Seigetsudo Honten

  • Restaurants
  • Higashi-Ginza
  1. Seigetsudo Honten
    Photo: Kisa Toyoshima
  2. Seigetsudo Honten
    Photo: Kisa Toyoshima
  3. Seigetsudo Honten
    Photo: Kisa Toyoshima
  4. Seigetsudo Honten
    Photo: Kisa ToyoshimaSeigetsudo Honten
  5. Seigetsudo Honten
    Photo: Kisa Toyoshima
  6. Seigetsudo Honten
    Photo: Kisa Toyoshima
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Time Out Says

With lofty ceilings, ikebana displays, gold screen backdrop and washi paper-lights, the interior of Seitsudo feels refined and traditional. It’s fitting decor for the Ginza location, which has been frequented by locals for over 100 years. A long glass counter runs almost the length of the shop, filled with different types of seasonally flavoured wagashi. The specialty of the store is its original type of wagashi, called otoshibumi, which has a texture between a steamed bun and a cookie – soft, but a bit crumbly. The centre is egg yolk-scented bean paste, wrapped in a shell of sweetened bean paste and steamed. These pair as delightfully with coffee as they do traditional Japanese green tea.

Details

Address:
1F Seigetsudo-Honten Bldg., 7-16-15 Ginza, Chuo
Tokyo
Transport:
Higashi-Ginza Station
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 11am-6pm (last orders 6pm), closed Sat-Sun & hols
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