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Saryo Tsujiri (Main Branch)
Saryo Tsujiri, located in Kyoto’s most famous bustling downtown area of Gion, is a Japanese-style cafe that offers the finest of matcha (powdered green tea) and sweets. Lined up in the store are various sweets that use generous amounts of Kyoto’s famous top-grade matcha, Uji matcha. This store has sought to reinvent news ways of enjoying matcha, which was originally thought of only as a beverage. In addition to the main store, four others can be found in Kyoto City as well as Tokyo. It’s inevitable you’ll be distracted by the number of various sweets that can be found in this store.
- 573-3 Gion-machi Minami-gawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
- Contact No.
- 3-minute walk from the No. 6 exit of the Gion-shijo Station on the Keihan Railway or a 6-minute walk from the 1B exit of the Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Railway.
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Open all year round
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 30 minutes
- Other Information
- Average budget (one person): Afternoon 1,000 yen -, evening 1,000 yen - Menu: Tokusen Tsujiri parfait 1,383 yen (including tax), tokusen Tsujiri-gori 1,134 yen (including tax)
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Enjoy eating Uji matcha
Saryo Tsujiri was established in 1978 and is a relaxing cafe that offers a wide variety of ways to enjoy Kyoto’s famous top-grade matcha, Uji matcha. The Uji matcha plants that are grown in the shade are carefully dried without being crumpled and have a rich smell and taste with a well-balanced sweetness.
Matcha variety parfait: Tokusen Tsujiri Parfait
With a height of 25 cm and volume to the max, the “tokusen Tsujiri parfait” (1,383 yen including tax) is a luxurious matcha delight of various flavors. In addition to the classic Uji matcha, also included are other delicious ingredients like matcha castella, matcha jelly, and matcha soft-serve ice cream. Over 10 other delightful variations are regularly available on the parfait menu.
Exquisite shaved-ice: Tokusen Tsujiri-gori (1,134 yen including tax)
Here is the overflowing shaved-ice dish that is topped with matcha ice cream, sherbet, matcha jelly, rice-flour dumplings, and azuki bean paste. You can also add sides for 87 yen a piece (including tax). Feel free to choose your favorite syrup from the three choices of matcha, milk, and oborogake.