Experience the unparalleled quality of our traditional bento boxes Japanese inspired including the crimson red and black range, bamboo bento,
hand made wooden bento along with matching tableware and lunch box accessories.

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New Bamboo & Wooden Sets

Exclusive to Katachiware, Buy Traditional Japanese Wooden Lunch Boxes

Bamboo & Hand Made Wooden Range


For an authentic Japanese cuisine dining experience, view most recently added products. Wood lunch boxes Japan inspired along with trays, soup bowls,
side dishes, natural wood chopsticks, placemats and an extensive range of lunch box accessories. We deliver bento boxes Australia wide.

  • Square Shokado Bento Base & Lid Only

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    $14.90 inc. GST
  • Traditional Bento Box Red & Black

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    $34.95 $28.80 inc. GST
  • Jubako Bento Box 3-Tiered & Flower Decoration

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    $24.90 inc. GST
  • Tortoise Shell Miso Bowl

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    $5.95 $4.10 inc. GST
  • Yamanaka-Nuri Soup Bowl

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    $5.95 $4.10 inc. GST
  • Noodle Bowl & Spoon Set

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    $8.95 $7.16 inc. GST
  • Miso Soup Bowl, Lid, Spoon & Chopsticks Set

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    $15.75 $12.60 inc. GST
  • Wooden Bento Box Set 4 Compartment

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    $74.95 $63.80 inc. GST
  • Natural Wood Chopsticks, Spoon & Fork Set

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    $6.95 inc. GST
  • Black & Red Soup Bowl Medium

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    $5.95 $4.10 inc. GST
Red & Black Range Bento

Japanese Lunch Boxes

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Shikaeshiben Bento

Did You Know About Shikaeshiben Bento?

Shikaeshiben (仕返し弁) translates to the “revenge” bento.

During the 16th century, home wives would make shikaeshiben as a way of getting back to their husbands. Meals would include fowl written insults, or the food would be over or undercooked, making it inedible.


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Makunouchi Bento

Bento Box History, From Kamakura Period (1185-1333)

Bento Box History begins in Japan, early in the Kamakura Period. Today bento boxes are one of the most common packaging types used for takeaway's, frozen meals, lunch boxes for work or school, and for serving delicious Japanese inspired meals at home or a restaurant. Bento Box History - Han... read more

Shyun Ramen Bar

Japanese Bento Box Types

Traditional bento box types are typically a Japanese lunch-box though today the concept has made its presence felt in every household worldwide. Distinct from the standard lunch box in the sense constituent, a perfect combination of varied textures, tastes and food ingredients. Hanami (flow... read more

Shikaeshi Bento Rice & Nori Broken Heart

Shikaeshi Bento, Revenge Bento Uncovered

Curious to know how a Japanese wife’s anger is expressed while preparing lunch for her husband? "Uncooked rice, an uncooked egg or a broken heart cut from Nori and one chopstick”, OUCH! Shikaeshi bento is the Japanese wives revenge bento prepared after an argument and its not the lunch you hope to try. ... read more

Obento Lunch Box (obento-bako)

Yochien Obento Lunch Box “Kindergarten Bento”

In Japan, there is a specific term for Yochien obento (お弁当, o-ben·to), and depending on who you ask you will always get a different answer on what Yochien obento means. Obento lunch boxes have many variations. In this article, we discuss Yochien Obento Lunch Box "Kindergarten Bento" with a cultural order ... read more