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joewein

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Oct 25, 2011
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Slightly off-topic, but since we discuss swimming and camp grounds, here's my question: Does anyone have favourite barbecue spots, preferable somewhere near water (river, beach) and/or out in nature?

I've had beach barbecues on the Miura peninsula, but otherwise little experience with barbecues outside the garden. I heard that barbecues along the Tamagawa were technically illegal. I had a good time at Tim's barbecue on the Arakawa, but would like somewhere less crowded on a weekend.

Can be just about anywhere, we'll actually be going by car (2 families in two cars)... :eek:
 

ikedawilliams

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Oct 15, 2010
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The Kawasaki side of the Tama River is fine for BBQs. The most popular spot is Futako Shinchi, but they charge about 500 yen a person. Under the bridge at Shimo Maruko or Noborito should be free and legal though.
 

thomas

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Nov 1, 2005
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Also, there are great BBQ spots along the Akigawa (en route to Tomin-no-mori) and also along the road up to Nokogiriyama (off the road leading to Kazahari-rindo, not the one in Chiba).
 

AlanW

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Saw a great place at Hanno this weekend. Not crowded, right down by the river. People were swimming, grilling fish etc. Very pleasant.

N35 51.322 E139 18.799
 

joewein

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Thanks, John, Thomas, Alan and Pete!

We returned from Taiwan last night and are now checking out these locations on the map for the barbecue on Sunday.
 
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