Tea Ceremony and Traditional Japanese Lunch

The traditional tea ceremony Omotesenke-way with delicious sushi lunch workshop in old town Yanaka.

2 hours


  • Traditional tea ceremony in a beautiful tea room. You don’t need to sit on tatami so your feet won’t get numb
  • You can select precious antique cups to drink matcha tea from
  • You can learn how to make traditional norimaki style sushi and eat it from antique containers dating from Edo period (17th century)


Yanaka, the old town is close to Ueno and Asakusa and one of the very popular locations in Tokyo. With mere 6 minutes walk from Nippori Station, the venue is at a convenient location. It’s not too touristy but has a very warm old town atmosphere. First you will participate traditional tea ceremony. Please select the antique cup you want to drink from. After the tea ceremony, you will learn how to make "norimaki" – both "norimaki" and "inarizushi" are kind of sushi we have had for many years. Enjoy the traditional cuisine served in containers made during Edo period (1603-1868). Taking place at a unique venue with a lot of history, tea ceremony and traditional Japanese lunch will definitely be one of the highlights of your Japan trip. 



The Gallery Okubo has over 100 years of history as antique store. Its authentic tea room YUKA-AN is located on the second floor. Over 10,000 guests have visited the tea room since 2015. The charm and the popularity of this experience is based on the hospitality shown by the Okubo family, that has been running the venue for 3 generations. They will let you use their family treasure, antique cups and containers to serve food from Edo period, 17th century Japan. 

Important information

Included in price

  • Sushi (norimaki and inarizushi)
  • Matcha green tea and sweets

The experience is available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 
Starting time is 11:00. 

Know before you book

  • Cancellation
    3 days prior to the day of your experience: 50 % of activity price
    2 days prior: 70 % of activity price
    On the day and no-show: 100 % of activity price


Starting point

Gallery Okubo
6 Chome-2-40 Yanaka, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0001

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Organised by MyPal Yukaan Yanaka

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