Founded in 1908, Kama-Asa in Asakusa’s Kappabashi (also known as Kitchen Town) deals in everything from kitchen knives (up to 80 different kinds) and exquisite Nanbu Tekki ironware to items like stylish crane-shaped graters and some of the best frying pans. Buy a knife and they’ll engrave it for you (no extra cost); they also offer an after-care service for knife sharpening and repair (extra charge applies). Service is available in English and French.
|Venue name:||Kama-Asa Shoten|
2-24-1 Matsugaya, Taito-ku
|Opening hours:||10am-5.30pm daily|
|Transport:||Asakusa Station (Asakusa, Ginza, Tobu Skytree lines), exit 3; Tawaramachi Station (Ginza line)|