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Ippodo Tea Company Kaboku

#209 of 13,128 Restaurants in Kyoto
€€ - €€€Cafe
52 Tokiwagicho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-0915, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-211-3421
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  • Very good26%
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1 Nov 2017
“Taste, enjoy, explore Japanese tea”
2 Sep 2016
“Best Japanese green tea”
Closes in 1 min
09:00 - 18:00All hours
€€ - €€€
52 Tokiwagicho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-0915, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This large, picturesque tea store contains pleasant tea house in which you can sample Japanese tea styles you enjoy, try new ones, learn more about brewing them, or just have a pleasant break. The shop itself is a perfect place to buy tea for yourself...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Come to the beautiful Ippodo tea house in the historic district of Kyoto for an authentic Japanese tea experience. Purchase tea to take home with you from the adjoining shop.

Thank Tycho10
Reviewed 12 July 2016

i have bought tea here for some years as presents for Japanese friends. I take the advice of the store about special tea that they may not usually buy themselves, and each time, the recipient has commented on its excellence, also that it brought back...More

Thank georgig
Reviewed 15 June 2016

WOW, Gyukuro tea was the best experience in Japan. I had newer hear about this tea before m, so when I saw it on the menu og teas, I decided to give it try . . what a revelation, so full of umami, and I...More

Thank Galapita
Reviewed 16 February 2016

go with friends so you can all order different teas and taste them . lovely snack to match each tea. save some money to buy some tea to take home , makes an excellent gift.

Thank CJC-shanghai
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We had some very good tea here with some traditional desserts. We sat at the bar counter, which was very nice because you get to see how the staff prepare the matcha in front of you. Not all tea places do their tea preparation out...More

Thank 555_Travel
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

we got the set which comes with a tea of your choice and seasonal Japanese sweets. the service staff will guide you on the preparation of your own tea, so that was a cool experience. depending on what you order, tea preparation can be quite...More

Thank 173sherryt
Reviewed 3 August 2015

It's a little cafe in the almost legendary tea shop Ippodo. Not many seats so you may have to wait a while. The best part is that English-speaking ladies teaches you, hand in hand, how to make and enjoy tea. 'No hurry', I remember been...More

Thank tensaisimon
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I got the weekday special, which let's you have matcha and blancha tea along with a sweet at a discounted price. The ladies there were very accommodating and spoke good English, instructing us on the different types of tea they offer, how to make and...More

1  Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

There are several places to get traditional tea in Kyoto. I have not tried them all, but of all place this is certainly one of the most "design". It seems to go into a Gucci boutique traditional Japanese style or in a jewellery. It is...More

2  Thank Alisandru
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Tokiwagicho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-0915, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +81 75-211-3421
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