Green Tea Matcha Parfait Japan

What is a Japanese-Style Parfait?

The Parfait originated in France and refers to a type of frozen dessert. Kyoto’s version usually includes but is not limited to, matcha ice cream, matcha castella cake, matcha jelly, azuki bean paste, agar jelly cubes, chestnuts, and rice dumplings.

Best Japanese-Style Parfait in Kyoto

1. Tsujiri


This is one of the most famous tea shops in Kyoto and a tourist favorite. Their ice cream comes only in tea flavors and their parfaits are a must try. There are multiple branches of Tsujiri in Kyoto, and you should expect to wait in line at all the locations, especially on weekends. Try their signature Tokusen Tsujiri parfait.

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