Operated by a long-established hotel founded in 1899
Restaurant 1899 Ochanomizu is located in Kanda-Ochanomizu, Tokyo. It is a restaurant with a theme centered around Japanese tea, operated by the longstanding hotel Ryumeikan established in 1899. Since its opening in 2014, this establishment has garnered attention with unique events such as a matcha beer garden and a Japanese tea-focused afternoon tea. The menu offers a diverse range of dishes utilizing tea, as well as matcha beer and tea-infused sweets.
The interior is bathed in natural light, creating an open and inviting atmosphere. The spacious table seating provides comfortable spacing between tables, making dining a pleasant experience.
Tea cuisine based on the theme of eating tea
The cuisine revolves around the concept of “eating tea,” creatively incorporating tea as an ingredient while utilizing seasonal produce. The dinner menu features tea-infused dishes such as “Sencha Roast Beef,” “Tea Sausages,” and “Sencha Chicken Salad.”
Every dish pairs exceptionally well with matcha beer.
The lunch menu is also highly recommended, offering a variety of rice-based dishes such as “Japanese Dashi Keema Curry,” “Matcha Miso-marinated Sea Bream Tea Rice,” and “Chabi Pork Bowl.” The rice is cooked using hojicha for a unique flavor.
An original blend of six types of tea
After lunch, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy Japanese tea and tea-infused sweets. The notable “Roku Sencha” is a deep-steamed sencha that blends 6 different types of tea from various regions such as Saitama and Kagoshima. There are also blended teas based on sencha, houjicha, and Japanese black tea combined with ingredients like burdock root and sansho pepper.
Matcha sweets are also recommended.
The most popular dessert, “1899 Ocha Parfait,” is a luxurious matcha parfait that combines matcha sweets like matcha pudding and rich matcha ice cream with traditional Japanese sweets like candied chestnuts and caramelized walnuts. With 14 different ingredients, you can savor various textures and flavors simultaneously.
Additionally, their seasonal afternoon tea plate, focusing on ingredients of the season, is also highly recommended.
Restaurant 1899 Ochanomizu offers a diverse array of enjoyment options for lunch, cafe, and dinner settings. Feel free to visit and experience the different culinary delights they have to offer.
Address: 3-4, Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11am-10pm Sun,Holiday 11am-5:30pm
Open seven days a week