At some cafes, you can personalize your coffee by adding flavored syrups, milks, or sweeteners. At Gallery Arita though, your coffee or tea can be personalized in a far more unique way. There are walls and walls of cups and saucers lining the cafe, in all colors, shapes and sizes, and they're not just for display! Order a hot drink, and the staff will instruct you to pick out your favorite cup and saucer combo. From there, they'll fill it with your beverage of choice to enjoy.
Alongside the various drinks on offer, there's a robust food menu with both main meals and desserts available. There's the local Saga specialty of Sicilian rice, hamburger steak, curry, and even kids meals for the little ones. If you're more of a sweet tooth, there are a variety of cakes, pancakes, french toast and honey toast to choose from.
Gallery Arita is located under ten minutes on foot from Arita Station.
I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's gr...