Kyoto Station Matcha/Green TeaDec. 03, 2015 UPDATE
High grade Uji Matcha sweets made by -30℃ cold plate


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You can see Matcha flavored sweets everywhere in Kyoto.
Chasen is a bit different from others. They are specialized in Kyoto matcha ice cream shop. Process of how to make performance which is used -30℃cold plate show us is outstanding.
Highest grade Matcha is used from Uji where is so famous as a green tea home. Addition to this, it has been a prized of green tea award from Ministry of agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries twenty times actually.
All ingredients are made that day to provide fres...moreh meal.
Huge opportunity to have a real one!
Our Comments
Average: ★★★★★3.0
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Kinako soft cream is the best ever for me. I did not have opportunity to have Kinako once a year so far, however I would go there to have it frequently, in spite of cold season like a winter.
We highly recommend that you visit this shop after having lunch around Kyoto station or between your sightseeing as it is located in JR Kyoto station building. I especially enjoyed fluffy Matcha role cake with Hoji tea which is different from other green tea. Hoji tea or "Hoji-cha" is roasted in a porcelain pot over charcoal, so it has a toasty flavor. Staff in this shop are very nice and kind, so please feel free to ask any questions!
Matcha creamed jelly
1Must Eat !
Matcha creamed jelly / ¥626
Start making it in front of you.
Shaking special hot green tea milk and powder by bamboo shaker.
They are pioneer that made tea pours making ice cream immediately.
Strong matcha taste is not only spread out in your mouth shortly but, also
refreshing after that.
We believe that you would like to have it again and again.
Kinako Soft Cream
2Let's Try !
Kinako Soft Cream / ¥432
Kinako made from famous black soy beans home, Tanba which is toasted.
Red beans and rice-flour dumpling which is in brown rice so that chewy texture is enjoyable.
If you are beans lovers, It is made like only you.
How to Order & Eat
Chasen how to order & eatAlthough English menu is not available, menus are attached pictures individually beside drink menus. You need to just point of something you want.
- Order Tips -
Firstly, you have to order at the counter, then you just have a seat in eat in space where in front of the shop.
Chasen Appearance Photo
Categories Matcha/Green Tea
Phone +81 75-761-8681
Address 10F Kyoto Bldg, 903 Higashikoji-machi Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Directions 5 minutes by foot from Kyoto station central exit, in Kyoto Isetan "Ramenkomichi"
Hours 11am - 10pm (L.O. 9:30pm)
Reservations Not accepted
Closed Irregular day
Price range
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Credit cards Not accepted
Good for Solo, With Friends, Families with Children
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Real Matcha taste is easy to have it before leaving Kyoto if you do not enough time.
Menu Japanese only
Languages spoken Some part-timers can speak English
Number of seats Eat in space is available.
Private dining rooms None
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
Chasen +81 75-761-8681 1/3

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