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5 Cozy Cafes In Tokyo - Relax With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks
  • 5 Cozy Cafes In Tokyo - Relax With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

5 Cozy Cafes In Tokyo - Relax With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

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There is nothing better than a warm place with delicious food and drinks to warm you inside out when it is cold outside. Let us introduce you to the best cafes in Tokyo to spend cold winter afternoons.

Written by Chiara Mischke

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When it's cold outside there is only one thing just as comfortable as your home or your hotel room, namely a warm relaxing cafe with hot beverages and sweet treats.

In large cities like Tokyo, there is a vast variety of cafes. This tine we would like to introduce you to five cafes that are perfect for escaping the cold while indulging in some hot beverages and delicious sweets.

1. Dandelion Cafe - A Chocolate Heaven

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Creamy Japanese-Style Hot Chocolate At Dandelion Chocolate In Kuramae

If you love chocolate, this place is for you. Dandelion is a popular cafe in the Kuramae - Asakusa area. They create homemade chocolate and many other chocolate-related goods.

Dandelion is most popular for their homemade creamy and rich chocolate beverages which you can purchase in a vast variety. They have drinks like chocolate coffee, almond hot chocolate and even green tea-flavored hot chocolate.

If you would like something sweet alongside your chocolate drink, you can also pick from their extensive menu of homemade sweets.

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Creamy Japanese-Style Hot Chocolate At Dandelion Chocolate In Kuramae

The interior is warm and inviting and it is the perfect place to stay for a while to relax alone or with friends. If you are a chocoholic, don't miss out Dandelion Cafe!

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2. PABLO Cafe - Fulfill all your Cheesecake Dreams

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from At PABLO, Choose How You Want Your Cheesecake Baked

Japanese cheesecake is famous for being fluffy and creamy at the same time. It is like a cheesecake cloud that melts in your mouth.

PABLO was mainly based in Osaka but has recently also opened a cafe in Tokyo. They offer a standard and a seasonal cheesecake menu with items such as matcha-flavored cheesecake, strawberry cheesecake and, of course, the classic plain cheesecake served as is or with sauces and ice cream.

They also offer cheesecake soft serve ice cream and smoothies. If you don't have a sweet tooth, you can also go for one of their cheese-based sandwiches.

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from At PABLO, Choose How You Want Your Cheesecake Baked

Altogether, PABLO is a great place to fully enjoy a freshly baked slice of the famous Japanese cheesecake to the fullest with a nice hot cup of coffee or a tea latte.

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3. Cafe ASAN - Enjoy Souffle Pancakes and Relax in a Hammock

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Cafe ASAN - Enjoy Pancakes And Free Wi-Fi While Relaxing In A Hammock

At Cafe ASAN in Ueno, you can relax in a hammock while reading one of the mangas available or using their free Wi-Fi.

But not only the relaxing atmosphere, at Cafe ASAN you can also enjoy great food and the drink menu. They offer a wide variety of coffee and fresh tea.

Their most popular item is their souffle pancake. They come in various flavors you can choose from, such as rum raisin, lemon custard or fresh berries.

If you prefer something savory, they also have a small rice and pasta based menu.

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Cafe ASAN - Enjoy Pancakes And Free Wi-Fi While Relaxing In A Hammock

The perfect place to just lay back and relax.

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4. Cafe Stay Happy - Enjoy a Japanese Kotatsu and Vegan Food

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Snuggle Up In A Warm Kotatsu At Cafe Stay Happy, Shimokitazawa

Cafe Stay Happy in Shimokitazawa has a unique homely atmosphere. You can find an abundance of travel books on the shelves and snuggle up under a Japanese kotatsu (heated table covered with a blanket).

They have an extended food menu including hot beverages, main dishes, and sweets. They even have marked vegan options on their menu, so you can order with ease if you are health-conscious.

Since they offer an extensive menu, you can choose if you want to drop in for just a drink and a sweet treat or enjoy your lunch or dinner under the warm kotatsu.

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Snuggle Up In A Warm Kotatsu At Cafe Stay Happy, Shimokitazawa

Either way, it's the perfect place to make yourself at home with a good friend or enjoy some cozy alone time.

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5. Cafe Temari No O-Uchi - Cute Cats and Sweet Treats

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Cat Cafe Temari No O-Uchi: A Visit to the World of Cats (Kichijoji)

Cafe Temari No O-Uchi is more about relaxing in a cozy atmosphere than playing with the cats. Their cafe is more of a cafe with a "cat option". The animals seem relaxed and the design of the place is very cute. It feels as if you stepped right into the cat version of a hobbit town in Middle Earth.

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Cat Cafe Temari No O-Uchi: A Visit to the World of Cats (Kichijoji)

Their menu consists of a vast variety of food and drinks. Cafe lattes with cocoa paw prints, milk tea with a cat cookie on the side and blueberry cheesecake are just some of the items.

What better way to warm up in winter than with a fluffy cat by your side and a hot drink?

Top 5 Winter Cafes - Relaxing Cafes With Sweet Treats And Hot Drinks

Picture from Cat Café Neco Republic In Ikebukuro - Relax With Shelter Cats

If you don't like the suggestion of a commercial cat cafe but still want to warm up with some cute cats when in Japan, why not try Neco Republic?

Although they don't have an extended food and drink menu, they have cute shelter cats that are all up for adoption and just need some snuggles until they find a home.

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Stay Warm and Cosy When It's Cold Outside

No matter if you decide to snuggle up under a warm kotatsu or with a bunch of cats, at any of these five places you will stay warm when it's cold and windy outside.

They are the perfect places to relax and make some new friends. Maybe even of the purring or barking kind.

Why not give some of them a try?

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