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Nakamura Tokichi Kyoto Station

Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku | (Kyoto Isetan 3F), Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8216, Japan
+81 75-342-2303
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Ranked #41 of 3,339 restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese, Café
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92% Recommend
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Oslo, Norway
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stopped by the Nakamura Tokichi Kyoto Station while we were visiting Japan. This restaurant is a teetotaller’s paradise. As you enter, different aromas of tea and desserts assail you in a heady and wonderful manner. I loved the general ambience of the place and tried the Matcha flavoured meals along with my sister. The spaghetti was al dente and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Although it is in an isolated corner, the snaking queue endorsed the great desserts that it serves. The 900+yen matcha parfait is not too sweet and is of a comfortable size for tea time. It is a common sight to see people ordering double serving.

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Brussels, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Nice concept of Matcha flavoured meals (from spaghetti to desserts), but pricey. A matcha dessert that I took costs 950 yen which was way too much. It is on the third floor of the station, at a small isolated section not part of the big shopping mall.

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

I didn't eat in the restaurant but opted for a green tea jelly cup to go. It had Azuki and rice balls in it and a cup like that cost ¥380. It wasn't very out of the world but it was quintessentially Japanese :) it was crowded even though I went quite late at night. Would love to try their... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

An interesting tea and desert menu. The food was well presented. Full of locals that ranged in age from school girls to grandmothers.

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Opened since 1859, they had been serving green tea and related products since. they have everything from noodles to desserts. today I tried their dessert, since I had quite some green tea noodles. The glass as you can see is a layer over layer of fruit, green tea jelly, green tea cake, mousse.... excellent. I am sure this is not... More

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Buderim, Australia
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421 reviews 421 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Apparently this building has 15 levels, 11 of which are some sort of shops and restaurants, we managed to get to the 11th level by lift and the esclator and had to take more escalators to walk on the skywalk. Very impressive building of steel and glass. My wife went mad with taking photos in the day and at night... More

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