Best Gelato Shops in Yanesen

Best Gelato Shops in Yanesen

Hello everyone, 

We hope that you are all doing fine, especially under this very hot weather!

This time, we would like to introduce a few shops in Taito Ward (Yanesen/Asakusa) where our hotel is located that offer outstanding ice cream and gelato that we have tried out for you.

In 2023, when the heat wave is expected to continue, refresh yourself with locally-made ice cream while walking around Yanesen and Asakusa.

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①SLOW GELATO in bulk

As you walk through the back alleys of Nezu Station, you will find a discreet shop with a stylish interior.

SLOW Gelato offers a parfait style gelato with a mix of soft and crispy texture. You can also enjoy baked sweets made with domestic wheat.

You can choose the gelato base (milk or chocolate), the sauce, and the sprinkles according to your taste and mood. There are quite a variety of sauces and sprinkles…over 150 options! You can enjoy a wide range of delicious gelato, from light taste to rich.

[Store information]

Business hours: 11:00-18:00 (closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Phone number: 03-6887-9396

② Imojin

“Imojin” is located about 7 minutes on foot from HOTEL GRAPHY NEZU and this is a sweets shop loved by the locals. 

You can easily enjoy a variety of traditional sweets such as anmitsu, shaved ice, and monaka which are popular and traditional Japanese sweets.

The most popular of all is, of course, anmitsu.The sweet red bean paste and refreshing ice cream will melt in your mouth.

It was founded in the early Taisho period! At the time of its founding, it was operating as a sweet potato shop. This picture shows how it looked when it reopened as an ice cream shop.

[Store information]

Operating hours: 11:00-18:00 (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
Phone number: 03-3821-5530

③Italian Gelatoya

This is a very popular gelato shop in the arcade right outside Asakusa Station.

They use a wide variety of Japanese ingredients and sell 24 different types of gelato every day. You can try out a traditional Japanese flavor, such as Amazake gelato.

From small to large, you can choose your favorite size according to your mood of the day. The gelato is sticky, has a firm texture, and has a rich taste.

There is also an eat-in space for 4 to 5 people, so you can enjoy it while cooling down in the store or choose to appreciate the freshness of the gelato while walking around the neighborhood.

[Store information]

Business hours: 11:00-20:00 (closed on Thursdays)
Phone number: 03-3844-4845

This time, we introduced ice gelato that you should definitely try out to enjoy summer time to the fullest.
This year is also expected to be extremely hot, so let’s enjoy the summer while taking a good break with ice cream♪

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