Tea and Coffee in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo

We came across two tea shops and one coffee shop in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo! Here are some pictures!

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Came across a traditional tea shop that sells Japanese Green Tea and Japanese Roasted Tea tended by an elderly couple. I think it is heart warming to watch this elderly couple prepare tea for us and assist each other in getting my tea all wrapped up. While chatting with them, I found out that their two sons are also tea connoisseurs and he is selling his son’s tea as well! While watching them, I couldn’t resist and bought two packets of the most premium tea from them. Haha. I bought it as a gift for my boss and a friend. Hopefully it’s good. Haha.

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Their two sons!

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Awww.

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Cheerful and friendly old couple.

Another tea shop is Lupicia, it is a chain that has a few stores all over Japan. It is a modern tea shop which sells various blends of tea and other interesting floral teas. It is a little pricey and so I left this shop empty handed. Would love to drop by to enjoy a cup of tea next time.

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The last store that is featured here is Yanaka coffee shop! It sells freshly roasted coffee (mostly Arabica beans) and you can take your pick when it is un-roasted, wait for 10 minutes to get it roasted, and choose to take home in beans or powder form. Jasmine bought a packet of freshly roasted and grounded beans and her entire room and luggage smell like coffee. Mmmm.

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The modern roasting machine!

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About somethingboutrenes

A lady with many random thoughts and braving this whimsical world with a simple faith. In love with all things vintage and pieces with a story to tell. Loves blogging, enjoys Yoga and has an urgent need to travel to maintain sanity.

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