Sakurai may resemble an old apothecary, but it is first and foremost a teahouse. Only the finest teas from all over Japan are served here, carefully sourced and selected by the owner. The five-tea tasting course for ¥3,800 is the best way to experience it.
Kosoan is built in a beautiful old Japanese house complete with its own picturesque gardens. This charming teahouse offers reasonably priced but authentic tea sets, traditional sweets and desserts. English menu is available.
Kantoku-tei is located inside the historic Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens. Surrounded by scenic landscaping and ancient trees, this modest teahouse is definitely worth a visit. Entrance to the park is 300 yen and is required to access it.