Omotesando Koffee: Pop-Up Café in Tokyo

Omotesando Koffee

Omotesando Koffee

Allow yourself plenty of time to find Omotesando Koffee. With its secret box design inside an old Japanese house, the journey is part of the charm of this pop-up café in Tokyo.

Think traditional Japanese tea experience meets Italian coffee. The café is located in the fashionable Omotesando district near Harajuku. You’ll find an old house with a small garden in front and zen surrounds. Inside, a wooden counter with a steel frame make up the coffee house’s minimalist design.

Owner/barista Eichii Kunitomo opened this concept café in January 2011 and like many pop-ups restaurants, it will be on the move from January 2012 when the house it occupies will be demolished. The new location will naturally see it change its name.

Treat yourself to a freshly-made coffee and pick up a couple of Koffee Kashi sweets. They resemble a cube version of The French canelé, dark and caramelised on every side. And while you’re there, ask for a business card which comes in the shape of a coffee filter with a map to the coffee house on the back.

Omotesando Koffee
4-15-3, Jingu-mae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Open 10am-7pm
http://ooo-koffee.com

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10 Comments

  • July 17, 2011

    Nicole

    There’s nothing better than a little zen in the heart of Tokyo. Except maybe coffee and zen.

    • July 18, 2011

      Corinne

      I have to try both together, for the experience…

  • July 18, 2011

    Katie

    Sounds like a treasure hunt to find this place. I’d love to try the Koffee Kashi – they sound divine!

    • July 18, 2011

      Corinne

      They look delish – worth checking out the website!

  • July 18, 2011

    Chris

    What an interesting concept. Beats the coffee kart hands down!

    • July 18, 2011

      Corinne

      Absolutely! A little mystery with your coffee to go…

  • July 18, 2011

    njdurbin

    Coffee+zen RT @degustinations Omotesando Koffee: Pop-Up Café in Tokyo http://t.co/PMrZH8u #coffee #tokyo #japan

    This comment was originally posted on Twitter.

  • July 18, 2011

    Turkey's For Life

    What a great idea. Love the design of the business card; although the map on the back is going to have to change once the place moves. :)
    Julia

    • July 18, 2011

      Corinne

      Imagine owning a collection from the various places! :)

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