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Tokyo Cafes: Yanaka Coffee

Yanaka Coffee is one of those little stalls you’d usually miss. It’s the one or two people sitting on a bench that catches your eye. The languid, contented people-watcher is a permanent fixture for this coffee stall.   This roaster has over 15 options in its shelves. Most of them are light roasts, and sourced […]

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Tokyo Cafes: The Cream of the Crop Coffee

In a city as convenient as Tokyo, the best places are often take a bit more effort to get to, ensuring only the most determined customers come. The Cream of the Crop has settled a twenty-minute ‘trek’ from Kiyosumishirakawa Station, perhaps so they can focus on their roasting. It’s effectively a transparent roasting loft lined with 3 benches, […]

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Tokyo Cafes: Sunday Zoo

Just behind one of Koto-ku’s many canals, you’ll find Sunday Zoo, opened only Friday to Sunday, quietly serving its weekly small-batch roasted coffee.

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Tokyo Cafes: Blue Bottle Kiyosumi Coffee

If you’ve not heard of the legend from San Francisco, it’s worth a try – just avoid the weekend waits in the parking lot. Their parking lot is for people, in case you were wondering. Blue Bottle is open every day at 8am, which is early for the Kiyosumishirakawa neighbourhood. If you are on a coffee […]

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