This century-old café in Yushima is said to be the birthplace of ogura (sweet red bean) ice cream. Mitsubachi still sells its most famous innovation today, housed in a wafer case that's also available for takeaway or home delivery. Customers who've managed to squeeze into the shop's small eat-in space can enjoy a range of ice creams and kakigori shaved-ice desserts during the summer, or opt for some warming oshiruko (azuki bean porridge) in the winter.
|Venue name:||Mitsubachi Honten|
3-38-10 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku
|Opening hours:||10am-9pm (café 10.30am-8pm) daily|
|Transport:||Yushima Station (Chiyoda line), Ueno-Hirokoji Station (Ginza line), Naka-Okachimachi Station (Hibiya line), Okachimachi Station (Yamanote line)|