Okashi-dokoro, Chimoto


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Located a short walk along Meguro Dori from Toritsu-daigaku station, this Japanese confectionary shop is a sanctuary away from its busy surroundings. The sound of decorative water well inside creates and atmosphere that will help you forget the bustle outside. In the shop, you’ll find various sweets neatly displayed in the showcase, including seasonal favourites such as sakura-mochi (a popular springtime sweet made of chewy rice cake, sweet bean paste, and pickled cherry leaves) and kuri-mushi-youkan (steamed chestnut bean jelly) – but the sweet to try here is their very own ‘Yakumo-Mochi’. This soft confection, made from gyuhi (a soft, delicate variety of rice cake that is similar to Turkish Delight), has the mellow sweetness of brown sugar that’s set off by the taste of cashews to create a flavour that can’t be found elsewhere. The shop also provides seating so that customers can enjoy freshly made confections on-site. In summer, for a limited period, the shop also offers kakigori (a dessert made from shaved ice with flavoured syrup), which is so popular that customers queue up to get their share.



1-4-6 Yakumo, Meguro, Tokyo

Transport Toritsu-daigaku station (Tokyu Toyoko Line)

Telephone 03 3718 4643

Open Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 10am-7pm / closed Thur

Admission Yakumo-mochi ¥158


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

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