Three Unique Japanese Cafes You’ll Want to Visit Again and Again

05.October.2021 | FOOD / SPOT

Most of us have been spending more and more time at home over the past year. It’s time to get out for a change of scenery, and what better activity than cafe hopping! Check out these unique cafes around Japan, each offering a safe and relaxing space to enjoy a day out. 

 

 

[Saitama] Bath Cafe BIVOUAC

This cafe located in Kumagaya City offers a full range of bath and sauna facilities, as well as a restaurant featuring healthy dishes filled with local, freshly-picked veggies. 

Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/497213

 

 

 

[Gifu] Activity Cafe Takayama Zenko-ji

Set inside a Buddhist temple, this cafe invites anyone, regardless of faith or nationality, to enjoy a cup of tea while experiencing traditional culture. It’s also a great space to work remotely, with free Wi-fi!

Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/484296

 

 

 

[Tokyo] NANARIDA

Filled with plants and light, NANARIDA has been dubbed a digital detox cafe, not allowing smartphones or laptops each Sunday. Leaving your phone with the staff will grant you a free beverage, so come enjoy some tea and conversation. 

Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/493631

 

TEXT: Natalie(MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON)

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