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About Ippodo Tea

We are a family-run Japanese tea company founded in 1717, in the heart of Kyoto. For generations, we have upheld a tradition of aromatic, well-balanced teas by carefully selecting, blending, and crafting each of our 30+ blends.

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Ippodo Tea is sold worldwide through our online shops. You can also find our tea in our several store locations, from our original shop in Kyoto to our Tokyo store, and our storefront in New York City.

Kyoto Main Store

Address
52 Tokiwagi-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0915
+81-75-211-4018
Hours
Store: 10:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Kaboku Tearoom: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Last call at 4:30 pm)

Ippodo's main store in Kyoto is located on Teramachi Street, which runs north and south along the eastern side of the Kyoto Imperial Palace.

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Guide to Japan-Style Iced Tea Recipe

Guide to Japan-Style Iced Tea

On hot days when a hot cup of tea seems unbearable, we turn to our favorite iced tea recipes. There are different ways to make cold, refreshing Japanese tea, and we recommend different recipes for different tastes.
How to Make a Matcha Latte Recipe

How to Make a Matcha Latte

A matcha latte combines the crisp, green bite of matcha powder with the creaminess of milk. From the variety of matcha to the type of milk and ratios in your recipe, a few factors determine the character of a matcha latte.
Shincha 2021 is Almost Here Shincha

Shincha 2021 is Almost Here

Crafted from tea leaves that were growing in a field only a few days prior, Ippodo’s Shincha is delivered right after harvest. There is only once chance per year to experience its fresh, fleeting character.
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