Bringing An Authentic Kyoto Tea Experience to Travelers
Take a sip and unwind at Obubu Cafe as our tea sommelier demonstrates and delivers a perfect cup of Japanese tea. Obubu Cafe is located in one of Japan’s major department stores, Daimaru, in downtown Kyoto (see directions at the bottom of the page).
At the cafe you will be greeted by Hayato , our dedicated tea expert. His passion and knowledge of tea will guide you on your way to tea enlightenment. He is also conversational in English so feel free to ask questions when you stop by.
The cafe offers a selection of tea leaves brought straight from our tea fields in Wazuka, Kyoto. Hayato will teach you how to steep tea at the right temperature and how to pour tea the right way.
16:00 – 20:00, last order at 19:30
Closed on Tuesdays.
Matcha (will be served in a matcha chawan or matcha tea bowl) 700 yen
Japanese Sweets and Snacks (to be served with tea or matcha)
Youkan (red bean paste jelly) 200 yen
Arare (bite-sized Japanese crackers) 200 yen
Special of the Day – Kyoto-style sweets 200 yen
DIRECTIONS to Obubu Cafe:
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Train to Daimaru:
- A 1-minute walk from Karasuma Station on the Hankyu Kyoto line (directly accessible underground)
- A 2-minute walk from Shijo Station on the Karasuma subway line (directly accessible underground)
To Obubu Cafe in Daimaru:
The cafe is located in the food court of Daimaru, Kyoto. Level B1. It’s tucked in a corner. Which is on your left if you enter Daimaru from the subway path exit (exit 18).