Odaiba (お台場) is one of the best places to check out when you have the chance to visit Tokyo (東京). With food, shopping, sights, and many more, you won’t get bored on this artificial island. Located in Odaiba is the continuously-running Café de Miki with Hello Kitty (カフェ ド ミキ ウィズ ハローキティ), and from June 19 to August 31, 2017, the cafe will be offering a great selection of summer treats visitors should look forward to!
Located on the 4th floor of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza (ダイバーシティ東京プラザ) is a cafe dedicated to the ever-popular Sanrio (サンリオ) character, Hello Kitty, thus naming the cafe, Café de Miki with Hello Kitty. The cafe first opened in November 2014 with the theme centered on Hello Kitty’s said birthplace, London. It specializes in providing an afternoon tea time experience with treats like scones, pancakes, black tea, and many more. Café de Miki with Hello Kitty is surely a place where both kids and kids at heart can enjoy their afternoon break.
*This cafe is closed permanently as of September 2018
Café de Miki with Hello Kitty will be presenting three sweet treats as part of their limited summer menu. Mangoes are a perfect summer treat and that’s what they’ll be serving you on hot and humid days from June 19 to August 31, 2017!
1. Mango Cream Pancake (マンゴークリームパンケーキ)
The Mango Cream Pancake designed with Hello Kitty’s ribbon is a tropical version of the cafe’s popular pancake. Bananas are placed in between the layers of the pancakes. At the same time, it is served with a mango and passion fruit sherbet on the side, adding that extratropical summer flavor to complement the dish.
The Mango Cream Pancake is priced at 1,404 yen for an a la carte order and at 1,728 yen with a drink (inclusive of tax).
2. Apple Mango Parfait (アップルマンゴーパフェ)
The Apple Mango Parfait is the perfect parfait dish you surely won’t regret ordering given the amount of mango that comes served in it. The parfait consists of a homemade mango pudding layered with smooth yogurt and topped off with crunchy granola, giving you all sorts of texture in one dish to enjoy!
The Apple Mango Parfait is priced at 1,296 yen for an a la carte order and at 1,620 yen with a drink (inclusive of tax).
3. Mango Peach Cream Soda (マンゴーピーチクリームソーダ)
Cool yourself down with the refreshing Mango Peach Cream Soda before you leave the cafe! The drink’s vibrant color is no doubt a perfect match for the summer season. The soda is a mix of mango juice and peach syrup topped off with a layer of vanilla ice cream and fresh cream. It also comes with an embellishment of Hello Kitty wearing yellow to match your cool drink!
The Mango Peach Cream Soda is priced at 702 yen (inclusive of tax).
It’s still a long way to go before the hot and humid days of Japan is over. So if you’re a fan of Hello Kitty and get the chance to visit Japan this summer, you might want to check out the Café de Miki with Hello Kitty and order some of the summer treats they have in store!