5 Best Places for Green Tea Sweets in Kyoto



   Ito Kyuemon   


Ito Kyuemon is located in Uji, the home of green tea. Aside from its main business in selling high quality tea, it also operates a café and sells green tea sweets. Among those, the most recommendable one is ‘Matcha (Green Tea) Parfait’. It only cost JPY 630 (USD $5.5), which is not expensive for a parfait. The parfait is fully filled with Tea Jelly, Shiratama, Green Tea Ice Cream, and Red Beans!




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   Recommand Parfait   

JPY 980 (USD $8.2)



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Ito Kyuemon’s Green Tea even became Kit Kat’s Kyoto Limited Edition Product.


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Operating Hours 10:00 A.M. ~ 6:30 P.M. (Last Order 6 P.M.)
Regular Holiday New Year
Address KYOTO, Uji City, Todo Ara Maki 19-3
Tel. +81-77-423-3955
Webpage http://www.itohkyuemon.net/




   Saryo Suisen   


Saryo Suisen is located amidst the busy Shijo Street, which is a major commercial district of Kyoto. At Saryo Suisin, you can escape from business of city life and spends peaceful time enjoying the tea. Here we would like to recommend you ‘Suisen Parfait’ and ‘Maro Koi Green Tea Latte’.




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   Recommand Parfait   

JPY 980 (USD $8.2)


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   Maro Koi Green Tea Latte   

JPY 630 (USD$ 5.5)




Operating Hours 10:30 A.M. ~ 6:00 P.M. (Last Order 5:30 P.M.)
Regular Holiday Wednesday
Address KYOTO, Kyoto City, Shimogyo, Takatsuji Torihigashi Toin Higashiiri Inarimachi 521 Kyōto Takatsuji Buidling 1F
Tel. +81-75-278-0111
Webpage http://www.saryo-suisen.com/ (Japanese)




   Nakamura Fujiyoshi   


Nakamura Fujiyoshi is a long-established green tea specialty shop since 1859. Besides from tea leaf, we also recommend you to try ‘Matcha’, aka green tea sweets. Out of many green tea sweets offer here, the most popular one is ‘Tea Jelly’ in a bamboo tube. The perfect combination of Green Tea Ice cream, shiratamago, tea jelly, and red beans bring out a refined, exquisite taste.



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   Recommended Menu   

Tea Jelly ‘Matcha’

740 JPY (USD $6.5)


Menu http://www.tokichi.jp/menu/honten/#page=1



Operating Hours 11:00 A.M. ~ 5:30 P.M. (Last Order 5 P.M.)
Regular Holiday None
Address KYOTO, Uji City, Uji Ichiban 10
Tel. +81-77-422-7800
Webpage http://www.tokichi.jp/english/



   Marukyu Oyama Park’s Moto-a   


Marukyu Koyama Park Tea Shop is a long-established Uji Matcha Tea Shop. The renovated interior of the shop gives off a calm and relaxing atmosphere. You can enjoy the sight of the green garden, while slowly enjoying the tea. The recommended menu here is Green Tea Roll Cake.



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 Recommended Menu   


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Operating Hours 9:30 A.M. ~ 6:00 P.M. (Café from 10:30 A.M.)
Regular Holiday Wednesday; in case Wednesday is a national holiday, we will operate normally; 1/1~3
Address KYOTO, Nakagyo-ku Nishinotoin Oike Shitaru, West Side
Tel. +81-75-223-0909
Webpage http://www.marukyu-koyamaen.co.jp/english/index.html



   Chez Hagata   


Chez Hagata is famously for its exquisite terrine made of freshly grounded green tea. The shop aim is to be become ‘a shop that sells delicious green tea sweets that cannot be found elsewhere’. Their popular products are Roll Cake, Uji Sables, Marupone, etc.



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 Recommended Menu   




Operating Hours 10:00 A.M. ~ 7:00 P.M.
Regular Holiday Monday and Tuesday
Address KYOTO, Uji City, Todo Tanisagari 44-11
Tel. +81-774-20-6025
Webpage http://www.kyoto-sweet.jp/index.html (Japanese)



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