Seijo Ishii

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
成城石井

For one foreign ex-pat craving the tastes of home, the discovery of a Seijo Ishii supermarket near Kanayama Station in Nagoya was something of a god-send.

Seijo Ishii store


Here was a cornucopia of European delicacies: German and Belgian beer, Black Cock (Gallo Nero) Italian Chianti Classico, Fisherman's Friend's mints, fresh olives, feta and cheddar cheese, tinned anchovies, muesli and Swiss chocolate.

Seijo Ishii Nagoya


Having discovered one Seijo Ishii store, I soon found another in the Effe department store just outside Fujigaoka Station on the Hihashiyama Line and the terminus for the Linimo.

Tokyo-based Seijo Ishii are a specialist chain of supermarkets specializing in imported goods with many stores in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Tochigi and Ibaraki. Outside the Kanto area there are Seijo Ishii outlets in Nagoya, Hyogo, Nara, Shizuoka, Kyoto and Osaka.

Seijo Ishii shop


Seijo Ishii
Tel: 0120 141 565

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