The new Starbucks Tokyo Roastery in Nakameguro, Tokyo is the biggest Starbucks store in the world. Itâs a four-story building with a 55-foot cask adorned with copper cherry blossoms. The main bar is on the first floor, where the customers can see the skillful art of roasting, brewing, and hand-crafting their premium coffee beverages. Artisanal Italian bread, like focaccia and cornetti (croissants) are freshly baked at the Princi Bakery, which can also be found on the same floor.
The second floor of the Starbucks Tokyo Roastery pays tribute to the Japanese culture of drinking tea. The largest Teavana Bar in the world features dozens of creative tea beverages and desserts, and three premium Japanese green teas sourced from local Japanese farms. The third floor houses Arriviamo, a cocktail bar that highlights delicious and intoxicating coffee and tea-inspired cocktails. The top floor serves as the AMU Inspiration Lounge, a space
If youâre taking a vacation to Japan anytime soon, you should add Starbucks Tokyo Roastery to your itinerary.ÂHere's a peek into theÂextensive and creative menu they offer and someÂTokyo Roastery-exclusive beverages you should try:
Popân Tea Sakura Jasmine
One of the most creative cups of tea you can get at the Roasteryâs Teavana tea bar is the Popân Tea
The Roasteryâs signature cocktail is made with Dassai shochu (distilled spirit),
Golden-Sky Black Tea Latte
The Golden-Sky is another creative concoction made with spiced tea latte made from black tea with notes of cardamom and turmeric, topped with a cloud of turmeric sugar-blended golden cotton candy. You can take a pinch of the cotton candy to taste it, but it would be best to let the cloud-like candy melt into your cup of tea latte to give it a hint of sweetness.
Tokyo Pour Over
If youâre up for an intoxicating coffee experience, the Roasteryâs Tokyo Pour Over is a caffeinated cocktail that pours the filtered and brewed coffee over a Japanese whiskey cocktail. It is meant for sharing and is served in a
Teavana Cream Soda Matcha
The Roasteryâs Teavana Cream Soda Matcha is a sweet concoction made by brewing special matcha from Uji, Kyoto, mixed with sparkling water and Starbucks Japanâs original vanilla ice cream, and topped with a bright red cherry. This slightly bitter and sweet beverage is the Roasteryâs way to pay homage to traditional
Cascara Lemon Sour
The Cascara Lemon Sour is another Tokyo Roastery-exclusive cocktail is a mix of Starbucks Reserve cold brew and the traditional lemon sour, shaken with sweet maple syrup, freshly-squeezed lemon juice, and garnished with flavorful cascara sugar, lemon peel, and a maraschino cherry.
Nakameguro Espresso Martini
If youâre a fan of chocolate, coffee, and cocktails, the Nakameguro Espresso Martini is the way to go. This dessert-like cocktail is a concoction shaken with Japanese Nikka Vodka, chestnut liqueur, freshly-brewed espresso, and cocoa liqueur, and topped with shaved chocolate. This sweet and intoxicating drink is served with a Peruvian single-origin ganache.
Iced Macchiato Con Crema
You have to try the Roasteryâs creative Iced Macchiato Con Crema if you love a milky cup of coffee. This Iced Macchiato is an iced espresso beverage layered with frothy cold foam and sprinkled with Demerara sugar.Â
The Roasteryâs Nakameguro Way is an alcohol-free cocktail made with Starbucks Reserveâs Cold Brew, tonic, Italian