Kissaten · Coffee

In Japan, a kissaten etymologically designates a tea room, but coffee occupies a special place. They developed in opposition to the cafes, which, as their name does not indicate, had become over time noisy and festive places where consuming alcohol. Conversely, a Kissaten was a calm and soothing place where writers and intellectuals met. Their image has become obsolete over time, but today we are witnessing a revival and this ancient tradition is brought up to date.

Until 6 p.m., in a friendly atmosphere, emblematic japan pastries are enjoyed, as well as a salty offer like Sando and Onigiri. To accompany them, hot and cold drinks have been carefully selected: cereal infusions, exceptional teas such as matcha and gyokuro from Ippodo house, cold infused iced teas such as sencha and green tea at Yuzu.

Among the slats, we savor the Matcha Latte, Hojicha Latte, and the Kinako latte with a gourrated and deep roasted soy powder. Great attention is also paid to coffee. We also make surprising and delicious discoveries, like this Matchaffogato, an affogato revisited with a shot of Matcha, in place of the traditional Italian espresso, and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

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40 rue du Louvre, 75001 Paris
Also accessible at 7 rue de Viarmes

Metro: Louvre - Rivoli, Les Halles

Tel: 01 84 74 35 30

Open 7/7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.