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Kalapela - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


Wine Bar
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

It would take forever to try everything on their tea menu! The tea we chose and the desserts were excellent! And the decor is really nice with jazz in the background. It was really nice meeting and spending time speaking to you Kamin (the owner)....More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Monique I
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We visited in 2014 and loved this place so of course we intended on returning in 2016. Sadly for us Tomo was not working at the time we attended. The staff members were sweet, their English was not a good as others in Thailand (but...More

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank PugHugger
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Great selection of tea and coffee, relaxing and cool atmosphere. Great place to cool down from the heat of the street.

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Voyager643186
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic coffee,up to melbourne standard! So handy for morning coffee ,right near our hotel -opens at 8 am

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank robyno217
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I've been in Chiang Mai for two months and walked past this tea house in The Old City a dozen times without realizing the absolute gem that is inside. Who would imagine this cozy little tea house would carry a world class range of teas....More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Gina S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

They welcome you with a wet towel to clean your hands, waiters are very polite. Small but cozy interior patio with plants...but, one cappuccino and one iced milk tea, 380 THB. I would never pay that in my country...

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Gon D
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This little but incredibly delicious restaurant consists of a range of small snacks from Japanese to Thai. The snacks were well made, the customer service was incredible, and the wine and tea tasted excellent with their price being reasonable. They also have a beautiful back...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Quest685385
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We first visited in May 2014 and had to come back. Stunningly beautiful inside with a delightful Japanese style garden. Best iced tea ever and delicious set including a peanut butter madeleine. Yum! My husband had the croissant with rum and raisin ice cream. Wonderful...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank ElizabethR713
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Kalapela Japanese Tea House is simply amazing!!! Tomo, the owner, is a true Japanese gentleman and one heck of a chef. During my stay in Chiang Mai, I stopped several times at this little establishment and tried a variety of menu choices, teas and wine....More

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank busconi
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place during a hot afternoon exploring and what a find! Step out of the humidity and into an oasis of calm. The sensible option would be tea but I was tempted by the sake mint mojito which turned out to be an...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank JillLJ_12
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