Hotel Kaesong

Q-Pot Café

Adorably presented seasonal sweets at this Tokyo café

Hotel Kaesong
Kim   - 3 min read

Many restaurants and cafés in Japan are renowned for having incredible food presentation, and the dishes served up often look too cute to eat. That's certainly the case for Tokyo's Q-Pot Café, which offers different themed menus throughout the year that are packed full of adorable eats.

For instance, during the month of December the café has a seasonal Christmas menu with desserts featuring motifs of snowmen, teddy bears, and Santa Claus. Throughout October, there were Halloween-inspired goodies including macarons that looked like jack-o'-lanterns and eyeballs, sweets topped with motifs of bats, brains, ghosts, and black cats, and even themed drinks. Sakura season is another time of year to look forward to at the café, with the menu featuring numerous desserts in delicate shades of pink.

Long story short, if you're someone who enjoys aesthetically pleasing food - particularly the kind that's very Instagram-friendly - then this is a destination you need to check out.

The Halloween menu here is very popular
The Halloween menu here is very popular (Photo: Hotel Kaesong / CC BY-SA 2.0)

It's not just the food here that's adorably presented, either. The venue itself is extremely photogenic, and contains different seating areas that draw inspiration from the Japanese team room concept. They take on sweets-inspired themes, including tables that look like chocolate bars, walls decorated with strawberries and cream wallpaper, and several others. The full lineup of themed seating areas can be viewed on the Q-Pot website.

One of the sitting areas is biscuit inspired
One of the sitting areas is biscuit inspired (Photo: Hotel Kaesong / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Depending on the time and day of your visit, the café can get quite busy, but if time is an issue you can reserve a table in advance via their website here.

Getting there

Q-Pot Cafe is located an easy walk (around five minutes on foot) from Omotesando Station's Exit A2. The station is served by the Tokyo Metro's Ginza, Hanzomon, and Chiyoda lines.

As parking in the area is limited, using public transport wherever possible is advised.

Kim

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