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Rikushaku Teahouse "Shikumi" (tea room with standing sign)

A space in Gion that revives Japan's ancient aesthetic sense in modern times [Ryurei tea room "Zenbi"]

December 04, 2021 open

T.T," a comprehensive art space by Taiga Takahashi, a contemporary artist based in New York, was born on Hanamikoji Street in Gion, Tokyo. Mr. Takahashi says that living abroad has made him rethink his own Japaneseness and Japanese culture. Recognizing once again that the culture of chanoyu (tea ceremony) is the beginning of all Japanese culture, he decided to create a tea room on the second floor of "T.T." under the name of "Shikarumi" (beauty of nature).

Natural beauty's original cocktail hanakanzashi

Original cocktail Hanagazama, based on matcha green tea with the flavor of shiso leaves. The menu changes monthly, starting at 5,500 yen for chakaiseki.

The menu for April features a selection of Japanese tea and cocktails directly from the producers, along with Japanese sweets inspired by spring scenes. Experience the fusion of tradition and innovation in chagashi kaiseki.

*This interview was conducted on March 22. We sincerely pray for the repose of Mr. Taiga Takahashi's soul. The same article appears in the June/July issue of Leaf, April 25, 2022 issue.

Rikushaku Teahouse "Shikumi" (tea room with standing sign)

Ritsurei Tea Room "Shikarumi

  • cold-refrigerated tea room
  • December 04, 2021 open
  • 570-120, South side of Gion-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 4-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
  • Tel. 075-525-4020
  • From 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • 7 days a week
  • By appointment only
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://rustsabi.com/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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