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages are also available on request.
Thomas Struth Florence, Audience 8(Galleria dell' Accademia), 2004 Paradise 35, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 2007 George Rickey Peristyle V, 1963-95*
8:00 am-11:00 pm
Bar time is available at the Oval Lounge on Thursday, Friday and Saturday only (Only for staying guests in Benesse House). You can enjoy the Oval Lounge’s original cocktails while appreciating the architecture of a building normally only open to guests staying at Oval.
Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, 1986 Richard Long River Avon Mud Drawing, 1989 Louise Nevelson Dame Edith Ⅷ, 1968
9:00 -11:00 pm (Last order: 10:30 pm)
Sunday - Wednesday
Alcohol: JPY 780 and up Soft Drink: JPY 520 and up
*Oval Lounge will be closed effective Jun, 27th 2020.