Maruyama Nori, the 165-year-old company from Tsukiji started the Japanese tea shop Jyugetsudo, to promote the taste of Japanese tea to the world. Jugetsudo carries a tea store in Paris, and their tea leaves are widely used in Portland’s tea cafes and London’s department stores and continues to promote the fascination of Japanese tea.
The Autumn Afternoon Tea starts with a cup of Kuradashi Koicha (Aged Thick Tea) and a cake using Kuradashi Usucha (Aged Thin Tea)
Autumn Afternoon Tea, an exclusive collaboration by Palace Hotel Tokyo and Jyugetsudo will be offered at the The Palace Lounge until Saturday, November 30th, 2019. The special presentation starts with a pairing of Kuradashi Koicha and Kuradashi Usucha Cake, followed with a traditional three-tiered lacquerware boxes filled with five Japanese sweets and savories using Jugetsudo’s organic tea leaves.
The three-tiered lacquerware boxes is filled with Japanese sweets using organic tea leaves and savories to pair with matcha.
Jyugetsudo’s Kuradashi-cha (Aged Tea) uses the first harvest of Japanese Green Tea, harvested in early summer and aged inside tea jars. The tea leaves were aged in low temperature, specially for the prestigious Palace Hotel Tokyo. To celebrate the beginning season of the tea, the seal of the jar are broken to taste the flavor of the first tea. This tea ceremony is called the “Kuchikiri no Chaji”. For those who enjoy Japanese tea, the ceremony is received as a delightful event as equal as New Years.
Guests can relax as if they are at their own home living room at The Palace Lounge. The beautiful view of water and trees around the Imperial Palace moats can be enjoyed from the hotel windows.
The Autumn Afternoon Tea is presented based on the theme of “Enjoying Japanese Tea in Autumn”. Guests can spend an elegant afternoon at the Palace Hotel Tokyo with a fascinating discovery in Japanese Tea, while enjoying the autumn view and cup of first harvest matcha.
Palace Hotel Tokyo : “Jugetsudo Autumn Afternoon Tea”
Sunday, September 1st, 2019 – Saturday, November 30th, 2019
13:00 – 16:30 *Weekends and Holidays will require reservation, 14:00 and 15:00 Time Slots
5,184 Yen per person (Excluding Service Charge & Tax)
7,020 Yen per person with a glass of Champagne (Excluding Service Charge & Tax)
1F Lobby Lounge “The Palace Lounge” , 1-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo
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