Blue Bottle Coffee to Open Pop-Up Stores at Shibuya Scramble Square in Tokyo

07.February.2021 | FOOD

Blue Bottle Coffee Japan has announced that it will open a pop-up store on the second floor of Shibuya Scramble Square in Tokyo from February 10 to March 15.

Cacao Candy & Instant Coffee Set | ¥2,800 (Before Tax)

Coffee Set | ¥3,200 (Before Tax)

Sweet Bean Jelly & Instant Coffee Set | ¥3,000 (Before Tax)

The pop-up shop will sell a variety of Blue Bottle Coffee products like fresh coffee beans, mugs, Valentine’s Day gifts, item sets, and more.

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