Ori Higashiya, Tokyo
Tel: 81 3 5786 0024
Concierge.com's insider take:
In a sensory-overload city, this Japanese sweet shop and tearoom is an oasis of calm. Up front, the shop sells traditional sweet bean–paste tea snacks alongside more whimsical, contemporary snacks, such as hoji tea and crème caramel—all in beautiful, eco-friendly packaging. In the back there's a low-lit, tiny tearoom where you can also order bento lunch boxes, alcoholic beverages, and a fine selection of Japanese and Chinese tea.
Sweet shop: Open Tuesdays through Sundays 11 am to 8 pm.
Tearoom: Open Tuesdays through Sundays noon to midnight.