Lumine Yokohama is a large department store located inside the Yokohama Station building. Inside you can find around 200 stores selling ladies’ and men’s fashions, beauty products and accessories, furniture and household goods, food and groceries. Lumine also has a good selection of restaurants and cafes.
Lumine has nine floors above ground and two basement levels and is located by the East Exit of Yokohama Station.
In this article we will introduce some highlights of Lumine Yokohama.
Shopping at Lumine Yokohama
In the B2 basement level you can find the gourmet supermarket Seijoishii selling fresh produce and high quality food at reasonable prices.
Also on this floor are Kaldi Coffee Farm for coffee beans and imported food, and the Yurindo bookshop.
In the B1 basement level you can find several cosmetics stores such as CHANEL Fragrance & Beauty. There is also a bakery, a vintage accessories store, and a Belgian waffle shop.
On the 1st floor you can find Sabon, a specialist store selling soaps and other bathroom products.
Also on the 1st floor are Star Jewelry for fine-crafted jewelry, the Hi-Rob watch shop, and ladies’ fashion stores such as Spick & Span and Tomorrowland.
The 2nd floor has mostly ladies’ fashion stores such as Originated in Grace Continental, Mila Owen, and Lily Brown.
CosmeKitchen, which is also located on the 2nd floor, is a cosmetics and skincare store selling products made with natural and organic ingredients.
Fashion stores for men and women can be found on the 3rd floor. Adam et Rope is a casual clothing store aimed at young people in their 20s and 30s.
Also on the 3rd floor, the café, 24/7 Coffee & Roaster, offers refreshing coffee made with fresh roasted beans.
There is more ladies’ fashion on the 4th floor, along with accessory and jewelry stores, and the shoe store, ABC-Mart Grand Stage, which sells a range of footwear suitable for work or play.
Kutsushitya on the 4th floor sells comfortable socks in a variety of colors and designs.
On the 5th floor you can find a branch of the Finnish design house, Marimekko, selling fine printed fashion, bags, accessories, and home furnishings.
Also on the 5th floor, Birthday Bar, is a variety goods store selling gifts suitable for all ages.
Dining at Lumine Yokohama
The 6th floor is the first of two restaurant floors in Lumine. Here you can find Italian, Korean and Thai cuisine, Hawaiian pancakes and Japanese noodles.
Marumo Kitchen on the 6th floor serves donburi rice bowls with a variety of meat and seafood toppings. Fast fashion store GU is also now open on this floor.
The 7th floor has restaurants serving French, Italian and Chinese cuisine, as well as sushi and yakiniku style barbecued beef.
Kurobutaya is a casual izakaya style restaurant specializing in pork dishes such as tonkatsu pork cutlets, shumai dumplings, gyoza dumplings and shabu shabu.
Most of the 8th floor is taking up by the adult education company, Asahi Culture Center. However, there is also a branch of Sekaido here, which sells art and design supplies, picture frames, paintings and prints, and stationery at affordable prices.
The top floor of Lumine is the “Beauty & Relaxation Floor” Here, Grand Raffine and Dr. Body offer a variety of massage and aromatherapy courses, Diamond Eyes is an eyelash and eyebrow salon, Sleepy Morning is a ladies hairdresser and Nail Station is a nail salon.
Tax-free Shopping at Lumine
Foreign visitors to Japan can enjoy tax-free shopping at over 180 stores in Lumine and so are entitled to a 10% tax refund on many products. Some stores offer immediate tax-refund processing, but for most you will need to take your purchase, receipts, and passport to the Tax Refund Counter on the 1st floor.
Shops in Lumine are open from 10.00 to 21.00 on weekdays and until 20.30 on weekends and holidays.
Restaurants in Lumine are open from 11.00 to 22.30.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.