Japanese tea has been earning its popularity in the world. On the other hand, it has been a long time since bottled green tea’s pushing REAL green tea away in Japan. However 日本茶カフェ (nihoncha cafe), Japanese tea cafe has been in the news in Japan nowadays.
Because of Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the country has been emphasising on the Japanese culture. Japanese tea is, of course, one of the proudest cultures.
Many kinds of magazines and TV programs feature Japanese tea so that it’s become very fashionable to grab fashionable people’s attention, which leads to ‘a cool trend’.
Japanese tea cafes await you with best teas, beautiful decor and wares and おもてなし (omotenashi) service. Some cafes hold 茶師 (chashi) tea masters who entertain you with great performances to serve teas, stories and tips for serving the teas. Japanese sweets are essential in cafes. There are cafes with beautiful Japanese gardens, even Japanese afternoon tea as well.
Each Japanese cafe has each specialty though, importantly there is always a relaxing atmosphere and love and passion for Japanese tea in every Japanese tea cafe.