Tucked away in our historic ikeniwa sits our traditional tea house, where Japanese sweets and matcha tea is served and an evening glass of Kyoto sake or premium Champagne on the terrace provides the perfect opportunity to gaze at the sparkling light of the pond’s reflections.
- Open Daily
- 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
- Tea Service
- 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
- Sake and Champagne Service
- 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
- * Tea Ceremonies
- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm *By Reservation
- Japanese Sweets and Matcha Tea
Sit back and relax with our original Japanese sweets and Match Tea overlooking the Shakusui-en pond garden
- Sake and Champagne
Sample the smooth flavour of Japanese sake in contrast to the effervescence of Champagne
- Every Day from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Our private Tea Ceremony experience is available at Shakusui-tei exclusively for our guests. Please make your reservation one week in advance.
- February 8, 15 & 22, 2019 | 5:00 to 9:00 pm
Japanese Sake Event at Shakusui-tei - Takeno Shuzo
Representatives of legendary Sasaki Shuzo and Takeno Shuzo host special monthly sake tasting sessions at our traditional Shakusui-tei tea house. Test your palate and enjoy the tales of experienced sake brewers.
More Dining Options
Whether you want to share a romantic dinner in the privacy of your room, need to feed a hungry family or are looking for quiet evening in, our in-room menus feature Japanese and international favourites, as well as items from Brasserie, all just a tap away on your room’s iPad.
Meet up with friends and mingle indoors by the fireplace, grab a seat at the sleek and modern bar, or, book a table on the large waterside terrace overlooking the pond garden and enjoy the uncomplicated, seasonal menu at our relaxed, light-filled brasserie.
The vision of Master Chef Rei Masuda, our one-Michelin-starred restaurant offers an intimate and interactive experience as you watch as our master chefs create stunning dishes made with top-quality ingredients flown in each day from Tokyo’s iconic Tsukiji market – either at the 200-year-old, 10-seat Hinoki counter, or in one of our two private-dining rooms.
The Lounge & Bar
Enjoy a homemade croissant and a fresh cappuccino while you catch up on emails in our casual lobby lounge, or come nightfall, relax with a Kyoto-inspired cocktail in our comfortable lounge seats.