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Siphon coffee is the speciality at this Sangenjaya cafe, which looks like the kind of space you'd expect to find attached to a gallery or arthouse cinema, complete with exposed cement ceilings and walls and a well chosen library of art and design books. There are two blend coffees ('fruit' or 'chocolate', both ¥500 and aptly titled) and a rotating selection of single-origin ones (¥600), with beans roasted – and sold – at a separate site known simply as the Laboratory. The food menu includes toasted sandwiches and chiffon cake. Bonus points for service that manages to be attentive without ever feeling overbearing.


1-19-16 Sangenjaya, Setagaya-ku

Transport Sangenjaya Station (Denentoshi line)

Telephone 03 3795 6027

Open Tue-Sun 12noon-11pm / Closed Mon, third Wed of the month


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