• September 28, 2014

    Tokyo Terrace Tippling

    The days of summer are soon upon us, folks. You know what that means— sipping wine on a terrace, puttering on a patio, vegging out on a veranda. So throw on a light sweater, grab a book or your laptop, bring […]

  • May 27, 2014
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    Cheapo Podcast: 25 Cafes Interview

    This week your favourite cheapos catch up with Brad Stephenson from 25 cafes. Get the low down on the choicest spots for smoke free coffee, afternoon tea and free wifi in Tokyo. And of course some banter on up coming […]

  • April 9, 2015

    Matcha Cafes: Green Tea in Tokyo

    Matcha, a particular kind of green tea that is characterized by fine powder, has become more popular around the world in the recent years. Before, the term hardly had any recall, but now, you can see it as an ice […]

Cafes in Tokyo

Cafés! Oh how we love cafés. The perfect place to grab some breakfast or while away an afternoon, writing your novel and watching swaths of humanity while only having to minimally participate. Sometimes you can even grab some wi-fi and they’re certainly good places to practice your restaurant Japanese in a low-stress environment.

And in Tokyo, there’s a café for whatever your thing is. There are endless incarnations from the far out to the familiar. Whether you’re searching for a super cheap place to get a cup of joe, want to weigh in on the best pizza slice debate, or want to drink on a patio, Tokyo’s got you. You can stay in a manga café, go to artist Yoshitomo Nara’s café, or grab a vegetarian bite.

And of course we can’t forget the allure of maid cafés, butler cafés, cat cafés, owl cafés, hammock cafés… we’ve either already covered them or we’re going to, so watch this space! We’ve even interviewed people about cafés.


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