This cafe, housed in a beautiful traditional wood-paneled building, is a wonderful place to escape to and enjoy some matcha. Sit on tatami mats and look out at the Japanese garden - particularly beautiful in the fall when the maples tree leaves change color. Or try some of their interesting desserts; anmitsu is a local favorite, a bowl of jelly, fruit and red bean paste, best enjoyed on warm days. Koso-an also functions as a gallery as the teahouse's founder is a traditional dollmaker. You can see his dolls, made from crepe or vintage fabrics, displayed around the cafe.
- Open Hours: Monday to Tuesday from 11:00 AM to 06:30 PM, Thursday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 06:30 PM
- Type: Tea
- Nearest Train: Jiyugaoka Station