The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf


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Today's 'third wave' coffee snobs owe a significant debt to Herbert Hyman: the founder of the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf chain was spreading the gospel of speciality brews and single-origin beans long before hipsters embraced the terms – his business dates back all the way to 1963, when Hyman and his wife first set up a shop and roastery in LA. Now a global enterprise, the chain operates cafés in 25 countries (mainly in Asia) but has largely been sidelined by trendier competitors in terms of hype and name recognition. Now opening its first Japan branch, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is looking to carve out a niche for itself on the highly competitive Tokyo coffee scene with its signature Joe, fine tea and Ice Blended mixtures, plus green tea cappuccino, a Japan original.

Open May 26, 2015


1-3-13 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku

Transport Nihonbashi Station (Tozai, Ginza, Asakusa lines); Tokyo Station

Open 7am-10pm (Sun and hols 8am-9pm)


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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