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Kyo no Cha no Nagomi

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Kyo no Cha no Nagomi

Cozy Japanese café run by a Japanese sweet shop

This café is run by an established Japanese sweet shop, Tsuruya Chosei in the Saga and Arashiyama area on the west side of Kyoto city.  There are always a variety of Japanese sweets and customers can take a table and savor them in their café.  Sitting amongst the classical Japanese architecture furnished with wooden stairs, low tables and Japanese cushions, diners can enjoy anmitsu (jelly and fruit in syrup topped with sweet red bean paste), kuzukiri (strips of jelly made from kudzu starch; summer only), shiratama zenzai (rice dumplings in sweet red bean soup) as well as some light meals such as udon noodles and pieces of sushi.  One of the recommended menu items is warabi mochi flavored with soybean powder and matcha green tea power, which is OK to take-away too.

Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC.
Fujin-gaho, December issue,2013

INFORMATION

Name Kyo no Cha no Nagomi
Address 6-36 Saga Tenryuji Tsukurimichi-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyotp
Tel 075-861-6753
Hours 10:00-17:00
Closed Irregularly
Resevation
URL http://chanonagomi.jp/
Recommended A 5-min. walk from Tenryu-ji Temple; Matcha and sweet set: 480 yen, Warabi mochi: 400 yen, Shiratama cream anmitsu: 600 yen, etc.

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