Green tea or matcha, from drinks to cakes to ice creams and masks — it’s absolutely everywhere! Some of the best tasting matcha goodies are in Taiwan so if you’ve fallen for the delicious green treats as much as we have then join us as KKday hops on the matcha bandwagon to find five places in Taiwan that serves the best matcha flavored food!
1. Myowa Japanese Sweet Cafe
|Matcha lava cake (Vernon Chan)|
Stab your fork into Myowa Japanese Sweet Cafe‘s matcha lava cake and watch the green tea flow out while you satisfy your matcha craving.But going all the way to Taiwan for a typical, mainstream matcha cake? Nah, KKday has something better for you.
|Hot-plate matcha cake (kwan628)|
No. 221, Jinhua St, Da’an District, Taipei City, 106
12pm to 10pm
No. 40, Lane 31, Section 1, Da’an Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City, 106
No. 205, Zhongzheng Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, 111
During the Edo period (circa 1860), Tsujiri was established by a man named Riemon Tsuji in Uji, Kyoto. His passion for tea led him to produce only the highest quality Gyokuro tea leaves with prolonged freshness and enhanced flavour and sweetness, revolutionise the tea industry.
If you decide to pop by Tsujiri, head straight for their classic matcha dessert. Tsujiri is even better during summer — don’t miss their limited edition seasonal matcha desserts that you can only get your hands on during summer!
No. 8, Section 5, Zhongxiao E Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei City, 110
(Tong Yi Shi Dai Departmental Store, B2)
No. 11, Songshan Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei City, 110
(Citylink, Songshan station 2nd Floor, at the sun deck)
No. 68, Section 5, Zhongxiao E Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei City, 110
(Weifeng Xinyi Mall, 4th floor)
No. 45, Section 4, Zhongxiao E Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City, 106
(SOGO Mall, B1)
3. Heiankyo Japanese Tea House
|Heiankyo Japanese Tea House (yvettaster)|
No. 165, Shida Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100
(Taipower Building MRT Station Exit 5)
12.30pm to 9.30pm (closed on every second and fourth Monday of the month)
4. Matcha One
|Matcha One (finalefinale)|
No.16, Lane 75, Yongkang St. Da’an District, Taipei City, 106
(East Station Exit 4 or 5)
12.30pm to 9.30pm (last order at 9pm)
5. 108 Matcha Saro
|108 Matcha Saro (wenyeelin)|
Originated from a matcha specialty shop in Hokkaido, 108 Matcha Saro has two branches in Taiwan. Besides trying their all time favourite matcha ice cream, go for the other well-received desserts of 108 Matcha Saro — matcha warabimochi (a jelly-like confection) and matcha pancake.
|Matcha pancake messupkitchen|
(Q square, B3)
Friday and Saturday: 11am to 10pmShoutout to all matcha addicts, it’s time to pack your luggage for a holiday in Taiwan. Looking for more Taiwan guides?
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