Jun. 07, 2017 UPDATE

TEO KAFON

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Teo Kafon is a new classic in Shinkyogoku where you can enjoy authentic matcha sweets and drinks
This café, Teo Kafon, opened in the Shinkyogoku Shopping Street just in 2016, and they offer matcha sweets and drinks. The concept of this café, which is easily recognized from its jazzy pink and orange sign, is the fusion of Japanese and Western cultures. The matcha sweets of the café are Japanese, but the atmosphere, look, and interior of the café are all trendy and cute! What is special about Teo Kafon is that their menu items can all be enjoyed together. Take for example their Teo Set, in which you get to stir matcha yourself. The owner of the café says that she wants all the people of the world to share the fun they have at the café with each other. How about enjoying matcha sweets and drinks at Teo Kafon, maybe as a break from shopping, or just to have a chat with your friends?
Matcha Sweets Plate
1Recommended
Matcha Sweets Plate / ¥700
The most popular menu item in Teo Kafon is this Matcha Sweets Plate. You have five different matcha sweets on a wooden plate. These mini-sweets are really cute! All of these sweets use matcha carefully chosen by Teo Kafon, and they all have a nice fragrance of matcha. I really want to recommend this plateful of matcha!
TEO Set
2Recommended
TEO Set / ¥500
The café takes a part of its name from this Teo Set, and with this set you can stir matcha yourself! All of the menu items in Teo Kafon have thorough explanations below them, so don’t worry even if it is your first time. You have the matcha with high-quality Japanese sweets.
Takeout
3Let's Try!
Takeout / 50 yen discount
If you have drink or foods to go you get a 50 yen discount! (Sweets not included) There is a square and a park by Teo Kafon, and if you walk a bit you can get to the Kamo River. It is a nice idea to have some Teo Kafon to go on a nice day!
How to Order

All of Teo Kafon’s menu items have explanations in English. They even have explanations in English with pictures of how to stir matcha. 


First, you put some matcha in the cup. 


Then the staff will help you pour some hot water on the matcha. 


And after some vigorous stirring, you get matcha tea. I want to recommend this café because you get to easily experience Japanese culture!

- Order Tips -

Teo Kafon is famous for their matcha and coffee, but actually, they have a lot of things on their food and drinks menu too! They have food items on their menu like roast beef rice bowl and sandwiches, but they also have shaved ice and all kinds of drinks too. It may be a good idea to come with your friends and share. 

4.0 food3.8 service3.8 atmosphere4.5
Price
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Shiho
3.8 food3.5 service3.5 atmosphere4.5
I had the matcha plate, and my favorite on it was the matcha éclair! The cream inside it also tastes of matcha, so it is full of matcha, but the sweetness and fragrance of it were really delicate. They are mini-sized, so I felt like I could almost eat an endless amount of them! You can also order more of them, so if you find one you like on the plate, how about ordering some more of it?
Vanessa
4.2 food4.0 service4.0 atmosphere4.5
You can have five kinds of matcha sweets at once; this is sure to satisfy even the most demanding matcha fans! I especially liked the matcha cream puff; the thick, rich matcha custard inside it is something I still dream of. You can also get to try like a mini-version of the tea ceremony here; stirring matcha. This place is everything a matcha fan could hope for in a café!
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TEO KAFON
Category Matcha / Green Tea, Cafes
Phone +81 75-223-1400
Address 447 Sakurano-cho Shinkyogoku Rokkaku Higashi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City
Directions Teo Kafon is an 8-minute walk from subway Tozai line Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station and a 7-minute walk away from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station.
Open Hours 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Last orders at 6:30 p.m.)
Reservations Not accepted.
Closed Tuesdays. *If the café is closed on other days they will inform you on Facebook and Instagram.
Price range
Credit cards Not accepted.
Good for Solo, Romantic, With Friends
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Their menu is in English, and the feel of the café is casual and welcoming. They also have Wi-Fi so this café is a nice place to take a break.
Menu English.
Lanuages spoken Simple English.
Number of seats Seating for 20.
Private dining rooms No.
Non smoking / smoking Nonsmoking.
Other They have Wi-Fi; the ID and password are on the menu.
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