Join us for an Authentic Kyoto Tea Ceremony

Experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony in a traditional Machiya, with some of Kyoto's finest sweets and Matcha. Watch a tea ceremony expert practice their craft, before trying it yourself!

All of our tea ceremonies are explained in fluent English.

Guests who wish to dress in Kimono for their tea ceremony can book this service through our website.

 

C A M E L L I A ’ S T E A H O U S E S

FLOWER TEAHOUSE

shared tea ceremony

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East Kyoto

Camellia Flower is located in the historical preservation neighbourhood of Ninenzaka, the heart of Higashiyama.

(3,000 yen per per person / 1,500 yen 7-12 years old)

10am / 11am / 12pm / 1pm / 2pm / 3pm / 4pm / 5pm

(Every day)

45 minutes

flower teahouse

private tea ceremony

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East Kyoto

Camellia Flower is located in the historical preservation neighbourhood of Ninenzaka, the heart of Higashiyama.

(6,000 yen per per person / 9,000 yen for a 1 person private tea ceremony)

10am / 11am / 12pm / 1pm / 2pm / 3pm / 4pm / 5pm

(Every day)

45 minutes

GARDEN TEAHOUSE

private tea ceremony

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North West Kyoto

Camellia Garden is located in a traditional, 100 year old Japanese house, beside Ryoan-ji temple (famed for its Zen garden).

(8,000 yen per person / 12,000 yen for 1 person)

11am / 1pm / 3pm / 5pm

(We are closed on Sundays & New Year’s Day)

1 hour


CAMELLIA FLOWER TEAHOUSE EXPERIENCE

  • Learn a little about the culture and history of tea, and discover the magic of Matcha

  • Watch an authentic tea ceremony

  • Enjoy a traditional sweet and make your own bowl of Matcha with expert guidance

  • Kimono option available, provided by Yume Kyoto Kodaiji (3000 yen + tax per person)

CAMELLIA GARDEN TEAHOUSE EXPERIENCE

  • Learn about the culture and history of tea in our beautiful sofa room (overlooking the front garden)

  • Enjoy a traditional sweet from one of Kyoto’s most famous confectioners

  • Watch an authentic tea ceremony in our tearoom (overlooking the back garden)

  • Kimono option available by request (4000 yen per person)

 

349-12 Masuya-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0826.

BY BUS

  • Higashi Yasui Bus Stop (Bus #86 / #206) - 10 mins

  • Kiyomizu-michi Bus Stop (Bus #206 / #100) - 10 mins

BY TRAIN

  • Gion-Shijo Station: Keihan Line - 15 mins

 

18 Ryoanji Ikenoshita-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, 616-8003.

BY BUS

  • Ryoanji-mae Bus Stop (Bus #59 / JR Bus) - 1 min

BY TRAIN

  • Ryoanji Station: Keifuku Randen Tram Line - 5 mins

We look forward to welcoming you soon.