7. Parfait: Kugatsudo (Shibuya)
If you have a tight schedule in Tokyo, visit “Kugatsudo” for a double gour-met enjoyments. Don’t you always feel like something sweet after having a ramen? From there, both ramen (Japanese noodles) and dessert menus are provided. Order a matcha parfait which comes with a plenty of rich matcha sweets in it. Or a small portion of “sakura” ice cream is another per-fect choice.
Address: Satou Bld. 2/F, Jinnan 1-15-12, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: 11:00 – 22:00; Saturdays, Sundays & public holiday 11:30 – 21:00
Closed on Mondays
Price: 620 yen (Matcha parfait)
8. Parfait: Nanaha (Shinjyuku)
Shopping can be quite exhausting. In “Kodakyu Hyakkaten”(department store), go to “Nanaha” on 5/F of the building right away for a break. Enjoy a matcha parfait which is filled with numerous Japanese sweets and cream topped with some unique matcha sauce. A perfect dessert and place for you to relax in the busy shopping itinerary.
Name: Nanaha Shinjyuku
Address: Kodakyu-hyakkaten Shinjyuku-honkan 5/F, Nishi-shinjyuku 1 1-3, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: 10:00 – 20:00 (last order 19:30)
Shop will be closed according to Kodakyu Kyakkaten store’s closing days
Price: 1100 yen (Matcha parfait)
9. Parfait: Machimuranoujyou (Marunouchi-ten)
“Machimuranoujyou” is a renowned brand of milk production from Hokkai-do. You don’t have to go to Hokkaido but simply visit the cafe under the same name in Tokyo. Savor a delicious “matcha zukushi parfait” filled with an excellent quality of ice cream which tastes so milky, fresh and rich. Of course, it is topped with the shop’s special matcha sauce and some other typical sweets like shiratama, bean jam, etc.
Name: Machimuranoujyou Marunouchi-ten
Address: Shinmarunouchi Building B1/F, Marunouchi 1-5-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: 7:30 – 21:00; Saturdays 11:00 – 21:00; Sundays & public holidays 11:00 – 20:00
Shop will be closed according to Marunouchi store’s closing days
Price: 800 yen (Matcha zukushi parfait)
10. Parfait: Yojiya Cafe (Shibuya)
Shibuya is always hustled and bustled with people and you might have no idea where to go for a great dessert shop. Head to “Yojiya Cafe” and have a famous “yojiya parfait”. You will be impressed by the lovely art on the par-fait top showing the shop’s character. The Uji matcha ice cream and matcha jelly sweets in the parfait will never make customers disappointed.
Name: Yojiya Cafe Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs-ten
Address: Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs B1/F, Shibuya 2-21–1, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: 8:00 – 21:00 (last order 20:30)
Shop will be closed according to Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs’s closing days
Price: 1200 yen (Yojiya parfait); 720 yen (Uji matcha chiffon)
11. Mont Blanc: Jyugetsudou (Ginza)
Mont blanc is such a typical cake from France. In “Jyugetsudou” located in Ginza, you can have the chance to savor a matcha mont blanc which is made by rich matcha cream, regular cream, and chestnut. It looks as beau-tiful as the ordinary mont blanc and tastes incredibly great. Plus, you can enjoy the local confectionary on the roof terrace to enjoy a magnificent view of Tokyo.
Name: Jyugetsudou Ginza Kabukizaten
Address: Kabukiza Tower 5/F, Ginza 4-12-15, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: 10:00 – 19:00
Open every day
12. Soft cream (ice cream): Giontsujiri (Soramachi)
Sky Tree Tower is a new sightseeing spot in recent years which attracts thousands of visitors every day. While enjoying the beautiful city scene from the tower, why don’t you have a break and enjoy a “tsujichi tree soft 3 colors” ice cream from “Giontsujiri” on 6/F? It includes the flavors of three traditional Japanese tea, matcha, hojicha (roasted green tea) and genmai (roasted rice tea). Never can you try such special tastes of ice cream un-less visiting Japan in person!
Name: Giontsujiri Tokyo Sky Tree Tower Soramachi-ten
Address: Tokyo Soramachi 6/F, Oshiage 1-1-2, Sumida-ku , Tokyo
Opening hours: 11:00 – 23:00 (last order for soft cream 21:30)
Irregular day off
Price: 720 yen (Tsujichi tree soft 3 colors)