Nov. 15, 2018 UPDATE

Marukyu Koyamaen Nishinotoin Tea Shop

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High quality Japanese teas close to Nijo Castle
Established around 1700, Marukyu-Koyamaen has been offering the high quality Uji tea for people in Japan and also for foreign guests. Their teas are all made consistently in their tea fields, factories and shops. Through these careful cultivation and strict standard of making tea, their teas have been repeatedly awarded and received honors. When you enter this shop, you may notice the sophisticated atmosphere and may be amazed by their Omotenashi, the hospitality. Not only Japanese tea, but desserts made with Matcha are available in this shop. If you have any questions about teas and desserts, please feel free to ask the staff!
Teahouse Blend Tea (Matcha)
Teahouse Blend Tea (Matcha) / 20g ¥1,512 -
This Matcha is served in the tea house on the same floor of this shop! These Japanese teas are the limited products only in this shop. It is bittersweet and the rich flavor of high quality Matcha lasts in your mouth.
Matcha cream roll
Matcha cream roll / 10pieces ¥540 | 16pieces ¥1,080
This is our personal recommended product! Lightly sweetened Matcha cream is in the middle of the sable. The sable is also light and goes well with the rich taste of the Matcha cream. As it has a three-month shelf life, you can buy it as a souvenir!
Matcha Financier
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Matcha Financier / 2pieces ¥432 | 5pieces ¥1,080 | 8pieces ¥1,728
If you like Matcha desserts, we highly recommend that you try this! High quality Matcha is used for this financier and rich flavor of butter and Matcha spread wonderfully in your mouth. It has a one-month shelf life.
Matcha saclet wafer
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Matcha saclet wafer / 10pieces ¥540 | 16pieces ¥1,080
It is very light and rich Matcha flavor spreads in your mouth. Matcha used for this product is a well selected high quality Matcha. Inside of this saclet, there is a white cream which makes it even milder and tastier. Since it has a three-month shelf life, please make a purchase as a souvenir.
How to buy
Please ask the staff what you would like to make a purchase
- Shopping Tips -
Please be careful with the expiration date of each product
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I was amazed by their various selections of Matcha desserts and Japanese green teas. If you would like to make a purchase some of the desserts in this shop, please be careful with the expiration date. If you are not sure of it, please feel free to ask the staff. My personal recommendation goes to “Matcha cream roll” as it is very light and lightly sweetened Matcha cream well matches with the sable.
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Marukyu Koyamaen Nishinotoin Tea Shop / 丸久小山園 西洞院店
Category Japanese Tea, Sweets
Phone +81 75-223-0909
Address West side of Nishinotoin, South of Oike, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
Directions 6-minute walk from Karasumaoike Station on Subway Karasuma Line/ 6-minute walk from Nijo-jo-mae Station on Subway Tozai Line
Open Hours 9:30am - 6pm
Closed Wednesday (open on national holidays), 1st, 2nd & 3rd of January
Price range
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc. / Accepted
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Although the headquarter of this shop is in southern part of Kyoto called Uji City, this shop is easy to access as it is in Karasumaoike close to Nijo Castle. Please visit there when you go to Nijo Castle!
Information Japanese, English
Lanuages spoken Japanese, English (Not always in the shop)
Shipping services No
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