Espresso, Tapioca & Other Adult-Oriented Shaved Iced Flavours This Summer at Omotesando Hills

03.June.2019 | FOOD / SPOT

Eleven cafes and restaurants at Tokyo’s shopping complex Omotesando Hills will serve various “adult-oriented” shaved ice desserts from June 14 to August 31. The limited run is a continuation of last year’s adult flavoured shaved ices, but this year more establishments are climbing aboard.

 

Check out these 5 flavours that are a must-try this summer.

Frozen Milk Black Tapioca & Mango Shaved Ice: ¥1,404 (Tax Included) @ Kageyamarou (Floor 3F)

*Limited to 20 per day

Kageyamarou are whipping up a fluffy, Taiwan-style shaved ice seeped in the sweet taste of mango and topped with fresh mango pieces. Accompanying on the side are big chewy tapioca pearls as well as a mango purin.

 

Serving Time: 11:00-21:00 (Except 16:30-17:30) *Serving until all 20 orders have sold.

Chai-Style Shaved Ice w/ Homemade Dates, Dried Fruits & Rum: ¥1,080 (Tax Included) @ Cosme Kitchen Adaptation (Floor B2F)

This shaved ice is made in the image of chai tea. It contains agar of dates―a superfood―and vitamin C-packed berries making this a great choice for those looking to look and stay healthy. It contains alcohol but can be ordered non-alcoholic. For an additional ¥216 (Tax Included) it also comes with hot or iced tea.

 

Serving Time: 11:00-22:00 (Until 21:00 on Sundays)

Hokkaido Yamakawa Nouen’s Yamakawa Wasabi & Watermelon Shaved Ice: ¥1,512 (Tax Included)

@ Yasaiyamei (Floor 3F) *Limited to 30 per day

Yasaiyamei and bringing back this delight again which was popular last year. Served in a real watermelon, this upgraded version is packed with sweet watermelon and Yamakawa Wasabi made by Yamakawa Nouen in Hokkaido for a fiery punch. It comes with an original blend herb tea served hot.

 

Serving Time: 15:00-22:00 (Except 16:00-17:00. Until 21:30 on Sundays) *Serving until all 30 orders have sold.

Hazelnut & Espresso Granita: ¥1,296 (Tax Included) @ Fratelli Paradiso (Floor 3F) *Limited to 15 per day / Contains alcohol

Sat on top of a dollop of ice cream is a rich and bitter espresso granita steeped in Frangelico hazelnut liqueur. This Italian-style shaved ice recreates the granita, a semi-frozen dessert with origins in Sicily.

 

Serving Time: 11:00-22:00 (Until 21:00 on Sundays)

 

Daisy Mandarin Shaved Ice: ¥1,728 (Tax Included) @ 37 Roast Beef (Floor 3F) *Limited to 20 per day / Contains alcohol

This citrus-packed shaved ice contains daisy mandarins, marmalade sauce and an orange liqueur for a refreshing and bitter mix. It’s also topped with crunchy meringue made with coconut oil.

 

Serving Time: 11:00-22:00 (Except 16:30-17:30 on weekends and holidays)

 

If you’re in Tokyo this summer, be sure to plan a trip to Omotesando Hills to try them.

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