Posts Tagged With: Tea

Where to eat: Aoyama Flower Market Tea House

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Aoyama Flower Market Tea House

 

Few cafés in Omotesando can rival the atmosphere at this verdant tea shop, which sits inside the Aoyama Flower Market shop on the corner of Aoyama-dori. Flowers and plants crowd the greenhouse-like interior, where customers can sample herbal teas alongside a menu of food including open sandwiches, parfaits and French toast.

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Address 

5-1-2 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Transport Omotesando Station (Ginza, Hanzomon, Chiyoda lines)

Telephone 03 3400 0887

Open Daily 11am-6.30pm

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Where to drink: Indulge your inner child while drinking as a grown up

There really is nothing cooler than crushed ice in summer, but it can seem a little childish. The garish colors can bring to mind crayons and club nights rather than the fruits they’re intended to imitate. Fortunately, The Strings by InterContinental Tokyo’s bar has a more sophisticated solution. Located on the 26th floor of the hotel in the originally named The Dining Room, this upscale watering hole will be serving a Special Patissiere’s Kakigori summer cocktail guaranteed to cool you down and get your spirits high. Sweltering customers can customize the icy treat by choosing from five base-flavor syrups including peach, matcha, green apple with herb, tropical curry and cassis—all garnished with a layer of fresh fruit and topped with champagne. The “adult” afternoon tea set includes one kakigori cocktail, a plate of biscuits and is accompanied by coffee or tea.

¥1,800, available daily 2:30-5:30pm until Sep 16. 26F The Strings by InterContinental Tokyo, Shinagawa East One Tower. Nearest stn: Shinagawa. Tel: 03-5783-1111. www.intercontinental-strings.jp

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Where to drink: For the ultimate bubble tea experience go to Chun Shui Tang

Taiwan‘s bubble tea experts make their Japan debut on July 27 with the opening of this branch in Dainkanyama. There’ll be a full 17 different drinks on the menu at Chun Shui Tang, all prepared by a qualified ‘tea master’ and flavoured with the chain’s in-house, no-additive syrup. Grab a straw and cool off this summer.

 

Details

Address 

20-9 Daikanyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Transport Daikanyama Station (Tokyu-Toyoko line)

Telephone 03 6809 0234

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