BT21 Cafe to Open in Tokyo and Osaka With a Spring Theme

27.February.2020 | FOOD / MUSIC / SPOT

The 6th run of the popular BT21 Cafe is here. The cafes will open at TOKYO BOX cafe&space Tokyo Solamachi on February 28, 2020, and at TOKYO BOX cafe&space Omotesando and UMEDA BOX cafe&space on March 5, 2020.

BT21 are the LINE messenger app characters created by K-pop group BTS. The cafe has seen five runs in Japan, and has proven immensely popular amongst fans for the selection of original dishes and drinks as well as exclusive merchandise.

 

TOKYO BOX cafe&space Omotesando & UMEDA BOX cafe&space

Kobu Salad & Baguettes – ¥1,690

Chef’s Crepe – ¥1,690

Drinks – ¥990 Each

“Springtime” is the theme this time around. TOKYO BOX cafe&space Omotesando and UMEDA BOX cafe&space will be based around a spring party, and customers will be able to order a set menu with food or dessert.

 

TOKYO BOX cafe&space Tokyo Solamachi

SHOOKY’s Brown Burger — ¥1,690

TATA’s Very! Berry! Sandwich – ¥1,690

Drinks – ¥990 Each

TOKYO BOX cafe&space Solamachi’s menu will be centred on the BT21 Baby Series, where all the characters have been turned into babies.

TOKYO BOX cafe&space Omotesando & UMEDA BOX cafe&space – “Let’s Party With You” Original Stickers and Coasters

TOKYO BOX cafe&space Tokyo Solamachi – “BABY” Original Stickers and Coasters

Customers can also get their hands on some original merchandise and bonus items too. Book a table and receive one of seven stickers, and order a drink to receive one of seven coasters.

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