Susumuya Chaten, a Japanese Tea Specialty Shop in Jiyugaoka, Tokyo. The shop originates from a century-old tea manufacturer in Kagoshima, a time-honored tea production company.
With its main store situated in Kagoshima City, they primarily feature Kagoshima tea such as Chiran Tea and Kirishima Tea. They offer a range of tea that captures the distinct, rich sweetness characteristic of Kagoshima tea.
At the shop, customers can select tea while examining sample leaves and even enjoy tasting sessions. Susumuya Chaten not only provides tea leaves but also offers an array of tea bags and gift items, catering to various needs.
The shop also sells tea utensils including teapots. They collaborate with artisans and designers to develop simple and user-friendly tea tools. The “Susumu Kyusu,” a teapot used by the staff in the shop, is one of their popular products. Designed to fit modern lifestyles, it’s easy to use and also recommended for beginners. They also have items like tea cups and water coolers that enrich the tea experience.
The shop incorporates a cafe space inside where you can enjoy traditional Japanese sweets like zenzai along with Japanese tea.
Address: 1-25-5 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: 10am-7pm
Closed on first and third Wednesdays