Yokohama, and especially Yokohama station, are very renowned for its fantastic cafes, so here it is a list of the best 10 places where you can have a pleasant break and have fun discovering the Japanese café culture!

1. Chano-ma Yokohama (チャノマ横浜)

Chano-ma’s philosophy is that everyone deserves to have a cozy place to relax, so it offers different spaces (sofas, tatami, terrace, etc.) so every customer can find the place he likes the most and have a good time! Obviously, this café will also satisfy your palate with a lot of different dishes to fit your mood and the occasion. This place is very fashionable, make sure you don’t miss the desserts!

Address: 1-1-2 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Price: ¥1,000 – ¥4,000

Website: http://commercial-art.net/shop/chanoma_yokohama (Japanese only)

2. Goku Chaso (悟空茶荘)

Goku Chaso is a teahouse in a traditional Chinese style, so you’ll have the opportunity to have elegant tea time with some fancy teapots, but you can also choose this café for a more filling meal, as it also serves Chinese meat buns and other appetizers. Finally, Goku Chaso also serves flower teas, which will make bloom a beautiful flower in your teapot!

Address: 130 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000

Website: http://goku-teahouse.com/index.php?page=shop02 (Japanese only)

3. Enokitei (えの木てい)

Have the best cake time ever here at Enokitei! This café is in a marvelous European style, with beautiful outside space. Even the dishes (both sweets and meals) are perfectly fitting the atmosphere, so you can have your tea feeling a rich lord/lady enjoying its free time!

Address: 89-6 Yamatecho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000

Website: http://www.enokitei.jp/index.html (Japanese only)

http://www.enokitei.co.jp/about/index.html (Japanese only)

4. Cafe du Lapresse

Proudly serving French-style delicacies, Café du Lapresse has take-out, a counter full of cakes, macaroons, and other delicious sweets. It is quite a spacious café, and it also hosts marriage parties, so the quality is guaranteed!

Address: 2F, 11 Nihonodori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000

Website: http://www.alteliebe.co.jp/cafedelapresse/ (Japanese and French only)

5. Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain concentrates a lot on perfecting its coffee, but as everyone knows is quite bad to drink coffee on an empty stomach, so have some of its sweet treats! This café is recommended for light snacks only, but here you can find fruit tarts, cheese-cakes, and superb chocolate cakes!

Address: Sogo Yokohama Department Store 5F, 2-18-1 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama

Price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000

Website: https://tabelog.com/en/kanagawa/A1401/A140101/14001291

6. WEST Bay Cafe Yokohama

Welcome to the pancakes kingdom! Here you can taste super fluffy pancakes and so many other delicacies! West cafes are widespread all-around Japan, and they’re always doing their best to offer hand-made products to their customers. Their cookies and cakes, for example… always freshly hand-made and served in a stylish ambient. If you’re still craving for something salty, no worries! West Bay Café always has at hand some delicious sandwiches.

Address: Yokohama Takashiyama Department Store 3F, 1-6-31 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000

Website: http://www.ginza-west.co.jp/english/

7. Hayashiya Chaen (林屋茶園)

Modern and elegant, Hayashiya Chaen is a tea house in Japanese style serving Japanese ice cream, kakigori (shaved ice) and other traditional sweets. No need to say, most of these treats may be matcha themed. An ideal place to spend some time for yourself while savoring some Japanese iced treats!

Address: Sogo Yokohama Department Store 10F, 2-18-1 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Price: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000

Website: http://www.kyo-hayashiya.com/ (Japanese only)

8. The Royal Cafe Yokohama

The Royal Café is a place where you can have your tea time feeling like a Royal on vacation! The café’s elegant and rich furniture, the sober atmosphere, the classy sweets and tea service… everything of this place is made for you to enjoy and take your time! Have some fruit sandwiches, typical Japanese revisiting of the classic sandwiches…you really can’t miss this one!

Address: 1-1-1 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Price: Less than ¥1,000

Website: https://tabelog.com/en/kanagawa/A1401/A140101/14068853/

9. Yokohama Coffee Ten Gobangai (横浜珈琲店 五番街)

As you can see from this café’s signboard, the main theme here is the “harbor”, and even inside the café, you will find a lot of panels and paintings picturing some harbor located scenes with ships and sea landscapes. The menu is both salty and sweets, very simple, but also quite filling, the chef here is very generous with the food’s quantity!

Address: 1-5-24 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama

Price: Less than ¥1,000

Website: http://www.yokohama-5bangai.com/wordpress/?page_id=297

10. Pom Pom Purin Cafe (ポムポムプリンカフェ)

The sweetest café in this delicious list! Pom Pom Purin Café’s creation is so cute you may feel sorry to eat them, but believe us it’s worth it! This café celebrates two cute Japanese mascots, and even for the furniture, everything is well themed and so kawaii (cute in Japanese). Enjoy your sweetest moments here is a must!

Address: 2-1-5 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Price: ¥1,000 – ¥3,000

Website: http://pompom.createrestaurants.com/jp/ (Japanese only)

 

All the information is as of May 2018.

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