Updated: June 13, 2017
0 Bookmark

6 Places to try Matcha Tea Food and Sweets in Uji, Kyoto

Kyoto is famous for its Uji matcha tea, and there is a lot of cafes and restaurants where you can try matcha food and sweets in Uji, Kyoto. Here's the list of places you can go while you are exploring Uji!

Feel free to follow favy!

GOCHIO Cafe

This is a perfect place for matcha and pasta lovers because they serve a cream based pasta with green tea powder on top! (Just on a quick note, if you love matcha, additional matcha powder is recommended!) Doesn't that sounds so good? Not sure how you feel about it? Well you just gotta try.
Other than that, they serve lots of matcha food such as matcha french toast, matcha croissant, and also drinks such as matcha soda!
Just a few minute walk from Uji station.
17125783 604609629747479 4544401052178317312 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BRXLjW1jLlA/

Masuda Chaho (ますだ 茶舗)

14723131 585930818270769 8347071547374043136 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BNDmzzlDrIy/
Around a 5 minute walk from Uji station, Keihan Uji Line, here you should try their matcha ice cream because it is spectacular, and known to be the number one matcha soft served in Uji. Close to Byodoin Temple, so it is a perfect place to rest a little. You should also try their matcha soba (noodles) too!
13743533 497414947118656 1909690610 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BIVVKQyAe1E/
Matcha soft serve with matcha powder on top!

Chaganju Cafe (宇治茶願寿カフェ)

16583911 1612295752119721 4531439601088200704 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BQo4BLVA_mY/
This place is very famous for their crepes - what's so special about their crepes is that they use Kyoto's vegetables and matcha miso! Their matcha chazuke (rice in green tea) is also a popular dish. And most importantly, their matcha is organic! You can also buy souvenirs at the store.
Around a 2 minute walk from Uji station, JR Nara Line.
15538335 1363490380349036 2196082495739396096 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BOBm3H_ARbU/

Nakamura Toukichi (中村藤吉 本店)

18721995 248898622255420 6706467303854178304 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BUn3labDIsM/
If you want to try something sweet, this is the place! Very popular among Japanese people and tourist, as you enter the curtain, your nose will be satisfied with the beautiful smell of matcha. When you are there, you should try their Namacha-jelly. By the end of the day, you will be in love. Just a 2 minute walk from Uji station, JR Nara Line.
18721888 1976903709197279 1724271400446853120 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BUjsCLrAYJz/

Tsujiri  (辻利兵衛本店)

Img 1 http://www.kataoka.com/tsujiri-ujihonten/shop/
Tsujiri is a very globally popular tea store in Japan so you might have seen this place in your home country. If you wan to taste Uji, this is it. You can enjoy the view of Japanese garden as well as Uji matcha, and try other sweets such as parfait. Fun fact: Tsujiri is established about 156 years ago, which tells you how people trust Tsujiri and the taste they offer! Around a 5 minute walk from Uji station.
18580394 1763928586966869 3806154203299053568 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BUc_u2lBhpa/

Ito Kyuemon (伊藤久右衛門 平等院店)

18722266 652866528236681 6524440340672282624 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BUjw9JEAZ3F/
If you are looking for a place to buy Uji matcha souvenirs, you should definitely stop by. They have fun souvenirs such as matcha curry and matcha liquor. At their cafe they also offer parfait and matcha noodles, and you can take out sweets too! You can enjoy the rich flavor of Uji matcha.
18722796 462572024111751 8712103253107539968 n https://www.instagram.com/p/BUvofr8BLuo/
friendofpear
My obsession: tomatoes/puppies/photography

Hot Posts!

1

Get Amongst it! Head to "Ika Center" for Super Delicious Squid in Tokyo!

Jonathan
2

Gyukatsu MOTOMURA: A Must-Go Restaurant For The Much Talked About Gyukatsu!

favy
3

Sept. 9th Grand Opening! The Popular Restaurant Gyukatsu MOTOMURA Now Has A Branch In The Lucua Shopping Mall In Osaka!

favy
4

There's A Shark Island in Japan?? Tobishima in Yamagata Should Be On Your Bucket List!

Lili Wanderlust
5

9 Best Restaurant to Eat "BUTA DON", Pork Rice Bowl in Tokyo

TAMA
More Hot Posts

Recommend Posts!

1

Humongous Yakitori for less than ¥500!? Try "Robatayaki Kaizoku" in Tokyo!

favy
2

Hakata Hanamidori - Incredible Chicken Hot Pot in Ginza

favy
3

Tachinomi Sharaku - Best Place To Chill With Delicious Food And Drinks in Nippori, Tokyo!

favy
4

Sept. 9th Grand Opening! The Popular Restaurant Gyukatsu MOTOMURA Now Has A Branch In The Lucua Shopping Mall In Osaka!

favy
5

Unique, Exciting, and Delicious Japanese Course Dinner at 808TOKYO in Roppongi!

favy

Featured Posts

Exploring Yokocho Alleys: a Guide to the Back Streets!

Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festivals) in Japan!

Hanabi Taikai: Fireworks Festivals in Japan!

More Features

Events

Starbucks Will Be Releasing a Hojicha Cream frappuccino With Caramel Sauce!

Sep 15, Fri 〜 Oct 01, Sun

Heavenly! Try Healthy, Elegant and Divine Matcha Desserts and Burgers at ELLE cafe!

Sep 01, Fri 〜 Nov 30, Thu

Starbucks Debuts a New Grape and Berry Tea Frappuccino

Sep 01, Fri 〜 Oct 01, Sun

Hot Words!