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[Kyoto] さらさ西陣 Sarasa Nishijin

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さらさ西陣 Sarasa Nishijin

Add: 11-1 Higashi Fujinomori-cho, Murasakino, Kita-ku
Tel: 075-432-5075
Hours: 12-11pm (closed on the last Wed of the month)
Price: 1,000-2,000 yen/person
Visited: Aug 2016

It was way too hot to walk around outside after our lunch at Kanei, so we decided to delay our visit to Daitokuji Temple and went into the cafe next door to cool down a bit more.  I later found out that this cafe named Sarasa has 6 locations across Kyoto, and this particular one we went to in Nishijin is famous for its location inside an 80+ years old public bathhouse.

吃完蕎麥麵後下午兩點多,實在熱的讓人無法在外面走動,決定鑽入隔壁一家看起來很有趣的咖啡店避暑(咦?說好的大德寺呢?)。後來才發現這個 “さらさSarasa” 似乎小有名氣,在京都有六家分店,而我們去的這家西陣店是由一棟80多年曆時的錢湯(公共澡堂)改造而成。

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The logo, designed to resemble steam coming up from a hot spring.

門牌的字體也特意設計成像溫泉裏冒出來的煙。

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Walls of the public bathhouse have been preserved, the patterned tiles rendering the space a little bit dizzying. Even the hair and make-up of the cafe staff is matching with the whole eclectic vibe.

澡堂的牆被完整的保留了下來,整個空間的色彩缤紛無比,連店員的發型和妝容都相當匹配。

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There are also some books in the corner, but this is not a library – you actually have to purchase the books before you can take them to your table.

也有一個小小的角落書店。不過不是圖書館哦,要購買後才能拿到位子上看。

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Since we just had lunch, we only had room for some drinks and cakes – the berry lassi (600 yen) wasn’t too bad at all – though I heard that the food is quite nice. If you happen to come during a meal time, do try.

由于剛吃過午飯,我們僅簡單的點了一些小蛋糕和飲料,莓果lassi印度奶昔(600日幣)挺好喝的。聽說這裏的簡餐也不錯的,如果正逢用餐時間可以試試看。

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さらさ西陣 Sarasa Nishijin

地址:京都市北區紫野東藤ノ森町11-1
電話:075-432-5075
營業時間:12-11pm,每月最終周三休
價位:人均1-2000日幣
造訪:2016年8月

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August 29th, 2016 at 1:30 pm