Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Nomiya


I recently enjoyed a Mädelsabend at a popular Haidhausen haunt; Nomiya. Here's how I described it in my Design*Sponge Munich City Guide:

"The unofficial “main drag” of Haidhausen is Wörthstrasse, which houses several restaurants and shops and on warmer evenings, hosts a nice street buzz. Some of these worth visiting include NoMiya, which offers tasty Japanese food in a decidedly Bavarian setting"


Indeed, returning to Nomiya after a long hiatus reminded me that the setting is the main attraction. I was asked by some new friends during my first months living in Munich if I wanted to go to a 'bavarian sushi restaurant'. I was expecting bratwurst maki. Nomiya is largely Bavarian in decor alone, well sort of bavarian-hipster with a bit of summer-in-a-European-city flair. The front floor-to ceiling windows open to the street bringing the buzz of pedestrians, outdoor diners and bicyclers into the restaurant.

In all honesty, the food is fine; not terrible, but not wonderful either. The reason to go to Nomiya is for the atmosphere, which doesn't disappoint.



Nomiya
Wörthstraße 7
81667 München
Haidhausen
089 / 4 48 40 95
www.nomiya.de

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