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Tsubakiya Cafe -Taking a step back in the bygone Taisho era of Ginza-

Waitress in classic maid apron in Tsubakiya Cafe serving siphon coffee.

Waitress in classic maid apron in Tsubakiya Cafe serving siphon coffee.

After roaming Ginza street, we decided to take a coffee break because let’s face it, no visit to Ginza is truly complete without indulging yourself in one of the many cafe Ginza is famous for.

European-style interior from Taisho era

European-style interior from Taisho era

The concept of Tsubakiya Cafe (椿屋カフェ店) is to pull you out of your everyday sensation with their European-style interior from the Taisho era. The quiet classical music flowing in the background exudes a calm adult atmosphere. The cafe is named after the tsubaki flower (camellia).

Kimono girls deciding menu in a cafe

Deciding what to order…

For your information, Taisho era (大正時代) is a short era from year 1912-1926 which received influence from the Europe “Romanticism”. Taisho Roman (大正ロマン) is a phrase used to convey the atmosphere of Taisho era.

Coffee and cakes

Can’t wait to eat the cakes!

Their coffee and desserts are needless to say, delightful as well.

Kimono ladies

Just the two of us.

Tsubakiya Cafe can only be found in Tokyo and the neighbouring prefectures so grab your chance when you’re in Tokyo.


  
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Teng from Malaysia, is a graduate student studying in Aichi-ken.

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