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Alice In Fantasy Land: Enjoy Wonderland-Themed Food In This Whimsical Cafe

Alice In Fantasy Land in Osaka

“Off with their heads!” Many of us are no strangers to this line in the well-known children’s novel Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Well, now we can indulge in our childhood fantasies at Alice In Fantasy Land, a themed cafe modelled after the whimsical tale. 

Wonderland-themed cafe in Osaka

Alice in fantasy landThe playing card disco room.
Image credit: Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant

Located in Osaka, Alice in Fantasy Land is 1 of the 3 Wonderland-themed restaurants under the Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant umbrella, which models different stages in Alice’s journey through the topsy-turvy world.

The other cafes, Alice in Old Castle and Alice in Fantasy Book, which are both located in Tokyo, can be found in Ikebukuro and Shinjuku respectively.

Alice in fantasy landThe Queen’s Garden.
Image credit: Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant

The Alice in Fantasy Land cafe in Osaka is based on the first few chapters of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, where Alice first enters Wonderland. The interior of the cafe is inspired by various scenes from the book, including the King’s banquet hall, the upside down clock room, the Queen’s garden, and the playing card disco. 

Alice in fantasy landThe upside down clock room.
Image credit: Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant

Alice in fantasy landImage credit: Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant

These are all individual themed rooms in the cafe that patrons can book in order to enjoy some privacy. Patrons in the general area of the restaurant still get to enjoy a beautifully and intricately designed Alice in Wonderland-themed ambience. 

Offers a fusion of French and Italian dishes

Alice in fantasy land
Selfish Queen’s Tomato Pasta on a rose plate.
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Alice in Fantasy Land cafe is not only aesthetically pleasing, it also offers a sumptuous selection of food. They specialise in a fusion of French and Italian cuisines, and their dishes are named in line with the theme too. Find pastas such as the Selfish Queen’s Tomato Pasta (¥1,100, ~USD8.09), White Rabbit Carbonara (¥1,210, ~USD8.89), and more.

Alice in fantasy land
White Rabbit’s Carbonara on a pocket watch plate.

Image credit: Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant

The genius who came up with this menu is incredibly detail-oriented, and made sure that every little thing fits with the theme of the restaurant – down to the plates used for each dish. 

Notice how the plate used for the Queen of Hearts’ pasta is decorated with roses. It is a subtle ode to the scene where Alice stumbles into the rose garden and finds the playing cards desperately painting the white roses red. 

Even the carbonara is served on a plate with numerical markings, a nod to the pocket watch used by the White Rabbit.

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Even their mocktails (¥770-¥825, ~USD5.66-USD6.07) evoke the botanical theme that is often associated with the fairy tale, making use of fruits, herbs, and flowers to create beverages that please both the eye and taste buds.

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For something special, go for their afternoon tea set (¥2,750, ~USD20.23), which comes with an assortment of dainty pastries and cakes, as well as a beverage of your choice. 

Special events at Alice in Fantasy Land

Queen of Hearts themed dessert platter.
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Mad Hatter themed dessert platter.
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Alice in Wonderland fanatics will be happy to hear that you can celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and other special days at this gorgeous cafe. They offer specially decorated dessert platters as well as commemorative photos. 

Getting to Alice In Fantasy Land

The Umeda branch in Osaka is a 1-minute walk from the Hankyu-Osaka Umeda Station, or a 5-minute walk from JR Osaka Station.

Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant (Osaka Umeda outlet)
Address: D.D.HOUSE 1F 1−8−1 Shibata, Kita Ward, 530-0012 Osaka
Opening hours: 5pm-10pm, Daily (Last order at 9pm)
Contact: 06-6372-1860

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Cover image adapted from: Alice’s Fantasy Restaurant