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Meikyoku kissa (Classical music café) Toki no Kairo

A tranquil café for classical music and home-roasted specialty coffee.

Meikyoku Kissa, Café, Specialty coffee shop

The shop’s massive music collection has been expanded and now includes 7000 records and 1500 CDs. The interior is inspired by European orchestra halls. In this atmosphere you can taste a cup of specialty coffee, while listening to masterpiece music played on a high-quality music equipment.

Their coffee beans come from all over the world, including the Ethiopian brand that the owner has sought out. Each brand has a unique taste and flavor. You can try several brands and find your favorite one. When you discover your personal preference and its characteristics, your coffee world changes. Their first recommendation is Kairo Coffee (600 yen, incl. VAT) for an Ethiopian coffee carefully roasted and brewed at the café. Many differing styles of coffee from a variety of countries are also popular here, such as a Carajillo with brandy for 800 yen; an espresso topped with whipped cream. You can also purchase beans to take home or a perfect gift item, drip coffee bags (12 bags) designed with portraits of master musicians and containing coffee beans from various areas around the world.

The location is also perfect. A 5-minute walk away is the Azumaya observation deck looking down upon the Great Seto Bridge from straight above. 10 minutes further on is the Washu Mountain summit with an impressive panoramic view. Check out the Visitor Center where you can learn about the history of Washu Mountain and the Great Seto Bridge.

Highlights

  • Taste carefully roasted coffee and excellent classical music.
  • Beautiful, tranquil interior inspired by European orchestra halls.
  • Coffee beans from all over the world including Ethiopian specialty coffee.
  • Purchase coffee beans carefully selected by the owner.
  • There is a viewpoint nearby to look down upon the Great Seto Bridge from above.

Photos

  • The baroque interior is reminiscent of a European hall

    The baroque interior is reminiscent of a European hall

  • The classical music collection includes approximately 7,000 records and 1,500 CDs.

    The classical music collection includes approximately 7,000 records and 1,500 CDs.

  • Popular homemade desserts, such as rich cheesecake and chocolate cake

    Popular homemade desserts, such as rich cheesecake and chocolate cake

  • Drip coffee bags with beautiful packaging make great gifts

    Drip coffee bags with beautiful packaging make great gifts

  • The wooden deck opens up the view of the Seto Inland Sea.

    The wooden deck opens up the view of the Seto Inland Sea.

  • Exterior of the shop with coffee barrels

    Exterior of the shop with coffee barrels

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Details

Name in Japanese
名曲喫茶 時の回廊
Postal Code
711-0925
Address
1-16-22 Shimotsuitanoura, Kurashiki City, Okayama
Telephone
070-5522-1622
Business Hours
10:00am-6:00pm
Closed
Wednesdays
Budget
starting from 600 yen
Access
(1) 10 minutes’ drive from Kojima Station on the JR Seto-ohashi Line.
(2) 5 minutes’ drive from Kojima Interchange of Seto-Chuo Expressway.
Credit Cards
Not accepted
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)