Tuesday, November 07, 2017


Untitled Umezono, a wagashi (Japanese sweet) shop that has been in operation since 1927, recently opened a cafe in the Teramachi area.

I happened to stumble on it when I ran an errand for Satoshi last Thursday.

I loved the dark colored wood and vintage glass windows, being a weekday, it was fairly empty, had a nice quiet atmosphere and no smoking too.

Untitled I had their Hanatenshin, an assortment of different sweets.

Top row: matcha warabi mochi (jelly made from bracken starch coated with green tea powder), chestnut cooked in a sweet sauce, kinako warabi mochi (jelly made from bracken starch coated with soy bean powder), dollop of sweet bean paste topped with a matcha cookie

Bottom row: Dorayaki (pancake filled with sweet bean paste and almonds), mitarashi dango (soft dumplings coated with a shoyu based sauce)

I hope to come back to try other items on their menu...I'll be back.

Umezono Teramachi
526 Tensei Teramae
Nakagyo, Kyoto
Phone: 075.211.1235
Hours: 10:30-19:30


KirkK said...

Putting this on our list for our next visit Kat!

K and S said...

Hope the Missus will enjoy this place Kirk :)

Take care.

Rowena said...

me too I'm putting this one on my list ^-^

Rona Y said...

Have you ever been to Yukei Salon du The in Kyoto? It's owned by the Tawaraya folks (who also own Ten-you, my favourite tempura place!). It's quite expensive, but I think you'd like it! I love going there because it's so peaceful and beautiful.

K said...

Mitarashi dango, one of my favorites!

K and S said...

Rowena, we go :)

I have now put it on my list Rona :)

K, mitarashi is Satoshi's fave :)

Take care everyone.