These Beautiful Shops in Fukuoka Will Get You Obsessed With Cheese Tea
Don't forget to take artsy photos with your drink!
Cheese tea drinks are now becoming all the rage in Japan. This craze, which first started in the Tokyo and Kansai region, has also arrived in the Fukuoka Prefecture. What’s not to love about the creamy, melt-in-your-mouth texture of the cheese cream, right? It’s safe to say that this drink trend is here to stay.
In this article, we feature five cheese tea specialty stores in Fukuoka that you shouldn’t miss. Scroll down below to know more.
Goodbeer STAND KITTE Hakata
Launched by craft beer professionals, Goodbeer STAND KITTE Hakata focuses on the taste and aroma of their cheese teas. You can customize your drink’s sugar level (no sugar, low sugar, and added sugar) and choose to enjoy your drink with or without ice.
The Matcha Milk Cheese Tea (¥626) uses Uji Matcha for a slightly bitter and refined sweet taste.
*Add-on tapioca for ¥86.
The Hojicha Cheese Tea (¥626) has a mild, bitter flavor and unique fragrance.
*Add-on tapioca for ¥86.
Their cheese tea will meet your high expectations.
Goodbeer STAND KITTE Hakata is located at 10F KITTE Hakata, 9-1 Hakataekichuogai, Hakata District, Fukuoka Prefecture. They are open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. It is directly connected with Hakata Station. You may contact them at +81-92-260-6373.
Konyamachi TIGER Shokudo
Kokuto Matcha Milk Tea (¥550) Hoshino Seichaen’s Yame Matcha is mixed with the shop’s sweet brown sugar cream to create the perfect harmony of flavors.
At the bar, located in the corner of Konyamachi, is a café called Konyamachi TIGER Shokudo. Their brown sugar tapioca with cream cheese has a rich sweetness. You can also choose from six to seven labels to design your cup with.
The stylish shop is perfect for your Instagram feed!
Konyamachi TIGER Shokudo is located at 101 ARK Konyamachi Yokocho, 1-3-42 Daimyo, Chuo District, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. They are open from 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily. It is a 12-minute walk from Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station. You may contact them at +81-92-716-7440.
Hickory specializes in cheese tea drinks, which the owner studied and drank in Tokyo. The 35-year-old Italian restaurant’s cream is exceptionally mellow.
Be sure to take a photo before drinking the Tapioca Milk Tea (¥450).
The green juice and sweet tapioca go well together in the Sekai-ichi Mazui Tapioca (¥450).
In addition to this, the shop also has interesting drinks like the Sekai-ichi Mazui Tapioca, which translates to “The World’s Worst Tapioca.”
Hickory is located at B2 Solaria Stage, 2-11-3 Tenjin, Chuo District, Fukuoka Prefecture. They are open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. It is right next to Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station. You may contact them at +81-92-711-0888.
YAMECHA-CAFE Issa uses carefully-selected tea leaves from Yame’s long-established shop, Nakayama Kichijoen. The subtle bitterness of the tea remains in their drinks even when mixed with the fresh tapioca and cheese cream. You can request for additional tapioca for only ¥54.
You can add chocolate or caramel sauce to your Matcha Latte (¥486) for free.
The Hojichay Latte (¥486) has a melt-in-your-mouth sweet cream that features a chocolate powder design.
Upon stepping inside the store, you’ll get a whiff of the fragrant blended tea.
YAMECHA-CAFE Issa is located at 4-8-1 Meinohama, Nishi District, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. They are open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and until 8 p.m. on weekends and Japanese holidays. It is directly connected to Meinohama Station. You may contact them at +81-92-891-8940.
mbb offers bubble waffles, a type of Taiwanese snack. They also serve a variety of drinks with melt-in-your-mouth rich cheese. You can choose to add tapioca to your drink for only ¥60.
Oreo Tapioca Smoothie (¥730 for the large size) is the newest addition to the shop’s menu. Strawberry, cheese, and crunchy Oreos are combined to create this delicious drink.
This cool shop is the perfect place to hang out with your friends.
mbb is located at 2-1-31 Daimyo, Chuo District, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. They are open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. It is a 10-minute walk from the Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station. You may contact them at +91-714-2520.
Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Kyushu Walker ™ (27 July 2019)