La Vague

This “modern bistro” located below ground near Peace Memorial Park prides itself on its meat and fish dishes and can accommodate large groups

European course lunches (¥1620 or ¥2484) & a la carte dinners. With large tables, heavy wooden beams across the ceiling and Japanese touches such as paper shoji doors, La Vague has a relaxed rustic chic atmosphere and is an excellent choice for large groups.

Wide selection of wines by the glass selected by the in-house sommelier to match the menu.

¥1620 lunch course

  • Amuse‐Bouche (selection of 9 appetizers)
  • Potage (seasonal soup)
  • Poisson or viande (meat or fish dish)
  • Dessert
  • Coffee or tea (+¥150)

¥2484 full course lunch

  • Amuse‐Bouche (selection of 9 appetizers)
  • Potage (seasonal soup)
  • Poisson (fish dish)
  • Viande (meat dish)
  • Dessert
  • Coffee or tea (+¥150)

Sample of the dinner menu


  • Alsace salami salad with Camembert cheese ¥760
  • French duck and avocado salad with wasabi sauce ¥800
  • Fresh mushroom and Parmigiano Reggiano salad ¥740
  • Niçoise salad with olives, prosciutto and boiled egg ¥760

Hot Dishes

  • Grilled gizzard confiture paired with a Bourgogne style potato ¥800
  • Sautéed potatoes and vegetables covered in a rich anchovy sauce ¥750
  • Grilled vegetables marinated in a honey balsamic sauce ¥750
  • Truffle flavored cheese omelette ¥750
  • Auvergne style potato and Gruyere cheese croquettes ¥650
  • Preserved pork sautéed with mixed vegetables ¥800
  • Homemade lamb sausage ¥1000


  • Shellfish and vegetables steamed in white wine ¥1000
  • Spanish style shrimp fried in garlic oil ¥1000
  • Daily fried fish served in an harissa sauce ¥1200
  • Roasted red seabream in a lemon sauce ¥1250
  • Roasted sea bass in a flavorful cream sauce ¥1250
  • Creamy salmon and spinach pie ¥1600


  • Grilled Yamagata pork with brie cheese ¥1200
  • Hiroshima chicken roasted with herbs and a marsala sauce ¥1300
  • Cajun spiced fried chicken ¥1600
  • Barbarie duck roasted with pickled spices and honey ¥1500
  • Beef skirt steak served under a Japanese style red-wine sauce ¥1500
  • Beef cheeks braised in a red wine sauce ¥1600
  • Wagyu sirloin steak in a horseradish sauce ¥2500

Daily Pasta
Sauces (tomato/cream/oil) ¥1,200~

Daily Dessert
(Please ask the waiter/waitress for details) ¥500

Coffee/Tea ¥500

  • English menu
  • Credit Cards
  • Non-smoking at lunch

Opening hours:
Lunch 11:30-15:00
Dinner 17:00-24:00

Address: 2-5-11 Ote-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Address in Japanese: 〒730-0051 広島県広島市中区大手町2丁目5−11
Tel: 050-3462-1446

Paul Walsh

Paul arrived in Hiroshima "for a few months" back in 1996. He is the co-founder of and loves running in the mountains.