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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。


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



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.




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August 29th, 2016 at 1:30 pm